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India: Public outrage in India grows after new rape cases
31st May 2014

India: Public outrage in India grows after new rape cases

      Public outrage has grown in India after a series of rape crimes. Two police officers have been fired for failing to investigate the disappearance of two teenage girls, who were later raped and found hanging from a … Continued

India: Police officers arrested over gang rape
30th May 2014

India: Police officers arrested over gang rape

    Police say they have arrested four men charged over the rapes and murders of two girls found hanged in northern India. Neighbors of the victims accuse police of ignoring a complaint that the girls had gone missing.   … Continued

Pakistan: Victim of ‘honour killing’ had wed a man who had strangled his first wife
30th May 2014

Pakistan: Victim of ‘honour killing’ had wed a man who had strangled his first wife

[Photo: Farzana Iqbal] WASHINGTON, (The News): On Tuesday, Farzana Iqbal, a 25-year-old pregnant woman, was confronted by a mob of 20 or so of her family members near the steps of the top court in Lahore, Pakistan’s second-biggest city.   … Continued

India: Modi combines portfolios; new ministers take charge
27th May 2014

India: Modi combines portfolios; new ministers take charge

  [Photo: The Hindu Prime Minister Narendra Modi enters his South Block office, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Kamal Narang]   PTI: BJP heavyweight Rajnath Singh was on Tuesday appointed Home Minister and another senior party leader Sushma Swaraj … Continued

Pakistan: NWA militant rival groups’ clash leaves 4 dead
27th May 2014

Pakistan: NWA militant rival groups’ clash leaves 4 dead

  MIRANSHAH, (The News): At least four persons were killed and three sustained injuries in a fierce clash between the militant groups in Tehsil Shawal of North Waziristan Agency (NWA), Geo News reported Tuesday morning.   Official sources said that … Continued

Pakistan: 16 dead as truck plunges into Swat River
27th May 2014

Pakistan: 16 dead as truck plunges into Swat River

  SWAT, (The News, AFP): At least sixteen people lost their lives while seven others sustained injuries as a truck plunged into Swat River in Pishmal on Tuesday morning, police said. According to the sources, the truck was moving from … Continued

Pakistan: Eight-year-old killed in Karachi blasts
26th May 2014

Pakistan: Eight-year-old killed in Karachi blasts

[File Photo] KARACHI, (Express Tribune): An eight-year-old boy was killed and around a dozen bystanders, including five children, were wounded in back to back explosions in Karachi on Sunday night. Police and eyewitnesses reported three blasts close to the Jafria Imambargah … Continued

India: 20 feared dead as Gorakhdam Express rams goods train
26th May 2014

India: 20 feared dead as Gorakhdam Express rams goods train

Lucknow, (Hindustan Times): At least 20 passengers were feared dead and several others were injured when Gorakhdam Express collided with a goods train near Khalilabad in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, local TV channels reported. However, there was … Continued

Pakistan: Five bodies found from Mohmand Agency
26th May 2014

Pakistan: Five bodies found from Mohmand Agency

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Five bodies were recovered from Tehsil Pindiali of Mohmand Agency Monday morning, the local political administration said.   The sources told that the bodies were found from Tamanzai area of Tehsil Pindiali today morning who were … Continued

Pakistan: Karachi violence claims four lives
26th May 2014

Pakistan: Karachi violence claims four lives

  [File Photo]   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least four people were killed on Monday in separate incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported. Three bodies were recovered from Karachi’s Sarjani Northern Bypass. The bodies bore torture marks and sustained multiple … Continued

Pakistan: Seven Levies killed in Khuzdar firing at Jauhar checkpost
25th May 2014

Pakistan: Seven Levies killed in Khuzdar firing at Jauhar checkpost

KHUZDAR, (The News): Some unknown armed persons opened fire at Jauhar checkpost on Quetta-Karachi National Highway leaving seven levies personnel dead on Sunday here, Geo News reported.   District administration said that six levies personnel were shot dead as some … Continued

Pakistan: PM Nawaz Sharif to attend Modi’s inauguration
24th May 2014

Pakistan: PM Nawaz Sharif to attend Modi’s inauguration

  [Photo: Nawaz Sharif (L) and Narendra Modi] ISLAMABAD, (The News): A spokesman for Pakistan’s prime minister says he will attend the inauguration ceremony of India’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.   The decision by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could … Continued

Pakistan: Six security personnel killed in Mohmand Agency IED blast
24th May 2014

Pakistan: Six security personnel killed in Mohmand Agency IED blast

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Six security personnel lost their lives when a roadside bomb targeted their vehicle in Mohmand Agency area on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   Sources close to security forces told that the explosion occurred when a … Continued

Pakistan: One killed as two blasts rock Islamabad
24th May 2014

Pakistan: One killed as two blasts rock Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, (The News): A man was killed and another injured in a blast at Supermarket located in F-6 area of the capital, police said.   An hour after the blast at the Supermarket another explosion took place in Islamabad’s G-9 … Continued

Pakistan: Suspected suicide bomb explosion in Islamabad kills one, injures another
24th May 2014

Pakistan: Suspected suicide bomb explosion in Islamabad kills one, injures another

  [Photo: Police forensic teams have also been summoned to the site to scour for clues. PHOTO: QAMAR ZAMAN/EXPRESS TRIBUNE] ISLAMABAD, (Express Tribune): A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of Super Market, near Shaheen chemist, F6 Islamabad early … Continued

Pakistan: Four suspected militants reported killed in North Waziristan
23rd May 2014

Pakistan: Four suspected militants reported killed in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Gunship helicopters and fighter jets on Friday pounded suspected militant hideouts, killing four and injuring several in the North Waziristan tribal area, DawnNews reported. During the action, suspected insurgent sanctuaries were targeted in the tribal region’s Miramshah, Machis … Continued

Pakistan: Police kill two suspects in Lyari encounter
22nd May 2014

Pakistan: Police kill two suspects in Lyari encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Two suspects were killed in police firing in Lyari in the early hours of Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to the police, the suspects opened fire when police stopped their vehicle during snap checking near … Continued

Pakistan: North Waziristan air attacks kills 60 suspected militants
21st May 2014

Pakistan: North Waziristan air attacks kills 60 suspected militants

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): Shelling by the Pakistan Army’s gunship helicopters and fighter jets in the early hours of Wednesday killed at least 60 suspected militants and injured another 80, some critically, in several parts of … Continued

Pakistan: Seven killed as violence revisits Karachi
20th May 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed as violence revisits Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): At least seven people were killed in different parts of Karachi as fresh wave of violence hit the city home to at least 20 million people and commercial hub of the nuclear armed nation.   According … Continued

Pakistan: Four bodies found from Mohmand Agency
19th May 2014

Pakistan: Four bodies found from Mohmand Agency

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Four bodies were recovered from Tehsil Yakka Ghond area of Mohmand Agency, Geo News reported on Monday.   According to the political administration of the area, the bodies were found dumped along the road in Karpa … Continued

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