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Pakistan: Four killed, 3 injured as PAF trainer jet crashes in Baldia Town
4th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, 3 injured as PAF trainer jet crashes in Baldia Town

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons including the pilot and co-pilot were killed and three others injured when a training jet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Baldia Town area of Karachi on Tuesday, Geo News reported.   According to … Continued

Pakistan: Two military officers among five killed in blast near Rawalpindi
4th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Two military officers among five killed in blast near Rawalpindi

  RAWALPINDI, (Dawn): Two military officers and three civilians were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle near Rawalpindi, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa said. Zahir Shah and Arshad, both Lieutenant-Colonels were killed … Continued

Pakistan: Eight killed, six injured in Kurram tribal region
3rd Jun 2014

Pakistan: Eight killed, six injured in Kurram tribal region

  [Photo: The News] PESHAWAR, (The News): At least eight people were killed and six others injured on Tuesday when a landmine exploded in the Khomta area of Kurram tribal region, DawnNews reported. The victims were travelling from central Khurram … Continued

Pakistan: Four including 3 women gunned down in Swat
2nd Jun 2014

Pakistan: Four including 3 women gunned down in Swat

  SWAT, (The News): Four persons were killed when unknown culprits opened fire in a house in Buner District of Swat on Monday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, the incident occurred in Palwari area of Buner where … Continued

Pakistan: Policeman, wife, two kids killed in Karachi
1st Jun 2014

Pakistan: Policeman, wife, two kids killed in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Bodies of policeman and his three family members were found in a residence located in Gulshan e Mazdoor area of Baldia Town in the wee hours of Sunday.   According to the police, the slain policeman, identified … Continued

Pakistan Ulema Council declares ‘Honor killing’ un-Islamic
31st May 2014

Pakistan Ulema Council declares ‘Honor killing’ un-Islamic

    [Photo: CII member Tahir Ashrafi. Photograph by Minhaj Ahmed Rafi for Newsweek] Newsweek Pakistan: The Pakistan Ulema Council, led by Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, on Friday issued a fatwa declaring so-called “honor killings” un-Islamic and inhuman. Reacting to the … Continued

India: Badaun gang-rape more gruesome than Dec 16 Delhi rape case
31st May 2014

India: Badaun gang-rape more gruesome than Dec 16 Delhi rape case

  [Photo: Villagers and policemen gather at the spot where two teenage cousins were found hanging from a mango tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh] Badaun, (PTI): Family members of the two teenage cousins who were gang-raped and hanged, on … Continued

Pakistan: Blast in Karachi’s Baldia Town injures four
31st May 2014

Pakistan: Blast in Karachi’s Baldia Town injures four

  KARACHI, (Dawn): An explosion occurred early on Saturday which injured four people in Karachi’s Baldia Town, DawnNews reported. The blast took place near the Muhammad Khan Police checkpost. Police said that the explosive material was planted in a donkey-cart. … Continued

Pakistan: Bajaur clash kills one soldier, 14 militants
31st May 2014

Pakistan: Bajaur clash kills one soldier, 14 militants

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR,  (Dawn): At least 14 militants were killed on Saturday as security forces backed by gunship helicopters thwarted a cross border militant attack on a checkpost near Pak Afghan border in Bajaur agency. Military … Continued

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

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