13th Nov 2014

India: Doctor arrested for Bilaspur sterilisation deaths

    By Pavan Dahat The Hindu: “I am being blamed for the deaths, which is incorrect. They should arrest the Chief Medical Officer of Bilaspur and District Health Officer,” Dr. R.K. Gupta said after his arrest. The doctor who conducted … Continued

12th Nov 2014

Pakistan: US drone kills six in North Waziristan

    PESHAWAR, (The News): A US drone fired missiles in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region on Tuesday, killing six people, official sources said.   The sources said that the latest attack took place in Data Khel area of North Waziristan … Continued

12th Nov 2014

Pakistan: 19 militants killed in air strikes in Khyber Agency

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 19 militants were killed on Wednesday during air strikes in Sandapal and Akakhel areas of Khyber Agency. According to the ISPR, an important militant commander was also killed. Furthermore, the … Continued

11th Nov 2014

Pakistan: One killed in Quetta blast targeting ATC judge

    Photo: DawnNews screengrab of explosion in Quetta]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): One person was killed and 20 were injured in an explosion targeting a vehicle carrying anti-terrorist court judge Nazeer Ahmed Langove in Quetta on … Continued

11th Nov 2014

Pakistan: At least 58 killed in accident near Sukkur

    [Photo: Soldiers and rescue workers gether at the site of bus and truck collision in Khairpur district,  AP]   SUKKUR, (Agencies): At least 58 people, including women and children, were killed and several others injured on Tuesday morning … Continued

6th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Gujrat policeman kills Shia Muslim in custody alleging blasphemy

      By Zaheer Abbas Sial   GUJRAT, (Dawn): A police officer on Wednesday night murdered a detained man with an axe, later alleging that the man had committed blasphemy. 45-year-old Jhang resident Syed Tufail Haider was arrested a day … Continued

6th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Five killed, 16 injured as two buses collide in Lahore

        LAHORE, (The News): At least five passengers were killed and over dozen others injured as two buses collided here on Thursday.   Rescue sources said that five people were killed and 16 injured in the accident … Continued

6th Nov 2014

Pakistan: 50 villagers held over burning of Christian couple to death

[Shama and her husband Shahzad Masih burnt to death by villagers] Afzal Ansari KASUR, (Dawn): Police arrested on Wednesday 50 villagers who were part of a mob which reportedly burnt alive a Christian couple in a brick kiln in Kot … Continued

4th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Explosion in Khyber Agency’s Zakakhel bazaar kills four

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two security personnel and two peace committee members of Tauheedul Islam were killed and two others injured in a blast in Zakakhel Bazaar of Khyber Agency’s Landi Kotal area. Official sources … Continued

3rd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Wagah border suicide attack leaves 59 dead, 100 injured

    LAHORE, (The News): An explosion following the parade at the Wagah border on Sunday has left 59 people dead while over 100 others sustained injuries.   Those lost their lives include 3 Rangers personnel, 10 women and 7 … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Terrorist groups claim Wagah bomb attack; 55 dead

    LAHORE, (Dawn & Agencies): At least 55 people have been killed after an explosion took place near the Wagah border on Sunday night, DawnNews reported. Outlawed militant groups Jundullah and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar have both claimed responsibility for the attack. … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, two injured in Mirpurkhas firing

    MIRPURKHAS, (The News): Unknown armed men shot dead three people and injured two others in Mirpurkhas, Geo News reported.   Police sources said unidentified miscreants, riding on motorcycle, opened indiscriminate fire on a car in front of Gama … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Five suspected militants killed in Bara Agency clash

      By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least five militants were killed and six others injured late on Saturday in a clash between security forces and militants in the Akakhel area of Bara Agency. One security … Continued

1st Nov 2014

Pakistan: Tribal leader Barat Khan, son killed in Chaman

  CHAMAN, (The News): Tribal leader, Malik Barat Khan and his son were gunned down while his other son was injured after unknown gunmen opened fire in Chaman area of Balochistan, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to sources, the … Continued

1st Nov 2014

Pakistan: 20 militants, four security personnel killed in Orakzai clash

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 20 militants and four security personnel were killed on Saturday in a clash in the northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, official sources told Dawn. Three security personnel and a number of … Continued

31st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Grenade attack near Shia Musilm Islamic centre injures 2 in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): Two persons were hurt when unknown assailants lobbed a grenade near Imambargah in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area here on Thursday.   According to police, the grenade attack targeted a Sabil near Kamran Chowrangi, leaving two people injured … Continued

30th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

      By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four suspected militants, including a foreign militant of Arab origin, were killed in a US drone strike in the Birmal Tehsil of South Waziristan on Thursday. According to sources, … Continued

29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Grenade blast near Imambargah in Karachi kills infant, injures eight

  By Faraz Khan     KARACHI, (Express Tribune):  A nine-month-old girl lost her life while eight others, including six women, were injured when a hand grenade was lobbed at the Islamic Research Centre (IRC) at Ayesha Manzil, Karachi on … Continued

29th Oct 2014

Sri Lanka: 14 bodies recovered from Sri Lanka landslide, hundreds more buried

  COLOMBO, (Xinhua): Fourteen bodies have been pulled from a massive landslide in central Sri Lanka but authorities have warned more than 150 people remain missing. More than 150 people are missing with local media quoting numbers as high as … Continued

29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 20 militants in Khyber Agency

    KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Twenty militants were killed in the air strikes during the on-going operation Zarb-e-Azb in Khyber Agency on Wednesday.   Security sources said that military jets pounded hideouts of militants in Aka Khel area of … Continued


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