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Six people killed in attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange

AT LEAST six people were killed when gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi on Monday (29), with a policeman among the dead...

20,000 worshippers quarantined in Pakistan after major search

Pakistan has quarantined 20,000 worshippers and is still searching for tens of thousands more who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month despite...

Pakistan court acquits four in Daniel Pearl murder case

A court in Pakistan on Thursday (4) acquitted all four defendants, including the main accused British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, in the 2002 murder...

Pakistan’s Pashtun tribals told to trade gun for soap to defeat coronavirus

A TRIBAL region of Pakistan is spreading an animated, Pashto-language video to warn its population about coronavirus – and taking a shot at its...

Mosques remain open in Pakistan despite virus threats

Worshippers crowded into mosques in Pakistan on Friday (27), defying warnings about the fast-spreading coronavirus and fuelling fears of a public health crisis in...

Suicide blast kills 10 in Pakistan

AT LEAST 10 people were killed in a suicide blast that hit a police vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Monday (17), officials said. Two police...

Pakistan journalist detained for ‘anti-state’ Facebook posts

A Pakistani journalist critical of the government and the army has been detained for five days for having published "anti-state" comments online, his lawyer...

Over 130 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, leaving others stranded by heavy snowfall,...

Pakistan court revokes coup leader Musharraf’s death sentence, guilty verdict

Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation...

At least 15 dead in Pakistan mosque suicide bombing

A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in southwestern Pakistan during evening prayers Friday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 19 others, officials said. The blast took...