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World - International
2/11/2023 6:11:04 PM
Hundreds of Muslims descended on a police station in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province Saturday, snatched a blasphemy suspect from his cell and took him outside and lynched him, police said.

World - International
2/5/2023 1:09:42 PM
Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died, officials said Sunday. He was 79.

World - International
2/3/2023 8:03:13 PM
Pakistan has threatened to ban Wikipedia if it does not remove "blasphemous content" from its website by Friday, the latest censorship warning in the deeply conservative country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/2/2023 11:11:00 AM
A suicide bomber breached security, killing 100 in Pakistan mosque.

World - International
2/1/2023 10:50:09 AM
Pakistan's Peshawar was once known as ``the city of flowers,'' surrounded by orchards of pear, quince and pomegranate trees. It was a trading city, situated at the gates of a key mountain valley connecting South and Central Asia.

World - International
1/31/2023 5:22:02 PM
The death toll from a boating accident in Pakistan over the weekend jumped to 51, police said Tuesday, after a vessel overloaded with children capsized in the water.

World - International
1/31/2023 2:13:35 PM
A suicide bombing that struck inside a mosque at a police and government compound in northwest Pakistan reflects "security lapses,'' current and former officials said as the death toll from the devastating blast climbed to 100 on Tuesday.

World - International
1/31/2023 11:06:41 AM
The death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in northwestern Pakistan rose to 88 on Tuesday, officials said. The assault, on a Sunni mosque inside a major police facility, was one of the deadliest attacks on Pakistani security forces in recent years.

World - International
1/30/2023 11:17:06 PM
The Pakistani Taliban, also known as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, claimed responsibility for Monday's suicide bombing at a mosque inside a police compound in the northwestern city of Peshawar, in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent months.

World - International
1/30/2023 7:30:00 PM
A suicide bomber struck a crowded mosque inside a police compound in Pakistan on Monday, causing the roof to collapse and killing at least 59 people and wounding more than 150 others, officials said.

World - International
1/29/2023 3:00:39 PM
At least 51 people were killed in two separate transport accidents in western Pakistan on Sunday, when a bus plunged off a bridge and a boat carrying a class of children capsized.

Business - Economy
1/26/2023 3:46:50 PM
The Pakistani rupee dived to a historic low against the US dollar on Thursday after an exchange cap was lifted as Islamabad campaigns to unlock a vital bailout from the IMF.

World - International
1/25/2023 10:44:56 AM
An aide to former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was arrested on Wednesday for criticising election officials, police said, the latest case brought against the opposition as it tries to force early polls.

World - International
1/23/2023 4:58:08 PM
Much of Pakistan was left without power Monday as an energy-saving measure by the government backfired. The outage spread panic and raised questions about the cash-strapped government's handling of the country's economic crisis.

World - International
1/23/2023 12:57:43 PM
A massive power breakdown in Pakistan on Monday affected most of the country's more than 220 million people, including in the mega cities of Karachi and Lahore.

World - International
1/21/2023 8:51:41 PM
Militants attacked a police checkpoint in northern Pakistan late Saturday, killing two officers and wounding another, authorities said.

World - International
1/9/2023 10:21:15 AM
The United Nations is hosting a conference on Monday to help Pakistan cope with the fallout of last summer's devastating flooding that killed more than 1,700 people and displaced about 8 million, a disaster blamed in part on the impact of climate change.

World - International
1/1/2023 12:21:23 PM
An army operation in Pakistan's northwest targeting militants triggered a firefight that left a soldier and four fighters dead, the army's media wing said Sunday.

World - International
12/29/2022 6:50:43 PM
Pakistani police in multiple raids detained at least 1,200 Afghan nationals, including women and children, who had entered the southern port city of Karachi without valid travel documents, officials said Thursday.

World - International
12/27/2022 10:00:51 AM
Pakistani forces on Monday expanded their search for the perpetrators behind multiple attacks that killed six troops and wounded 17 civilians in a restive southwestern province the previous day.

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