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  • Pakistani political party lawyer shot dead in Karachi

    Pakistani political party lawyer shot dead in Karachi

    A senior lawyer belonging to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) party was shot dead today, the latest in a spate of violence in the city in the last 24 hours.

  • Pakistan helicopters kill nine militants: official

    Pakistan helicopters kill nine militants: official

    Pakistani helicopter gunships targeted a militant training facility in the country's northwest on Saturday, killing nine insurgents in the latest violence to disrupt troubled peace negotiations, according to police and security officials.

  • Blast aimed at Pakistani police bus kills 11, wounds 33

    Blast aimed at Pakistani police bus kills 11, wounds 33

    An explosion targeting a bus full of Pakistani policemen killed 11 and injured 33 near the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday, officials said, in the latest incident of violence while the government and the Taliban are engaged in peace talks.

  • Culture festival opens in ancient Pakistani ruins

    Folk dancers and singers wearing traditional multicolored dresses took the stage on Saturday at one of the world's most ancient archaeological sites in southern Pakistan for a festival that organizers say aspires to promote peace in a nation where po...

  • Pakistan: 13 killed in Karachi violence

    Pakistan: 13 killed in Karachi violence

    Violence rocked Pakistan's biggest city today as 13 people were killed in targeted shootings including five suspected Taliban activists, a Shia scholar and two Moroccan students at a religious seminary.

  • Following sectarian clashes, Pakistan on high alert as people call for protest

    Following sectarian clashes, Pakistan on high alert as people call for protest

    Pakistan on Friday boosted security across the country after Sunni Muslim groups called for protests against last week's sectarian violence in the garrison city of Rawalpindi that killed 11 people.

  • Crackdown brings apparent lull in Karachi violence

    Crackdown brings apparent lull in Karachi violence

    Rampant violence has terrorised Karachi, Pakistan's biggest city and economic heartbeat, in recent years, but a recent security crackdown seems to have brought a lull in the bloodshed.

  • Senior leader Zara Shahid Hussain of Imran Khan's party killed

    Senior leader Zara Shahid Hussain of Imran Khan's party killed

    Gunmen killed a senior female politician from a reformist party in Pakistan on Saturday night, the latest violent incident in a bloody election campaign and one that set off a war of words between two major opposition parties.

  • Why minorities in Pakistan have no faith in democracy

    Why minorities in Pakistan have no faith in democracy

    In majority Muslim Pakistan, religious minorities say democracy is killing them. Intolerance has been on the rise for the past five years under Pakistan's democratically elected government because of the growing violence of Islamic radicals, who are...

  • Pakistan bomb attacks kill one, injure 19: officials

    Pakistan bomb attacks kill one, injure 19: officials

    Twin bomb explosions on Saturday killed one person and wounded 19 others in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, police and hospital officials said, the latest violence ahead of polls next month.

  • Pakistan government ends unprecedented full term amid criticism

    Pakistan government ends unprecedented full term amid criticism

    Pakistan's elected government completed its full five-year term on Saturday, the first in the country's turbulent history to do so, leaving a legacy of Taliban violence, sectarian unrest, chronic power cuts and a fragile economy.

  • Three killed in Karachi violence

    At least three people were killed and 24 others injured on Monday in violence in Pakistan's biggest city, a day after deadly twin bomb blasts close to a Shia-dominated housing society here that claimed 48 lives.

  • Eye-catching rickshaws promote peace in Pakistan

    Eye-catching rickshaws promote peace in Pakistan

    Pakistani youth leader Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi has a plan to counter the relentless message of violence spewed forth by radical Islamic groups in his country - and he is stealing a gimmick from the hard-liners' own playbook to do it.

  • Gunmen open fire at rally in Pakistan, 9 killed

    Gunmen open fire at rally in Pakistan, 9 killed

    Gunmen opened fire on a political rally in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and sparking rioting, police said. The violence was a reminder of the port city's volatility. It is home to several political parties wi...

  • Gunfire rattles Karachi as deaths mount

    Gunfire rattles Karachi as deaths mount

    Gunshots rattled Pakistan's largest city on Saturday as authorities scrambled to bring an end to political and ethnic violence that has claimed at least 93 lives in five days.The fighting in Karachi, a southern port city of 18 million people, has added to the instability in this nuclear-armed nation...

  • Pakistan security to shoot on sight in Karachi

    Pakistan security to shoot on sight in Karachi

    Security forces were ordered to shoot gunmen on sight Friday in Pakistan's largest city, after three days of violence that killed at least 61 people and prompted political leaders to call for a day of mourning that shut businesses and kept public traffic off the roads.This week's violent spate in Ka...

  • Karachi turns deadly amid Pakistan's rivalries

    Karachi turns deadly amid Pakistan's rivalries

    This chaotic city of 18 million people on the shores of the Arabian Sea has never shrunk from violence. But this year, Karachi has outdone even itself. Drive-by shootings motivated by political and ethnic rivalries have reached new heights. Marauding gangs are grabbing tracts of land to fatten their...

  • PCB postpones Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches due to unrest

    PCB postpones Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches due to unrest

    Unrest and violence have forced Pakistan Cricket Board to postpone the first round matches of prestigious domestic tournament Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in Karachi.The

  • Karachi: 45 killed, 93 wounded in political violence

    Karachi: 45 killed, 93 wounded in political violence

    The Hospital staff says 45 people have been killed and 93 others wounded in a wave of violence which has brought much of Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi to a standstill.Dozens of vehicles and shops were set on fire as security forces struggled to gain control. Schools and colleges were ordered...

  • Swat influx: Shoot-at-sight order in Karachi

    Swat influx: Shoot-at-sight order in Karachi

    Shoot-at-sight order was issued in Karachi on Monday to quell violence.

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