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Tag Archives: pakistan

Pakistan bomber kills 65

LAHORE, Pakistan, March 27, (Agencies): At least 65 people were killed and more than 200 injured when an apparent suicide bomb ripped through the parking …

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Musharraf leaves for Dubai after ban lifted

KARACHI, March 18, (AFP): Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who faces charges of treason and murder, left the country early Friday for what his …

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Pakistan says won’t go to World T20 without security guarantee – ‘Threats from extremists are concerning’

ISLAMABAD, March 10, (AFP): Pakistan’s interior minister Thursday ruled out sending the national cricket team to India for the World Twenty20 until security assurances come …

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Young Pak female boxers punch through gender barriers – Growth of sport for both genders dogged by lack of adequate facilities

KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb 29, (RTRS): In a dense and dusty neighbourhood in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, eight young girls lined up against a …

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Air strikes kill at least 34 militants – Clashes leave 5 Pakistani troops dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 28, (Agencies): The Pakistani military’s latest ground and aerial onslaught in the troubled northwest killed at least 34 Islamist militants Saturday while …

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Honor killings film moves PM – All Def v Oscars

Meanwhile,  Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Monday to act against the “despicable” practice known as honor killing after viewing an Oscar-nominated documentary about the …

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Pakistan arrests 97 militants – Jailbreak plan to free Pearl murderer foiled

ISLAMABAD, Feb 12, (RTRS): Pakistan has arrested 97 al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern city of Karachi and foiled a planned …

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Senior Afghan Taleban member dies in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Feb 10, (AFP): A senior Afghan Taleban member has died in Pakistan after an illness, militant sources said Tuesday, potentially embarassing Islamabad which denies …

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Director hopes ‘Girl’ will help end Pak honour killings – Oscar-nominated film tackles ‘evil’ practice

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Feb 8, (RTRS): An Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account …

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Pakistan’s Shah gets three month drug suspension: ICC – Cricket-related activities

DUBAI, Feb 7, (AFP): Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty for a failed dope test last year, the …

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