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Pakistan bars US diplomat

Pakistani authorities have barred a US diplomat involved in a fatal traffic accident from leaving the country, forcing an American military aircraft flown in for his departure to leave without him, local media reported on Saturday. The move came a day after Pakistan said it would restrict the movements of …

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Heavy rainstorms kill 15 in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Officials in Pakistan say violent rainstorms in the northwest have caused at least 15 deaths and injured dozens. Latif Khan, a senior disaster management official, says Sunday that most of the deaths from the severe weather overnight were caused by the collapse of mud and stone …

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Pakistan’s Interior min recovering after attack

Suspected assassination attempt possibly linked to blasphemy LAHORE, Pakistan, May 7, (Agencies): Pakistan’s interior minister was recovering in hospital on Monday (May 7) after being shot in a suspected assassination possibly linked to blasphemy, with the attack seen as a “bad omen” for nationwide elections. Ahsan Iqbal, 59, was shot …

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Death toll from Pakistan mining explosions climbs to 23

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say the death toll from methane gas explosions in two coal mines has climbed to 23. Mine inspector Iftikhar Ahmed said Sunday that five more bodies have been recovered from one of the mines, bringing the death toll from the blast the day before …

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Pakistani police: Gunmen kill 6 workers for phone company

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says gunmen have killed six laborers who were working on a project for the national phone company in the country’s southwestern region bordering Iran. Local police official Mola Bakhsh says the workers were from Punjab province. They were killed in the border …

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Pakistan bars US diplomat from travel over fatal crash

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani officials say an American diplomat who struck a Pakistani motorcyclist in a fatal road accident earlier this month has been barred from leaving the country, pending a civil court case. The U.S. military attaché, Col. Joseph Emanuel Hall, is accused of running a red light and …

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Pakistan Pashtun activists vow to hold banned Lahore rally

Lahore, Pakistan, April 22, 2018 (AFP) -Leaders of Pakistan’s Pashtun Protection Movement (PTM) vowed to defy a ban and go ahead with a mass protest in the eastern city of Lahore Sunday, just hours after officials cracked down on the group. Since launching three months ago, the PTM has rattled …

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‘Armed men rob, harass Pakistani activist’

A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of one of its editors, harassing her and stealing her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some jewelry and cash. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in a statement Friday condemned the …

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Attackers hurl acid at 3 female students in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say a group of men on motorcycles hurled acid at three female university students in the city of Gujrat. Officer Umair Hayat says one of the three men was arrested after Thursday’s attack, which occurred near a bus stop in the Dinga neighborhood as the …

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Rape, murder sparks Karachi riot

At least one man was killed and several injured in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi Tuesday when a riot broke out in protest at the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. Crowds took to the streets after the body of the victim was discovered late Monday, blocking a main road …

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