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In this photo released by the Gwadar local government office on Wednesday, Sept 25, 2013, people walk on an island that reportedly emerged off the Gwadar coastline in the Arabian Sea.  (AP Photo/Gwadar local government office)

Massive quake creates island off Pakistan coast

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Alongside the carnage of Pakistan’s massive earthquake came a new creation: a small island of mud, stone and bubbling gas pushed forth from the seabed. Experts say the island was formed […]

09/25/2013

A poster for the "Burka Avenger" cartoon series, which is scheduled to start running on Geo TV in early August. (AP Photo/Sebastian Abbot)

Pakistan’s new hero Burka Avenger

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Wonder Woman and Supergirl now have a Pakistani counterpart in the pantheon of female superheroes — one who shows a lot less skin. Meet Burka Avenger: a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial […]

07/24/2013

15 killed in anti-Islam-film protests in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistani officials say at least 15 people have been killed and more than 160 wounded in clashes between police and people protesting a film that denigrates Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Officials at […]

09/21/2012

US spends $70k on ads denouncing anti-Islam film

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is trying to tamp down public anger in Pakistan over the anti-Islam film produced in the U.S. The American embassy in Islamabad is spending $70,000 to run an ad […]

09/20/2012

2,000 protestors continue in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) – Riot police and army troops in Pakistan’s capital have been trying to keep more than 2,000 demonstrators out of the area where the U.S. Embassy is located. The State Department is warning […]

09/20/2012

Fearful Pakistani Christians make home in forest

ISLAMABAD (AP) – In the middle of a forest in Pakistan‘s capital, about 100 Christians are sleeping on the ground and building a church out of branches after fleeing their neighborhood when a Christian girl […]

08/27/2012

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