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Fire illuminates the sky above the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi where security forces are fighting with attackers Sunday night, June 8, 2014, in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher during a five-hour siege that killed a number of people as explosions echoed into the night, while security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers, officials said Monday. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

Pakistan Taliban claim deadly airport attack

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban on Monday claimed responsibility for a brazen five-hour assault on the country’s busiest airport that saw gunmen disguised as police guards storm the international terminal in Karachi, set […]

06/09/2014

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

Pakistani villagers look for belongings amid the rubble of their destroyed homes following an earthquake in the remote district of Awaran, Baluchistan province, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

Pakistan struggles to help quake victims; 285 dead

DALBADI, Pakistan (AP) — Rescuers struggled Wednesday to help thousands of people injured and left homeless after their houses collapsed in a major earthquake in southwestern Pakistan, while the death toll from the massive temblor […]

09/25/2013

People rush out their apartments and offices after they felt a major earthquake that struck Baluchistan province in southwest Pakistan, 693 Kilometers (430 miles) from Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. A deadly earthquake struck Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan sending poeople fleeing into the streets and praying for their lives as buildings swayed, officials said. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

Major quake in southwestern Pakistan kills 39

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A major earthquake struck a remote area in southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 39 people and wounding dozens as houses collapsed on top of people inside while others fled […]

09/24/2013

Pakistani Christians chant slogans during a protest to condemn a suicide bombing on a church in Peshawar,  Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani Christians rallied Monday to denounce the deadliest attack ever in this country against the religious minority as the death toll from the church bombings the day before climbed to 85. […]

09/23/2013

Daniel Pearl Foundation taps 2 journalists for fellowships

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Daniel Pearl Foundation, named for the Wall Street Journal reporter killed in 2002 by terrorists in Pakistan, announced today the selection of two journalists for fellowships. Click to listen to an interview with the foundation’s exec. director.

03/25/2013

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Ex-Pakistani strongman vows return ahead of vote

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) – Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says he doesn’t fear arrest despite facing criminal charges and he vows to return to his homeland and contest upcoming elections after more than four years in exile.

03/23/2013

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

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