The upper house of parliament on Monday directed government to submit today (Tuesday) a detailed report identifying lapses on part of the authorities that enabled terrorists to carry out the attack in a district court complex in the capital city. . . . → Read More: Senate seeks report on Monday court attack, Islamabad
India has opposed security guards on ships saying it doesn’t want armies running amok on the high seas. But Indian crews are signing up for protection from mercenaries . . . → Read More: Mercenaries to protect Indian shipping crews from pirates
A shutter-down strike on Friday was called by Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) to mourn the Mastung tragedy in Karachi.
A suicide bomber had killed at least 22 pilgrims on a bus that was making its way through the Pakistan-Iran highway in Mastung district on the evening of January 21. Another 31 pilgrims, including women and children, were injured in the . . . → Read More: Karachi on standstill as MWM, JUI and AWSJI call for strike
Woman who says she was raped is held along with journalist who interviewed her, according to a government official.
Police in Somalia have arrested a 19-year-old alleged rape victim and a journalist who interviewed her about the attack, a government official told Al Jazeera.
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Rights group Amnesty International announced on Tuesday it had awarded its highest honour to Malala Yousafzai, the teen activist shot in the head last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education.
Malala will share the 2013 Ambassador of Conscience Award with American singer and human rights activist Harry Belafonte, the London-based NGO revealed.
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Dozens of gunmen disguised in police uniforms shot to death 13 people they pulled off of a convoy of buses in southwest Pakistan and dumped their bodies in a nearby ravine, officials said Tuesday.
The motive for the attack Monday night was unclear since no one has claimed responsibility. But suspicion may fall on separatists . . . → Read More: 13 dead bodies of previously abducted bus passengers found
In the aftermath of the DI Khan jail break, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah called for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak’s resignation on Wednesday.
. . . → Read More: Sanaullah: Khattak should resign
When it comes to debating terrorism and the current security situation of the province, political parties in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly remain polarised in their views.
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Despite the recent killing of 10 foreign trekkers in Gilgit-Baltistan, around 25 foreign tourists including mountaineers and trekkers arrived in Islamabad Thursday to carry out their tourism missions.
. . . → Read More: Diamer attacks havent daunted 25 brave tourists who landed in Islamabad yesterday
At least 14 people killed as suicide bomber attacks a Shia Muslim mosque in northwestern city during Friday prayers.
A suicide bomber has attacked a Shia Muslim mosque in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 14 people, police have said.
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