KAREEM KHAN, WHO SUED GOVERNMENT OVER DRONE ATTACKS, WAS DUE TO ADDRESS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTS NEXT WEEK.
An anti-drone campaigner has “disappeared” from Rawalpindi days before he was due to testify before European parliaments, his lawyer said on Monday, accusing Pakistani intelligence agencies of illegal kidnapping.
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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
FOLLOWING a troubling spate of abductions of doctors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the provincial government last week announced that it would issue arms licences to the medical community.
This decision puts the province’s doctors in charge of their own safety, and is thus an abdication of the state’s basic responsibility to provide security for all citizens.
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The on-going offensive by Karachi’s security forces is crippling militant and criminal networks, security officials say, citing various successes.
Security officials have arrested thousands of suspects and killed dozens of militants since the September 5 launch of the operation, Karachi Police Chief Shahid Hayat told Central Asia Online.
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The urban Sindh, especially the seaside city of metropolis remained completely paralyzed on Wednesday after the police arrested and booked a former MQM lawmaker in the murder of two cops in Haidery area of Karachi.
The former MQM MPA, Nadeem Hashmi, was arrested in Tuesday night in connection with firing on a police mobile in . . . → Read More: Hashmi’s arrest followed by MQM protests all over Sindh
On 15th August 2013,a middle aged man in the Capital of Islamic Republic of Pakistan started aerial firing in the middle of the city. He started firing into the air in the central Jinnah Avenue neighbourhood — less than a kilometre from the presidency and parliament buildings — after being stopped for a traffic violation on . . . → Read More: Lesons from the Sikander incident
Amin Hussain had just finished his Eid day shift at a mosque in Bhara Kahu and was about to go inside to pray. The mosque’s administration had conducted the Friday sermon and prayers earlier than usual on August 9, and by 1:45pm, most of the worshippers had already left. It was then, that Hussain and . . . → Read More: Hussain died saving lives on Eid
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.
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At least six officials, including an Afghan border commander, were killed Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Chaman region of Balochistan. 19 other people were also injured in the blast.
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