Pakistan: Activist’s murder spotlights army’s abuses in Balochistan
27th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Activist’s murder spotlights army’s abuses in Balochistan

  Pakistani military’s alleged rights abuses in western Balochistan province have come under scrutiny after the killing of activist Sabeen Mahmud in Karachi. Mahmud held a talk on the issue right before she was shot dead. The murder of Sabeen … Continued

Pakistan: With 44 killed, more rains forecast in Peshawar
27th Apr 2015

Pakistan: With 44 killed, more rains forecast in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 44 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a mini-cyclone, described by Met Office as the third worst in the country’s history, struck Peshawar and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday. Most … Continued

Nepal: Death toll surges to over 3,000 in earthquake
27th Apr 2015

Nepal: Death toll surges to over 3,000 in earthquake

  The death toll in Nepal’s worst earthquake in decades has risen to more than three thousand. The UN has made an urgent appeal for international aid as it warned of a humanitarian disaster in the Himalayan country. The death … Continued

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900
26th Apr 2015

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900

As the death toll following a devestating earthquake continues to climb, Nepal is imploring foreign countries to send aid. Hospital workers struggling to aid the injured have described scenes of pure “chaos.” Rescuers in Nepal combed desperately through rubble Sunday … Continued

Nepal:  150 people killed in earthquake in Kathmandu
25th Apr 2015

Nepal: 150 people killed in earthquake in Kathmandu

    [A victim’s body is carried out from a collapsed building in Kathmandu April 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Shengping)]     A powerful earthquake has struck in Nepal, put at a magnitude of 7.9 by the US Geological Survey. The epicenter … Continued

Saudi Arabia: PM Sharif holds talks with King Salman, President Hadi
24th Apr 2015

Saudi Arabia: PM Sharif holds talks with King Salman, President Hadi

[Photo:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Palace in Riyadh on Thursday.—Picture released by PID] By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Saudi Arabia treated on Thursday a crucial visit by Prime Minister Nawaz … Continued

Pakistan: PM Nawaz, Army Chief depart for Riyadh on Yemen crisis
23rd Apr 2015

Pakistan: PM Nawaz, Army Chief depart for Riyadh on Yemen crisis

[Photo: Trip is aimed at limiting damage caused by Islamabad’s wavering over issue of committing troops for Saudi-led strikes in Yemen: PPI/File] Mateen Haider ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday departed for the Saudi capital Riyadh on a … Continued

Pakistan: Seven minor siblings die as truck rams into a house
23rd Apr 2015

Pakistan: Seven minor siblings die as truck rams into a house

    JHANG, (The News): Seven minors died and their parents and two siblings injured when a truck rammed into their one-room house of a labourer at Ring Road.   Rescue sources said a truck loaded with vegetables went out … Continued

Pakistan: Chinese president arrives in Islamabad on historic visit
20th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Chinese president arrives in Islamabad on historic visit

    [Chinese president was received at the Noor Khan airbase by President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Defence Minister Khwaja Asif and members of the prime minister’s cabinet. —DawnNews screengrab]   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Syed Ali Geelani under house arrest
17th Apr 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Syed Ali Geelani under house arrest

  SRINAGAR, J & K, India, (The News):  Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was placed under house arrest on Thursday a day after Pakistani flag was waved and slogans in its favour were chanted at a rally taken out … Continued

Pakistan to help enforce embargo on Houthis, Yemen
17th Apr 2015

Pakistan to help enforce embargo on Houthis, Yemen

  [Photo: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chairing a high-level meeting on Yemen issue at Prime Minister House.— INP]   By Baqir Sajjad Syed   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The government said on Thursday it had assured Saudi Arabia of its support in … Continued

Pakistan: Police officer gunned down in Karachi
16th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Police officer gunned down in Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): The Station House Officer of a local police station was killed when gunmen targeted his vehicle in Defence area of Karachi Thursday morning.   According to police, the incident took place on Korangi road in Defence … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian army
15th Apr 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian army

      SRINAGAR, (AP): Violent protests erupted in India-held Kashmir on Tuesday after a civilian and a militant were killed in an encounter with the army, officials in the disputed Himalayan region said. Two men were killed in military … Continued

Pakistan: PM makes damage control move on Yemen
14th Apr 2015

Pakistan: PM makes damage control move on Yemen

[Photo: PRIME Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a policy statement on the Yemen-Saudi Arabia issue on Monday, as Defence Minister Khawaja Asif looks on.—White Star] By Baqir Sajjad Syed | Khawar Ghumman ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Prime Minis­ter Nawaz Sharif tried on Monday … Continued

Germany: Modi encourages German industry to step up India investment
14th Apr 2015

Germany: Modi encourages German industry to step up India investment

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Brisbane on Australia (Source: PTI) ]   Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called on German businesses to manufacture their products in his country. Modi, in … Continued

Pakistan: Security forces kill 13 terrorists in Turbat
13th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Security forces kill 13 terrorists in Turbat

  TURBAT, (The News): Paramilitary forces in Balochistan claim they have killed 13 terrorists, including a militant commander involved in the murder of 20 labourers in Turbat last week.   A spokesman for the Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force said … Continued

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 20 labourers in Turbat
11th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 20 labourers in Turbat

    QUETTA, (The New): At least 20 people were killed and three others injured when terrorists opened fire on a labour camp in Balochistan’s Turbat area in the early hours of Saturday.   The murdered labourers belonged to Sindh … Continued

UAE threatens Pakistan with ‘heavy price’ on Yemen
11th Apr 2015

UAE threatens Pakistan with ‘heavy price’ on Yemen

    KARACHI, (Dawn): Pakistani lawmakers’ call for the government to remain neutral on the escalating crisis in Yemen has evoked a strong response from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “The vague and contradictory stands of Pakistan and Turkey are … Continued

Pakistan: Parliament refuses to join Saudi offensive in Yemen
10th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Parliament refuses to join Saudi offensive in Yemen

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Lawmakers from both houses of Parliament on Friday passed a unanimous resolution on the crisis in Yemen, urging Pakistan to stay neutral in the conflict.   The resolution, which was passed following five days of debate … Continued

India: 11 killed in West Bengal bus accident
10th Apr 2015

India: 11 killed in West Bengal bus accident

    [Archive image] (The Hindu): A bus carrying about 70 people overturned on the Burdhaman-Katwa road, near Bardhaman town. The victims include two children. Eleven people, including two children, were killed and many passengers injured when a bus overturned … Continued


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