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India: PM Modi telephones PM Sharif discuss issues
13th Feb 2015

India: PM Modi telephones PM Sharif discuss issues

      ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday and amongst other matters to discuss, wished him well for the upcoming cricket match.   According to tweets, Modi informed Sharif that his new … Continued

Pakistan: Three peace body members killed in Tirah blast
9th Feb 2015

Pakistan: Three peace body members killed in Tirah blast

      By Munir Khan Afridi   BARA, (The News): Three members of the pro-government peace committee, Tauheedul Islam (TI), were killed and five others sustained injuries in an explosion in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, official and … Continued

Pakistan: LI militants kill three members of pro-govt group
9th Feb 2015

Pakistan: LI militants kill three members of pro-govt group

    LANDI KOTAL, (Dawn): Three volunteers of a pro-government armed group were killed and five others injured in a bomb blast in a remote locality of Bazaar Zakhakhel on Sunday. Claiming responsibility for the attack, a spokesman for the … Continued

Bangladesh: 3 killed in Barisal firebombing, 2 held
7th Feb 2015

Bangladesh: 3 killed in Barisal firebombing, 2 held

    [The attacked truck.Photo: Star]   Star Online Report: Three people including a trucker and his father-in-law were killed after alleged blockaders firebombed a truck in Gournadi upazila of Barisal early today.   This firebombing took place hours after … Continued

Pakistan: 57 murdered Friday prayerssin mosque by Jandullah terror group
31st Jan 2015

Pakistan: 57 murdered Friday prayerssin mosque by Jandullah terror group

  [Injured Shia Muslim who survived massacre during Friday prayers PHOTO: PPI]   By AFP & Sarfaraz Memon   SUKKUR, (Tribune Express/AFP): A powerful bomb tore through a crowded Imambargah during Friday prayers in a densely populated neighbourhood of Shikarpur city, killing … Continued

Pakistan: Governor Punjab Sarwar resigns
29th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Governor Punjab Sarwar resigns

LAHORE, (The News): Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar resigned from his post on Thursday. Mr Sarwar has sent his resignation to the federal government and is expected to hold a news conference at 4 PM today. During the news conference … Continued

Pakistan: Federal Minister accuses Saudi of destabilising Muslim world
20th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Federal Minister accuses Saudi of destabilising Muslim world

    [Photo: Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada. — Photo courtesy: na.gov.pk website]   By Mateen Haider   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada has accused the Saudi government of creating … Continued

Pakistan: Seven shot dead in Karachi
19th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Seven shot dead in Karachi

    KARACHI: At least seven people including Deputy Director Land Lyari Development Authority and two policemen were shot dead in the fresh wave of violence in the city on Sunday.   Unknown gunmen opened fire on a double cabin … Continued

Pakistan: US drone attack in North Waziristan kills six
19th Jan 2015

Pakistan: US drone attack in North Waziristan kills six

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least six people killed and four others were injured in a drone strike in northwestern Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region on Monday, sources told Dawn. More casualties are feared in the … Continued

India: 13 killed by poisonous liquor in northern India
13th Jan 2015

India: 13 killed by poisonous liquor in northern India

  [Photo: Villagers who fell ill after drinking spurious liquor being treated at the King George Medical College Hospital, Lucknow, on Monday. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt, The Hindu]     NEW DELHi, (Xinhua): Thirteen people died in two separate incidents Monday … Continued

Pakistan: 8 Shia Muslims killed, 20 injured by suicide blast
10th Jan 2015

Pakistan: 8 Shia Muslims killed, 20 injured by suicide blast

    [Pakistani Shia Muslims mourn over death of their relatives at the site of a suicide bombing in Rawalpindi, Pan. Anjum Naveed/AP]     ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua& The Muslim News): At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a … Continued

Pakistan: Seven terrorists killed in Sohrab Goth encounter
8th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Seven terrorists killed in Sohrab Goth encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Seven terrorists including a local Al-Qaeda commander were killed on Thursday in a police operation in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth area.   According to SSP Malir, a search operation is underway in Madina Colony and surrounding areas … Continued

Pakistan: Four security personnel killed in Kurram blast
8th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Four security personnel killed in Kurram blast

  KURRAM AGENCY, (The News): A remote-controlled blast targeting a security forces vehicle in Shabak area of Lower Kurram Agency on Thursday, killed four personnel.   According to sources, the blast occurred near the vehicle destroying it and injuring two … Continued

Pakistan: Two Rangers personnel killed in encounter in Karachi
6th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Two Rangers personnel killed in encounter in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): An encounter with unknown armed men in a Landhi raid, left two Rangers personnel dead on Tuesday morning.   According to Rangers officials, a raid was conducted in Khurramabad area of Landhi upon receiving a … Continued

Pakistan: Blast at playground leaves 5 dead, 10 injured in Orakzai
4th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Blast at playground leaves 5 dead, 10 injured in Orakzai

      By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in a blast at a playground in Kadda Bazaar area of Kalya, the agency headquarters of the Lower Orakzai Agency … Continued

India: Two cops rape 14-year-old in police station
2nd Jan 2015

India: Two cops rape 14-year-old in police station

Badaun, UP, (PTI): Two constables have been suspended for allegedly abducting and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl in Musajhag police station premises, police said on Friday. The girl was abducted from her house on December 31 by two constables Veer Pal … Continued

Bangladesh: Anti-Govt protests turn fatal
29th Dec 2014

Bangladesh: Anti-Govt protests turn fatal

  [Photo: Sheikh Hasina And Khaleda Zia] A nationwide strike called by an alliance of Bangladesh’s opposition political parties has turned fatal. Tensions are rising ahead of the first anniversary of controversial elections. A female school teacher was killed Monday … Continued

Pakistan: Two terrorists killed in shootout with police in Karachi
28th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Two terrorists killed in shootout with police in Karachi

      KARACHI, (The News): Two terrorists were killed in an alleged police encounter in Karachi late on Saturday night, Geo News reported.   According to police, the shootout with terrorists took place within the limits of Mominabad police … Continued

Sri Lanka: Largest Muslim party leaves Govt
28th Dec 2014

Sri Lanka: Largest Muslim party leaves Govt

  The main Muslim political party in Sri Lanka has defected from the government and says it will support the opposition candidate in next week’s presidential election. It is a major blow to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Sri Lanka Muslim … Continued

Pakistan: Seven killed in North Waziristan US drone strike
26th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed in North Waziristan US drone strike

    SHAWAL, (The News): At least seven militants were killed in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.   According to sources the drone strikes took place in the Kunad and Mangoti areas of Shawal.   Militant hideouts were targeted … Continued


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