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Pakistan: Countrywide protests against Mastung bloodbath
23rd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Countrywide protests against Mastung bloodbath

[Photo: The News] By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA: The protests against the killing of Shia pilgrims in a bombing in Balochistan’s Mastung district were observed across the nation on Thursday including Karachi, Quetta, Lahore, Islamabad, and Hyderabad, DawnNews reported. The … Continued

22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: 33 Uzbek, 3 German among militants killed in army operation in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least 36 foreign national militants and important Pakistan Taliban commanders were among the over 40 militants killed in the operation launched by Pakistani forces in the country’s northwestern tribal region, local media reported on Wednesday. Local media … Continued

22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Four tortured bodies recovered from Gulshan-e-Hadeed

KARACHI, (The News): Four bodies bearing torture marks were found from Gulshan-e-Hadeed area of Karachi Wednesday morning, Geo News reported.   According to the sources, four bodies were found from Link Road in Gulshan-e-Hadeed today morning who were tortured before … Continued

22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Polio security team attacked in Charsadda; seven dead

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured in an explosion near a police mobile van which was on its way for security duty for polio immunisation workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s … Continued

Pakistan: Blast on bus kills 22 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims in Mastung
22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Blast on bus kills 22 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims in Mastung

  [A rescue worker collects the belongings of blast victims near the wreckage of a destroyed pilgrims bus after a bomb attack at Dringhar village on the Pakistan-Iran highway some 60 kilometres west of Quetta] By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, … Continued

20th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, three injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI, (Dawn): Four people were killed whereas three others were injured in different incidents of violence in Karachi on Monday, DawnNews reported. Three trussed-up bodies were discovered near Wilayat Shah Mazaar in Malir. According to the police, the victims had … Continued

Pakistan: 13 killed in suicide blast near RA Bazar in Rawalpindi
20th Jan 2014

Pakistan: 13 killed in suicide blast near RA Bazar in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, (The News): Thirteen persons were killed and twenty-four others injured when a suicide blast occurred in RA Bazar of Rawalpindi early Monday morning while the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack, Geo News reported.   Police … Continued

19th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Shi’a Ulema Council district president shot, guard injured

Multan, (Tribune Express): Muzaffargarh president of the Shia Ulema Council, Syed Altaf Hussain Bukhari, and his security guard were injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at them on Thursday night. Police said the men were taken to a rural health … Continued

18th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Protest against targeted killings at University Road, Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): Demonstrators gathered on University Road and protested against the targeted killing of Mufti Usman Yar, Secretary General of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Samiul Haq Group on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   The religious leader, Mufti Usman Yar … Continued

India: 18 people killed in stampede after Bohra Muslim leader dies in Mumbai
18th Jan 2014

India: 18 people killed in stampede after Bohra Muslim leader dies in Mumbai

  Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): At least 18 people were killed and 56 others injured in a stampede that broke out early on Saturday near the Mumbai residence of the spiritual leader of Dawoodi Bohras Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who died on … Continued

17th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Three passengers killed as train turns turtle after blast in Rajanpur

RAJANPUR, (Dawn: A train turned upside down after an explosion occurred on the railway track in Rajanpur that killed three passengers and injured several others on Friday, Geo News reported.   According to General Manager Pakistan Railways Anjum Pervaiz, the … Continued

15th Jan 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 8 injured in Lahore vendetta shootout

LAHORE, (The News): An armed clash between two rival groups claimed one man’s life while it landed as many as eight others in the hospital here on Tuesday night, Geo News reported.   The deadly shootout was reported from the … Continued

14th Jan 2014

Pakistan: SHO among seven policemen injured in D.I Khan explosion

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, (Dawn): Seven police personnel including Station House Officer (SHO) Kolachi sustained injuries in a blast near their mobile van, Geo News reported.   Police have confirmed the blast, however its nature was yet to be ascertained.   … Continued

12th Jan 2014

Pakistan: PML-N’s Amir Muqam attacked in Swat; six killed

SWAT, (Dawn): At least six people were reportedly killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swat Valley, when an explosion occurred near Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam’s vehicle, DawnNews reported. Sources said that it details of the type of device are … Continued

11th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Four killed in fog related incident in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA, (The News): Four persons were killed and two others were injured when an accident occurred due to fog near Gujranwala, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to the police, the accident occurred at GT Road near Gujranwala where a … Continued

11th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Gas pipeline blown up in Balochistan

According to police sources, unidentified man planted explosive material under the gas pipeline which blew up and caught fire. — File photo QUETTA, (Dawn): An 18-inch Sui gas pipeline was blown up on Saturday by unknown miscreants in the Dera Murad … Continued

Pakistan: Saving lives: A teenager’s sacrifice for hundreds of mothers
10th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Saving lives: A teenager’s sacrifice for hundreds of mothers

  [Aitiza­z Hasan gave his life to preven­t a suicid­e attack at his school in Hangu.] HANGU, (Express Tribune): As the news of Aitizaz Hasan – a student who sacrificed his life while trying to prevent a suicide attack on his … Continued

Pakistan: At least 12 killed as two buses collide, fall into ravine near Murree
9th Jan 2014

Pakistan: At least 12 killed as two buses collide, fall into ravine near Murree

  RAWALPINDI, (The News): More than a dozen passengers died and over 38 were injured when two passenger buses fell off a cliff into a gorge during rainy weather near Saalgran, some 25 kilometres from Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Wednesday. … Continued

9th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Musharraf treason case adjourned to Jan 16

  ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): A special court set up in the federal capital to try former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf for treason charges reserved its decision until 2 pm today on a medical report of the former president and … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview done on 29 May 2013 and transmitted on 12 June 2013


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