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UN: Inquiries Ongoing into Reports of Afghan Civilian Massacre

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations says it is looking into reports insurgents have massacred dozens of people, mostly civilians, in northern Afghanistan in recent days.

Local authorities say the incident took place Saturday after the Taliban attacked and overran Mirza …

Controversial Pakistani Charity Launches Political Party

ISLAMABAD � A Pakistani Islamist charity, which the United States designated as a “foreign terrorist organization” three years ago, has formed a new political party with a mission to enter mainstream politics and contest future national elections.

The controversial charity, …

More Than 20 Wounded In Lahore Bomb Blast, Officials Say

Pakistani officials say a bomb blast has wounded at least 22 people in the eastern city of Lahore.

Provincial Punjabi government spokesman Malik Muhammad Ahmad Khan said on August 7 that the bomb was planted inside a truck loaded with …

Truck Blast Injures More Than 30 in Pakistan

A truck bomb injured more than 30 people late Monday in Pakistan, in the latest bombing to rattle the eastern city of Lahore.

“The explosive material was planted inside a truck which was loaded with fruit,” said Abdullah Khan Sumbal, …

UN: Inquiries Ongoing into Reports of Afghan Civilian Massacre

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations says it is looking into reports insurgents have massacred dozens of people, mostly civilians, in northern Afghanistan in recent days.

Local authorities say the incident took place Saturday after the Taliban attacked and overran Mirza …

21 SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN KARACHI, PESHAWAR

Pakistan Rangers Sindh, during raids in different areas of Karachi on Monday, arrested 7 suspects including street criminals, drug peddlers and target killers. According to Rangers spokesperson, weapons and narcotics were also recovered from the arrest…

PM lauds Senate role to guard federation’s rights

Prime Minister Shahid KhaqanAbbasi Sunday said that Senate was an integral part of theParliament of Pakistan and its role in legislative frameworkof the country by effectively guarding the rights of thefederating units was highly praiseworthy.In his me…