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Giant cross rises in Pakistan, home to a Christian minority

Giant cross rises in Pakistan, home to a Christian minority In this photo taken on Monday, May 18, 2015, a Pakistani Christian couple visit a cemetery where a large cross is under construction, in Karachi, Pakistan. Towering over this violent port city in Pakistan, where Islamic militant attacks and gangland … Full News here – […]

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Pakistan: Militants storm Karachi-bound buses killing 21

Pakistan: Militants storm Karachi-bound buses killing 21 A group of unknown militants stormed two Karachi-bound buses in Pakistan killing at least 21 and abducting several others. The attack took place on Friday, 29 May night when the coaches were en route to Karachi from Quetta. Dressed in security forces' … Full News here – Read more […]

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Mass Poisoning of Stray Dogs in Karachi, Pakistan, Condemned by Activists

Mass Poisoning of Stray Dogs in Karachi, Pakistan, Condemned by Activists ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Animal rights activists have criticized leaders of Pakistan's largest city for the mass poisoning of stray dogs, saying the policy inhumane and ineffective. "There are just too many dogs. But you don't just give the dogs poisoned … Full News here […]

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Pakistan Officials Question Islamic State Funding Claims of Group That Claimed

Pakistan Officials Question Islamic State Funding Claims of Group That Claimed … Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan: The militant group that said it was behind Wednesday's massacre of 45 commuters in Karachi is a dangerous outfit with ties to Pakistan's Taliban, but intelligence sources voiced doubts about claims it had received financial … Full News here […]

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American Woman Wounded in Shooting in Karachi, Pakistan

American Woman Wounded in Shooting in Karachi, Pakistan KARACHI, Pakistan — An American citizen was critically wounded in what was apparently a militant attack on Thursday in the southern port city of Karachi. The American, identified as Debra Lobo, 55, was shot twice in her car by two men on a motorcycle … Full News […]

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Pakistan military's move on Karachi seen part of 'creeping coup'

Pakistan military's move on Karachi seen part of 'creeping coup' "There is a quiet, creeping takeover of Karachi by the military," said a government official close to Akhtar, head of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, which traditionally acts as an extension of army power in Pakistan. "Karachi is just too … Full News here – […]

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How Karachi's waste is poisoning Pakistan

How Karachi's waste is poisoning Pakistan ABDUL REHMAN GOTH, PAKISTAN—The Arabian Sea was unusually choppy on a recent day, but fishermen here on the outskirts of Karachi needed money. So they packed into wobbly six-metre boats stacked with nets, bait and enough food to last up to two … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Blast took place outside the Saleh Mosque near Pakistan Chowk; injured rushed

Blast took place outside the Saleh Mosque near Pakistan Chowk; injured rushed … KARACHI: Two people were killed in an explosion that took place after Friday prayers outside the Saleh Mosque for Bohra community worshippers. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) police Abdul Khaliq Shaikh confirmed that one person died in the blast that … Full News here […]

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Pakistan Pacer Sohail Khan Out of Bangladesh Tour

Sohail Khan suffered a back injury during Pakistan's training session and has been replaced by Junaid Khan. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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11 Indians Rescued by Pakistan From Yemen

Pakistan said on Saturday that it has evacuated 11 Indians along with 148 Pakistani citizens from strife-torn Yemen's southeastern city of Mokallah, which is now almost entirely under the control of a… Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan evacuates nearly 200 citizens from Yemen

Pakistan evacuated nearly 200 of its citizens from war-torn Yemen on Friday as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif discussed the crisis with his counterpart in Turkey. There were tears and relieved smiles at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport as the specially chartered Pakistan International Airlines plane arrived with the 176 evacuees. Pakistan has yet to decide […]

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US citizen brought from Pakistan to NYC faces terror charges

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen who authorities say traveled from Canada to Pakistan to train with al-Qaida in order to carry out jihad has been arrested and charged with conspiring to kill American soldiers, according to court papers unsealed Thursday. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Fire breaks out in Hum TV building, no casualties – Pakistan – DAWN.COM

A fire broke out on Hum TV office situated on Karachi's II Chundrigar road but no casualties were reported. — PPP/File Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan soldiers raid MQM's Karachi headquarters

Pakistan soldiers raid MQM's Karachi headquarters Security forces have raided the Karachi headquarters of Pakistan's fourth biggest political party, detaining "hardcore criminals" and seizing arms. Col Tahir Mahmood said troops acted on information that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was hiding … Full News here – Read more on BBC News

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MQM chief invites PTI to hold rally in Azizabad – Pakistan – DAWN.COM

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain on Wednesday offered the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf to either hold its rally in Azizabad's Jinnah Ground while maintaining the sanctity of the "martyrs' memorial" situated there or to hold the rally at some other venue. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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