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19 killed in torrential rain, floods in Pakistan


At least 19 people have been killed and 42 others injured in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Pakistan, even as authorities warned the situation might worsen further.

8 security personnel killed in attack on Pak check-post

At least eight security personnel were killed Saturday when unknown assailants attacked their check-post in Pakistan’s southern-western province of Balochistan, officials said.

Death toll in Pak bombing rises to 52

The death toll in twin bombings in northwest Pakistan’s restive tribal belt rose to 52 Saturday after another 12 people succumbed to their injuries.

Zardari’s party boycotts presidential election in Pakistan


Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Friday decided to boycott next week’s presidential election to protest over advancing of the polling dates.

Pakistan foils plot to target Prime Minister Sharif

Pakistani authorities claimed to have foiled a plot to target Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by busting a terror network planning to launch suicide attack on his residence in Raiwind on the outskirts of Lahore.

Shahbaz Sharif may become Pak PM?

Nawaz Sharif had bitter experiences in dealings with the military and presidency, probably more than anybody else.

Prez Nawaz? Sharifs may have a plan

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been advised by close aides to become the President, replacing Mr Asif Ali Zardari to make sure his Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) completes its five-year term

Pakistan mulls peace talks with Taliban


Pakistan plans to form a “working group” this month to hold peace talks with the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and other Islamist militant groups, in an effort to end continuous violence in the country, according to a media report.

US drone attack kills 18 in Pakistan


A US drone targeted a residential compound and a vehicle in northwest Pakistan’s restive tribal region close to the Afghan border, killing at least 18 suspected militants, officials said today.

Pak SC order govt to initiate treason case against Musharraf

Pakistan Supreme Court today directed the government to initiate a probe against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case and complete the investigation without “unnecessary delay.”

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