Tag Archives: Pakistan

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Pakistan’s Khan in Saudi Arabia on maiden foreign visit

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday on his first foreign visit since coming to power, with speculation swirling that he may be seeking economic assistance from the oil-rich ally.

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At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bomb attack on a polling station as millions of Pakistanis voted in a nationwide election Wednesday.

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Indian Air Force pilot dies in jet fighter crash

An Indian Air Force pilot was killed on Wednesday when his Soviet-era jet fighter crashed on a routine sortie near the border with Pakistan, an official said.

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Canadian mountaineer falls to death on Pakistan’s K2

A Canadian national who was attempting to climb Pakistan’s K2 mountain has fallen to his death, officials said Saturday.

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Avalanche kills Austrian mountaineer in Pakistan

An Austrian mountaineer was killed and two others injured after their tent was hit by an avalanche in northern Pakistan, officials said on Saturday.

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Six dead in Iran armed clash near Pakistan border

Three “terrorists” and three members of the Iranian security forces were killed during night-time clashes along Iran’s border with Pakistan, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday.

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Two Christians killed in SW Pakistan

Two Christians were killed in a drive-by shooting outside a church in southwestern Pakistan Sunday, officials said, the second such attack on the minority community in the area this month.

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Pakistan summons US ambassador over traffic death

Pakistan said Sunday it had summoned the US ambassador to lodge a protest over the death of a motorcyclist who was killed in a collision with a US diplomatic vehicle.

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Gunmen kill mother, daughter polio workers in Pakistan

Pakistani officials say gunmen have shot and killed a mother and her daughter who were taking part in an anti-polio campaign in the southwestern city of Quetta.

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US woman charged with using Bitcoin to finance IS

US prosecutors have charged a New York woman with using Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies to send funds to the Islamic State group.