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Pakistan quake death toll nears 350 The death toll from a huge earthquake in southwest Pakistan this week has soared to around 350 people with more than 500 injured, officials said Thursday, among fears the toll could still rise.
26 сентября 2013
Death toll in Pakistan earthquake jumps to 173: officials The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck a remote part of southwestern Pakistan jumped to 173 on Wednesday, officials said, as rescue teams rushed to the area.
25 сентября 2013
Christians fear fresh attacks after Pakistan church bombing A devastating double suicide attack on a church in northwest Pakistan has triggered fears among the country's beleaguered Christian community that they will be targeted in a fresh wave of Islamist violence.
24 сентября 2013
Early childhood deaths halved since 1990: report Early childhood deaths around the world have been cut in half since 1990 but some 18,000 children under five still die every day.
14 сентября 2013
©REUTERS/Mustansar Baloch US drone kills at least six in Pakistan: officials A US drone fired two missiles into a compound in northwest Pakistan early Friday killing at least six militants.
06 сентября 2013
Karzai visits Pakistan, looking for Taliban peace Afghan President Hamid Karzai flew into Islamabad on Monday for key talks with Pakistan's newly elected government, searching for communication with Taliban insurgents to end 12 years of war.
27 августа 2013
US pulls staff from Lahore consulate over 'threats' The United States on Thursday evacuated all non-emergency staff from its consulate in Lahore, Pakistan, citing "specific threats" amid a worldwide alert over Al-Qaeda intercepts.
09 августа 2013
Miserable Eid for divided Kashmir families For thousands of Kashmiri families divided by one of the most heavily militarised borders in the world, this year's Eid al-Fitr festival offers cold comfort as India-Pakistan tensions flare.
09 августа 2013
Seven killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Karachi: police A bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi early Wednesday killed seven people and wounded 26 others.
07 августа 2013
Clashes in NW Pakistan leave 10 dead: officials Fierce clashes between Pakistani security forces and Islamic militants on Tuesday left 10 people dead in northwest Pakistan close to the Afghan border.
31 июля 2013
Pakistan lawmakers to elect new president Pakistani lawmakers are set to elect a new head of state Tuesday, marking an end to the five-year term of outgoing President Asif Ali Zardari whose party lost May's general elections.
30 июля 2013
©REUTERS/Omar Sobhani Hundreds of prisoners escape in Taliban jail attack Taliban insurgents armed with mortars and grenades launched a major attack on a jail in northwest Pakistan, escaping with 230 prisoners including hardline militants after a gunbattle with security forces.
30 июля 2013
Elders ban women from shopping alone in northwest Pakistan Tribal elders and Islamic clerics in northwest Pakistan have barred women from shopping in bazaars without a male relative.
21 июля 2013
Tourists flock to Pakistan Kashmir valley in rare boom Success stories can be rare in Pakistan, but business is booming in one Kashmir tourist spot as the region rebuilds after a devastating earthquake and shrugs off associations with violence.
20 июля 2013
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai. © REUTERS/Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham/Handout Malala defies Taliban to take world stage Malala Yousafzai took over the United Nations on Friday, nine months after a Taliban gunman put a bullet in her head believing he was ending the Pakistani teenager's campaign for girls' education.
13 июля 2013
Alpinist Maksut Zhumayev. © Alpinists murdered in Pakistan were our friends: Maksut Zhumayev Friends of famous Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev were among those killed in the attack in Pakistan-controlled Gilgit-Baltistan on June 23.
10 июля 2013
China-Pakistan friendship 'sweeter than honey': Sharif Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday told his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang their countries' relationship was "sweeter than honey".
05 июля 2013
Pakistan could soon end Afghan war: Kabul army chief Pakistan could end the Afghan war "in weeks" if it were serious about peace, and is complicit in US drone strikes despite its denunciations of the anti-militant campaign.
03 июля 2013
Militants blow up historic Pakistan building: officials Militants blew up a historic building in violence-plagued southwest Pakistan after shooting dead a guard in a predawn attack on Saturday.
15 июня 2013
Pair grilled after UK fighter jets escort Pakistani plane Two men arrested on a Pakistan International Airlines plane after fighter jets were scrambled to escort it to a London airport remained in custody Saturday for questioning by the police.
26 мая 2013

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