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Karachi shuts down to bury 45 bomb dead Pakistan's largest city Karachi shut down on Monday to mourn 45 people killed by a car bomb in a Shiite Muslim neighbourhood, the latest in a series of devastating attacks as Pakistan prepares for elections.
04 марта 2013
WHO says polio fight critical despite attacks The head of the World Health Organization's polio drive said Friday it was crucial to push on with the fight to eradicate the disease despite a rising death toll among vaccination workers.
01 марта 2013
Pakistan hit by nationwide blackout Pakistan was hit by a nationwide blackout for more than two hours after the breakdown of a major plant caused power stations to stop working across the country.
25 февраля 2013
Pakistan protesters demand end to killing of Shiites Thousands of women refused Monday to bury victims of a bloody bombing and a strike shut down Pakistan's biggest city Karachi as protesters across the country demanded protection for Shiite Muslims.
18 февраля 2013
US needs to keep up drone war against Qaeda: Panetta The United States will have to keep up an open-ended drone war against Al-Qaeda militants in Pakistan and elsewhere to prevent another terror attack on America.
03 февраля 2013
Change in Israel needed for peace talks: Palestinians The Palestine Liberation Organisation said Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would have to drastically change tack if peace talks were to resume.
31 января 2013
Gates urges polio eradication by 2018 Microsoft founder Bill Gates said the battle to eradicate polio was one of the toughest the world has faced, but said it could be conquered by 2018.
31 января 2013
Pakistan foreign minister says India 'warmongering' India is "warmongering" over deadly clashes in disputed Kashmir, Pakistan's foreign minister said Tuesday while calling for talks to end the new hostilities.
16 января 2013
Pakistan police fire tear gas at Islamabad protesters Pakistani police fired tear gas and gunshots could be heard as a growing crowd of protesters converged on parliament Tuesday, throwing stones at security forces.
15 января 2013
Bloodiest day in years for Pakistan as blasts kill 115 A string of bombings in Pakistan including a twin suicide attack on a snooker hall used by Shiite Muslims has left 115 people dead, in one of the nation's deadliest days in years.
12 января 2013
©REUTERS Pakistani Al-Qaeda suspect extradited from Britain to US An alleged Pakistani Al-Qaeda operative accused of planning attacks in the United States, Britain and Norway was on Thursday extradited to America.
05 января 2013
UN chief condemns 'escalating' violence in Pakistan UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said Sunday he was "appalled by the escalating terrorist violence in Pakistan," after 19 Shiite pilgrims died in a car bomb and 21 kidnapped soldiers were killed.
31 декабря 2012
British girl missing for three years in Pakistan comes home A six-year-old girl flew back to Britain for an emotional reunion with her mother on Friday more than three years after she was abducted by her father and taken to Pakistan.
30 декабря 2012
Pakistan to mark five years since Bhutto murder Pakistan marks the fifth anniversary of the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on Thursday, with her son expected to launch his political career with a speech in the family's ancestral home town.
28 декабря 2012
Surge in Pakistan violence raises fears for elections A surge of violence in northwest Pakistan culminating in the assassination of a senior provincial minister has raised fears of a renewed Taliban campaign that could threaten national elections.
24 декабря 2012
Love online challenges Pakistan taboos Sania was just a schoolgirl when she logged onto an Internet chat room and met a young college student called Mohammad. They fell in love and decided to get married.
20 декабря 2012
Death toll rises to 21 after Pakistan attack: officials The death toll from a car bomb attack on a marketplace in northwestern Pakistan has risen to 21, officials said Tuesday.
18 декабря 2012
US report faults Pakistan over Afghan war Despite an easing of tensions with the United States, Pakistan is persistently undermining security in Afghanistan by permitting safe havens for insurgents.
12 декабря 2012
Shiite Muslims protest Pakistan govt in New York More than 1,000 Shiite Muslims marched in the streets of New York on Friday to voice their anger at the Pakistani government and the Taliban for what they called a "genocide" in their community.
08 декабря 2012
Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile Pakistan on Wednesday test fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile with a range of 1,300 kilometres (800 miles), the military said.
29 ноября 2012

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