Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

By Thu, Oct 23, 2014 1:57PM UTC

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police official says gunmen have killed eight Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan. Operations police chief Aitzaz Goraya says the Shiites from the minority Hazara community were targeted outside the vegetable market in Quetta on Thursday morning. He says four gunmen riding two motorcycles killed six

Pakistani and Indian armies discuss border clashes

By Tue, Oct 14, 2014 4:57PM UTC Relatives of Rajesh Kumar, who was killed in mortar shell firing allegedly from the Pakistan's side, grieve at their home in India last week. Pic: AP.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Military officials in Pakistan say that country’s armed forces have discussed with India recent clashes along the border with the Himalayan region of Kashmir that have killed 20 people in the past week.

Nobel winner Yousafzai to get Canada citizenship

By Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:41AM UTC Nobel winner Yousafzai to get Canada citizenship

Canada will bestow honorary citizenship on Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani education activist who was awarded this year’s Nobel Peace prize.

Kidnapped German freed in Afghanistan

By Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:35AM UTC

Germany’s government says a German man who was kidnapped in Pakistan more than two years ago has been freed in Afghanistan.

Obama applauds Yousafzai, Satyarthi for Nobel win

By Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:29AM UTC Malala Yousafzai speaks during a media conference at the Library of Birmingham, in Birmingham, England, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, after she was named as winner of The Nobel Peace Prize.  Pic: AP

President Barack Obama says the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to children’s rights activists is a victory for everyone who strives to uphold human dignity.

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