Pakistan

Body of Filipino envoy killed in Pakistan helicopter crash arrives home

By Wed, May 13, 2015 3:18PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP)­ The body of the Philippine ambassador killed in a helicopter crash in Pakistan last week has arrived in his home country, with honor guards and his weeping family receiving his casket at Manila's airport.

Gunmen kill 43 in attack on Shiite minority in Pakistan

By Wed, May 13, 2015 3:00PM UTC

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP)­ Pakistani police say gunmen have killed 43 people in an attack on the country's Shiite minority. Provincial police chief Ghulam Haider Jamali says several others were wounded in Wednesday's attack on a bus in the southern port city of Karachi. He says the bus was en

Video: Taliban downed Pakistan helicopter carrying diplomats

By Sun, May 10, 2015 3:04PM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP)­ A militant video purports to show Taliban fighters with a surface-to-air missile, claiming they used a similar one to shoot down a Pakistani helicopter carrying diplomats.

Bodies of diplomats killed in Pakistan crash reach capital

By Sat, May 09, 2015 3:01PM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP)­ State-run Pakistani television says the bodies of the ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia have arrived at a military base near the capital, Islamabad.

2 foreign ambassadors among 6 killed in Pakistan helicopter crash

By Fri, May 08, 2015 5:24PM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP)­ Pakistan's army says the ambassadors from the Philippines and Norway were killed in a helicopter crash in the country's north.