Pakistan

5 dead following Afghanistan insurgent attack

By Fri, Oct 24, 2014 5:22PM UTC Training exercise at Kabul Military Training Center in Afghanistan. Pic: AP.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police in Afghanistan said that five people were killed and two injured when gunmen opened fire on a car in the eastern province of Nangahar on Friday. The attack took place as the car carrying a total of seven civilians was driving through Khogyani district around 6 am, said the spokesman for the provincial police, Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal.

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.

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