Pakistan

Pakistan cricketer Sohail flees ‘supernatural presence’ at team hotel

By Tue, Jan 27, 2015 12:15PM UTC Pic: AP.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Pakistan team management says cricketer Haris Sohail was left “visibly shaken” after a ghostly encounter in a Christchurch hotel room.

Pakistan police arrest 38 Indian fishermen

By Fri, Jan 23, 2015 1:32PM UTC Pakistan police arrest 38 Indian fishermen

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police officer says the country’s Maritime Security Agency has arrested 38 Indian fishermen for violating its waters in the Arabian Sea. Mohammad Anwar says the agency held the fishermen Thursday and handed them over to the police in the southern port city of Karachi.

Pakistanis continue to protest over blasphemous caricatures

By Mon, Jan 19, 2015 12:20PM UTC Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ,or Pakistan Movement for Justice, political party burn an effigy with the picture of French President Francois Hollande during a demonstration against caricatures published in the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday. Pic: AP.

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Different Pakistani political, religious and social organizations continue to protest against what they call blasphemous caricatures in the French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Afghan officials say 5 arrested for Pakistan school massacre

By Sat, Jan 17, 2015 4:37PM UTC Pakistani army troops arrive to conduct an operation at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan, last month. Pic: AP.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that security forces have arrested five people suspected of being involved in a massacre last month that saw extremists attack a military school in Pakistan, killing 148 people, most of them children.

AFP photographer shot during Pakistan Charlie Hebdo protest

By Sat, Jan 17, 2015 2:38PM UTC Pakistani police officers block protesters trying to reach the French Consulate during a protest against caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Karachi,  Pakistan, Friday. Pic: AP.

PARIS (AP) — French news agency AFP says one of its photographers was shot in front of the French consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, during a demonstration against Charlie Hebdo.

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