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Violence in Pakistan

More Than 50 People Dead In Pakistani Checkpoint Suicide Bombing

The latest count placed the number of dead at 55, but Lahore Police Chief Mushtaq Sukhera said fatalities could go up since 100 Pakistanis who watched a military parade were victims of a Pakistani checkpoint suicide bomber.

Pakistan Named Second Worst Country In Gender Equality

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its annual global gender gap report on Tuesday and they have revealed that Pakistan is the second worst country regarding gender equality.

Violence in Pakistan

Pakistan Violence Targeting Hazaras Kill At Least 13

Three separate attacks including shootings and bombings have shaken the city of Quetta in Pakistan on Thursday, leaving at least 13 people dead and reflecting the violence in the country especially in Baluchistan Province.

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Receives U.S. Liberty Medal in Philadelphia

Young Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Youzafzai shared her vision for learning in Philadelphia where she was awarded the United States Liberty Medal and US$100,000 on Tuesday.

India-Pakistan War

9 Dead, 37 Injured In Pakistan-India Border Clash

Nine civilians were killed while 37 more were reportedly injured during a clash between Pakistan and India along the Kashmir Border on Monday despite the cease-fire agreement between the two countries.

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan's Karzai Blasts U.S., Pakistan In Farewell Speech

Outgoing Afghan leader Hamid Karzai blamed the United States for its part in the continuing war in his country during his farewell speech on Tuesday.

Rizwan Akhtar

Pakistan Appoints New ISI Chief

The chief of Pakistan’s military forces on Monday appointed an experienced military officer to be the new chief of the country’s intelligence unit amid its battle with Islamic insurgency.

Chinese troops patrol the LAC around Ladakh.

China And India Square Off Yet Again At Line Of Actual Control

Indian officials accused China of sending as many as 1,000 soldiers across the 4,000-square kilometer Line of Actual Control (LAC) dividing the two nations at eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Shooting Suspects Arrested, Pakistan Army Says

The group of Taliban militants suspected of shooting teen activist Malala Yousafzai has been arrested, according to the Pakistani army on Friday.

Pakistani demonstrators demand Prime Minister Sharif to step down from his position for allegations of mass voting fraud

3 Pakistani Protestors Killed During Clash With Police

Anti-government protesters conflict with Pakistani law enforcement, while trying to advance on the prime minister’s property early Sunday morning. The previous night brought much violence, yet these are the first deaths in more than three weeks of protesters’ demonstration.

Pakistan protesters

Pakistan Holds Dialogue With Opposition Protest Leaders

Pakistan officials held initial talks with leaders of opposition to resolve political crisis.

Imran Khan

imran Khan Issues Ultimatum To Sharif: Resign Or PM House Gets Stormed

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan threatened to storm the Prime Minister House unless Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down by Wednesday evening.

Red Zone

Pakistani Protesters Breaks Through Islamabad’s Red Zone

Pakistani forces were called Wednesday after thousands of demonstrators rallied to the parliament to overthrow the prime minister.

Sujatha Singh

India Cancels Talks With Pakistan For Meeting Kashmiri Separatists

Indian foreign secretary Sujatha Singh cancelled its meeting with her Pakistani counterpart, reprimanding High Commissioner Abdul Basit for meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders, reports said on Monday.

Imran-Qadri protest

Pakistan PM Sharif: Imran-Qadri 'Conspiracy' Will Not Succeed

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran-Qadri said that Imran and Qadri's long march and protests in Islamabad is against Pakistan's democratic system and will never succeed.

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