Enemies of country's toughest policeman finally catch up with him
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Monday 15 October 2012
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Pakistan's largest city yesterday in support of Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old girl shot and critically wounded by the Taliban last week for promoting girls' education and criticising the Islamist group.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
A waterborne parasite commonly known as “brain-eating amoeba” has killed 10 people in Pakistan's largest city, a Pakistani official with the World Health Organization said today.
Thursday 02 August 2012
A man who disappeared 23 years ago, leading his family to believe he had died, has returned home after being found in a prison in Pakistan.
Thursday 05 July 2012
The first truck carrying supplies through Pakistan to US and Nato troops in neighbouring Afghanistan has crossed the border after a seven-month closure of supply routes by Pakistan ended.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Three Pakistan navy officers are to be court-martialled for "negligence" in connection with a dramatic Taliban attack on a base in Karachi last year.
Saturday 21 April 2012
Pilot was preparing to land when the plane crashed in bad weather on farmland near capital
Friday 20 April 2012
A Pakistani passenger jet with 127 people on board crashed into wheat fields today as it was trying to land in bad weather at an airport near the capital, Islamabad, officials said. Sobbing relatives of those on the flight flocked to the airport as a government minister expressed little hope of finding survivors.
Thursday 05 April 2012
A Taliban suicide bomber has blown himself up near a vehicle carrying a senior police official in the port city of Karachi, killing two people.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
His name is Vinod ... Agent Vinod. He can shoot two pistols simultaneously while diving through the air, disarm nuclear weapons and drive sports cars at terrifying speeds through narrow streets without breaking sweat.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Dwindling crowds have put five-day game in crisis but Pakistan's revival offers some hope
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Pakistan's prime minister has sacked the defence secretary, his office said today, in a move likely to ratchet up tension with the powerful military and raise fears of instability in a country vital to efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Embattled President is investigated over claims he sought US aid to rein in military
Monday 19 December 2011
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari returned home from medical treatment in Dubai to face rising tension between his civilian government and the military over a memo accusing the country's generals of plotting a coup.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Pakistani police discovered drug addicts held in chains at an Islamic seminary that offered rehabilitation services, and said today that young children were also sometimes shackled at the institution.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Pakistan's largest city ground to a halt yesterday, with most residents staying off the streets after its most powerful political party called a strike over the killing of at least 96 people in Karachi in the past week.
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