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Five children among 27 killed in Pakistan accident

Five children among 27 killed in Pakistan accident

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:05

At least 27 people, including five women and two children, were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger van hit a trailer in Pakistan`s south Sukkur district Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir attacked; Nawaz Sharif convenes high-level meeting

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir attacked; Nawaz Sharif convenes high-level meeting

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 09:25

After senior Pakistani journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir was shot at in Pakistan`s financial capital Karachi on Saturday evening, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a high-level meeting on Sunday to discuss the attack.

Accidental blast kills six militants in Afghanistan

Accidental blast kills six militants in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 06:40

Up to six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghan province of Ghazni, police said.

Pervez Musharraf arrives in Karachi on `short visit`

Pervez Musharraf arrives in Karachi on `short visit`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:11

Pakistan`s embattled former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf on Saturday arrived in Karachi for a "short visit" during which he will be staying with his daughter besides undergoing certain medical checks at a Naval hospital.

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir shot at, brother suspects ISI involvement

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir shot at, brother suspects ISI involvement

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 13:50

Senior Pakistani journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir was shot at in country`s financial capital Karachi on Saturday evening, reports said.

Six Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan blast

Six Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan blast

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 17:07

Six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghanistan`s eastern province of Ghazni, police said.

Pervez Musharraf likely to travel to Karachi

Pervez Musharraf likely to travel to Karachi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:03

Pakistan`s embattled former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf is likely to leave for a "short visit" to Karachi on Saturday.

We have to work together, Sharif tells armed forces

We have to work together, Sharif tells armed forces

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:58

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today praised the powerful Army and its chief Gen Raheel Sharif and stressed on the need to work together for a strong economy, democracy and containment of terrorism.

 Two UN employees abducted in Karachi

Two UN employees abducted in Karachi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:35

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped two local employees of the UN in Pakistan`s port city of Karachi late Friday, police said.

Everest avalanche: Rescuers continue search for missing sherpas

Everest avalanche: Rescuers continue search for missing sherpas

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:28

Rescuers searched Mount Everest for bodies Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from an avalanche that killed at least 12 Nepalese guides in the deadliest accident ever on the world`s highest peak.