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Six die as school van blown up in Pakistan

Six die as school van blown up in Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:56

At least six people, including three children, were killed Tuesday when their school van was blown up in Pakistan`s Bajaur Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Khan`s lawmakers to resign in Pakistan poll row

Khan`s lawmakers to resign in Pakistan poll row

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 03:27

Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan`s party announced on Monday it is to renounce all its parliamentary seats, in a bitter row with the government over alleged poll rigging.

Imran Khan`s party lawmakers to quit Parliament, reject talks

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 23:10

Opposition leader Imran Khan`s political party on Monday decided to withdraw its lawmakers from the National Assembly and all provincial assemblies except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Case against Nawaz Sharif not registered despite court orders

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 22:57

Pakistani police refused to register a murder case against PM Nawaz Sharif, despite a court order on framing of charges for his role in violence that killed 14 supporters of cleric Tahirul Qadri.

Toll in Nepal floods rises to 101

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 20:08

The toll in floods and landslides hitting western Nepal since last week has risen to 101, while 126 people remain missing and 17,000 have abandoned their homes, officials told Efe news agency Monday.

Modi writes to Karzai, greets on Afghan Independence Day

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 18:08

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to President Hamid Karzai extending greetings for Afghanistan`s Independence Day with a promise to continue India`s full support to the efforts to build a strong, united, peaceful, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan.

Pak Govt gives in to Imran Khan`s demand? Two committees to negotiate with PTI, PAT

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 12:10

The Pakistan government appeared gearing up to control the situation as it agreed to accept their “legal” and “constitutional” demands.

Pakistan`s Khan calls for `civil disobedience` movement

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 00:22

He appealed to the people to stop paying utility bills and taxes to the current government, accusing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of plundering national wealth to furnish his business empire. 

Imran Khan calls for `civil disobedience movement` to oust Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 23:22

Pakistan`s opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday declared a "civil disobedience movement" against the Nawaz Sharif-led government, saying the country`s future is bleak under the rule of businessmen, as cleric Tahirul Qadri gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the embattled Prime Minister to resign.

Protesters barge into Red Zone as Imran Khan calls for final match

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 20:09

Thousands of supporters of Pakistan`s opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday forced their way into the high-security Red Zone after the cricketer-turned- politician asked them to get ready for the final match against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 48-hour ultimatum to resign by cleric Tahir-ul Qadri.