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Political leader shot dead in Pakistan

A leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), Ziauddin was gunned down Sunday by unknown assailants in Orangi Town in the Pakistani city of Karachi, media reported.

ANP leader, policeman shot dead by gunmen in northwest Pak

In two separate incidents of violence, unidentified gunmen today shot dead a leader of the liberal Awami National Party in Pakistan`s restive northwest tribal region while a policeman was killed here.

Pakistan urges Taliban to release ANP leader

Awami National Party (ANP) leader Arbab Zahir Kasi`s name should also be included in the list of people the Taliban shura is releasing, a media report said Tuesday.

8 killed in violence in Karachi

At least eight people were today killed in separate incidents of violence and target killings in Pakistan`s biggest city Karachi.

ANP leader kidnapped in Pak`s Balochistan

A senior leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) was today kidnapped by unidentified persons from the restive Quetta in Pakistan`s Balochistan province.

ANP worker shot dead in Pakistan

A woman political worker of Awami National Party (ANP) was shot dead by unknown gunmen in northwest Pakistan, police said on saturday.

Pakistan General Elections 2013: Many turn up to vote despite terror threat

Pakistanis braved Taliban threats to turn up at polling stations Saturday to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates, marking a democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another.

Grenade attack near Imran Khan`s party gathering, 3 injured

At least three people were injured when a hand grenade attack on a meeting of Imran Khan`s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party in a northwestern province on Sunday, police said.

Pakistan poll candidate, son shot dead in Karachi

An Awami National Party leader contesting Pakistan`s upcoming general election and his six-year-old son were gunned down outside a mosque in the southern port city of Karachi on Friday, police and witnesses said.

Pakistan blast kills 11

The bomb exploded just as senior ANP leader Bashir Jan arrived in Mominabad area to address an election meeting.

ANP leader shot dead in Balochistan

An Awami National Party leader and his associate were gunned down and another person was injured in an attack by suspected militants in Balochistan province.

Pakistan blast kills ANP leader

The bomb planted by the roadside was triggered by remote control as ANP leader Mukarram Shah was driving from Manglor to Banjot in Swat Valley, located about 160 km from Islamabad.

Poll scrutiny in Pakistan tests candidates` knowledge of Islam

Pakistanis are being treated to spectacle of politicians struggling to recite Quranic verses and answer questions about Islamic law as part of scrutiny of nomination papers for May`s general election.

Blast in northwest Pakistan kills two

The blast targeted the motorcade of Awami National Party leader Adnan Wazir, a former member of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, in Wali Noor area of Bannu district.

Ensuring safe polls a challenge: Pakistani daily

A leading Pakistani daily feared militants could launch offensive in their bid to scuttle elections so as to weaken fledgling democratic institutions and push the country into turmoil again.

Thousands protest in Pakistan against Shia killings

Civil society and Shia groups protested in Pakistan against bomb attacks that killed nearly 100 Hazara Shias and demanded action against militant groups that are targeting the minority community.

ANP leader, 13 others injured in blast in Pakistan

Awami National Party leader Bashir Khan Umarzai and 13 others were injured on Saturday when his entourage was targeted with a roadside bomb in Pakistan`s restive northwest, police said.

ANP minister, 8 others killed in Pak suicide attack

The bomber struck as Bashir, 69, was leaving the house in the congested Dhaki Nalbandi neighbourhood near Qissa Khwani Bazar this evening.

Awami National Party chief to visit India

Awami National chief Asfandyar
Wali Khan, a top leader of Pakistan`s ruling coalition, will
make a week-long visit to India this week to attend the
centennial celebrations of the Islamic University in New

ANP leader, bodyguard killed in northwest Pakistan

A leader of the Awami National Party and his bodyguard were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in northwest Pakistan on Monday, police said.