Pakistani chopper crashes into school; Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors killed
Pakistani chopper crashes into school; Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors killed

A Pakistan military helicopter carrying diplomats to inspect development projects crashed on Friday killing seven people, including the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors.

Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for helicopter attack, say PM Nawaz Sharif was target
Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for helicopter attack, say PM Nawaz Sharif was target

The Pakistani Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys, and said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was their target.

Pakistan media owner sentenced to 26 years for `blasphemy`

A Pakistan court Tuesday sentenced the owner of the country`s biggest media group to 26 years in prison for broadcasting a show it said was blasphemous.

Earthquake jolts parts of Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan-occupied-Gilgit late on Tuesday night and resultant mild tremors were felt in Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Gilgit-Baltistan leader opposed Pak deal to hand over region to China

"Engineer" Manzoor Parwana, the Chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM), has demanded that the Pakistan Government come clean on Chinese activities in Gilgit Baltistan.

Teen Pak girls shot dead for dancing in rain

Two teenagers sisters were reportedly shot dead after they were seen dancing in the rain in Pakistan.

Pak: 25 Shi’ites pulled off buses, shot and killed

The victims were travelling from Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, to Gilgit, a mostly Shi’ite area.

Gilgit-Baltistan representatives seek US support

After Balochistan, resentment is brewing up in Gilgit-Baltistan with the local representatives there calling on the US to support the right of self- determination of the people of the disputed region.

14 people killed in sectarian violence in Pak

People were killed in a grenade
attack and incidents of firing between rival Shia and Sunni
groups in Gilgit.

Pakistan to lease Gilgit-Baltistan to China?

Pakistan is
considering a proposal to lease the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan
region to Beijing for 50 years.

`China de facto controls Gilgit-Baltistan in Pak`

Senge Sering alleged that ISI was using Gilgit-Baltistan as a hide out and launch pad for the extremist militants.

`Chinese incursion in Gilgit-Baltistan alarming`

"Chinese activities" in Gilgit-Baltistan region is an alarming
development that will affect the Indo-China relations, experts have said.

China drops controversial term on PoK

Chinese response to the presence of
its troops in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Is US pointing a finger at China?

An expert accuses US of sowing seeds of discord between China and neighbours.

Thousands of Chinese troops active in Khunjerab Pass in Gilgit

A noted American South Asian
expert on Wednesday said that thousands of Chinese soldiers are
stationed in the Gilgit-Baltistan area in the occupied Kashmir
in Pakistan.

India to verify China`s presence in Gilgit: MEA

India is making "independent
verification" of the reports of presence of Chinese troops in
Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying
it would be a matter of "serious concern" if it turns out to
be true.