Pakistani Shiites protest against ban on Iran road travel

Hundreds of protesters from Pakistan`s minority Shiite Hazara community on Sunday staged a demonstration in the south-western city of Quetta against a government ban on road travel to Iran where they go for pilgrimage.

Blast in Pakistan`s Balochistan province kills eight

A powerful bomb ripped through a crowded market at Dera Allah Yar town in the restive Balochistan province of Pakistan on Friday, killing eight persons and injuring more than 40 others, officials said.

Violence in Baluchistan has claimed 2,100 lives in five years

Violence in Pakistan`s Baluchistan has claimed over 2,100 lives and left 3,845 injured in 3,234 incidents of bomb blasts, rocket attacks besides sectarian and ethnic killings in the last five years.

`Will act against people linked to Shia attacks’

Dozens of Shia Hazaras have been killed in targeted attacks across Balochistan in recent weeks.

Deadly ethnic clashes erupt in Afghan capital

At least two people were killed in ethnic clashes that broke out in Kabul on Saturday when Hazara villagers allegedly burnt down the hilltop homes of Pashtun nomads, an official and witnesses said.