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Building collapse in Pakistan kills 13 people

At least 13 people have been killed after a building collapsed in Karachi, Pakistani police said. Only one body was initially recovered when the building...

Survivor tells of ‘turbulence’ and warning before Pakistan plane crash

One of the two survivors of the Pakistan plane crash said the flight had proceeded normally until its descent, when there was a sudden...

Dozens killed as Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi

A passenger plane with 98 people on board has crashed in a crowded neighbourhood on the edge of the international airport near Pakistan’s southern...

Bomb kills Pakistani policeman assigned to anti-polio team

A roadside bomb targeted a police vehicle in north-western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing one policeman and injuring three others, officials said. The officers had been...

Pakistan court sentences former ruler to death in treason case

A court in Pakistan has sentenced the country’s former military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf, to death. The sentence comes after a treason case related to...

Radical cleric considers next move after Pakistan PM Imran Khan fails to resign

A radical Pakistani cleric who galvanised tens of thousands of followers to march on Islamabad will meet opposition politicians to consider his next move...

Burning Pakistan train took 20 minutes to stop, say survivors as dozens killed

A raging fire has swept through a train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab Province, killing 74 people. Survivors said it took nearly 20 minutes for the...

Dozens killed as gas stove sparks fire on Pakistan train

A massive fire caused by a cooking gas stove on a train in Pakistan has killed at least 65 passengers, officials said. Flames roared through...

Pakistan predicts ‘bloodbath’ in Kashmir

Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has denounced India’s crackdown in Kashmir and warned of a “bloodbath” in the disputed region. Mr Khan told the United...

India arrests hundreds in Kashmir as Pakistan cuts railway link

Indian security forces have arrested more than 500 people since New Delhi imposed a communications blackout and security clampdown in divided Kashmir, where people...

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