07 Jun 2021

Dozens killed in Pakistan train collision

A collision between two passenger trains in southern Pakistan has killed at least 40 passengers and injured dozens after a train traveling in the Sindh province derailed and landed on another track. A second train that was full of passengers collided with the derailed train and overturned. Rescue teams worked

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07 May 2021

Pakistani Prime Minister Khan visits Saudi Arabia to reset ties

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is making an effort to reset relations with Saudi Arabia after tensions in recent years. Khan arrived in Riyadh on Friday is the beginning of a three-day visit. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman invited Khan in a significant move. Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar

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23 Apr 2021

Pakistan Investigates Whether Attack Targeted China’s Ambassador

Authorities in Pakistan are currently investigating whether the Chinese ambassador was the target of a suicide bombing that occurred in a Western province. The attack could be the latest of several directed at a Chinese target. Pakistan and China are close allies, and Pakistan has been one of the main

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12 Mar 2021

Blast kills six coal miners in Pakistan’s southwest

Approximately 1,000 feet underground, methane gas exploded at the coalfield in Marwar in the province of Balochistan, killing six miners and injuring two. The coal mine is in southwestern Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan. The mine has been closed and an inquiry has been ordered by the Chief Inspector

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05 Mar 2021

U.N. condemns up to 23 killings in Iran’s border area with Pakistan

At least 12 people have been killed on the border of Pakistan and Iran, according to a statement made by the UN on Friday. The border is located in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province, where Iranian security forces and Revolutionary guards have allegedly used lethal force against fuel couriers from ethnic minorities.

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25 Feb 2021

India and Pakistan Agree to Cease-Fire Along Their Disputed Border in Kashmir

Pakistan and India have agreed to a cease-fire along their disputed border, which is regarded as one of the most dangerous frontiers in the world. The two countries released a joint statement on Thursday confirming the agreement. The border, which is referred to as the Line of Control, is a

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28 Jan 2021

Top Pakistan Court Acquits Man Convicted of Killing WSJ Reporter Daniel Pearl

On Thursday, the Pakistani Supreme Court dismissed all charges against Omar Sheikh, a British citizen who has spent more than 18 years behind bars in Pakistan for the kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. Shiekh will be released from jail immediately, however, Pakistani authorities

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12 Jan 2021

Afghan Shia leader in Pakistan after killings of Hazara miners

Karim Khalili is a prominent Afghan Shia Muslim and held talks with Pakistan’s foreign minister after the killing of 10 Shia coal miners in a targeted attack earlier this month. The two leaders met in Islamabad on Tuesday. Peace processes between the Afghan government and the Afghan Taliban were discussed

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27 Oct 2020

At least seven dead in Pakistan school attack

Following an attack on a religious school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police have stated that at least seven were killed and more than 50 injured. Early reports claimed that four of the dead were children, however, it has been determined by hospital officials that those killed were young

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22 Jun 2020

As virus spikes, Pakistan says there’s no choice but to open

In Pakistan, COVID-19 is spreading at one of the fasted rates in the world, and hospitals can’t keep up. Health care facilities have been turning away patients as they continue to receive hundreds of COVID-19 patients per day. However, the government is moving forward with opening up the country due

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