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Pakistan Plane Crashes, Kills 107

A passenger plane crashed in a crowded neighborhood on the edge of the international airport near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi Friday, killing all 107 passengers and crew, the city’s mayor said. Mayor Wasim Akhtar said at least five

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Suicide Blast Kills 10 At Popular Pakistani Shrine

A suicide blast at one of Pakistan’s oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least 10 people and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, police said, in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban. The blast

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US To Cancel $300m Pakistan Aid

The US military says it is canceling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously accused Pakistan of deceiving the US while receiving billions of

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Rescuers have recovered 21 bodies from Pakistan plane crash site near Havelian, military says

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with 48 people on board has crashed in the north of the country. Flight PK-661 “lost contact with the control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad”, the airline said. The army has

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ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bomb attack that killed at least 45 people in Pakistan

A suicide bomb attack killed at least 45 people during a religious ceremony in the remote mountains of Pakistan Saturday evening, according to local law enforcement. Through its media wing Amaq, ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast on a Sufi

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Suicide bomber kills 23 at mosque in NW Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens more as they attended Friday prayers at a mosque in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area, officials said. The bombing took place in the village of Butmaina in the

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Pakistani, Nigeria top cops partner on crime

PRESS RELEASE The Chief of Defence staff of Pakistan, Lt. General NAJIB ULLAH KHAN HI (M) on 17TH August, 2016 paid a courtesy call on the Inspector General of Police Ag. IGP Ibrahim K. Idris . The Chief of Defence staff

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Gary Ballance: England batsman recalled to face Pakistan at Lord’s

Yorkshire batsman Gary Ballance has been recalled to the England side for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s next week. England’s leading Test wicket-taker James Anderson misses out with a shoulder injury. Middlesex pace bowler Toby Roland-Jones earns a

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