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Four Pakistani Construction Workers Shot Dead In Volatile Tribal Area.

Four construction workers have been shot dead in Pakistan’s volatile North Waziristan tribal area, police said on November 27.

Tens of thousands of supporters mourn death of radical cleric in Pakistan.

Rizvi's party, Tehreek-e-Labiak, holds only two seats in parliament, but his movement has repeatedly pressed its cause by staging large-scale demonstrations.

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Protesters in Pakistan chant anti-French slogans after Macron pleads for understanding.

The demonstrations, which followed anti-France protests across the Muslim world last week, came after President Macron's interview late Saturday in which he said that he understood the shock Muslims felt at caricatures depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia Singled Out For 'Entrenched' Impunity In Killings Of Journalists.

Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Russia remain near the top on the list of countries where the Committee to Protect Journalists(CPJ)says "impunity" in cases of murdered journalists is "entrenched."

Bombing at Pakistan religious school kills at least 7, including children.

A spokesman for Peshawar's hospital said it had received seven dead and 70 wounded, many with burns.

Muslim Anger Aimed At France Grows Over Cartoon Row.

France faces a growing backlash over images being displayed in the country of the Prophet Mohammad, which some Muslims consider blasphemous. Pakistan complained on October 26 about an alleged "Islamophobic campaign" in the European country, while ...

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Three Killed, More Than A Dozen Injured In Pakistan Explosion.

At least three people were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a powerful explosion shook the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on October 21, officials said.

At Least 15 Afghans Killed In Stampede Near Pakistan's Jalalabad Consulate.

At least 15 people were killed and 10 injured in a stampede that occurred inside a football stadium in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar Province, where thousands had gathered on October 20 to secure visas from the Pakistani consulate, officials sai...

'Shocked' Senior Pakistani Police Officials Protest Arrest Of Exiled Ex-PM's Son-In-Law.

More than a dozen top police officials in Pakistan’s province of Sindh have applied for leave following the arrest of the son-in-law of exiled ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the provincial capital.

Son-In-Law Of Exiled Former Pakistani PM Arrested

Pakistani police have detained the son-in-law of exiled ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he led a crowd in chanting against the military at the tomb of the country's founder.

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Pakistani Opposition Alliance Holds Rally To Demand Khan's Resignation.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Karachi, Pakistan, on October 18 in support of an opposition alliance that has vowed to topple the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Nine major opposition parties formed the Pakistan Democratic Moveme...

Pakistani Opposition Alliance Holds Rally To Demand Khan's Resignation.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Karachi, Pakistan, on October 18 in support of an opposition alliance that has vowed to topple the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistani Opposition Alliance Holds Rally To Demand Khan's Resignation.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Karachi, Pakistan, on October 18 in support of an opposition alliance that has vowed to topple the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Nine major opposition parties formed the Pakistan Democratic Moveme...

16 dead after landslide in northern Pakistan buries bus.

Local administrator Miraj Alam said the bodies were being transferred to the district hospital, and that the Jaglot-Skardu road in the Tangos area where the landslide took place was being cleared.

At Least 10 Killed After Bus Buried By Landslide In Northern Pakistan.

At least 10 people have been killed after a landslide buried a minibus under tons of mud and rock in Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan region. 

Pakistani Opposition Vows To Topple Khan As Prime Minister.

Opposition leaders in Pakistan have vowed to topple the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan within weeks. 

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Afghanistan-Bound Convoy Attacked In Northwest Pakistan, NATO Armored Vehicles Torched.

Pakistani officials say several armed men have attacked a convoy transporting four armored vehicles for the NATO forces in Afghanistan and set them alight.

Pakistani Opposition Launches Protest Movement To Topple Khan Government.

Opposition supporters are gathering in the Pakistani city of Gujranwala to kick start an effort by the Pakistan Democratic Movement(PDM)alliance to topple the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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Eight Pakistani Troops Killed In Attacks In Northwestern Tribal Region.

Pakistani officials say eight of its soldiers have been killed in two separate attacks in the country’s northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

Pakistani State Workers Demand Big Pay Hike Amid Soaring Inflation.

Hundreds of government employees in Pakistan demanded pay rises as they demonstrated in the capital, Islamabad, on October 14. They want a 200-percent pay hike to keep pace with soaring consumer prices.

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Residents In Pakistan Tribal Region Continue Protest Demanding Release Of Detainees.

A sit-in protest by residents of Pakistan’s remote North Waziristan tribal district continued for a second consecutive day on October 14 as they demanded the release of all the locals allegedly detained by security forces following a roadside bomb...

Report: COVID-19 Used As Pretext To Crack Down On Internet Freedom.

Internet freedom has declined for the 10th consecutive year as governments around the world are using the coronavirus pandemic as a "cover" to expand online surveillance, crack down on dissent, and build new technological systems to control societ...

China, Russia Among Rights Abusers Elected To UN Human Rights Council.

China and Russia were among 15 countries elected to the UN Human Rights Council on October 13, drawing sharp criticism from rights groups and the United States over their abysmal human rights records.

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Women In Remote Pakistani Region Demand Release Of Local Men.

Dozens of women in Pakistan's remote North Waziristan tribal district have staged what is being called the first sit-in protest there to demand the release of sons, brothers, and husbands allegedly detained by Pakistani security forces.

At Least Two Pakistani Soldiers Killed By Militant Attack In South Waziristan.

Officials in Pakistan say militants have killed at least two Pakistani soldiers in an attack in a tribal district known as South Waziristan.

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