Separatist insurgents from the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) claimed responsibility for the blast that targeted the Rangers paramilitary force in southern Karachi city's Orangi area.
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Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered the release of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, previously convicted of beheading Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, a decision that has left his family in “complete shock”, lawyers said.
Experienced batsman Faf du Plessis says South Africa must master the unfamiliar conditions and home captain Babar Azam when they play their first test in Pakistan since 2007 in the opening match of a two-game series that starts in Karachi on Tuesday.
International cricket was suspended in Pakistan following a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. Test cricket was revived in the country in late 2019 when Sri Lanka toured for two tests.
Protests over the brutal killing of 11 Hazara minority coal miners by Daesh spill over to several areas, including the economic powerhouse Karachi, officials say.
A Pakistani flying academy has painted its aircraft using colours and motifs of an art movement eponymous with trucks to showcase the country is more than the sum of its stereotypes.
A multi billion housing development has prompted local activists and lawmakers to accuse the prime minister of reneging on pro-environment promises.
French President Emmanuel Macron's office said his interview with Al Jazeera was aimed at clarifying misunderstandings around France’s position and the president's words which they say have been taken out of context.
Officials say 15 people were killed and several others injured after a passenger van overturned and caught fire on a highway in southern Sindh province.
As many as 400 witnesses gave statements in 171 hearings that spanned eight years after the deadly fire at a Karachi garment factory in which over 260 people lost their lives.
More than nine out of 10 people who contracted coronavirus have been asymptomatic, researchers say, offering some clues on why Pakistan has been able to weather the pandemic.
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