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Pakistan ex-head Musharraf charged in Bhutto death

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: A Pakistani court Tuesday indicted former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf on murder charges in connection with the 2007 assassination of iconic

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Suicide attack kills 38 at Pakistan funeral

QUETTA: A suicide bomber killed 38 people on Thursday and wounded more than 50 others, most of them Pakistani policemen attending a funeral on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr

US withdraws diplomats from Lahore consulate

WASHINGTON: The US state department on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to Pakistan and ordered non-essential government personnel to leave the US consulate in Lahore because of a specific

19 killed in torrential rain, floods in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: At least 19 people have been killed and 42 others injured in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Pakistan, even as authorities warned the situation may worsen further.

Pakistani lawmakers elect new president

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani lawmakers elected a textile businessman who briefly served as the governor of southern Sindh province as the country’s next president Tuesday, the election commission chief said, a result

New Pakistan government vows to rescue ailing power sector

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s new energy minister promised on Thursday to fix the country’s ailing energy sector in three years, laying out an ambitious plan to tackle crippling power shortages that have

Malala at U.N.: The Taliban failed to silence us

A Pakistani teenager nearly killed by Taliban gunmen for advocating that all girls should have the right to go to school gave her first formal public remarks Friday at the

Pakistan, IMF agree to $5.3 billion bailout

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan took a major step toward averting an economic crisis Thursday, reaching an initial deal with the International Monetary Fund on a bailout of at least $5.3 billion to

Bomb targeting senior judge kills 7 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A bomb targeting a senior judge in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi wounded him and killed seven members of the security forces on Wednesday, a senior government official said. The Taliban took

Pakistani premier: Musharraf should be tried

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s premier said Monday that the military ruler who ousted him in a coup over a decade ago should be tried for treason, but the government stopped