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Pakistan's Largest City Thirsts For Water

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 10.24.2014 | Green

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — On the outskirts of the slums of Pakistan's biggest city, protesters burning tires and throwing stones have what sounds lik...

Armored Cars Boom In Pakistan Amid Bombs And Bullets

Agence France Presse | Guillaume Lavallee | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

As an unprecedented wave of killings and kidnappings hits Karachi, the Pakistani city's elite are splashing out to have their luxury cars made bomb an...

Bombing Kills Teens Playing Soccer In Karachi

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan Aug 7 (Reuters) - A bomb killed 11 people in a poor district of Pakistan's financial hub of Kara...

Death Toll From Pakistan Bombing Climbs

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Gunmen shot and killed two people returning from a funeral Monday for Shiite Muslim victims of a massive bombing in Karachi,...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 37 In Pakistan, Wounds Another 140

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — A car bomb exploded outside a mosque on Sunday, killing 37 people and wounding another 141 in a Shiite Muslim dominated neig...

Nearly 300 Killed In Karachi Factory Fires

AP | ADIL JAWAD and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Fires at two clothing factories in Pakistan left 283 people dead – many trapped behind locked doors and barred windows...

PHOTOS: Massive Whale Shark Reeled Into Harbor

Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

A 40-foot whale shark was brought into harbor in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Feb. 7. after reportedly being found unconscious in the Arabian Sea abo...

The Courage To Redefine Pakistan

Samia Khan Bambrah | Posted 09.25.2011 | World
Samia Khan Bambrah

Minorities in Pakistan do not have the luxury of dismissing their difference. Since 2001, 80 holy sites have been desecrated, killing more than 1,200 worshippers, most of them religious minorities.

Pakistan: Shootings In Karachi Kill 11, Wound 9

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 09.21.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Authorities say a fresh wave of shootings has killed 11 people and wounded 18 in Pakistan's largest city. Government offici...

Unrest after Karachi shrine attack

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan steps up security in response to violence after deadly blasts at Sufi shrine in which eight people were killed....

First came grief. Then fury took over - and Karachi was paralysed

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's largest city came to a halt yesterday with streets abandoned and schools, restaurants and businesses shut as news spread of the mysterious ...

Karachi tense after UK killing

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's biggest city comes to a near-standstill amid fears of unrest after a Pakistani politician is slain in London....

Karachi Fashion Week: Can Fashion Reinvent Pakistan's Image? (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Salmam Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Video report on Pakistan's fashion week. ...

In Harsh Times, Pakistanis Seek Comfort On Facebook

Pia Sawhney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pia Sawhney

While the nation's news media has been prohibited from reporting extensively on military exercises in Swat and Buner districts, on Facebook, questions and concerns crop up swiftly.

Karachi mourns bomb attack victims

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistani minister calls for calm after suicide attack in southern city sparks riots....

Couture, Karachi-style

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The designers were Pakistani, as were the models. Even the cotton from which some of the eye-catching couture was created was homegrown. And as Pakis...

Bomber hits Karachi procession

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Riots after attack on Shia Muslims in southern Pakistan leaves at least 30 people dead....

Suicide bombing kills dozens in Pakistan

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A suicide bomber blew up a Shi'ite Muslim procession in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi today, killing at least 25 people, in an attack that un...

Five militants killed in shootout in south Pakistan

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Police killed five suspected militants today in a nighttime raid on a Karachi apartment housing insurgents loyal to the Pakistani Taliban leader blam...

The Dick Cheney Of Pakistan

Rani Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rani Singh

Gilani's entry into politics was via the Muslim League during General Zia-ul-Haq's martial law in 1978 when he was inducted into the party's Central Working Committee.

Pakistani Truck Artists Brighten Karachi

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan (Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) -- At first glance this is not a colorful city. An aerial view of Karachi reveals a sprawl of ...

Pakistani Humanitarian Crisis Largely Unaddressed By US Aid

Huffington Post Contributor | Madiha Sattar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistanis are in for a rude shock. $900 million, almost half of the $1.9 billion aid package that the US House of Representatives recently approved, ...

In Focus: Muslims To Boycott All Pope Merchandise

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KARACHI—A halt in sales of La-Z-Pope chairs, Pope Oaties cereal, and Jiffy-Pope could spell trouble for the Vatican's multi-billion-dollar consu...

Colored shirts, Cuba and Cops | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Women's Rights In Pakistan: Looking Past The Flogging

Huffington Contributor | Abira Ashfaq and Sahar Shafqat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It is a grainy video, but the images are unmistakable. Two men are holding down a woman in a burqa face down, while a third man flogs her backside. He...