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Deadly Explosions Near Anti-Taliban Party Office In Pakistan

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — A Pakistan police officer says twin blasts in the southern city of Karachi have killed three people near the office of a pol...

Major Party Vows To Quit Pakistan's Ruling Coalition

Reuters | Matthew Green | Posted 04.18.2013 | World

By Matthew Green KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) threatened to quit the ruling coaliti...

Amid Violence, Pakistanis Debate New Provinces

Saad Khan | Posted 10.08.2011 | World
Saad Khan

"The current debate has opened Pandora's Box and is bound to create acrimony in the already tattered national fabric of Pakistan," a senior constitutional lawyer told me.

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...

The Most Dangerous Place in Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 09.11.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Waziristan may not be the most dangerous area in Pakistan. Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan and its financial and industrial hub, is witnessing increased violence in recent months.

Will Karachi Offensive Target the Taliban?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

There has been talk -- and some action -- of starting a military operation in Karachi to root out the miscreants. Pakistan Rangers, a paramilitary for...

Pakistani Gangs Riot In Karachi After Senior Politician's U.K. Murder

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Gangs torched vehicles and a shop in Pakistan's largest city on Friday after a senior politician from the local ruling party...

45 Die In Pakistan Assassination Revenge Attacks

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — The ruling party in Pakistan's largest city accused its main political rival of supporting Islamist militants suspected of a...

Naming Controversy Sparks Riots in an Already Embattled Pakistan

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The course of recent protests and any political development will heavily impact the already compromised stability of Pakistan.

Is Karachi the Taliban's New Haven?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Ethnic tensions and their political implications have provided the Taliban and Al-Qaeda with a safe haven in Karachi. The most volatile city of Pakistan has failed to meld into a coherent and stable environment.

Karachi Blues Turn into Reds

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Karachi is the financial hub of Pakistan, the country's largest city and its only port. Violence is nothing new to the city of 15 million, as it saw astounding ethnic rioting and state brutalities in the 1990s.