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Pakistan protest talks deadlocked after arrests

Islamabad - Talks to end a month long sit-in by anti-government protesters in Pakistan were deadlocked Saturday after authorities arrested dozens of demonstrators, some of whom were accused of storming a TV station.

Pakistan arrests Malala's attackers

Islamabad - The Taliban gunmen who tried to kill Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai in the country's restive northwest two years ago have been arrested, the army said on Friday.

Pakistan rushes to protect more cities from floods

Multan - Pakistani authorities Thursday moved to protect two major cities from raging floodwaters, readying explosives to divert swollen rivers, in a crisis which has hit nearly two million people.

Death toll in Pakistan mosque collapse rises to 24

Lahore - The death toll from a mosque collapse in eastern Pakistan has risen to 24, rescuers said Wednesday, after pulling more bodies from the rubble.

At least 11 die in Pakistan mosque collapse

Lahore - At least 11 worshippers were killed when the roof of a mosque collapsed in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore Tuesday and an unknown number are still buried under rubble, officials said.

Pakistan's Khan in 'battle of nerves' with PM Sharif

Islamabad - Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan says he will not be the first to blink in his "battle of nerves" with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif even as crowds dwindle almost a month into his sit-in outside parliament.

Cricket World Cup 2015 tickets available online

Melbourne - The 2015 edition of the cricket World Cup starts off from February 14 and the tickets for all games have been released by the ICC.

Pakistan monsoon rains 'kill more than 100'

Lahore - Torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan have killed at least 106 people over the past three days and damaged thousands of houses, officials said Saturday as authorities put four districts on red alert for floods.

Pakistan torrential monsoon rains 'kill 89'

Lahore - Two days of torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 89 people in Pakistan, officials said Friday, as authorities ordered the evacuation of low-lying areas around a major river.

Pakistan minister condemns protests, as lawmakers back PM

Islamabad - Pakistan's interior minister on Tuesday slammed violent anti-government protests as a "revolt against the state" as lawmakers backed beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

Islamabad - Hundreds of protesters trying to topple Pakistan's government briefly seized the state broadcaster on Monday, intensifying the fortnight-long political crisis that has gripped the nuclear-armed nation.

Pakistan army calls on government, protesters to end crisis

Islamabad - Pakistan's powerful army called on the government and protesters to resolve their differences peacefully Sunday night but ominously warned it was "committed to playing its part in ensuring security of the state", after clashes left three dead.

Pakistan's Khan vows to fight on despite deadly clashes

Islamabad - Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan vowed Sunday to protest "until the last breath" as ongoing clashes between his supporters and police outside the prime minister's residence left three dead and hundreds injured.

230 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad

Islamabad - At least 230 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn.

At least 50 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad

Islamabad - At least 50 people were injured in clashes between police and opposition protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad Saturday, officials said, with the toll expected to rise as fighting continues.

Pakistan PM dismisses political crisis as 'tiny storm'

Islamabad - Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday dismissed a political crisis triggered by protests aimed at unseating his government as "a tiny storm" that would be ended soon.

Pakistan, China, perform joint military operations near war zone Special

Islamabad - Pakistan security forces and China's Special Forces participated in a joint field training exercises at the headquarters of the special services group, near Cherat.

No option but army role to end Pakistan crisis, says minister

Islamabad - Pakistan's interior minister said Friday the intransigence of anti-government protest movements had left no alternative but mediation by the army to end a two-week political crisis that has shaken the nuclear-armed nation.

Pakistan army chief intervenes in political crisis

Islamabad - Pakistan's army chief was named mediator Thursday in a fortnight-long political crisis, fuelling speculation that the military could use the protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to re-assert its dominance over the civilian government.

Pakistan PM rallies support against resignation demands

Islamabad - Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tried Saturday to rally political support from rival and former President Asif Ali Zardari as protests demanding his resignation continued in front of the country's parliament.
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