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Thousands attend funeral of slain Sufi musician in Pakistan

Karachi - Thousands of Pakistanis on Thursday thronged the streets of Karachi to attend the funeral of one of the country's best known Sufi musicians, who was gunned down a day earlier in what police called an "act of terror".

Pakistani Sufi singer Amjad Sabri shot dead in 'act of terror'

Karachi - One of Pakistan's best-known Sufi musicians, Amjad Sabri, was shot dead by unknown assailants riding a motorcycle in Karachi on Wednesday, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an "act of terror".

Karachi at standstill after Shiite massacre claimed by IS

Karachi - Pakistan's biggest city of Karachi was brought to a standstill Thursday following the massacre of 44 minority Shiite Ismaili Muslims in the first attack officially claimed by the Islamic State group in the country.

IS claims deadly attack on Karachi Shiites, first in Pakistan

Karachi - Pistol-wielding gunmen in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi stormed a bus carrying members of the Shiite Ismaili minority Wednesday, killing at least 43 in the first attack in the country officially claimed by the Islamic State group.

Dozens of Shiites killed as gunmen attack bus in Karachi

Karachi - Pistol-wielding gunmen in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi on Wednesday stormed a bus carrying members of the Shiite Ismaili minority, killing at least 43 in the second deadliest militant attack in the country this year.

'U.S. national' shot, wounded in Pakistan's Karachi

Karachi - A woman identified by police as a U.S. national was shot and wounded in Karachi Thursday, officials said, with leaflets found at the scene claiming the attack on behalf of the Islamic State group.

21 bathers drown in rough seas off Pakistan's Karachi

Karachi - At least 21 bathers have drowned in rough seas off Pakistan's biggest city Karachi, officials said Thursday, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season.

Pakistan's busiest airport reopens after deadly terror attack

Karachi - Service resumed at Pakistan's busiest airport on Monday, less than 24 hours after a group of Taliban militants launched an all-night attack on the Karachi facility.

Pakistan airport cleared of militants after attack kills 28

Karachi - Twenty-eight people were killed as Pakistan's military fought an all-night battle Monday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process in tatters.

Attack on Pakistan's main airport leaves 24 dead

Karachi - Heavily armed militants launched an assault on Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi, leaving at least 24 dead including 10 militants in a six-hour siege that the army quelled at dawn on Monday.

12 dead in assault on Pakistan's Karachi airport

Karachi - Heavily armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi Sunday night, killing at least six people as flights were suspended and the army was called in, officials said.

12 dead in assault on Pakistan's Karachi airport

Karachi - Heavily armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi Sunday night, killing at least six people as flights were suspended and the army was called in, officials said.

Militants kill five in attack on Pakistan's Karachi airport

Karachi - Heavily armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi Sunday night, killing at least five people as flights were suspended and the army was called in, officials said.

5 dead in siege of Pakistan's Karachi airport: Officials

Karachi - Heavily armed militants attacked Pakistan's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi Sunday night, forcing the suspension of all flights as the army was called in to repel the gunmen, officials said.

Major earthquake, 7.7 Richter, strikes Pakistan; 328 dead

Karachi - A strong earthquake measuring 7.7 in the Richter scale struck Pakistan, reports the United States Geological Survey. At least 328 people have died and hundreds more were wounded are trapped under rubble.

Murdered Pakistani activist hailed as martyr for the poor

Karachi - A renowned Pakistani social activist is being called a martyr by many after she was gunned down Wednesday while driving through Orangi Town, a suburb in the northwestern part of Karachi.

Op-Ed: The Massacre of Shias in Shia founder Jinnah's Pakistan

Karachi - Another day brings news of a yet a new massacre on the Shia community in Pakistan. By last count, scores are injured, and at least 47 people have been killed in a bomb attack in the Shia enclave in Karachi Pakistan by the name of Abbas Town.

Up to 261 workers killed in factory fires in Pakistan (video)

Karachi - Two factories in Pakistan were gutted by fire on Tuesday, killing up to 261 people. Rescue work in Karachi and Lahore continues today.

Review: Ross Kemp's Extreme World kicks off with gunfire siege in Karachi

Former soap star tough man turned reporter, Ross Kemp has made a new second series of his intrepid television documentary, Extreme World. The first episode aired last night on Sky One and saw the audacious reporter being shot at in Karachi.

Video: Giant whale shark hauled ashore at Karachi's fish harbour

Karachi - A group of fishermen caught a monstrous whale shark in the Arabian Sea. A video clip was posted on YouTube showing the fish, about 40 feet long and six feet wide, being hauled in at the port using cranes in the Pakistani city of Karachi.

Pakistan police raid: 50 students chained up in Islamic seminary

Karachi - Police in Pakistan are investigating links between Islamic militants and a seminary that was allegedly used as a drug detoxification center. A police raid uncovered 50 students chained together in the seminary.

Karachi faces massive riots after assasination of Raza Haider

As many as 20 Jihadists have been arrested in connection to the assassination of Raza Haider, a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader. Sixty-three have been killed in riots on the streets of Karachi.

Millions of Mollusks deposited nightly on Pakistani beaches

Karachi - It's been six weeks since Cyclone Phet hit the city of Karachi in Pakistan. Since the storm ended many thousands of mollusks per day have washed ashore onto the popular tourist beach of Karachi and the smell is keeping everyone inside, away from the sea.

Stampede in Karachi Kills at Least 18 Waiting for Free Flour

A stampede amongst a crowd waiting to receive free flour in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi has killed at least 18 women and children.

Major power breakdown in Karachi Special

Pakistan's largest city is facing one of the worst power breakdowns in history. Most parts of the city are without power for almost 24 hours.

Karachi violence toll reaches to 27, shoot-at-sight order issued

At least 27 people have been killed and more than 40 other wounded in a fresh incident of violence between two ethnic groups in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi. Enraged people torched about 20 vehicles in different parts of the city.

Man brutally raped by three Women in Karachi

In Karachi, three women have allegedly abducted a man and raped him for four consecutive days and left him unconscious with bleeding genitals.

Mob Justice At Its Most Barbaric in Karachi

In what can be deemed as a sense of barbaric vigilantism, two robbers were beaten up by angry citizens. However, the beating by the many citizens was not the worst of the ordeal.

Rival Political Groups Fire At Each Other In The Streets In Karachi

Political violence between rival groups breaks out in the streets of Karachi in a blood bath where 27 people lost their lives
 

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SAFER TIMES: A Pakistan International Airlines-leased jetliner arrives at Jinnah International Airpo...
SAFER TIMES: A Pakistan International Airlines-leased jetliner arrives at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi in 2005. Photo: Waqas.usman/Wikimedia Commons
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2 factory fires in Pakistan caused at least 261 deaths.
2 factory fires in Pakistan caused at least 261 deaths.
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U.S. President Barack Obama  First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yo...
U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban in 2012, in the White House last year.
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A Pakistan Navy Sea King helicopter arrives for a search and recovery mission over Clifton beach in Karachi on July 31, 2014
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