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Ex-defence minister probed in French kickbacks scandal

Paris - Former French defence minister Francois Leotard has been placed under formal investigation in a probe into an arms corruption scandal dating to the 1990s, a source close to the inquiry said Tuesday.

Malala meets her Chibok 'heroes' in Nigeria

Abuja - Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday called for a "state of emergency for education" in Nigeria, as she visited the country and met some of the Chibok schoolgirls whose cause she championed.

Clashes as Indian Kashmir marks key anniversary

Srinagar - Government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protesters in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader's death.

Indian Kashmir in lockdown for key anniversary

Srinagar - India on Saturday imposed a widespread curfew, cut off all internet services and deployed thousands of troops in Kashmir as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader's death.

Indian Kashmir tense as key anniversary looms

Srinagar - In a crowded hospital in Kashmir a 17-year-old student is recovering from gunshot wounds, one of thousands of civilians injured in protests against Indian rule that have exploded since the death of a popular rebel leader a year ago.

McCain calls for Pakistani 'cooperation' against extremists

Kabul - US Senator John McCain visited Kabul Tuesday and warned neighbouring Pakistan that Washington was counting on its support to eliminate militancy and in particular the Haqqani network, responsible for numerous attacks on Afghan territory.

McCain-led delegation visits Pakistan for security talks

Islamabad - A high-level US Senate delegation met Pakistan's top foreign affairs official and powerful military chief in Islamabad to discuss regional security as Washington gears up to send more troops to neighbouring Afghanistan.

Flash floods 'kill 11 in Pakistan'

Quetta - At least 11 people were killed and scores more people were injured in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, officials said Sunday.

Bad weather hampers search for two climbers missing on Pakistan 'Killer Mountain'

Islamabad - The chances of survival for two climbers missing on a treacherous peak in northern Pakistan known as "Killer Mountain" have faded as bad weather hampers search and rescue efforts, police said Friday.

Pakistan slams US sanctions on Kashmiri militant

Islamabad - Pakistan Tuesday strongly criticised the US decision to impose sanctions on Syed Salahuddin, senior leader of the Kashmiri militant group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.

Wealth, poverty propping up Pakistan's illegal kidney trade

Panjeri - When Pakistani authorities burst into a makeshift hospital in Lahore this year, doctors were caught mid-way through two illegal kidney transplants, the local donors and Omani clients still unconscious on the tables.

Wealth, poverty propping up Pakistan's illegal kidney trade

Panjeri - When Pakistani authorities burst into a makeshift hospital in Lahore this year, doctors were caught mid-way through two illegal kidney transplants, the local donors and Omani clients still unconscious on the tables.

Wealth, poverty propping up Pakistan's illegal kidney trade

Panjeri - When Pakistani authorities burst into a makeshift hospital in Lahore this year, doctors were caught mid-way through two illegal kidney transplants, the local donors and Omani clients still unconscious on the tables.

Anger grows in Pakistan town after three attacks in six months

Peshawar - Shiites in Pakistan's restive northwest protested Monday as the death toll from twin blasts three days earlier rose to 69, marking a grisly Eid for the town worst hit by militancy so far in 2017.

Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

Bahawalpur - Pakistan began Eid in mourning Monday as the death toll from an oil tanker explosion rose to 153, with scores more injured after they were caught in a fireball while scooping up spilt fuel.

Pakistan deploys 15,000-strong force for Chinese security

Islamabad - Pakistan has deployed a 15,000-strong military force to protect Chinese nationals working on energy and infrastructure projects in the country, the president said Sunday, after the abduction of a Chinese couple raised safety concerns.

The worst oil tanker fires around the world

Paris - At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker.Here are the most serious such incidents around the world over the past decade.

139 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire

Multan - An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan Sunday, killing at least 139 people and injuring scores as crowds scavenging for fuel ignored warnings to stay clear, officials and witnesses said.

123 dead, more than 100 wounded in Pakistan oil tanker fire: official

Islamabad - At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that broke out after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an official said.

Death toll from multiple Pakistan attacks rises to 57

Peshawar - The death toll from multiple attacks in Pakistan rose to 57, officials said Saturday, a day after the bomb and gun assaults in three cities shook the country as it prepared to mark the end of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month.

Pakistan issues first transgender passport

Peshawar - Pakistan has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalised community in the deeply conservative South Asian country.

US ends role of special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan

Washington - The United States abolished the role of its special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan on Friday, just as it prepares to send thousands more troops to the region.

More than 50 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks

Peshawar - Multiple blasts and a gun attack killed more than 50 people and wounded at least 170 in three Pakistani cities on the last Friday of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, as officials warned the toll could rise.

Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill at least 11: officials

Peshawar - At least 11 people were killed and 24 wounded on Friday when twin blasts tore through a market crowded with shoppers preparing for the Eid holidays in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's tribal belt.

At least 11 dead in SW Pakistan explosion

Quetta - An explosion targeting a police vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern Quetta city on Friday killed at least 11 people and injured around 20 others, officials said.

India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win

New Delhi - Indian police said Thursday that 15 Muslims arrested for celebrating a recent Pakistani cricket victory over India would not be charged with sedition, but could still face prison for cheering the rival side.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Saudi detains Turkey media reporters 'on FM's visit'

Istanbul - Saudi Arabia detained two Pakistani reporters for Turkey's state-run English language channel TRT World for some 10 hours during a visit by the Turkish foreign minister, before releasing them, reports said Saturday.
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File photo: Pakistan International Airlines
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