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Karachi (Pakistan)

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  • Pakistan seminary raid finds students held in abusive conditions

     
    Police rescued approximately 50 students late Monday from an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, several of whom were reportedly chained in a basement, denied food and pressured to join the Taliban....
  • Former Pakistani cricketer bowls over political crowd in Karachi

     
    A rally in Karachi organized by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan drew a massive crowd of supporters Sunday, bolstering his image as a potent force in Pakistan’s turbulent political landscape....
  • Ex-President Musharraf says he will return to Pakistan this month

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Former President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that he planned to return to Pakistan in late January to prepare to campaign for elections, but authorities said he would be arrested as soon as he arrived at the airport....
  • Whale shark carcass hauled ashore in Pakistan; beast goes on view

     
    Whale shark is pulled from the ocean in Karachi, Pakistan. Fish stories abounded at the harbor, but the massive fish -- 15,000 pounds -- is a docile creature....
  • Pakistani protests against anti-Islamic film leave at least 1 dead

     
    Protests in Pakistan against a film mocking the prophet Muhammad intensified Monday as demonstrators set ablaze buildings in the northwest and hurled stones at riot police in the southern city of Karachi, the country’s commercial hub....
  • NATO invites Pakistani leader to coming summit

     
    NATO on Tuesday announced that Pakistan would be invited to the alliance’s Chicago summit on the future of Afghanistan this weekend, following signs from Pakistani authorities that they would end their nearly six-month blockade on Afghanistan-...
  • Pakistani court strikes down contempt immunity for prime minister

     
    Pakistan's Supreme Court rules against government: The Pakistani Supreme Court on Friday struck down a controversial law that critics contend was enacted solely to shield the new prime minister from suffering the same fate as his predecessor, who was...
  • Death toll in Pakistani factory fires rises to 314

     
    Authorities Wednesday raised to 314 the death toll from two massive fires that engulfed factories in Pakistan’s largest cities and renewed questions about a lack of adherence to fire safety measures in the South Asian nation....
  • U.S. ad rejecting film fails to persuade Pakistani protesters

     
    As violent demonstrations swept through Pakistani cities on Friday, protesters infuriated by a video made in Southern California that mocked Muhammad said they were unconvinced by U.S. efforts to tamp down the anger created by the film. Washington spent...
  • Pakistan declares Friday a day of protest against anti-Islam film

     
    Pakistan continued to seethe Wednesday over the release in the U.S. of a movie trailer mocking Islam, as legions of protesters rallied in several large cities for a sixth day and the government signaled its own discontent by declaring Friday as a national...
  • At least 18 dead in Pakistan anti-American rioting Friday

     
    Fiery anti-U.S. demonstrations swept threw the country’s capital and several other cities Friday as thousands of Pakistanis furious over an anti-Islam film made in America clashed with police in one of the worst waves of violence to hit the South...