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Karachi (Pakistan)

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  • Japanese weigh the nuclear risk of staying put

    Japanese weigh the nuclear risk of staying put
    To stay or go. To trust government reassurances or heed more alarmist warnings on the Internet of radioactive clouds wafting over Tokyo. These are among the potentially life-altering questions being pondered by millions of Japanese in range of the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Head of airline barred from leaving Pakistan after deadly crash

     
    The Pakistani government barred the head of an airline at the center of a passenger jet crash that killed 127 people from leaving the country Saturday, as investigators stepped up their probe of the country’s second major air disaster in less than...
  • Passenger jet crashes near Islamabad; all 127 aboard killed

     
    A Pakistani passenger jet carrying 127 people from Karachi to Islamabad crashed near the capital killing everyone aboard, authorities said....
  • Key al Qaeda man said killed in Pakistan drone strike

    Key al Qaeda man said killed in Pakistan drone strike
    A U.S. drone strike killed a senior al Qaeda figure in northwest Pakistan after a tipoff from local intelligence, Pakistani intelligence officials said on Saturday. But a U.S. National Security official in Washington said he could not confirm the...
  • Massive whale shark hauled ashore in Pakistan

    Massive whale shark hauled ashore in Pakistan
    A massive whale shark is now on view in a Pakistani seaport after fishermen hauled the 15,000-pound fish from the water on Tuesday. The fishermen's haul was greeted with enthusiastic applause at a harbor in the city of Karachi by a crowd numbering in the...