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Suicide blast in southern Pakistan kills 3 Chinese, driver

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — An explosion ripped through a van inside a university campus in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver, officials said. A sep...

Gas explosion in sewer kills 12 in Pakistan's largest city

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful gas explosion in a sewage system in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, killed at least 12 people and injured 11 others Saturday, police and a health official said. ...

Prominent Pakistani comedian dies on way to US for treatment

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — One of Pakistan's most beloved comedians, Umar Sharif, passed away in Germany on the way to the United States for treatment on Saturday, his son said. He was 66. ...

Court orders release of man charged in Daniel Pearl killing

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A provincial court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the man charged in the 2002 murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl freed, his defense lawyer said. The...

Blast in multistory building kills 3, injures 15 in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful blast ripped through a multistory building in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others, police an...

4 linked to reporter's murder to stay in prison in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A British Pakistani man and three others convicted in the kidnapping and killing of a U.S. journalist, whose sentences were overturned in April, will remain in government cust...

EU bans Pakistan airline from flying to Europe for 6 months

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The European Union's aviation safety agency said Tuesday that Pakistan’s national airline will not be allowed to fly into Europe for at least six months after the country’s aviation m...

Pakistani pilots deny gov't claim of obtaining fake licenses

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A union of Pakistani pilots fired back Saturday at the country's aviation minister after he claimed that as many as 262 pilots working for state-run Pakistan International Air...

Airbus experts probe plane crash that killed 97 in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan announced Tuesday that Airbus experts have opened a probe into last week’s plane crash that killed 97 people when an Airbus A320 went down in a crowded neighborhood n...

Turbulence, warnings before Pakistan plane crash killed 97

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — When the plane jolted violently, Mohammad Zubair thought it was turbulence. Then the pilot came on the intercom to warn that the landing could be “troublesome.” ...

Pakistani writer says his novel on ex-dictator confiscated

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A prominent Pakistani novelist and New York Times columnist said on Tuesday that security agents raided the offices of his publisher and confiscated all the copies of his book...

After attack on Chinese consulate, Pakistan points to India

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say the suicide bomber that struck the country's Chinese consulate used foreign-made C-4 plastic explosive and suggested the attack was orchestrated in India....

Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Abdul Aziz Sheikh sits on the ground floor of his Karachi home surrounded by mourning friends, relatives and local politicians that have come to give their condolences. Compos...