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Anti-France protests continue, as Macron seeks understanding

KARACHI (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in Pakistan on Sunday burned effigies of France's leader and chanted anti-French slogans, as President Emmanuel Macron tried to send a message of understanding to...

Monsoon rains wreek havoc in Pakistani port city, killing 20

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Heavy rains hit Pakistan’s financial capital Karachi for a fifth straight night, bringing more flooding and killing at least 20 more people, officials said Friday, as rescuers...

Army helicopters to pluck people from flooded Karachi city

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military said Wednesday it will deploy rescue helicopters to Karachi to transport some 200 families to safety after canal waters flooded the city amid monsoon rains...

Cockpit voice recorder of crashed Pakistani plane recovered

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The cockpit voice recorder of the Pakistani airliner that crashed last week was found on Thursday, six days after the passenger plane went down in a crowded neighborhood near ...

Pakistan court orders auction of ex-Taliban chief's property

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani judge ordered the auction of five properties purchased by former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour with fake documents before he was killed in a U.S. drone strik...

About 500 people test positive for HIV in Pakistani district

RATODERO, Pakistan (AP) — Nothing seemed unusual to Rehmat Bibi, the mother of 10-year-old Ali Raza, when the boy came down with a fever at their home in the dusty, largely neglected district of Larka...

Pakistan detains dozens after 75 killed at Shiite shrine

SEHWAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces have arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids a day after a massive bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed 75 worshippers at a famed S...

Pakistan's Sindh province bans sale of alcohol

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The provincial court of Pakistan's Sindh province ordered police on Thursday to start closing all shops selling alcohol, a prosecutor said. The ruling came i...