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Pakistani TV station 'ransacked by political activists'

The Karachi offices of Pakistan’s ARY news channel were ransacked by alleged supporters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

The Karachi offices of Pakistan’s ARY news channel were ransacked by alleged supporters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

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Devastating heatwave hits Pakistan

A scorching heatwave across southern Pakistan’s city of Karachi has killed more than 700 people in three days. Hospitals are overwhelmed and

A scorching heatwave across southern Pakistan’s city of Karachi has killed more than 700 people in three days. Hospitals are overwhelmed and

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Gunmen in Pakistan kill 43 in bus attack

At least 43 people have been killed and another 20 injured when gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Ismaili Shi’ite Muslims in Pakistan’s southern

At least 43 people have been killed and another 20 injured when gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Ismaili Shi’ite Muslims in Pakistan’s southern

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Pakistan Fashion Week wraps up with fireworks of colour and texture

Maheen Khan, the doyenne of Pakistani trends, brought Pakistan Fashion Week to a close with her swansong, an ode to the fashionable women of Karachi

Maheen Khan, the doyenne of Pakistani trends, brought Pakistan Fashion Week to a close with her swansong, an ode to the fashionable women of Karachi

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Pakistan Fashion Week wows with wonderful designs

Designers displaying their collection on day two of the three day Pakistan Fashion Week in Karachi included the renowned Shehla Chatoor. Shehla

Designers displaying their collection on day two of the three day Pakistan Fashion Week in Karachi included the renowned Shehla Chatoor. Shehla

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Tons of shellfish wash ashore on Arabian Sea coast

Beachgoers at Pakistan’s port city of Karachi were surprised to find tens of thousands of shellfish piled on the beach, including clams, oysters, and

Beachgoers at Pakistan’s port city of Karachi were surprised to find tens of thousands of shellfish piled on the beach, including clams, oysters, and

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Pakistan: Karachi airport reopens 24 hours after terrorist attack

Karachi’s international airport has reopened a day after a terrorist attack left at least 18 people dead. Ten gunmen disguised as police guards

Karachi’s international airport has reopened a day after a terrorist attack left at least 18 people dead. Ten gunmen disguised as police guards

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At least 25 dead after Karachi Airport attack

Pakistani authorities have confirmed that the attack at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport that has left over 25 people dead has ended. The

Pakistani authorities have confirmed that the attack at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport that has left over 25 people dead has ended. The

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Gunmen attack Karachi international airport

Gunmen disguised as police guards have attacked Pakistan’s biggest airport. Security was breached at Karachi international shortly before midnight

Gunmen disguised as police guards have attacked Pakistan’s biggest airport. Security was breached at Karachi international shortly before midnight

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Pakistan president's security chief killed in suicide attack

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari’s security chief was killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack in the volatile port city of Karachi on

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari’s security chief was killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack in the volatile port city of Karachi on

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Pakistan: Karachi residents strike following latest bomb blast

Karachi residents called on the government to do do more to combat militants as they sifted through the debris of another deadly bomb blast in

Karachi residents called on the government to do do more to combat militants as they sifted through the debris of another deadly bomb blast in

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Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari seeks to continue mother's legacy

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is being touted as the face of Pakistan’s future – and one to continue the legacy of his mother, the murdered former prime

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is being touted as the face of Pakistan’s future – and one to continue the legacy of his mother, the murdered former prime

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Pakistan: Benazir Bhutto's son launches political career

The son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has made his political debut at a huge rally on the fifth anniversary of his mother’s

The son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has made his political debut at a huge rally on the fifth anniversary of his mother’s

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Wedding bells for fashion in New York and Karachi

Carolina Herrera is giving next year’s spring brides no fewer than 22 options for virtually every type of wedding. Her show in New York was

Carolina Herrera is giving next year’s spring brides no fewer than 22 options for virtually every type of wedding. Her show in New York was

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Women call for equality in Pakistan rally

Thousands of women have turned out in Karachi demanding improved rights and gender equality. Organisers claimed it was the largest such gathering

Thousands of women have turned out in Karachi demanding improved rights and gender equality. Organisers claimed it was the largest such gathering

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Imran Khan rally draws thousands

More than 100,000 people turned out for a rally in support of former Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on Sunday. The protest in

More than 100,000 people turned out for a rally in support of former Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on Sunday. The protest in

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Protest against Qadri's death sentence

Police in Karachi, Pakistan were forced to use tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters unhappy at the condemnation of Mumtaz Qadri, a

Police in Karachi, Pakistan were forced to use tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters unhappy at the condemnation of Mumtaz Qadri, a

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Corruption allegations swirl around Sarkozy

The repercussions of a bombing in the Pakistani city of Karachi in 2002 continue to be felt in France. Eleven French engineers died in the attack

The repercussions of a bombing in the Pakistani city of Karachi in 2002 continue to be felt in France. Eleven French engineers died in the attack

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Death sentence for Pakistani Ranger

In a rare rebuke for Pakistan’s powerful army, a court has sentenced a soldier to death for shooting an unarmed civilian dead in June. Five fellow

In a rare rebuke for Pakistan’s powerful army, a court has sentenced a soldier to death for shooting an unarmed civilian dead in June. Five fellow

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Very public shooting damages Pakistani army

With public confidence in Pakistan’s army very low, especially after Osama bin Laden was found living in one of the country’s most heavily

With public confidence in Pakistan’s army very low, especially after Osama bin Laden was found living in one of the country’s most heavily

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Four dead in twin Karachi bus blasts

At least four people have been killed and at least 60 people have been wounded after two bombs exploded in the southern Pakistani city of

At least four people have been killed and at least 60 people have been wounded after two bombs exploded in the southern Pakistani city of

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Former French president sued over 2002 bomb

The former French President Jacques Chirac is being sued for manslaughter by the families of French naval contractors killed by a bomb in Pakistan

The former French President Jacques Chirac is being sued for manslaughter by the families of French naval contractors killed by a bomb in Pakistan

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Relatives of Karachi dead want Sarkozy testimony

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing calls from relatives of those killed in the 2002 Karachi bombing to testify over alleged corruption linked

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing calls from relatives of those killed in the 2002 Karachi bombing to testify over alleged corruption linked

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Massive explosion in Karachi

A massive explosion ripped through a security compound on a busy commercial street in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, killing at least 15 people

A massive explosion ripped through a security compound on a busy commercial street in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, killing at least 15 people

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Killing in Karachi leaves 16 dead

More bloodshed in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi where at least 16 people have died in separate attacks. In one, armed gunmen on

More bloodshed in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi where at least 16 people have died in separate attacks. In one, armed gunmen on

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Clashes after politician killed in Pakistan

Ethnic and sectarian clashes have broken out in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi after a local politician was shot dead in a mosque. Vehicles

Ethnic and sectarian clashes have broken out in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi after a local politician was shot dead in a mosque. Vehicles