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Pakistan Army Captain dies in Balochistan IED blast

Quetta:  A Pakistan Army captain died and two other security personnel were hurt as an IED blast rocked  Balochistan region of the country on Sunday, media reports said.

China's belt road plan faces protests in Pakistan

Pakistan's Gwadar region is witnessing protests amid severe shortage of water and electricity and threats to livelihoods, an episode seen by many as a growing  backlash against China’s multibillion-dollar belt and road projects in the country.

Gwadar suicide attack: Chinese Embassy in Pakistan condemns

Islamabad: The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan on Saturday condemned the Gwadar suicide attack and said  a thorough investigation into the incident should be conducted.

Pakistan: One Army personnel killed in Balochistan terror attack

Quetta:  A Frontier Corps (FC) personnel died and two others were injured as  terrorists attacked their vehicle in Balochistan’s Loralai region, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan: Rain-induced flooding leaves 21 people dead in Balochistan

Quetta: The Balochistan government recently said the spell of monsoon rains and floods which wreaked havoc in the province left 21 people dead, media reports said on Tuesday.

Pakistan: Balochistan govt expresses concern over rise of COVID-19 cases

Quetta: The sharp rise in COVID-19 case in Balochistan has triggered criticisms from the region's government as the province is currently witnessing the fourth wave of the deadly pandemic.

Pakistan: Heavy rains lash Balochistan, 8 die

Quetta: Pakistan's Balochistan region witnessed the death of eight people as heavy rains and flash floods hit the province recently.

BNM urges UN to protect lives and future of Baloch refugees in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Baloch National Movement members have urged the  United Nations to take immediate steps to protect and secure the lives and future of Baloch refugees in Afghanistan as the security situation in the war-torn country deteriorates with the advances of Taliban.

COVID-19 cases against rising in Pakistan's Balochistan region, says official

Quetta: Balochistan government spokesman Liaquat Shahwani has claimed COVID-19 cases are increasing in the Pakistani province.

Balochistan National Party-Mengal chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal says some forces do not want talks to solve problems of Balochistan

Quetta: Balochistan National Party-Mengal chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has said  every person who raises his voice for his rights has been abused and is angry.

Pakistan’s Balochistan province to benefit from EU-UNICEF education initiative

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday signed an agreement to launch an estimated 22.2 million euro education initiative for Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

Balochistan parties not convinced by Pakistan PM’s dialogue offer

Islamabad: Leaders of regional parties in Balochistan have expressed their reservations about the government's plan to engage with "insurgents" in Pakistan's restive southwestern province, saying the decision to do so lies with the military leadership only.

Pakistan: Opposition leaders end their protest as govt withdraws FIR lodged against them

Quetta: Lawmakers in Quetta ended their protest at the Bijli Road police station in Quetta after the  Balochistan government withdrew the FIR lodged against the opposition lawmakers for the chaos outside the provincial assembly building last month, media reports said.

Pakistan: BLA says it set on fire Chinese telecommunication companies, capture six members

Islamabad:  The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA)  has said its members have said its members have set on fire the installations of Chinese telecommunication companies at Margat’s Chokhobi Wadh area of Quetta region of Pakistan's Balochistan province recently.

Pakistan: Blast in Quetta leaves six people hurt

Quetta: At least six people were injured as an explosion occurred in front of Askari Park on Quetta's Airport Road in Pakistan's Balochistan area on Thursday, media reports siad.