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Pakistan: Ban condemns latest terrorist attacks

New York, Jun 10 (IBNS): Strongly condemning Sunday's attacks in Pakistan -which reportedly left more than 50 people dead in the wake of separate assaults on the country's main airport in Karachi, and on busloads of Shia pilgrims in Baluchistan - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged the Government step up its efforts to tackle terrorism and religious extremism.

Pakistan: Flight operations resume at Karachi airport

Karachi, June 9 (IBNS): Flight operations in the Jinnah International Airport here, which witnessed a major terrorist attack on Sunday leaving at least 28 people including 10 militants, dead, resumed on Monday.

24 killed in Karachi airport firing

Karachi, June 9 (IBNS) At least 24 people, including 10 militants, were killed in an attack on Jinnah International Airport, Pakistan's largest international and domestic airport located in Karachi city, said reports on Monday.

Pakistanj: Karachi airport attacked, 4 security personnel killed

Karachi, June 8 (IBNS): At least four Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel were killed as armed assailants attacked Pakistan's Karachi international airport on Sunday, media reports said.

Afghanistan flash floods kill 74 people

Kunduz, Afghanistan, June 8 (IBNS): At least 74 people died and many others are feared dead as flash floods hit northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan on late Friday, reports said.

Afghanistan: UNSC condemns latest Kabul attack

New York, Jun 7 (IBNS): Emphasizing its ongoing support for Afghanistan's democratic process, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) strongly condemned on Friday's bomb attack in Kabul, which caused a number of deaths and injuries to civilians and security personnel.

Pakistan: Suicide attack kills five

Rawalpindi, June 4 (IBNS): At least five people were killed as security forces vehicle was target by a suicide attacker in Pakistan's Tarnol area on Wednesday, officials said.

UN concerned over destruction as floods strike Afghanistan

New York, Jun 4 (IBNS): New flash floods in northern Afghanistan over the weekend have affected thousands of homes and washed away agricultural land and roads, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Tuesday, noting that the number of people affected by flooding nationwide now stands at 140,000.

Altaf arrest: Nawaz directs High Commision to provide consular access

Islamabad, June 3 (IBNS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday asked the Pakistani High Commission (HC) in London for providing consular access to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain who was arrested by the British police, media reports said.

Pakistan: PAF plane crashes, 4 killed

Karachi, June 3 (IBNS): A training jet of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Baldia town area of Karachi on Tuesday which left four people, including pilot and co-pilot, dead, media reports said.

Pakistan: UN calls for measures to protect religious minorities

New York, Jun 3 (IBNS): Independent United Nations human rights experts on Monday called on Pakistan to adopt urgent measures to stop faith-based killings and ensure the security of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, whose faith is outlawed in the country.

UN condemns killing of pregnant Pakistani woman

New York, May 29 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of a 25-year-old pregnant woman, who was stoned to death by her family as she approached a Pakistani court on Tuesday, and urged the Government to do much more to prevent such killings.

Polo ground reference case: Zardari acquitted

Islamabad, May 28 (IBNS) Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari was acquitted by an accountability court here in connection with the polo ground reference case on Wednesday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Girl stoned to death in Lahore

Lahore, May 27 (IBNS): In an apparent case of 'honour killing', a woman was stoned to death by her father and brothers outside the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday, media reports said.

Pakistan air strikes kill 60 terrorists

Peshawar, May 21 (IBNS); At least 60 terrorists were killed as Pakistan Air Force warplanes bombarded terrorist’s hideouts in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.