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Death toll in Pakistan twin blasts rises to 37: officials.

The death toll from twin blasts that tore through a crowded market on Friday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt has risen to 37, officials said.

- The Daily Star - LB

The Long Road To Cremation From Peshawar.

Hindus and Sikhs in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, make a 130 kilometer round trip in order to cremate their dead. Peshawar once had thriving Hindu and Sikh communities, but most fled after the bloody partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 -- and the city's crematoria closed.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Pak: 10 killed in twin explosions in Shia dominated Parachinar.

, June 23 : At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in two separate explosions in a densely populated area of Parachinar in Kurram Agency on Friday.The explosions were reported to have occurred near a market at a bus stop, according to Dawn News.Rescue operations are underway. An emergency has been imposed ...

- Sify - IN

25 killed in northwest Pakistan blasts.

Islamabad, June 23 At least 25 persons were killed and over 100 others injured as twin blasts ripped through a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported.The attack took place at about 5.30 p.m., when a hand-grenade was hurled into the crowd of people busy with shopping at a ...

- Sify - IN

News24.com | Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill dozens.

At least 26 people were killed and 124 wounded when twin blasts tore through a market crowded with shoppers preparing for the Eid holidays in a mainly Shi'ite area of Pakistan's tribal belt.

- News24.com - ZA

10 killed, several injured in twin blasts in Pak's tribal area.

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured today in two subsequent blasts at a crowded market in Parachinar area of Pakistans Kurram tribal district, bordering Afghanistan.The first explosion occurred in Akbar Khan Market in Parachinar headquarters of Kurram Agency, officials said.The second blast took place ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Deadly bombings rock Pakistan market.

At least 15 people were killed and 70 others were wounded Friday after two bombings at a crowded market in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, Pakistani government officials said.

- FOX News - US

Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed.

Islamabad, June 23 Fifteen persons were killed and 70 others injured as twin blasts rocked a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported.The first explosion took place as people were busy shopping for Iftar and Eid in the Turi Bazaar area of Parachinar. The second explosion ...

- Sify - IN

Special trains run from Karachi, Quetta for Eid.

KARACHI/QUETTA: Special trains have been run from Karachi and Quetta, carrying people to different parts of the country for Eid-ul-Fitr.Of the special trains, two have been set to run from Karachi, out of which one has already been dispatched, according to the announcement made by Pakistan Railways.The Eid special train ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan twin blasts: 15 killed, 70 injured in explosions in Parachinar’s Kurram Agency.

Fifteen persons were killed and 70 others injured as twin blasts rocked a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported. The post Pakistan twin blasts: 15 killed, 70 injured in explosions in Parachinar’s Kurram Agency appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Pakistan- Two shops gutted as fire erupts in cloth market in Peshawar.

Pakistan- Two shops gutted as fire erupts in cloth market in Peshawar...

- MENAFN - JO

Over 30 people killed in W. Lakes state revenge attack

June 22, 2017 - At least 35 people have been killed in revenge attacks that occurred in South Sudan's Western Lakes state between Rup and Pakam communities of Rumbek Central county. The clashes, local officials told Sudan Tribune, erupted when a pastoralist was reportedly shot dead by a suspected armed youth. Up to 40 ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

When the air echoes with fatal celebratory gunshots

PESHAWAR: The tradition of opening gunshots in the air as a sign of celebration has been going on in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since time immemorial, but those resorting to the expression of joy seem incognizant to the repercussions their trigger leaves. Muhammad Ismail Khan, a resident of Wajpagah in Peshawar, cannot get over the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Over 30 people killed in W. Lake state revenge attack

June 22, 2017 - At least 35 people have been killed in revenge attacks that occurred in South Sudan's Western Lakes state between Rup and Pakam communities of Rumbek Central County. The clashes, local officials told Sudan Tribune, erupted when a pastoralist was reportedly shot dead by a suspected armed youth. Up to 40 ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Rain likely at some places along Sindh coast: MET

Photo: File The Pakistan Meteorological Department, on Thursday, said that moist currents from the Arabian Sea were penetrating into upper and central parts of the country.A westerly wave continues to affect most upper and central parts of the country and is likely to persist till Friday, the PMD forecasted.More rain and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Five killed, 15 injured in Mardan road crash

A coach coming from Mardan to Bajaur rammed into a truck parked along the road near Gujar Ghari in Takhtabai tehsil The post Five killed, 15 injured in Mardan road crash appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Special anti-polio drive concludes

People mostly travel from Punjab to South Waziristan, Afghanistan and were considered a serious risk to the programme The post Special anti-polio drive concludes appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Five-year-old girl raped, murdered by suspected repeat offender in Shangla: police

A five-year-old girl in the town of Besham Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Shangla district was allegedly raped and strangled by a suspected repeat offender, police told DawnNews on Wednesday. District Police Officer Besham Rahatullah Khan said that the girl had gone missing from her house in the morning but her body was found wrapped ...

- DAWN - PK

Radd-ul-Fasaad: Security forces recover arms, ammunition in North and South Waziristan raids

Seized items include anti-personnel mines, LMGs, SMGs and explosives The post Radd-ul-Fasaad: Security forces recover arms, ammunition in North and South Waziristan raids appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Security forces recover arms and ammunition from North Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: Security forces on Wednesday recovered cache of arms and ammunition from North Waziristan agency during a search operation. According to Inter Services Public Relations , the intelligence-based operation was part of Operation Raddul Fasaad. Security forces launched a nationwide military operation Raddul Fasaad ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Five killed, 11 injured in Mardan road accident

MARDAN: Five people were killed and 11 injured as a bus collided with a truck on Gujar Garhi Ring Road Wednesday morning.A Bajaur-bound bus, which had departed from Rawalpindi, collided with the truck which was parked on one side of the road. The deceased and injured were shifted to Mardan Medical Complex. The deceased ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Toy gun dealers arrested in Pakistan, warehouses sealed

Islamabad, June 21 Taking action against the sale and purchase of toy guns, Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa administration sealed 12 warehouses and arrested three people, the local media reported on Wednesday.The administration had already imposed ban on sale and purchase of toy weapons for one month, Dawn reported.The ...

- Sify - IN

Pakistan to fence whole border with Afghanistan

Islamabad, June 21 The Pakistan Army has said the whole border with Afghanistan will be fenced to curb cross-border movement of militants.The military said on Tuesday that the phased fencing of the border had commenced in high infiltration prone border areas in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber tribal agencies, Xinhua news agency ...

- Sify - IN

Hot, humid weather to impact Pakistan through Wednesday: MET

Photo: File Hot and humid weather is likely to prevail in most parts of the country, the PMD said.Moist currents from the Arabian Sea are penetrating into upper and central parts of the country on Wednesday.A westerly wave is affecting most upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist till Thursday, the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Security forces kill two suspected terrorists in KP

Operation Raddul Fasaad Two suspected terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces when they attempted to raid a checkpost near Tank in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, an Inter-Services Public Relations press release said Tuesday.The 'terrorists' fired at security forces at the checkpost located 12 kilometres ...

- DAWN - PK

Infiltration-prone border areas being fenced: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army has initiated fencing along the Pak-Afghan border in the infiltration prone areas of Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agencies, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations .Agencies deemed to be prone to high number of infiltration attempts are being fenced in the first phase, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Army commences fencing Pak-Afghan border in trouble zones

Fencing along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border has commenced in an effort to improve the security situation along the international boundary, Inter-Services Public Relations , the Army's media wing, said Tuesday.The construction of the fence will take place in two phases. In the first phase, the 'high-infiltration prone' ...

- DAWN - PK

Casualties dwindle amid rise in terror attacks across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: Although the number casualties caused by terrorist attacks across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has dwindled in the first six months of 2017 as compared to those in 2016, a rise in such incidents has been witnessed. According to the data issued by the KP government, a total of 39 people were killed in different terrorist ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Infiltration prone border areas being fenced: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army has initiated fencing along the Pak-Afghan border in the infiltration prone areas of Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agencies, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations .Agencies deemed to be prone to high number of infiltration attempts are being fenced in the first phase, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

A Sweet Drink Refreshes Muslim-Sikh Friendships

Muslims are observing the last week of Ramadan, as long summer days heighten the challenge of keeping the daytime fast. In Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, a Sikh family is showing their solidarity with Muslims by handing out traditional sweet drinks to neighbors as they break their fasts each evening.

- Radio Free Europe - US

K-P starts revising textbooks

All Primary School Teachers Association Peshawar district president appreciated the govt's effort The post K-P starts revising textbooks appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Rain, dust-thundershower expected at scattered places: MET

Photo: FileMoist currents from the Arabian Sea are penetrating into upper and central parts of the country on Tuesday.A westerly wave is affecting most upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist till Thursday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department forecasted.Rain and dust-thundershower with gusty winds ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Bilawal says satisfied with Sindh CM and his team, takes swipe at PTI and PML-N

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples’ Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday expressed complete satisfaction on the performance of Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and his entire team while lambasting PTI over its performance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Speaking to the media after inaugurating a fly-over in Malir the PPP ...

- Geo.tv - PK

While KRK hit out at Virat Kohli, B-town celebs have backed the Indian cricket team

After India lost against Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy Finals, self-proclaimed critic Kamaal Rashid Khan, popularly known as KRK, posted a diatribe using invective language against Indian team’s captain Virat Kohli on Twitter.

- Yahoo! News - US

Pakistan's cricket victory: Celebratory firing injures 32 in Peshawar

Police say they have arrested 65 people across the city for celebratory firing The post Pakistan's cricket victory: Celebratory firing injures 32 in Peshawar appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Afghan forces clear Tora Bora of IS militants: Defense Ministry

, June 19 : The Afghan Defense Ministry said Monday that the country's security forces have cleared the strategic Tora Bora area, which was once the hideout of slain al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden. The place was recently claimed by the Islamic State militants to be under their control.Khaama Press quoted ministry ...

- Sify - IN

With celebratory gunfire and sweets, cricket-obsessed Pakistanis savour victory over India

PESHAWAR/QUETTA, Pakistan - Cricket-obsessed Pakistanis flooded onto the streets draped in their national green and white flag in celebration on Sunday after their national team trounced arch-foe India in the Champions Trophy final.

- Reuters - US

Pakistan- Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency

Pakistan- Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency...

- MENAFN - JO

Pakistan- Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand

Pakistan- Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand...

- MENAFN - JO

Pakistan- Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen

Pakistan- Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen...

- MENAFN - JO

Germany: JSMM protests against human rights violations, atrocities by Pak

, June 18 : Activists from the Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz here protested against human rights violations and the atrocities by Pakistan against the Sindhi, Baloch, Pashtun, Kashmiri and Saraiki.Pakistan ruled by a 'tyrant Punjabi fascism' has been committing heinous crimes against humanity, mass genocides, grave human ...

- Sify - IN

Light rain, drizzle expected at few places along Sindh and Makran coast: MET

Photo: FileA weak seasonal low lies over northeast Balochistan on Sunday.Moist currents from the Arabian Sea are penetrating into upper and central parts of the country, the Pakistan Meteorological Department said.Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country in the next 24-hours. However, rain and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Sohail wishes Sarfaraz luck, asks for his controversial statement to be set aside

In response to an international backlash against his diatribe against the skipper of the Pakistan team, Sarfaraz Ahmad, former cricketer and chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board Aamer Sohail has extended an olive branch ahead of the critical Pakistan-India Champions Trophy final. In a self-shot, half-minute video, ...

- DAWN - PK

A power struggle is brewing in Kabul

'Afghanistan cannot be at peace until the Pashtuns regain their pre-eminent role in the country's governance,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

- Rediff.com - IN

Thunderstorm, rain expected at isolated places: MET

Rain and dust-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places. Photo: Reuters/file Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country for the next 24 hours, according to Pakistan Metereological Department.Moreover, a weak seasonal low is lying over northeast Balochistan. However, a shallow ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Moon controversy: Central committee's sitting in Peshawar likely to be 'fruitless'

Popalzai's committee to sit a day prior to central committee's meeting in Peshawar to sight Shawwal moon The post Moon controversy: Central committee's sitting in Peshawar likely to be 'fruitless' appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Security, traffic arrangements in place for Youm-i-Ali observations across country

Karachi Lahore Rawalpindi Peshawar Quetta Traffic police and security agencies in Pakistan's largest cities have prepared plans for traffic and security for Youm-i-Ali processions on Saturday.Youm-i-Ali, observed on the 21st day of Ramazan, sees large processions across the country commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistan's Poor Record Protecting Schools

Expand School children flee as soldiers conducting an exercise to repel militant attacks detain a mock-militant at the Islamia Collegiate School in Peshawar, Pakistan, February 2016.  © 2016 Khuram Parvez/Reuters I was just 10 when more than 400 schools were destroyed,' said Malala Yousafzai when she accepted the Nobel ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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