Pakistan

Pakistan oil tanker truck explosion kills at least 120

The accident occurred when the truck fell off the road it was traveling on Sunday morning, Mohammad Akhtar a police official with the city of Bahawalpur told CNN. Villagers had gathered around the vehicle to collect its oil in containers when the

Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan, in Sindh province, police said, the BBC reports. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack, which has been claimed by

Pakistan needs investors to boost gemstone industry

Pakistan has many varieties of minerals like Peridot, Aquamarine, Topaz in different colors of violet, pink, golden and champagne, Ruby, Emerald, rare-earth minerals Bastnaesite and Xenotime, Sphene, Tourmaline, Quartz. The vast gemstone ore reserves can make the country a major player in

Babur-III: Pakistan conducts first test of submarine-launched cruise missile

Pakistan has test-fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile Babur-III, capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and the country's military says it gives them a credible second strike capability, the country's military says. Pakistani missile is named Babur (Urdu for Tiger) and has range of

Pakistan plane crash: flight with 40 people on board crashed in the north of the country

The flight PK661 of Pakistan International Airline (PIA), carrying around 40 people, was en route to Islamabad from Chitral when it lost contact with air traffic control, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the local media. The plane has reportedly crashed in near the

At least 63 people killed, dozens wounded in suicide bomber attack at Pakistan hospital

The bomber struck as more than 100 mourners, mostly lawyers and journalists, crowded into the emergency department to accompany the body of a prominent lawyer, who had been shot

Pakistan bombing: 70 people killed on Sunday in public park

Sunday's suicide bombing on a public park was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction, which once declared loyalty to Islamic State. The group said it was targeting Christians, Reuters reports. The brutality of the attack, Jamaat-ur-Ahrar's fifth bombing since December, reflects the