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At least 15 killed in road accident in southern Pakistan

At least 15 killed in road accident in southern Pakistan

At least 15 people died in southern Pakistan on Monday when a lorry rammed into a coach, a police official said.

Death toll from Pakistan poll rally bombing climbs to 140

Death toll from Pakistan poll rally bombing climbs to 140

The death toll from Friday's suicide bombing targeting an election rally in south-western Pakistan has climbed to 140, officials said.

Suicide bomb kills 85 at Pakistan election rally

Suicide bomb kills 85 at Pakistan election rally

The death toll in a suicide bombing in southwestern Pakistan Friday jumped to 85, an official said, the deadliest in a string of attacks on political rallies that have raised security fears ahead of nationwide polls on July 25.

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia last week to 10 years in prison by a corruption court.

Thousands attend funeral of Pakistan politican killed by Taliban

Thousands attend funeral of Pakistan politican killed by Taliban

Thousands flocked to the funeral Wednesday of a politician killed by a Taliban suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan's Peshawar, hours after the explosion left 20 dead in the first major attack ahead of July 25 polls.

Pakistan election rally suicide bomb toll climbs to 20

Pakistan election rally suicide bomb toll climbs to 20

A local leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), Haroon Bilour, was among those killed in the attack in the city of Peshawar late on Tuesday.

Pakistan army to deploy over 370,000 troops for July 25 elections

Pakistan army to deploy over 370,000 troops for July 25 elections

Pakistan will deploy 371,388 troops to polling stations across the country to ensure free and fair elections on July 25, the army said Tuesday.

Pakistani authorities arrest son-in-law of ousted premier Sharif

Pakistani authorities arrest son-in-law of ousted premier Sharif

Pakistani authorities on Sunday arrested the son-in-law of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was on Friday sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison over a corruption ruling linked to his family's purchase of luxury flats in London.

Former Pakistani PM Sharif to return on July 13 to face jail

Former Pakistani PM Sharif to return on July 13 to face jail

The three-time former prime minister and his daughter are currently in London.

Pakistan court orders jail for Sharif, daughter on graft charges

Pakistan court orders jail for Sharif, daughter on graft charges

The anti-graft court ruled that the Sharif family bought properties in London with the money plundered from Pakistan in the 1990s.

Nineteen dead following heavy rains in central Pakistan

Nineteen dead following heavy rains in central Pakistan

At least 19 people are dead and scores more injured in the wake of heavy monsoon rains in the central Pakistani province of Punjab.

Pakistani court bans another Sharif loyalist from politics

Pakistani court bans another Sharif loyalist from politics

Pakistan's top court on Thursday banned another loyalist of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from politics for five years, in a decision that raised questions about the credibility of national elections next month.