Protesters attack Pakistani TV station, shots fired

Protesters attack Pakistani TV station, shots fired

Supporters of a powerful political party in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi fired shots at the office of a television channel on Monday before ransacking the building, police said.

Hundreds of stray dogs poisoned in Karachi

Hundreds of stray dogs poisoned in Karachi

Officials have poisoned hundreds of dogs in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi in the latest effort to curb a population of strays that attack thousands of people each year in the teeming mega-city of some 20mn.

Pakistan arrests Karachi mayor-elect, opposition politicians

Pakistan arrests Karachi mayor-elect, opposition politicians

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday arrested the mayor-elect of Karachi and two other prominent opposition politicians, police said, accusing them of aiding criminals and militants.

Pakistan mourns murdered singer in attack claimed by Taliban

Pakistan mourns murdered singer in attack claimed by Taliban

Thousands of mourners crowded the funeral procession of a beloved Pakistani singer on Thursday, a day after he was gunned down in the port city of Karachi in an attack claimed by a faction of the Pakistani Taliban.

Karachi opens heat relief centres in bid to cut death toll

Karachi opens heat relief centres in bid to cut death toll

Last summer, temperatures as high as 45 degrees Celsius led to more than a thousand heat-related deaths in Karachi.

Karachi readies graves, hospitals, in case heat wave hits again

Karachi readies graves, hospitals, in case heat wave hits again

Pakistani grave digger Shahid Baloch is taking no chances.

Pakistan’s port city prepares in case heat wave strikes

Pakistan’s port city prepares in case heat wave strikes

Pakistan's meteorological office is not predicting a repeat of last year's extreme heat, but officials are preparing for the worst just in case.

Prominent Pakistani anti-militant activist shot dead in Karachi

Prominent Pakistani anti-militant activist shot dead in Karachi

Gunmen shot dead a prominent Pakistani rights activist, known for his outspoken stance against the Taliban and other radical Islamist groups, in the southern port city ...

Pakistan tainted liquor death toll rises to 23

Pakistan tainted liquor death toll rises to 23

The death toll among a group of Pakistanis who drank tainted liquor rose to 23 Tuesday after more died in hospitals, police said.

Fire kills 10 in southern Pakistan: police

Fire kills 10 in southern Pakistan: police

A fire started by a falling oil lamp engulfed several huts in a Pakistan fishing village and killed 10 people including women and children early Sunday, police said.

Pakistan's airports in chaos over PIA strike

Pakistan's airports in chaos over PIA strike

Pakistan's airports were plunged into chaos Wednesday as employees of the national flag carrier protested the deaths of two colleagues killed while demonstrating against plans to privatise the airline.

One dead, several injured in clashes at Karachi airport

One dead, several injured in clashes at Karachi airport

A Pakistan International Airlines employee was shot dead Tuesday and several more were wounded after clashes broke out between law enforcement agencies and workers ...