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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi shuts down for a day to mourn 45 car bomb victims

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Karachi Largest city shuts down for a day to grieve for 45 killed in Sunday's explosion in Shiite area Karachi mourns car bomb victims Pakistan's largest city Karachi shut down yesterday to mourn 45 people killed by a car bomb in a Shiite Muslim neighbourhood, the latest in a series of devastating attacks as Pakistan prepares for elections. ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Bombs kill 17 on Pakistan campaign trail

    Posted May 07th 2013, 08:36pm by AFP

    ... on the campaign for Saturday’s polls. The attacks took place in the northwestern town of Hangu, a flashpoint for violence between Sunni and Shiite Muslims, and in the northwestern district of Dir, where Pakistani troops crushed a Taliban-led insurgency in 2009. The election will mark a democratic milestone in a country ruled for half its history by the military. It will be the first time ...

  3. News - Asia

    Briefs, February 20, 2013

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Pakistani Shiites stop protests after arrests QUETTA- Pakistani Shiites agreed to bury those killed in the most recent sectarian bombing, ending four days of protests, after the government ... in a powerful rebuke to a government they say has repeatedly failed to protect them. But Shiite leaders called off the protest after Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said four suspects had been ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan arrests suspects over Shiite killings

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 02:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Quetta Pakistani forces on Tuesday killed four men and arrested seven others accused of killing Shiite Muslims, including a purported mastermind of a devastating ... the operation, officials said. The arrests came just hours before Pakistani cabinet ministers were due to arrive in Quetta in an attempt to negotiate an end to the Shiite protest. Thousands of women, men ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    25 die in Pakistan bus, hospital bombings

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... targeting Shiite Muslims, and the student victims were members of a women's university popular with the minority community. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said the bus bomb killed 14 students ... in the hospital bombing. Quetta is a focal point for sectarian violence between majority Sunni Muslims and minority Shiites, who account for about 20 per cent of Pakistan's 180 million population. ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Anger, scuffles as Pakistan Shiites bury 89

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 05:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Quetta Scuffles broke out on Wednesday as Pakistani Shiite Muslims buried the 89 victims of a second major bomb attack in five weeks, which has highlighted the government’s inability to stem sectarian violence. Shiite leaders called off a three-day nationwide protest demanding army protection after the government promised those responsible would be arrested ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Bomb kills at least 45 in Shiite area of Karachi

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 09:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karachi A huge car bomb blast in a mainly Shiite Muslim area of Karachi on Sunday killed at least 45 people, officials said, amid a spate of sectarian violence ... on this scale are rare. Pakistan’s parliament is due to dissolve in two weeks in preparation for elections, but rising violence against Shiites, who make up around 20 per cent of the 180 million ...

  8. News - Asia

    Briefs, March 4, 2013

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... monoxide poisoning with the car's exhaust pipe blocked by snow and the windows up. AFP   Seven killed in blast in Shiite area of Karachi KARACHI- A bomb blast killed at least seven people in a neighbourhood dominated by Shiite Muslims in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi. Police official Azhar Iqbal said the bomb exploded yesterday outside a Shiite mosque as people were leaving evening ...

  9. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Sunni militant chief 'must face trial' QUETTA- Pakistani Shiites yesterday demanded that the leader of a banned Sunni militant group be put on trial, a day after his arrest following deadly sectarian attacks in the city of Quetta. Malik Ishaq, the leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, was held on Friday after two recent bombings in the city targeting the Shiite Hazara minority ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan market bombing leaves dozens dead

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 10:06am by Associated Press in Quetta

    ... Associated Press in Quetta The death toll from a bombing that tore through a crowded vegetable market in a mostly Shiite Muslim neighbourhood of southwestern Pakistan climbed to 81 with many of the severely wounded dying overnight, a Pakistani police official said on Sunday. Police official Fayyaz Saumbal said 164 people also were wounded by the explosion Saturday in the city ...




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