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Pakistan's rupee keeps sliding after IMF loan accord reached

The rupee, which lost 3.6 percent on Thursday to close at 146.2 against the U.S. dollar in the interbank market, dropped further on Friday, dealers said, selling at 149.50 in the interbank market and 150 in the open market.

Gunmen kill ex-Pakistani lawmaker outside home in Karachi

Abidi was a former member of the National Assembly and his Muttahida Qaumi Movement party has urged the government to immediately trace and arrest his killers.

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Body of Pakistani exchange student killed at Texas school arrives in Karachi

Sabika Sheikh was among 10 students and staff slain Friday at Santa Fe High School. The alleged shooter is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who is being held on capital murder charges.

PSL 2018: Massive security cover deployed in Karachi ahead of final at National Cricket Stadium

The PSL 2018 final at Karachi will witness a mammoth security cover as thousands of security personnel will be deployed in Pakistan's port city.

MQM leader briefs US Senator John McCain on situation in Karachi

The MQM leader asked questions regarding the US military aid to Pakistan despite its close ties with the Haqqani network and the Afghan Taliban, and gross human rights violations by the Pakistan Army in Karachi and Balochistan.

Pakistani security forces kill 7 militants in Karachi

Khurram says that in the first raid, three militants were trapped in a building and killed themselves by detonating explosive vests.

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Islamic State militants gun down 47 Shia Ismaili Muslims in a Karachi bus

The attackers killed 47 people, including 16 women, and wounded more than 20 others before fleeing from the scene.

LIVE: 47 Shiites killed, several injured as armed men open fire on bus in Karachi

Gunmen reportedly entered the bus in Karachi and opened fire on civilians. Pakistan police says the bus was en route to a place of worship for Ismaili Shiite Muslims

Pakistan activist, Sabeen Mahmud, who said fear is just line in her head, shot dead in Karachi

The brain behind Pakistan’s first hackathon in 2013, Sabeen told the Wired magazine: “Fear is just a line in your head. You can choose what side of that line you want to be on.”

Pakistan bomb targets mosque in rare attack on Bohra community

Friday's attack was the first on a Bohra mosque in the southern port city since an incident three years ago

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Heat wave: 400 dead as Karachi sizzles

Pakistan is facing its worst heat wave in more than a decade.

Karachi Terror Attack: People light candles to protest and show solidarity

Amid tight security, hundreds of Pakistanis Thursday paid their respects at a mass funeral for 47 minority Shiites who were killed in an attack on a bus in the southern city of Karachi.

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Islamic State militants kill 43 Shia Ismaili Muslims in Karachi

Heavily-armed militants donning police uniforms attacked a bus on Wednesday carrying Shia Ismaili Muslims and shot them in the head, killing at least 43 people and leaving behind a pamphlet of ISIS claiming responsibility for the grisly attack in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi.

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Pakistan: Heatwaves kill 65 people in Karachi

At least 65 people died of heatstroke in Pakistan’s Karachi city over past three days during the Holy month of Ramazan, media reports said, amid fears the death toll could rise as the temperatures soar. According to Dawn, the Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted that “very hot weather will continue to prevail in Karachi for the […]

Pakistan arrests 88 Indian fishermen for territorial violation

Karachi, Feb 21 (ANI): Pakistan's marine forces have arrested 88 Indian fishermen and took sixteen boats into custody for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea. A police official said the fishermen, who were arrested on Friday night, have been handed over to Docks Police Station in Karachi for necessary legal action. The arrested fishermen were charged under the Foreign Act and Fisheries Act. The fishermen, who belong to Gujarat, will be produced them before a magistrate on Sunday. India and Pakistan share an extensive oceanic border with each other which is poorly defined, resulting in fishermen on both sides inadvertently crossing over to the other side while netting their catch.

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Delhi police arrests Al Qaeda terrorist from Haryana

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Delhi police arrested a member of the Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the wing opened by the dreaded terror group last year, from Haryana's Mewat district. Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Arvind Deep said the terrorist has been identified as Abdul Sami. He said Sami was produced before a court and had been sent to police remand till February 1. The official said Sami had gone to Dubai in January, 2014 and then to Karachi for training. After Karachi, he went to Mansehra, where he was trained in intensive arms. Sami is the fifth AQIS member to be arrested by the police so far.

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