MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — An express train barreled into another that had derailed in Pakistan before dawn Monday, killing at least 40 people, authorities said. More than 100 were injured, and rescuers and villagers worked throughout the day to pull…
By Associated Press
The prime minister’s special aide on health, Dr. Faisal Sultan, asked people over age 40 to register for shots and said the Pakistani government would soon be able to expand its immunization program to other age groups.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a more contagious version of COVID-19 from South Africa arrived in the U.S with cases confirmed in South Carolina, the pandemic shrank the U.S. economy by 3.5 percent last year, at least six people died…
Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the release Thursday of a Pakistani-British man convicted and later acquitted in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
By Zarar Khan, Associated Press
Hours after the late Saturday outage, Energy Minister Omar Ayub said on Twitter that power was being restored in phases, starting with Islamabad. He said later Sunday that power had been restored to much of the country.
In our news wrap Thursday, the COVID-19 death toll topped 327,000 as California becomes the first state to surpass 2 million infections, a powerful winter storm barrels toward the East Coast, Ethiopian forces killed 42 armed men accused of massacring…
By Kathy Gannon, Adil Jawad, Associated Press
A provincial court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the release of a British-born Pakistani man charged in the 2002 murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In Pakistan, one out of every 20 children dies before age five. Now, childhood immunization rates -- already low -- have dropped sharply during the pandemic, raising fears of a looming increase in infant mortality. Special correspondent Fred de Sam…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath in private, a day after Barrett’s Senate confirmation. Also, firefighters in Southern…
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