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…
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 Kathy Gannon, Adil Jawad, Associated Press
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…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
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…
By Riaz Khan, Associated Press
A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing at least eight students and wounding 136 others, police and a hospital spokesman said.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
Dubbed the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ by his supporters, Kaavan has languished at a zoo in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad for more than 35 years. Kaavan will be allowed to leave his Pakistani zoo and be transferred to better conditions,…
By Muhammad Farooq, Associated Press
Heavy rains hit parts of Pakistan including the financial capital Karachi for a fifth straight night bringing more flooding to towns and villages and leaving at least 36 people dead, officials said Friday. Rescuers evacuated people from flooded neighborhoods.
In our news wrap Monday, the man known as the Golden State Killer pled guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo will be spared the death penalty but will serve life in prison without parole.
By Adil Jawad, Associated Press
Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least three people.
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