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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, Sarah Clune Hartman
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…
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.
New cases in Pakistan leaped from around 2,000-3,000 a day in late May to up to 6,800 a day in mid-June. Deaths are nearing 150 a day.
By Elaine Kurtenbach, Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are urging that governments and others unite in developing a "people's vaccine" to protect everyone against the coronavirus.
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