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Prominent Pakistani cleric survives attack by gunmen, two guards killed

Mar 22 2019

KARACHI, Islamabad A prominent Pakistani cleric survived an assassination bid by motorcycle-borne gunmen on Friday that killed two guards and critically injured another cleric in the southern city of Karachi, police said.

Pakistan's Engro starts operations at large lignite power station

Mar 19 2019

KARACHI, Islamabad Pakistan's Engro Powergen Thar Private Ltd (EPTL) on Tuesday started test run operations at a large power station that will use domestic lignite coal to generate electricity, the company's chief executive told Reuters.

Pakistan's Engro starts operations at large lignite power station

Mar 19 2019

KARACHI, Islamabad, March 19 Pakistan's Engro Powergen Thar Private Ltd (EPTL) on Tuesday started test run operations at a large power station that will use domestic lignite coal to generate electricity, the company's chief executive told Reuters.

Pakistani police kills wanted militant on the run for decade

Mar 01 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan One of Pakistan’s most wanted militants has been killed with an accomplice in a shootout with police after being on the run for nearly a decade, police said on Friday.

Pakistan to press terrorism charges against leaders of hardline Islamist group

Dec 01 2018

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan's government on Saturday announced it will press terrorism and sedition charges against leaders of a hardline Islamist group that staged recent protests across the country.

Pakistani rupee tumbles in chaotic trading as IMF bailout looms

Nov 30 2018

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD The Pakistani rupee swang wildly during chaotic trading on Friday, plunging more than 6 percent in the morning in an apparent central bank devaluation before paring most of the losses in the afternoon.

RPT-Pakistani woman police commander led defence of Chinese mission

Nov 25 2018

ISLAMABAD, Nov 25 Pakistani policewoman Suhai Aziz Talpur heard of the attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi while driving to work. She rushed to the scene to find two of her colleagues dead, and a trio of insurgents attempting to blow their way into the building.

Pakistani woman police commander led defense of Chinese mission

Nov 25 2018

ISLAMABAD Pakistani policewoman Suhai Aziz Talpur heard of the attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi while driving to work. She rushed to the scene to find two of her colleagues dead, and a trio of insurgents attempting to blow their way into the building.

Gunmen attack China's consulate in Pakistan as violence flares across region

Nov 23 2018

KARACHI Three suicide attackers stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi amid a series of gunshots and an explosion on Friday, but were killed before they could force their way in with a car packed with explosives, police said. | Video

UPDATE 6-Rebels storm China's consulate in Pakistan amid gunfire and explosion

Nov 23 2018

* Ethnic rebels increasingly hitting Chinese targets (Updates with China comment, link to graphic)

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