At least three people were killed and 12 others injured when a dilapidated three-storey building collapsed in a poor neighbourhood of Karachi, Pakistan police said.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities raised the death toll from the blaze to 157.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
The death toll from twin blasts in Parachinar has climbed to 67, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan to 85.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
Fourteen people have been killed after a roadside bomb targeted a minivan in Pakistan's north-western tribal region.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
Pakistani forces have killed and arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids as the death toll from a massive suicide bombing by Islamic State that targeted a famed shrine rose to 88.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
A train crushed two motorised rickshaws on an unattended railway crossing in central Pakistan on Friday, killing seven schoolchildren and one of the rickshaw drivers, police and railway officials said.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
A massive fire has swept through a four-star hotel in Karachi where members of Pakistan's cricket team were staying, killing at least 11 people.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Dutch dairy firm FrieslandCampina has unveiled plans to acquire a 51% stake in Engro Foods in Pakistan, where consumers primarily drink unprocessed raw milk.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
At least 18 people were killed and up to 150 trapped when a factory collapsed near the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said, adding to a number of industrial disasters to hit the South Asian nation.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency said that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2015
A devastating heatwave has killed more than 400 people in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi over the past three days, health officials said, as paramilitaries set up emergency medical camps in the streets.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
More than 400 people have died from heatstroke in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi in the last three days, officials have said.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
Gunmen on motorcycles boarded a bus and opened fire on commuters in Pakistan’s volatile southern city of Karachi yesterday, killing at least 43 in the latest attack directed against religious minorities.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
Gunmen have killed 43 people in an attack on Shiites in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, police said.
Wed, 13 May, 2015
Thousands of Shiites across Pakistan mourned and protested today after a bombing at a Shiite mosque killed at least 59 people.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
At least 10 people have been killed in violent protests in the west African nation of Niger over French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo’s depiction of the Prophet Mohammed.
Sun, 18 Jan, 2015
A press photographer has been shot in Pakistan during a demonstration against Charlie Hebdo.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
When world leaders, including the Taoiseach, meet at the UN Climate Summit, they have a chance to make a real difference. Right now, it’s as if we are falling from a skyscraper muttering ‘so far so good’, writes Éamonn Meehan, executive director of Trócaire
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
At least 19 people have drowned off beaches in southern Pakistan because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said today.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
Dublin has jumped 10 places in a list of the world’s costliest places to live for expats and foreign nationals.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
Newborn babies born to healthy, well nourished mothers are strikingly similar in size the world over, scientists have shown.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
Pakistan has launched a ground offensive against Taliban strongholds near the Afghan border after evacuating nearly half a million residents from the tribal region.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
As many as 100 people have been killed in airstrikes in the northwestern tribal regions of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, intelligence officials said.
Sun, 15 Jun, 2014
Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan’s busiest airport on Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic night-long battle at one of the country’s most high-profile targets.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2014
The Pakistani Taliban says it was behind the five-hour assault on the international airport in Karachi that killed 18 people.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan's busiest airport with machine guns and a rocket launcher, killing at least 13 people as explosions echoed into the night.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
Gunmen disguised as police guards stormed an airport terminal used for VIPs and cargo in Pakistan’s largest city tonight, killing at least nine people as explosions echoed into the night.
Sun, 08 Jun, 2014
Five people have been killed after gunmen attacked a terminal at Karachi’s international airport, Pakistan officials say.
Sun, 08 Jun, 2014
Dublin has been ranked the 20th most reputable city in the world in terms of business and social environment, outranking the likes of New York, Paris, Rome, Madrid, and Barcelona.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
Rescuers are struggling to help thousands of people injured and left homeless after their houses collapsed in a massive earthquake in south-western Pakistan, as the death toll rose overnight to 210, officials said.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
Pakistani officials have released their highest-ranking Afghan Taliban prisoner in a bid to kick-start Afghanistan’s struggling peace process.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
MARYAM was 14 when her father arranged for her to marry Ibrahim Saeed Ahmed, the man who would become the al Qaeda courier of Zero Dark Thirty fame and unwittingly lead the Americans to Osama bin Laden.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2013
PASHTUNABAD — a poor, wind and flyblown suburb of Quetta — is the type of Pakistani town where commanders in the Afghan Taliban lived after being kicked out of their country in 2001.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
Defying the danger of militant attacks, Pakistanis streamed to the polls today for a historic vote pitting a former cricket star against a two-time prime minister and an unpopular incumbent.
Sat, 11 May, 2013
Pakistan is holding historic elections today, pitting former cricket star Imran Khan against a two-time prime minister once exiled by the army and an incumbent blamed for power blackouts and inflation.
Sat, 11 May, 2013
Twin blasts in the southern city of Karachi have killed three people near the office of a political party critical of the Taliban.
Sat, 04 May, 2013
An Irish nanny has been remanded in custody in the US charged with murdering a one-year-old girl she was caring for, authorities have confirmed.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is thought to be holed up at his private compound on the outskirts of Islamabad after a court revoked his bail in a case in which he is accused of treason.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
A bomb blast has killed at least 20 people in a neighbourhood dominated by Shiite Muslims in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
Sun, 03 Mar, 2013
Irish nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady is due back in court in the US today.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
At least five people were killed when militants wearing suicide vests and disguised as policemen attacked the office of a senior political official in north-western Pakistan today, police and hospital officials said.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013