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Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least four killed – police

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence. A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban’s Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction claimed responsibility for the attack in the northwestern town of Charsadda. The district administration said at least… Read More »

Cricket: Pakistan first Test team member Imtiaz dies

LAHORE, Pakistan: Imtiaz Ahmed, a member of Pakistan’s first-ever Test team, died in a Lahore hospital Saturday (Dec 31) after a brief illness, his family said. The 88-year-old Ahmed featured in Pakistan’s first Test played in Delhi against India in October 1952 and went on to play 41 matches as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Ahmed’s family confirmed… Read More »

Pakistan, India exchange fresh fire in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India exchanged fresh fire across the de-facto Kashmir border Saturday (Oct 1), the Pakistani military said, with Indian officials stating there was no damage as tensions rise between the nuclear-armed rivals. “Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing” which started at 4:00 am (2300 GMT) and continued for four hours in… Read More »