Mob Kills Woman Girls Over Facebook Post

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. The dead, including a seven-year-old girl and her baby sister, were Ahmadis, who consider themselves Muslim […]

Bomb Kills 39

A car bomb killed at least 39 people on Sunday in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said, the third deadly strike to hit the city in a week. The bomb caused carnage in the busy Kissa Khwani market in the city, the gateway to tribal regions which are a stronghold of militants linked to […]

Powerful New Earthquake Kills At Least 22

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwest Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 22 people in a region already devastated by a tremor which left more than 300 people dead this week, local officials said. “The death toll is increasing. Rescue workers have so far recovered 22 dead bodies,” Hari Fal, the top government official in […]

Death Toll From Earthquake Rises

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Pakistan rose to at least 208 on Wednesday after hundreds of mud houses collapsed on people in a remote area near the Iranian border, officials said. The earthquake struck Pakistan’s thinly populated province of Baluchistan on Tuesday and was felt across South Asia. It destroyed houses and […]

Pakistan Quake Kills 39 And Creates Island

A massive earthquake struck a remote, rural area in Pakistan today, killing at least 39 people and creating a new island off the Pakistani coastline. “It was nothing short of a miracle,” Behram Baloch, a resident of the southern port city of Gwadar, told ABC News referrign to the new island. Accounts of the size […]

Paigaam Ministries Pakistan Appeals For Help In Pakistan Floods

Monsoon rains triggering floods have killed more than 150 people across Pakistan in the last three weeks and affected more than 85,000 others. For the last one and a half month we had been receiving continuous reports of waters coming into several parts of the country. Two days ago however we heard of a flood […]

Election Victory For Sharif

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif looked poised Sunday to return to office with a resounding election victory — a mandate that could make it easier to tackle the country’s daunting problems, including growing power outages, weak economic growth and shaky government finances. Questions remain, however, about Sharif’s stance on another key issue: violent Islamic […]

Musharraf Arrested

Police arrested former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf overnight at his home in the capital, where he had holed up following a dramatic escape from court to avoid being detained, officials said Friday. Musharraf fled Islamabad High Court in a speeding vehicle Thursday morning after a judge rejected his bail and ordered his arrest in […]

5 Female Teachers And 2 Aid Workers Killed

Gunmen in northwest Pakistan killed five female teachers and two aid workers on Tuesday in an ambush on a van carrying workers home from their jobs at a community centre, officials said. The attack was another reminder of the risks to women educators and aid workers from Islamic militants who oppose their work. It was […]

14 Year Old Christian Girl Freed

A Pakistani jail official says that a young Christian girl accused burning pages of the Islam’s holy book has been freed from a jail near the capital. Widgets