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  • Pakistan's main parties openly campaign in Karachi

    Much has changed in the last five years in the coastal metropolis of Karachi consisting 20 million people, and the transformation is playing out in the run-up to Pakistan's general election next week.

  • Pakistani cricketer commits suicide

    A young cricketer who has been a part of Karachi's under-19 team allegedly hangs himself at his residence in the city’s Model Colony.

  • Karachi mayor offers land to Afridi for cricket academy

    After being denied land for his cricket academy by Sindh Government, the city mayor Waseem Akhtar made the same offer to cricket star Shahid Khan Afridi.

  • Pakistan floods kill 53 after heavy rains

    At least 53 people have been killed by flash floods caused by torrential rain in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

  • 'Neerja' - A glorious tribute to the braveheart

    Neerja, a biopic, encapsulates the life of Neerja Bhanot, head purser, Pan Am flight 73, which was hijacked in Karachi in September 1986 where she laid down her life heroically, trying to save the passengers.

  • ‘Mustafizur was missed in PSL’

    Fawad Rana, owner of Lahore franchise, said the loss of Bangladesh's bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman before the start of the PSL had disrupted the team's plans significantly.

  • Tamim bids adieu to PSL

    Tamim posted a heart-felt message on his Facebook account and articulated his gratitude towards Peshawar Zalmi as he bids adieu to Pakistan Super League.

  • ‘Ghatia’ question blows Afridi’s Gasket

    Miffed Pakistani T20 captain Shahid Afridi abandons an ongoing press conference at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore and walks off, not pleased with a question directed at his captaincy.

  • Mushfiq joins Shakib at Karachi: PSL

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was picked by Karachi Kings during the last day of the draft pick of Pakistan Super League (PSL) today.

  • Karachi rope in Shakib: PSL

    Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan was picked by the Karachi franchise in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) player draft today.

  • Indian 'mystery woman': Family not mine

    A young deaf and mute Indian womanwho was stranded in Pakistan for a decade has returned home, but said the family she identified in photos was not hers.

  • Women’s Cricket: Bangladesh end Pak tour with frustrating note

    Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team complete their Pakistan tour with a frustrating note losing all the four matches after conceding a six wicket defeat in the 2nd and last ODI match.

  • Pakistan win series opener against Bangladesh women

    Pakistan women won the opening ODI against Bangladesh Women in Karachi by 20 runs to take the lead in the two-match series.

  • Bangladesh women lose T20I series to Pakistan

    Bangladesh women lost the two-match T20I series to Pakistan 2-0 after they were beaten in the second game by 34 runs at Karachi stadium.

  • Bangladesh women beaten by 29 runs

    Crucial runs from Bismah’s bat and a disciplined performance from the bowlers set up an easy 29-run win for Pakistan over the visiting Bangladesh women's team.

  • Second Pakistan media worker shot dead

    Gunmen in Pakistan shoot dead a former journalist in Karachi, the third such attack on media personnel in less than 24 hours.

  • Downtown Karachi: A street called love

    Marred by years of political and sectarian violence, Karachi does not have the best reputation; judging by news headlines over the past few years, many would think of it as being a highly intolerant urban centre.

  • Shots fired at Wasim Akram's car

    Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram's car has been fired at in Karachi, the country's commercial capital. He escaped unhurt.

  • South Pakistan hit by huge power cut

    A major power failure plunges large parts of southern Pakistan into darkness on Tuesday night.

  • Pakistan heatwave leaves 120 dead

    More than 120 people have died during a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.

  • The off-course task force

    Taj Mohammad Baloch, a motor mechanic from Karachi town of Lyari, has worked in Oman, Iran and the United Arab Emiraes and speaks highly of his experiences there.

  • Gunmen kill 43 in Karachi bus attack

    At least 43 people are killed and 20 are injured in a gun attack on a bus carrying Ismaili Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.

  • Pakistan activist killed in Karachi

    Leading Pakistani human rights activist is killed in a drive-by shooting in Karachi after hosting a talk on allegations of torture in the province of Balochistan.

  • 5 Pakistan cops die in Taliban attack

    Authorities and Taliban spokeman say that the Pakistani Taliban killed five police officers in a rocket attack in country's southwest on Friday. In another incident of a Taliban attack, on a police bus in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi left 10 people wounded.

  • Pakistan Soldiers Raid MQM Office

    Security forces have raided the Karachi headquarters of Pakistan's fourth biggest political party, sparking street protests.