The unidentified militants opened indiscriminate fire and lobbed hand grenades at the main gate of the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi as they tried to storm it.
Flight PK-8303 from Lahore crashed at the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir on Friday afternoon, minutes before its landing in Karachi's Jinnah International Airport.
The Airbus A320 aircraft of the national carrier Pakistan International Airlines had 91 passengers and a crew of eight when it plunged into the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir on Friday, minutes before its landing in Karachi. Eleven people on the ground were injured.
The PIA Airbus A320 carrying 91 passengers and eight crew members has crash-landed into the Jinnah Housing Society located near the airport, a spokesperson of the national carrier said.
"At the moment we have the view that there will be no survivors from the plane itself but it is not confirmed," Akhtar said by phone from the scene of the crash.
The Pakistan government last week issued a permit for importing 4,500 tonnes of tomatoes from Iran, but its arrival did not pick up pace in the market, resulting in a persistent hike in the rates due to rising demand, Dawn News reported.
Three heavily-armed suicide bombers stormed the Chinese consulate, killing two policeman. The terrorists were shot dead by security forces.
The mafia boss appears on the UK Treasury department's 'Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets in the UK' updated on Monday, with three recorded addresses in Pakistan, where he is reportedly based.
This was disclosed by Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Zubair M Tufail after a meeting with the visiting Chinese delegation led by Li-Jial, Director Tianchen Engineering Corporation (TCC), at the Federation House here yesterday.
"Pakistan International Airlines, in a communication to authorities concerned, has said that its Karachi-Mumbai flight will not be open for sale (bookings) from May 11," a company associated with the flight operation told PTI here.
Pakistan today rejected allegations of its involvement in the assault on an army camp in Uri town in Kashmir that killed at least 18 soldiers, saying it has "nothing to gain" from this attack.
Geeta, a deaf-mute girl, travelled from Karachi to Delhi this morning, nearly 15 years after she accidentally crossed over to Pakistan as a child. She is accompanied from Karachi by the Edhi family, who run a charitable foundation and looked after her all these years.
The Pakistani vessel with four people onboard was chased by the Coast Guard ship but it did not stop despite repeated warnings from the Indian side which also fired a few warning shots.
Both the MQM, angry at the accusations, and the PTI have called for protests on Monday which often turn violent in Karachi, Pakistan's biggest city.
Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas - a beach paradise also known for its zero-taxes and high-secrecy banking - in an Indian bank.
Some Pakistanis celebrated Valentine's Day on Wednesday with balloons and flowers, but others denounced the holiday as an insult to Islam.
Pakistani spy agency ISI's detention facilities in Karachi and elsewhere were used as an initial detention and interrogation point by the CIA during America's war on al Qaeda which was supported by over 50 countries following 9/11 attacks, a new report has claimed.
A civilian plane crashed in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad near Chaklala airbase due to bad weather and all 127 people on board the flight are feared dead. The Bhoja Airlines 213 was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.
Pakistan will release 34 Indian prisoners, including a fisherman suffering from cancer, this week as part of steps to normalise relations between the two countries.
A high rate of inflation may be pinching hard on day-to-day life of people in the country, but a global survey has named two Indian cities - the financial hub Mumbai and the national capital New Delhi - among the four least expensive places across the world.
In the heart of one of Pakistan's most dangerous neighbourhoods in the teeming city of Karachi, soccer pitches are keeping vulnerable teenagers from joining abundant gangs, kidnappers and extortion rackets.
A small aircraft crashed into an oil refinery in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi today, triggering a fire though there were no immediate reports of casualties.
Some Indians living in Karachi were willing to work with Lashkar-e-Taiba to carry out terror attacks in India, David Headley has said, apparently referring to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who is based in the port city of Pakistan.
Monday’s spectacular terrorist strike on a naval base in Karachi has raised concerns about the safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons. Are they really safe? Experts answer.
A group of highly-trained militants with night-vision goggles and the collusion of sympathetic Islamist military officials storm a heavily-guarded navy base situated only a few miles from where a unstable Pakistan stores some of its nuclear weapons.