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2 killed as a motorcycle loaded with explosives detonates in the Pakistani city of Peshawar

Mar. 10, 2024 05:44 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A motorcycle packed with explosives went off in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Sunday morning, killing two people and severely injuring another, police said. The motorcycle carried between 4 and 5 kilograms (9 to 11 pounds) of explosives...

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif says he will seek a coalition government after trailing jailed rival Khan

Feb. 09, 2024 17:56 PM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The former prime minister of Pakistan expected his party would claim an easy victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, sending him to the top job for a fourth time. Instead, Nawaz Sharif faces a difficult path to power. Independent candidates...

A Russian private jet carrying 6 people crashes in Afghanistan. The Taliban say some survived

Jan. 21, 2024 11:45 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Russian private jet carrying six people crashed in a remote area of rural Afghanistan but the pilot and some of the others on board survived, the Taliban said Sunday. The crash happened Saturday in a mountainous area in Badakhshan province, regional spokesman...