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Pakistan recalls an injectable medicine causing eye infection, sight loss and orders a probe

Sep. 24, 2023 06:47 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's health minister said Sunday that an injectable medicine that was causing a severe eye infection and sight loss in diabetic patients in the province of Punjab has been recalled and an investigation ordered while police are looking for the suppliers. ...

Train crash in eastern Pakistan injures at least 30. Authorities suspend 4 for negligence

Sep. 24, 2023 04:51 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan. (AP) — A passenger train collided with another already parked and carrying goods in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, injuring at least 30 passengers, five of them seriously, officials said. Railway authorities suspended the driver of the Lahore-bound passenger train,...

Pakistani police detain relatives of the man wanted in the death probe of his daughter in UK

Sep. 09, 2023 06:01 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Police in central Pakistan detained for interrogation close relatives of a couple wanted by U.K. police in connection with last month’s death of their 10-year-old daughter in the outskirts of London, an official said Saturday. A police spokesman in Jehlum,...

Pakistani traders strike countrywide against high inflation and utility bills

Sep. 02, 2023 09:48 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani traders on Saturday went on strike against the soaring cost of living, including higher fuel and utility bills and record depreciation of the rupee against the dollar, which has led to widespread discontent among the public. The traders pulled their...

Pakistani court suspends the corruption conviction and sentence of former Prime Minister Imran Khan

Aug. 29, 2023 21:20 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani appeals court on Tuesday suspended the corruption conviction and three-year prison term of Imran Khan in a legal victory for the hugely popular but embattled former prime minister, his lawyers and court officials said. Hours after the announcement, the...

Pakistan anti-graft court allows questioning of deputy at Imran Khan's party amid political turmoil

Aug. 15, 2023 07:54 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An anti-graft tribunal in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Tuesday allowed authorities to interrogate the president of former premier Imran Khan’s political party in a corruption probe, prosecutors and a defense lawyer said. The latest development comes a day...

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan handed 3-year sentence and moved to high-security prison

Aug. 05, 2023 23:54 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan was arrested Saturday after a court handed him a three-year jail sentence for corruption, a development that could end his future in politics. The court ruled that Khan, who was ousted in a no-confidence vote in April...

Pakistani police have arrested former Prime Minister Imran Khan at his home in the eastern city of Lahore

Aug. 05, 2023 04:27 AM EDT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police have arrested former Prime Minister Imran Khan at his home in the eastern city of Lahore.

Dozens of followers of Pakistan's Imran Khan quit his party and launch their own ahead of elections

Jul. 17, 2023 13:54 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — In a major blow to Pakistan’s former prime minister and top opposition leader Imran Khan, dozens of his followers quit his party on Monday to launch their own ahead of parliamentary elections expected later this year. The dramatic development — described as a...

House fire kills 4 adults and 6 children in Pakistan, rescuers and police say

Jul. 12, 2023 03:58 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A fire swept through a house in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore before dawn Wednesday, killing six children and four adults mostly of the same family, police and rescue officials said. Two women, two men and six children between 6 and 16 years old lost...