At least seven miners have been killed and six others were missing and feared dead after an explosion ripped apart a coal mine in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan, reports say.
Members of Pakistan’s newly-elected parliament have been sworn in following general elections last month that were marred by allegations of fraud.
At least four miners have been killed and an estimated 13 others are missing and feared dead after a methane gas explosion ripped apart a coal mine near the Pakistani city of Quetta.
The bomber died in the attack and the Chinese workers suffered minor wounds, the official said on August 11.
At least seven rebels and an Indian Army soldier were killed in gun battles in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, sparking violent protests by residents opposed to Indian rule.
Pakistani police say at least 12 schools have been burned down in what officials suspect were coordinated attacks in the country's north.
Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) on July 30 took to the streets to protest the results of the July 25 parliamentary election, claiming the vote was rigged.
Pakistani officials say jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been hospitalized because of heart trouble.
Pakistan's military has deployed hundreds of thousands of troops to oversee polling stations across the country ahead of the July 25 national elections.
Pakistan's Supreme Court said it had launched an investigation into allegations made by a judge that the country's powerful army was manipulating the judiciary ahead of the July 25 national elections.
Pakistani police say a candidate running for a seat in the national parliament in the July 25 elections has escaped an assassination attempt -- the latest in a series of election-related attacks in the country.