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Islamists protest NATO route opening in Pakistanupdated: Sun Jul 08 2012 10:26:00

Thousands of Islamists are traveling from Lahore to Islamabad in Pakistan for a planned march to protest the reopening of NATO supply routes.

Darkness, rain hampers recovery effortsupdated: Sat Apr 21 2012 13:06:00

CNN's Reza Sayah reports darkness and rain are hampering recovery efforts of the Bhoja Air Boeing 737 that crashed.

No survivors from Pakistan plane crash, official saysupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 21:36:00

A commercial airplane carrying 127 people crashed Friday in Islamabad just before it was to land at a nearby airport, according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor.

First images of Pakistan plane crashupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 21:36:00

First images from GEO TV of the plane crash site and debris near Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

U.S. apology for NATO strike not good enough, says Pakistan foreign ministerupdated: Mon Mar 26 2012 10:49:00

Pakistan's foreign minister says an apology by the U.S. government for the NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers would not satisfy the Pakistani government, and the attack demanded a reassessment of Islamabad's partnership with the United States.

Swiss couple released in Pakistanupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 12:29:00

A Swiss couple -- kidnapped in July while traveling in Pakistan's volatile southwestern Balochistan province -- are free, Pakistani military and Taliban officials said Thursday.

At least 14 dead in Pakistan bombingsupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 08:35:00

A powerful bomb exploded in a marketplace in Peshawar on Monday night, killing at least six people, wounding at least 31 and destroying about 30 shops, police and hospital officials said.

Pakistani protesters stage small 'Occupy Islamabad' eventupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 16:15:00

Around 75 people joined in an "Occupy Islamabad" rally Wednesday in the Pakistani capital, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York and has spread internationally.

Explosion reported in Islamabadupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 14:23:00

An explosion at a hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, is believed to be the result of a gas leak, Police Chief Bin Yamin said Thursday.

Pakistan imposes travel restrictions on U.S. diplomatsupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 06:10:00

Pakistan has restricted travel for U.S. diplomats in the country, the State Department said Monday.

Drone issue puts strain on U.S.-Pakistan relationshipupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 06:03:00

One thing is certain: Missiles are regularly fired from the sky above Pakistan's tribal areas, sometimes killing what the United States and Pakistan describe as terrorists, sometimes hitting innocent civilians by mistake.

Crews complete search for bodies after Pakistan crashupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 11:42:00

Recovery crews ended the search for bodies in the hills north of Islamabad Thursday where a passenger plane crashed a day earlier killing all 152 aboard, a government officials told CNN.

Plane crash in Pakistan kills 152updated: Fri Jul 30 2010 11:42:00

An investigation is under way following a plane crash in low lying hills north of Islamabad. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Pakistan mourns in crash aftermathupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 09:22:00

Every time the automatic doors at the outpatient ward of Islamabad's main hospital slid open, they revealed a thick white mist lingering inside.

Plane crashes near Islamabadupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 02:34:00

A passenger plane with more than 150 people on board crashes outside Islamabad, Pakistan. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Plane with 152 on board crashes in Pakistan; no survivorsupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 02:34:00

No one survived the crash of a Pakistani passenger plane that went down in the outskirts of the capital Islamabad Wednesday morning with 152 people on board, officials said.

5 dead in attack on convoy near Islamabadupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 09:31:00

Trucks carrying oil and other supplies bound for NATO troops in Afghanistan came under fire Tuesday on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, leaving five people dead and five others wounded, Islamabad police said.

Trucks carrying NATO supplies burnupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 09:31:00

In Pakistan, trucks are left burning after gunmen attacked a convoy carrying supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Police work on despite Taliban threatupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 15:45:00

Assistant Sub Inspector Anwar Ali starts his day with a prayer. He needs all the help he can get.

Pakistan's thin blue lineupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 15:45:00

Pakistani police are under siege. CNN's Ivan Watson profiles a cop still on duty, after barely surviving a suicide bomb.

Hospital treats bomb victimsupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 19:32:00

CNN's Ivan Watson walks through a hospital in Rawalpindi treating victims of a bombing outside of a bank.

Police: Dozens dead in Pakistan explosionupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 19:32:00

A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people Monday by detonating explosives outside a bank where people had lined up to pick up their monthly checks, police said.

Two die as gunmen open fire on Pakistan militaryupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 09:24:00

Gunmen opened fire on a military vehicle in Islamabad on Thursday, killing an army brigadier and a soldier, officials said.

Suicide blasts at Pakistan universityupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 08:48:00

Explosions rip through university campus in Islamabad. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Schools across Pakistan close after deadly suicide blastsupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 08:48:00

Pakistani authorities have closed all educational institutions across the county until at least the end of the week, following twin suicide bombings at an Islamic university Tuesday.

Suicide blasts at Islamabad university kill at least fiveupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 16:04:00

Back-to-back suicide bombings killed at least five people at a university here Tuesday and wounded nearly two dozen, authorities said.

Islamabad explosionupdated: Sun Oct 11 2009 22:06:00

A suicide bomber killed five people at the offices of the World Food Program in Islamabad, Pakistan. Reza Sayah reports.

Five killed at U.N. office in Islamabadupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 02:06:00

A suicide attack at the offices of the World Food Program in Islamabad killed five employees and wounded several others Monday, an agency official said.

Pakistan: Arrests thwart Karachi attacksupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 10:33:00

Pakistani authorities have launched a massive crackdown on terror groups that they say were planning numerous suicide attacks, including in the country's largest city of Karachi.

Behind the scenes: A refugee camp for Pakistani Christiansupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 22:17:00

They are not war refugees, not displaced by violence; rather they believe they're here because they are Christian.

Christian fears in Pakistanupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 22:17:00

After recent attacks, fear is rising within the Christian community. CNN's Cal Perry reports.

Pakistan: Alleged terrorist detainedupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 22:07:00

One of the three suspects detained Friday in Islamabad has been identified as Fida Ullah, a terrorist who recruited suicide bombers here, police said in a news release.

iReport for CNN: 5.30, pt 1updated: Mon Jun 01 2009 22:07:00

An iReporter gives us an inside look at a Swat Valley tent city in Pakistan where some Pakistanis are seeking refuge.

Taliban claims victory near Islamabadupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 17:19:00

Taliban militants who implemented Islamic law in Pakistan's violence-plagued Swat Valley last week have now taken control of a neighboring district.

Suicide attacker kills 7 in Islamabadupdated: Sat Apr 04 2009 13:14:00

Seven people are dead after a suicide attacker blew himself up at a security check post Saturday evening, a police spokesman said.

Explosion rocks Islamabadupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 13:26:00

An apparent suicide bomber has struck in Islamabad, Pakistan, near the gate of a police station. (No audio)

Deaths after explosion rocks Islamabadupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 13:26:00

A police officer was killed Monday in a suicide bombing at the gate of a police station in Islamabad, authorities said.

Student flees Taliban in 'Pakistan's Switzerland'updated: Tue Feb 03 2009 10:07:00

Hina Khan used to take her life in her hands every morning just to get to school.

Islamabad: No deal allowing U.S. Predators into Pakistanupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 10:36:00

Islamabad has not given the U.S. permission to strike suspected al Qaeda targets in Pakistan with unmanned aircraft, a Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday.

The real Afghan problemupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 10:36:00

Unemployment and poverty is driving Afghans to crime and the Taliban, as CNN's Atia Abawi reports.

Backers of banned Pakistani group protestupdated: Sat Dec 20 2008 20:29:00

Supporters of a banned Pakistani charity being tied to last month's Mumbai attacks staged demonstrations in the federal capital of Islamabad and other cities on Friday protesting the shutting of the group.

Four held over Marriott hotel blast in Islamabadupdated: Fri Oct 24 2008 10:47:00

Pakistani authorities have arrested four men in connection with the suicide truck bombing of a Marriott Hotel last month in Islamabad that killed more than 50 people, officials said Friday.

Bomb targets Pakistani policeupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 21:32:00

In Islamabad, a suicide car bomber detonated himself outside a police barracks. CNN's Reza Sayah reports from the scene.

Bomber persuaded police he was delivering candyupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 21:32:00

A Pakistani suicide bomber convinced security-gate guards at Islamabad police headquarters that he was delivering candy before detonating his explosives Thursday, killing himself and injuring 17 others, a police official told CNN.

Islamabad police station blastupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 16:14:00

A car bomb targeting police headquarters in Islamabad injures at least four people. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Pakistan suicide bomber uses candy to get past guardsupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 16:14:00

A man convinced security guards Thursday that he was delivering a box of sweets to Islamabad police headquarters before setting off a suicide blast, a police official told CNN.

Time.com: Bombings Put Pressure on Pakistani Politicians updated: Thu Oct 09 2008 11:00:00

Once allergic to being tied to Washington's war on terror, the country's targeted political class is beginning to see it as their own struggle

Time.com: Pakistan: Bombs Kill 10, Hurt 14updated: Thu Oct 09 2008 07:00:00

Bombings killed 10 people and wounded at least four in Pakistan, including an attack in a police complex in the capital

Reports: Taliban leader deadupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 23:44:00

What would the death of the top Taliban leader in Pakistan mean for its fight against militancy? CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Time.com: Islamabad After the Marriott Bombing: The Baghdad Effectupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 12:00:00

With security heightened after the Sept. 20 bombing, the city resembles the Iraqi capital of 2003

Pakistan airports on alert after terror threatupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 05:34:00

Police tightened security at airports across Pakistan Thursday after receiving reports of a possible suicide attack at the international airport that serves Islamabad.

Time.com: Change in Plans Reportedly Saved Pakistani Leadersupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 13:00:00

Pakistan's top leaders were to dine at the Marriott devastated by a truck bombing over the weekend, but changed the venue at the last minute, a senior official said Monday. A hotel official, however, denied there were any plans for a government dinner.

Official: Hotel blast 'biggest attack' in 7 years for Pakistanupdated: Sun Sep 21 2008 21:52:00

More than 1,300 pounds of explosives were packed into a construction truck that detonated outside an Islamabad hotel, killing 57 people, including two Americans and a diplomat, officials said Sunday.

Suicide blast rocks Islamabadupdated: Sun Sep 21 2008 03:39:00

A massive suicde truck bomb explodes in front of the Islamabad Marriott, killing dozens. Reza Sayah reports.

Deadly blast targets Marriott Hotel in Islamabadupdated: Sun Sep 21 2008 03:39:00

A suicide truck bombing destroyed the packed Marriott Hotel in the city of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Saturday night.

Time.com: Marriott Terror: A Challenge to Pakistan's Leaders updated: Sat Sep 20 2008 17:00:00

Wary of allowing U.S. operations on his soil, President Zardari seeks a national consensus on fighting terrorism

Time.com: 40 Dead in Pakistan Hotel Bombingupdated: Sat Sep 20 2008 12:00:00

A huge explosion ripped through part of the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 11

Death toll from Pakistan rally blast rises to 17updated: Tue Jul 08 2008 00:39:00

The death toll from Sunday's suicide bomb attack at a rally in Islamabad has risen to 17 after a police constable succumbed to his injuries, officials said.

Bomber strikes near rallyupdated: Tue Jul 08 2008 00:39:00

An suicide bomber struck near a rally and police station in Pakistan's capital Sunday.

'It was all terror'updated: Fri Jun 06 2008 08:38:00

Witnesses to a blast targeting the Danish Embassy in Islamabad describe what they saw.

Explosives seized near Pakistan capitalupdated: Fri Jun 06 2008 08:38:00

Police near Pakistan's capital seized three explosives-filled vehicles and detained a half-dozen people overnight Thursday.

Time.com: Danes Ponder Islamic Ireupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 05:00:00

After the June 2 suicide bombing outside the Danish embassy in Islamabad, Danes are asking what price their country can afford to pay for its increasingly entrenched reputation as a forthright critic of Islam

Islamabad blastupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 17:04:00

A bomb at the Danish Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, killed three people and injured seven.

Al Qaeda linked to Danish embassy attackupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 17:04:00

Al Qaeda or one of its affiliates was probably behind an explosion outside the Danish embassy in Pakistan, Denmark's intelligence service said Tuesday.

Suicide bomber targets Danish embassy in Pakistanupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 00:10:00

A massive blast targeting the Danish Embassy in Pakistan Monday killed at least six people and wounded as many as 18, authorities said.

Time.com: Will a Bombing Curb Pakistani Peace? updated: Mon Jun 02 2008 13:00:00

The bombing of the Danish embassy may have been spurred by old anger against the cartoons. Or it could be a sign that Islamabad's attempts to make peace are breaking down

Blast targets diplomatsupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 01:59:00

CNN's Reza Sayah reports on a blast that rocked an Islamabad hot spot frequented by foreigners and diplomats.

Time.com: Religion's Defeat in Pakistan's Election updated: Fri Feb 29 2008 16:00:00

Musharraf's league may have been hit big, but Pakistan's once powerful fundamentalist political parties are reeling too

Time.com: Bhutto at the Barricadesupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 10:00:00

On Scene: Media outnumber supporters at the opposition leader's home as she protests Musharraf's emergency decree

Pakistan's courts locked down; Bhutto in Islamabadupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 20:57:00

Baton-wielding police fought with lawyers outside courthouses in Islamabad and Lahore again Tuesday, arresting dozens more as they enforced Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's crackdown on judicial activism.

Pakistan blast hits army unit, leaves 15 deadupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 06:35:00

Fifteen soldiers from a Pakistani army unit died in a bombing at their mess hall Thursday, a Pakistani intelligence source said.

Pakistani village struggles after cycloneupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 03:52:00

July 21, 2007: The newspaper headlines here have been preoccupied with the aftershocks of the Lal Masjid siege crisis in Islamabad, including a series of lethal suicide attacks. Yet a largely forgotten emergency continues to unfold almost a month after Cyclone Yemyin roared its way into northern Baluchistan, dumping untold quantities of water onto its parched interior and causing mass devastation on a scale unseen since the 1935 Quetta earthquake.

Deadly blast in Islamabadupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 00:42:00

Deadly blast in Islamabad

Pakistan mosque standoffupdated: Sun Jul 08 2007 21:18:00

Pakistan mosque standoff

Explosion rocks besieged mosque in Pakistani capitalupdated: Sat Jul 07 2007 00:21:00

Pakistani forces fired at a fuel tank inside a controversial mosque early Saturday, causing an explosion heard across the capital, intelligence sources said.

Two students 'killed by radicals'updated: Thu Jul 05 2007 22:48:00

Two students at the Red Mosque in Islamabad who tried to surrender Friday were shot dead by radical Islamic students, intelligence sources in Pakistan said.

Pakistani mosque standoffupdated: Thu Jul 05 2007 22:48:00

Pakistani mosque standoff

Guns fired near Pakistani president's planeupdated: Thu Jul 05 2007 22:36:00

Police seized munitions on Friday at a house near Islamabad's airport after receiving reports of rooftop gunfire around the same time President Pervez Musharraf's plane was taking off, authorities told CNN.

Red Mosque students surrender slowlyupdated: Wed Jul 04 2007 08:20:00

More than 100 radical Islamic students holed up at an Islamabad mosque compound surrendered Wednesday morning, winding down an intense standoff between militants and government forces, a government source told CNN.

12 dead in Pakistan mosque shootout updated: Tue Jul 03 2007 23:53:00

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf summoned his top officials to discuss a gunbattle Tuesday at an Islamabad mosque between government forces and radical Islamic students that left at least 12 dead, according to an interior ministry official.

Hostages freed after raid on 'brothel'updated: Sat Jun 23 2007 04:28:00

Students from a radical mosque released nine hostages Saturday after seizing them hours earlier from an Islamabad acupuncture clinic they raided, the deputy administrator of the mosque said.

Suicide bomber rocks Islamabad airport updated: Tue Feb 06 2007 11:46:00

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a parking area outside Islamabad's airport Tuesday after he was stopped by security as he tried to enter the airport, police sources told CNN.

Pakistan suicide attack kills twoupdated: Fri Jan 26 2007 05:03:00

A suicide bomber killed a security guard and himself in an attack outside the Marriott Hotel in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Friday, Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao said.

Iran: End anti-cartoon violenceupdated: Mon Feb 20 2006 06:44:00

Iran's foreign minister has called for an end to violent protests over cartoons of Prophet Mohammed that have swept across the Muslim world after the images were published in several European newspapers.

Arrests, tear gas halt Pakistan cartoon protestsupdated: Sun Feb 19 2006 06:11:00

Police arrested some 400 people including 10 lawmakers and used tear gas to disperse several hundred demonstrators in an attempt to prevent protests in Islamabad against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, witnesses and police said.

Pakistani aid copter crashes, killing 6updated: Sun Oct 16 2005 04:19:00

Torrential rains caused authorities to temporarily ground relief flights Sunday following the crash of a Pakistani army helicopter that killed six people.

S. Asia earthquake: Your e-mailsupdated: Mon Oct 10 2005 03:48:00

CNN is appealing for stories from people who witnessed or have been affected by the earthquake in South Asia. The following are edited selections of your replies.

Leaders plead for help after Asia quakeupdated: Sun Oct 09 2005 14:55:00

A day after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake killed about 22,000 people in northern Pakistan and India, government officials pleaded Sunday for international assistance to help dig survivors from the rubble, take them to hospitals and begin repairing the country's shattered infrastructure.

South Asian quake toll nears 20,000 updated: Sun Oct 09 2005 02:13:00

Rescue workers pulled survivors from rubble and uncovered bodies from debris as darkness fell in Islamabad and elsewhere, a day after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake caused devastation across South Asia.

Survivors decribe shock awakeningupdated: Sat Oct 08 2005 04:41:00

People in south and central Asia were jolted out of their beds early Saturday by a major earthquake that rocked at least three countries.

Pakistan puts quake toll at 18,000 updated: Sat Oct 08 2005 01:03:00

The Pakistan earthquake toll has reached 18,000 dead and more than 41,000 injured, Maj. Gen. Shaukat Sultan, a spokesman for Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, said Sunday.

Bomb kills 17 at Pakistan shrineupdated: Fri May 27 2005 02:48:00

A bomb blast at a Muslim shrine in Pakistan's capital Islamabad has killed at least 17 people and wounded many others, according to police.

Pakistani police attack mediaupdated: Tue May 03 2005 21:44:00

Baton-wielding police attacked journalists Tuesday in several Pakistan cities as they tried to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, and arrested 37 of them during a rally outside parliament in Islamabad.

'Short circuit' causes hotel blastupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 14:05:00

An explosion that tore through the lobby of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, injuring at least six people, was caused by a short circuit, Islamabad's chief of police told CNN.

Weather hampers quake rescueupdated: Mon Feb 16 2004 00:17:00

Cracked roads and mudslides are hampering the arrival of aid for people in areas of northern Pakistan struck by two earthquakes.

Parliamentary chaos in Pakistanupdated: Sat Jan 17 2004 02:49:00

Two planes carrying Pakistani lawmakers Saturday were diverted from Islamabad, preventing the parliamentarians from attending an address by Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.

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