A bus has careened off a bridge in Pakistan, killing 15 people and wounding another 68. The passengers were returning from Lahore when the bus drove off the bridge into a gorge in the Chakwal district of Punjab province.
Pakistani police said Wednesday they arrested a woman for allegedly plotting with her newly married niece to poison the young woman's husband with tainted milk that would eventually kill him and 17 other relatives in a remote village.
Pakistani police arrested a newly married woman on murder charges after she allegedly poisoned her husband's milk and it inadvertently killed 17 other people in a remote village, a senior police officer said Wednesday.
A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced two former police officers to 17 years in prison for failing to protect former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, but the same court acquitted five suspected militants who had confessed to taking part in her 2007 assassination.
Pakistan's lower house of parliament on Tuesday elected veteran lawmaker Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's new prime minister, less than a week after the Supreme Court disqualified thrice-elected Nawaz Sharif for concealing assets.
Pakistan's ruling party named senior lawmaker Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as successor to the deposed prime minister on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court removed Nawaz Sharif from office for concealing assets.
Pakistan's beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down Friday after the Supreme Court ordered him removed from office over allegations of corruption, plunging the nuclear-armed nation into a political crisis.
A dilapidated, three-storey building in a poorer neighbourhood of Pakistan's port city of Karachi collapsed before dawn on Tuesday, killing at least five people and injuring 14, a rescue and senior police official said.