MUZAFFARABAD: A tragic road mishap claimed at least eight lives and injured six when a jeep plunged into a ravine in Muzaffarabad here, ARY News reported Tuesday.
GENEVA: Natural disasters claimed over 22,000 lives last year, with Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines the deadliest of all, the Red Cross said Thursday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan: Taliban militants killed 22 police officers and wounded eight after ambushing a police convoy in northern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said.
ANKARA: At least 31 people have been killed and 360 others injured in four days of violent protests in Turkey led by pro-Kurdish demonstrators against the government's policy on Syria, the interior minister said Friday.
SIALKOT: The unprovoked firing from Indian forces along the Line of Control claimed another two lives, taking the death toll to 12 in four days, ARY News reported.
BENGHAZI, Libya: Almost 30 Libyan soldiers were killed and 70 wounded in a double suicide bombing and clashes in the port city of Benghazi on Thursday, medics said.
KARACHI: Three alleged criminals were killed in an encounter with Rangers in Chakiwara area of Lyari in wee hours of Thursday, ARY News reported.
GHAZNI, Afghanistan: Hundreds of Taliban fighters have stormed a district in an important Afghan province not far from the capital, killing dozens of people in five days, and officials said on Friday there were fears the area will fall to the insurgents.