KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A van fell into a water-filled ditch in Pakistan's flood-hit south, killing 20 passengers — mostly women and children — and injuring 13 others overnight, police said Friday.
NOORIABAD, Pakistan (AP) — At least 18 Pakistani flood survivors, including eight children and nine women, were killed when the bus they were traveling in caught fire, police said Thursday.
Police officer Hashim Brohi said the bus was taking the extended family from the southern port city of Karachi to their hometown of Khairpur Nathan Shah after they heard flood waters had receded there.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — New Zealand will tour Pakistan twice in five months to play two test matches, eight one-day internationals and five Twenty20s, the Pakistan Cricket Board said Monday.
The two test matches, which will be part of the World Test Championship, will be played at Karachi from Dec.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah will travel with the team to New Zealand next week after completing two-day isolation at home because of COVID-19, the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Friday.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the remaining two Twenty20s against England, the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Thursday.
Shah was discharged from hospital on Thursday after being diagnosed with pneumonia and the PCB said the fast bowler was feeling “much better."
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Captain Moeen Ali’s fighting unbeaten half century went in vain as Pakistan successfully defended a below-par total to beat England by six runs in the fifth Twenty20 on Wednesday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A gunman posing as a dental patient shot and killed a dual national Chinese-Pakistani man working in a dental clinic in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Wednesday before fleeing the scene, police said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan pulled off a thrilling three-run win to level the seven-match T20 series 2-2 as England self-destructed in the last two overs on Sunday with the loss of a key batter followed by a golden duck and a run out.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Harry Brook and Ben Duckett bludgeoned maiden Twenty20 half-centuries as England bounced back to beat Pakistan by 63 runs on Friday.
Brook smashed 81 off 35 balls and left-hander Duckett made 70 off 42 deliveries as England racked up 221-3 after losing the toss.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Babar Azam returned to batting form with a century and Mohammad Rizwan hit 88 in a Pakistan record-breaking double-century opening stand to beat England by 10 wickets in the second Twenty20 on Thursday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Alex Hales felt like he was making his England debut again when he returned from a 3 1/2-year exile and anchored them to victory over Pakistan in the first Twenty20 of the series.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — England made a triumphant return to Pakistan after 17 years with a six-wicket win in the first Twenty20 on Tuesday.
Debutant left-arm fast bowler Luke Wood grabbed 3-24 to help limit Pakistan to 158-7 after captain Moeen Ali won the toss in his country of roots and elected to field.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hollywood actress and U.N. humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to one of the worst flood-hit areas in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, as the death toll from months-long deluges rose to 1,559.
Moeen Ali returns to his roots in Pakistan to lead England in a seven-match series as both nations fine-tune for next month’s T20 World Cup.
Ali will captain England because Twenty20 skipper Jos Buttler is recovering from a calf injury and is expected to play in only one or two games toward the end of the series, which begins Tuesday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Shan Masood believes playing for English county Derbyshire in the Blast has played a role in his maiden callup to the Pakistan Twenty20 team.
Left-hander Masood scored 547 runs in 14 Blast games this season at an impressive strike rate of 139.89.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — England captain Jos Buttler hopes they and Pakistan can play an exciting cricket series to raise the spirits of millions of people suffering from the devastating floods in the country.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Two more U.S. military planes loaded with tons of aid for Pakistanis affected by flooding from deadly monsoon rains landed Sunday in southern Sindh province, one of the worst-affected regions in the impoverished country.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday toured Pakistan's flood-ravaged Sindh and Baluchistan provinces a day after saying the world is obligated to provide “massive" amounts of relief to the impoverished country.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency rushed in more desperately needed aid Monday to flood-stricken Pakistan as the nation's prime minister traveled to the south where rising waters of Lake Manchar pose a new threat.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — England will play a three-test series in Pakistan as part of the World Test Championship in December, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Monday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Veterinarians from a global animal welfare organization are in Pakistan and on Wednesday began a series of surgeries on a pair of elephants at a zoo in the port city of Karachi.
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A passenger bus rammed into a fuel truck on a highway in eastern Pakistan before dawn on Tuesday, igniting a fire that killed at least 20 people, police and rescue officials said.
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KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities on Friday revoked a broadcast permit for a private television station after it was taken off air following an interview during which an opposition party official allegedly incited troops and officers against the military leadership.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday ordered the release of a TV news director who was arrested the previous day over an anti-army broadcast, his colleagues and lawyer said.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police on Wednesday arrested a news director at a popular TV station in the southern port city of Karachi on charges of broadcasting anti-army comments by an opposition politician loyal to ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — England will tour Pakistan for the first time in 17 years when it plays seven Twenty20s next month in Karachi and Lahore.
Karachi will host four T20s from Sept. 20-25 and Lahore will host the remaining three from Sept.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Monsoon rains over the past month have killed at least 150 people as downpours continue to lash Pakistan, triggering flash floods in some parts of the country, government officials said Monday.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s stock exchange briefly halted trading Friday after its benchmark index plunged sharply following an announcement by the newly elected Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif that he was imposing a new, 10% tax on major industries.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan has freed 20 Indian fishermen who spent four years in prison in the port city of Karachi for violating the country’s territorial waters, an official said Sunday.
The group left the prison and boarded a bus for the eastern city of Lahore carrying sweets and gifts handed out by a charity, said Kamran Ahmed Sheikh, a prison official.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani TV journalist apparently taken by force by plainclothes police in the southern port city of Karachi was released and returned home before dawn Tuesday, his TV station and colleagues said.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's foreign ministry on Friday said authorities were trying to trace and arrest suspects who this week desecrated a Hindu temple located at a home in the country's port city of Karachi, drawing condemnation from India.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces acting on intelligence arrested a woman who was allegedly planning attacks on Chinese working on construction projects in the southwest, authorities said Monday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bombing targeted a van carrying Pakistani security forces in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday, killing a passerby and wounding 13 people, police said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — An explosion ripped through a van inside a university campus in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver, officials said. A separatist militant group claimed responsibility and said the attack was carried out by a woman suicide bomber.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan survived an intriguing last session to reach 73-0 on day four after a bold declaration by Australia set a tricky target of 351 runs in the series-deciding third test on Thursday.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan recovered from dropped catches to restrict Australia to 232-5 and deny Usman Khawaja a second consecutive century on Day 1 of the third and final test on Monday.
Fast bowler Naseem Shah, the only Pakistan change from the second drawn test at Karachi, picked up 2-36 to lead a fightback in the last session after Australia won the toss and opted to bat on another slow and low-bouncy wicket.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan captain Babar Azam predicts another slow wicket will test the patience and skills of batters when his side meets Australia in the decisive third and final test on Monday.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's marathon batting defense in the drawn second test match against Australia has raised the hopes of head coach Saqlain Mushtaq ahead of the series decider.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan captain Babar Azam hit a career-best 196 before the tailenders hung in to escape with a draw in the second test against Australia on Wednesday.
Veteran off-spinner Nathan Lyon grabbed three late wickets to finish with 4-112 but Pakistan vice captain Mohammad Rizwan thwarted Australia with an unbeaten 104 off 177 balls to guide Pakistan to 443-7 in a sensational last hour on the final day.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Captain Babar Azam's first test hundred in two years and Abdullah Shafique's 71 led Pakistan's resistance after Australia set up a huge target of 506 on day four Tuesday of the second test.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Mitchell Starc snapped up 3-29 to help Australia take complete control against a tired Pakistan side on the third day of the second test on Monday.
Pakistan, replying to Australia's huge first-innings total of 556-9 declared, was bowled out for just 148 after having spent more than two days toiling in the field.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Australia's lower-order, led by Alex Carey’s 93, blunted the Pakistan bowling attack to reach 505-8 on the second day of the second test on Sunday.
Carey missed out on a deserving century when he was clean bowled attempting an ambitious slog sweep against Pakistan skipper Babar Azam’s part-time off spin late on.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Opening batter Usman Khawaja didn’t miss out on a second chance to score a century in the country of his birth and led Australia to 251-3 at stumps on the first day of the second test against Pakistan on Saturday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Australia has given a test debut to leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson as another slow wicket looms for the tourists in the second test against Pakistan at Karachi.
Swepson first toured with Australia’s test side five years ago and has consistently been Nathan Lyon’s spin deputy in the past few years, but has not been able to make the final XI.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Australia hopes for a much improved pitch for the second test in Karachi this weekend after it could claim only four Pakistan wickets in the series-opening draw in Rawalpindi.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Opening batter Imam-ul-Haq hit a century in each innings for Pakistan as Australia could bag only four wickets on a docile pitch in the drawn first test on Tuesday.
Imam followed his 157 in the first innings with an unbeaten 111 in his first test since November 2019.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The families of hundreds of Pakistani students stuck in Ukraine following the Russian invasion are urging their government to help bring them home.
At a media briefing late Friday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the Pakistani embassy had been temporarily moved from Kyiv to Ternopil on the border with Poland, to facilitate evacuations.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Defending champion Multan Sultans continued its dream run in the Pakistan Super League, beating a depleted Islamabad United by six wickets in its last league game on Sunday.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Karachi Kings finally broke their eight-match losing streak in the Pakistan Super League with a 22-run win over Lahore Qalandars, while defending champion Multan Sultans recorded the second-highest total in PSL history to set up a record-breaking 117-run victory over Quetta Gladiators on Friday.