Tag: deadly

Future president? Afghan strongman mulls bid for highest office

AFP | Afghanistan's "King in the North" lolls in an armchair under the portrait of President Ashraf Ghani, the man who sacked him last year...

Mistrust in modern medicine due to social media could prove deadly

AFP | A rising tide of suspicion amplified by social networks has eroded public trust in modern medicine, leaving scientists and health officials scrambling for...

Pakistan’s water crisis: expensive and deadly

AFP | Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim...

Multiple blasts at Shia cultural centre in Kabul kill 40

AFP | At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in multiple blasts at a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday, officials...

Taliban kill six in deadly suicide attack on Afghan police compound

AFP | A suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee into a police compound in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least six officers and destroying a...

Aerial footage | Aftermath of deadly Amtrak derailment near Seattle

Fatalities are being reported after an Amtrak train derailed and hit cars traveling on a nearby interstate. The accident, which happened around 40 miles...

Hackers to become deadly by 2018

AFP | After a year marked by devastating cyber attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers...

The deadly coal mines of a resource-rich province

News Analysis | As many as 80 miners die annually in Balochistan due to the poor safety regulations. These revelations surfaced after the deaths of...

Pakistan: At least 100 terrorists were killed following deadly attack in...

A group of militants attacked the Pakistani Rangers troops in the Manghopir area in the province of Sindh. The security forces opened retaliatory fire killing six assailants, the...