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Asia & Oceania 29 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Fighting street crime with street art in Karachi

A colourful community art project in Karachi, Pakistan, is bringing the love back to the city.

AseanPlus News 05 Oct 2015 | 8:17 AM

The 'water mafias' that suck Karachi dry

Karachi (AFP) - The moment they saw the city water tanker stop in their neighbourhood, Mohammed and Nayla rushed towards it. That day, the water was free -- a rare event in Karachi, where organised gangs siphon it off to sell to thirsty residents.

AseanPlus News 27 Mar 2015 | 2:09 PM

Bomb blast kills two policemen in Karachi: officials

KARACHI, March 27, 2015 (AFP) - A bomb blast hit a police van in Karachi Friday, killing at least two policemen and wounding 14 other people, officials said, the latest violence in Pakistan’s strife-torn biggest city.

AseanPlus News 15 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Karachi at standstill after IS massacre of 44 Syiahs

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest city of Karachi was brought to a standstill following the massacre of 44 minority Syiah Ismaili Muslims in the first attack officially claimed by the Islamic State group in the country.

AseanPlus News 31 Jul 2014 | 2:22 PM

19 bathers drown, 4 missing in rough seas off Karachi

KARACHI, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - At least 19 bathers have drowned and four are missing in rough seas off Pakistan's biggest city Karachi, officials said Thursday, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season.

AseanPlus News 09 Jun 2014 | 1:55 PM

Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for Karachi attack

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan: The Pakistani Taliban on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on Karachi airport in revenge for their late leader Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike in November.

Pakistan 10 Jun 2014 | 4:01 PM

Attack on Pakistan's Karachi airport over with no casualties

The second attack on Pakistan's Karachi airport in as many days has ended, a spokesman for the Airport Security Force (ASF) said, adding that the two gunmen involved had escaped.

World 24 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Insight - Spiral of Karachi killings widens Pakistan's sectarian divide

KARACHI (Reuters) - When Aurangzeb Farooqi survived an attempt on his life that left six of his bodyguards dead and a six-inch bullet wound in his thigh, the Pakistani cleric lost little time in turning the narrow escape to his advantage.

World 19 Jul 2018 | 5:33 PM

Fearful for decades, Pakistan's main parties now openly campaign in Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - For over 25 years, maverick political leader Altaf Hussain had an iron grip on Karachi, able to bring Pakistan's largest city to a standstill with a single phone call.

World 31 Mar 2019 | 10:12 AM

Karachi revitalization drive aims to remake Pakistan's largest city

KARACHI (Reuters) - At a historic market commissioned by Queen Victoria in Pakistan's southern metropolis of Karachi, third-generation spice seller Mohammad Shakeel Abbasi complains that a move to clear illegal encroachments has left poor shopkeepers jobless.