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Journalist dies in Pakistan bomb blast

Another journalist was killed in a suicide bomb blast Saturday in Pakistan, tragically underscoring the country’s reputation as one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists. Azmat Ali Bangash, a correspondent working part-time for the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), as well as for Pakistan TV, was killed when two bombs exploded […]

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Freelance journalist missing, feared kidnapped from Pakistan’s Northwest frontier province

A freelance journalist and filmmaker has gone missing under suspicious circumstances from the tribal areas around the city of Kohat in the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan according to a senior editor for a broadcaster with whom the reporter was working, and a source at Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper. The senior broadcast editor asked that neither […]

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Three killed in Pakistan Press Club bombing

At least three people were killed on Tuesday in Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan when a suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the city’s Press Club, according to media reports. Two policemen and a passer-by were killed, Reuters reported. At least 17 people were wounded. Peshawar, the capital of North West Frontier Province, has been wracked by […]

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Attack against Pakistani journalist’s house still unpunished

Six days after the attack against columnist Kamran Shafi in Pakistan’s Punjab region, police have made little progress in bringing the perpetrators to justice. Shafi’s house in the city of Wah was fired upon by unknown gunmen late on 27 November. Shafi and his family were inside the house at the time of the attack. […]

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