KARACHI Top Stories

The Times of India: BENGALURU/NEW DELHI: Actress and former MP Ramya on Tuesday stood by her counter to defence minister Manohar Parrikar's remark on Pakistan, saying everybody is entitled to his views — which is what democracy is about. "You cannot force your ideology on anyone....
The Times of India: ISLAMABAD: In a stunning reversal for founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain, the party broke away on Tuesday from its chief exiled in London, following his anti-Pakistan tirade in which he called the country "cancer for the entire world"....
Yahoo Daily News: By Anshuman Daga and Tommy Wilkes SINGAPORE/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Chinese state-backed firms are frontrunners to buy a $1.5 billion controlling stake in Pakistani utility K-Electric, sources said, as they bet the benefits of a Beijing-led economic corridor...
Topix: Aug 23 Pakistan is taking another step towards becoming a key buyer of liquefied natural gas , signing a deal to purchase a FloatingStorage and Regasification Unit for its second import terminal. Singapore's BW Group said in a statement on Monday that it...
Arizona Daily Star: KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's paramilitary troops shuttered the offices of a political party Tuesday after overnight clashes in Karachi left one person dead and eight wounded, officials said. ......
NDTV: Pakistan on Tuesday charged MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for his inflammatory speech that incited party workers to attack media outlets in Karachi....
Deccan Herald: India’s consistent stand that Dawood Ibrahim is based in Pakistan has got a virtual endorsement from the UN which has confirmed six addresses of the underworld don in that country. The listing of the UN Security Council’s ISIL and Al-Qaida...
Zeenews: PakistanForeign Office categorically denied Dawood's presence on its land and blasted UN's report, that confirmed six addresses, frequented by him - all in Karachi. ......
The Independent: Pakistani paramilitary forces raided the headquarters of a powerful political party in the...
News24: Pakistani police have charged the exiled leader of an influential political party with treason and inciting terrorism, accusing him of provoking violence at a protest a day earlier in Karachi. ......
The Hindu: In a day of rapid developments having the potential to reshape the political dynamics of Pakistan, the top brass of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) raised a virtual banner of revolt against party leader Altaf Hussain. Mr. Hussain has been running the MQM...
The Guardian: Accused of terrorism by critics in UK and Pakistan, Hussain has led Muttahida Quami Movement from London exile for 24 years...
The Washington Post: On Wednesday, Waseem Akhtar will become the mayor of a city that is home to about 20 million to 25 million people. And he will do the job from prison. It might be better said that the Pakistani port city of Karachi has, for decades, been governed by organized...