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Pakistan blast that killed 10 probably a gas explosion, officials say

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LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani officials on Friday said a blast that killed 10 people at a shopping centre in the eastern city of Lahore was most probably an accident caused by a gas leak, not a bomb, as initially described.

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South African police break up anti-immigrant protests 24 Feb 2017

PRETORIA South African police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse rival marches by hundreds of protesters in Pretoria on Friday, after mobs looted stores this week believed to belong to immigrants.

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Pakistan blast that killed 10 probably a gas explosion, officials say 24 Feb 2017

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani officials on Friday said a blast that killed 10 people at a shopping centre in the eastern city of Lahore was most probably an accident caused by a gas leak, not a bomb, as initially described.

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Nigerian student protesters demand South Africans leave the country 23 Feb 2017

ABUJA Nigerian protesters on Thursday demanded that South African citizens and businesses leave the country and vandalised the head office of mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja in retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa.

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Bomb kills at least 10 in shopping district in Pakistan's Lahore 23 Feb 2017

LAHORE, Pakistan A bomb blast in an upscale shopping centre in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore killed at least 10 people on Thursday, a provincial government spokesman said, the latest attack in a surge of violence that has shaken the country.

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China again dismisses reports of military patrols in Afghanistan 23 Feb 2017

BEIJING China's defence ministry on Thursday dismissed reports Chinese military vehicles were patrolling inside Afghanistan, saying the two countries were only carrying out counter-terrorism operations along their common border.

Three soldiers, civilian killed in militant attack in Indian Kashmir 23 Feb 2017

SHOPIAN, India Three Indian soldiers and a woman were killed when militants ambushed a patrol in South Kashmir early on Thursday, part of an upsurge of violence that has hit the restive northern region as it emerges from winter. | Video

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Suicide bombers in Pakistan kill five in attack on court 21 Feb 2017

PESHAWAR, Pakistan Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 20, police officials said, the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence. | Video

South African stores looted in Pretoria unrest 21 Feb 2017

PRETORIA At least 20 shops possibly belonging to immigrants were looted in South Africa's capital overnight, police said on Tuesday, but they could not confirm if the attacks had deliberately targeted foreigners.

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Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan's domestic tourism 21 Feb 2017

MALAM JABBA, Pakistan Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan's once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by the Taliban. | Video

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