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13 killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan’s Baluchistan 

A suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden car near the office of the regional police chief in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province today, killing at least 13 people, including six policemen, and injuring 20 others. The [...]

Pakistan has made Balochistan ‘hell on Earth’: Baloch activist Mengal

Baloch activist Munir Mengal has said that Pakistan has made Balochistan a "hell on Earth". Speaking during the ongoing 35th session of the Human Rights Council here, Mengal said that despite Pakistan's lofty rhetoric of promoting and protecting human [...]

Pakistan dailies told by army not to report execution of 2 Chinese nationals

Pakistanis looking for news about the killing of two Chinese nationals by the Islamic State in Balochistan were surprised when they didn’t find any mention of the development in the country’s leading newspapers on Friday [...]

Balochistan: 28,300 government employees do not exist

At least 28,300 government employees have been found to be ghosts in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, official data said. The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) could not verify these government employees, officials said. The issue [...]

Baluchistan: ‘Stylish’ beards banned in Kharan district for being ‘un-Islamic’

In a bizarre move, authorities in Baluchistan's Kharan district have prohibited 'stylish' beards in a recent order warning barbers of a heavy fine. "All barbers are restricted from cutting beards in a fashionable way which [...]

A dearth of female journalists in Balochistan

The lack of women journalists in the newsrooms of conservative Pakistan is depriving more than half the country of representation and a voice in the media. In larger metropolitan areas, you will come across a few women [...]