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Stories with place: Karachi
  • Brutal heat wave in Pakistan last month killed 1,250 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 7:25 am

    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's government says the brutal heat wave that hit the port city of Karachi and the country's southern province of Sind in June killed 1,250 people before subsiding.

  • Rains cool Pakistan as heat wave's death toll climbs to 838 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 1:58 pm

    KARACHI, Pakistan - A cool wind from the sea and pre-monsoon rains brought the first signs of respite to southern Pakistan on Wednesday as the death toll from a scorching heat wave climbed to 838 - a high figure even for a nation accustomed to sizzling hot summers.

  • Execution of Pakistani youth suspect stayed for 4th time 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 6:32 pm

    KARACHI, Pakistan - A death-row prisoner whose family says was just 14 years old when he was convicted of killing a 7-year-old has had his execution stayed for a fourth time, authorities said Tuesday.