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Atif K Butt

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Atif K Butt is a young Pakistani journalist and translator based in Lahore.Atif has worked with print and electronic news organizations. He contributes to various newspapers and magazines as a freelancer. Access him through NewsBlaze or visit his blog at atifkbutt.blog.com

Suicide Attack Kills 30 in Quetta, Pakistan

A suicide blast at the funeral procession of a slain police officer has killed at least 30 people including senior police officials and over 40 have been injured in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta.

Suicide Attack Kills 38 in Quetta, Pakistan

A suicide blast at the funeral procession of a slain police officer killed at least 38 people including three senior police officials and more than 50 have been injured in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta.

Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan Resigns

Pakistan's Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice retired Fakhruddin G Ebrahim has resigned from his post a day after the presidential polls. Ebrahim has sent his resignation letter to President Asif Ali Zardari for approval.

Mamnoon Hussain Elected 12th President of Pakistan

Mamnoon Hussain waselected 12th President of Pakistan on Tuesday. The President-elect will take the oath for his five-year term on 8 September, 2013 when incumbent President Asif Ali Zardari's constitutional tenure is due to expire.

Pakistan to Get New President on July 30th

On the Election Commission of Pakistan's request the Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered on Wednesday that the presidential polls for country's new president will be held on July 30th, instead of August 6th.

Blast Kills 2, Injures Several at Lahore Railway Station

A blast has killed at least two and injured over 60 including women and children at Lahore Railway Station, here on Tuesday.

Plane Crashes Near Islamabad With 129 on Board

A passenger plane carrying 129 people on board has crashed due to bad weather near the Chaklala Airbase in Rawalpindi, the twin city of Pakistani capital Islamabad, on Friday.

23 Dead After Bus Collides with Passenger Van

23 people have been killed and several others injured in a collision between a bus and a passenger van on National Highway near Thatta in southern Pakistan.

Yasin Anwar Appointed Governor of State Bank of Pakistan

LAHORE: Acting Governor Yasin Anwar has been appointed as the 17th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). He is appointed on the advice of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was approved by President Asif Ali Zardari.

Sec. Clinton Holds Dialogue With Pakistani Leaders to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

During her two-day visit, Secretary Clinton will meet with Pakistani political and military leadership to persuade them to launch a military offensive against the Haqqani Network in the Pakistani tribal areas.