Pakistan http://www.kunc.org en Market Bombing In Peshawar Leaves Dozens Dead http://www.kunc.org/post/market-bombing-peshawar-leaves-dozens-dead A powerful explosion has killed at least 37 people in Peshawar, Pakistan, where authorities say they suspect a car bomb was detonated in a market district near a police station. The explosion left a scene of devastation, with casualties and severe damage to nearby buildings in the city's historic Qissa Khawani market.<p>It followed a smaller explosion, according to Pakistan's <a href="http://www.dawn.com/news/1046270/twin-blasts-in-peshawar-claim-37-lives">Dawn.com</a>. Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:53:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 50175 at http://www.kunc.org Market Bombing In Peshawar Leaves Dozens Dead 'Faithful Scribe': Tracing Ancestry Through Pakistan's History http://www.kunc.org/post/faithful-scribe-tracing-ancestry-through-pakistans-history In <em>The Faithful Scribe, </em>Shahan Mufti examines the history of Pakistan and its relationship to the United States. He also explores how his own family story is part of the tumultuous story of the world's first Islamic democracy.<p>"A huge impetus for me in writing this book was actually being on both sides of this present conflict, where America is involved in this war in Afghanistan," Mufti tells NPR's Arun Rath. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 22:31:00 +0000 50164 at http://www.kunc.org 'Faithful Scribe': Tracing Ancestry Through Pakistan's History Another Earthquake, Measured At 6.8 Magnitude, Hits Pakistan http://www.kunc.org/post/another-earthquake-measured-68-magnitude-hits-pakistan Pakistanis who endured Tuesday's strong earthquake that killed hundreds of people felt another quake Saturday, as a 6.8-magnitude quake hit Pakistan's remote province of Baluchistan. The quake may also have been deadly, due to reports of collapsed mud houses.<p>Saturday's aftershock quake struck less than 20 miles from Tuesday's 7.7-magnitude event. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:19:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 50150 at http://www.kunc.org Another Earthquake, Measured At 6.8 Magnitude, Hits Pakistan Pakistan Quake Killed Hundreds, Created Island Off Coast http://www.kunc.org/post/pakistan-quake-killed-hundreds-created-island-coast As more becomes known about the strong, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/24/225728917/strong-quake-shakes-pakistan-area-thinly-populated" target="_blank">7.7-magnitude earthquake that rocked southern Pakistan on Tuesday</a>, we're hearing that:<p>-- The death toll has risen to at least 327, <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/25/us-pakistan-quake-idUSBRE98N0HJ20130925" target="_blank">local officials tell Reuters</a>. That's higher than earlier estimates. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:57:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 50024 at http://www.kunc.org Pakistan Quake Killed Hundreds, Created Island Off Coast Dozens Killed By Strong Quake In Southwestern Pakistan http://www.kunc.org/post/dozens-killed-strong-quake-southwestern-pakistan <em>(This post last updated at 1:00 p.m. ET)</em><p>A strong, 7.7-magnitude earthquake in southern Pakistan on Tuesday has killed at least 45 people, according to Reuters. <a href="http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000jyiv#summary" target="_blank">The U.S. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:01:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49987 at http://www.kunc.org Dozens Killed By Strong Quake In Southwestern Pakistan