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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Lahore

This year
Death toll rises to 55 after two weeks of monsoon rain in Pakistan
Eight children were among the 12 people confirmed dead yesterday.
Pakistani court grants ex-prime minister Imran Khan protection from arrest
Khan has become embroiled in over 100 legal cases against him since he was ousted through a confidence vote last April.
Clashes continue for second day in Pakistan as police try to arrest former PM Imran Khan
Officers had been trying to arrest the former prime minister for failing to appear in court on corruption charges.
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Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man
The controversy started after a woman was allegedly gang raped in Lahore.
Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24
Police have said they are still investigating the nature of the blast.
Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport
The drugs were sent from Pakistan.
Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York
Pakistan International Airlines apologised for the error, saying it was “caused due to negligence”.
Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband
Zeenat Bibi, 16, was doused with kerosene and set alight in June last year in Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore.
Family slit the throat of pregnant woman in Pakistan "honour killing"
The woman had married a man of her own choosing.
"There was a blast suddenly - I saw a huge ball of fire"
The Taliban said that the suicide blast that hit families in a park was targeting Christians.
At least 65 dead after bomb hits Easter Sunday celebrations in park
The explosion took place in a park near children’s rides, according to Pakistani officials.
14 years after being overthrown, Sharif claims victory in Pakistan elections
Nawaz Sharif’s party is set to dominate Pakistan’s assembly but it will have no overall majority following a campaign dominated by the economy and US policy in the region.
Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan
The former Sunday Business Post journalist has been Pakistan bureau chief for the New York Times since January 2012.
Toxic cough syrup kills 24 people in Pakistan
The deaths have all come in the last four days, with most of the fatalities thought to be drug addicts seeking a fix.
Factory fires kill more than 310 in Pakistan
Massive fires have gutted factories in Pakistan’s two largest cities, killing hundreds of people and prompting calls for an overhaul of industrial safety standards.
Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan
An inquiry has been launched into how cabin crew failed to notice the woman on board during the plane’s stopover.
WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast
The woman had been trapped for 31 hours after the building collapsed in a gas explosion.
Pakistan investigating heart medication deaths
Over 20 people have died after taking the free medication provided by government hospitals in Lahore.
American man abducted in eastern Pakistan
The man, believed to be in his 60s, has been living in Pakistan for seven years and was abducted just days before he was due to leave the country.