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# pakistan - Friday 13 May, 2022

Temperatures close to 50 degrees in Pakistan during major South-Asia heatwave
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Temperatures close to 50 degrees in Pakistan during major South-Asia heatwave

May 13th 2022, 4:57 PM 13,684 Views 18 Comments

“It’s like fire burning all around,” said labourer Shafi Mohammad, who is from a village where residents struggle to find drinking water.

# pakistan - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Persistent heatwave in India and Pakistan highlights climate crisis devastation
# In The Heat Of It
# In The Heat Of It

Persistent heatwave in India and Pakistan highlights climate crisis devastation

May 11th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,297 Views 31 Comments

The extended hot and dry weather has consequences for water shortages, energy supply, and air quality.

# pakistan - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Early heatwave hits India and Pakistan as temperatures hit 45C causing rubbish dumps to burn
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Early heatwave hits India and Pakistan as temperatures hit 45C causing rubbish dumps to burn

Apr 28th 2022, 5:41 PM 20,688 Views 0 Comments

Heatwaves have killed over 6,500 people in India since 2010.

# pakistan - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Taliban warns Pakistan after rocket attacks kill five Afghan children
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban warns Pakistan after rocket attacks kill five Afghan children

Apr 16th 2022, 8:05 PM 22,453 Views 5 Comments

The UN said it was “deeply concerned” by the civilian deaths caused by air strikes.

# pakistan - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,732 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Shehbaz Sharif set to become next Pakistan prime minister after parliament ousts Imran Khan
# Gone
# Gone

Shehbaz Sharif set to become next Pakistan prime minister after parliament ousts Imran Khan

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 10:57 AM 42,607 Views 17 Comments

Opposition parties won the no-confidence vote after several of Khan’s allies deserted him.

# pakistan - Friday 11 March, 2022

India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan
# Tension
# Tension

India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan

Mar 11th 2022, 3:31 PM 16,803 Views 10 Comments

There is a heavy military presence on both sides of the shared border and there have been numerous flare-ups.

# pakistan - Friday 4 March, 2022

At least 56 dead, 194 wounded in suicide attack on Pakistan mosque
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

At least 56 dead, 194 wounded in suicide attack on Pakistan mosque

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 6:40 PM 30,307 Views 10 Comments

An emergency has been declared in the city of Peshawar.

# pakistan - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Media watchdog asks India to release Kashmiri journalist
# India
# India

Media watchdog asks India to release Kashmiri journalist

Jan 8th 2022, 3:56 PM 7,845 Views 3 Comments

The watchdog said it was “deeply disturbed” by the arrest of Sajad Gul, an independent journalist and media student.

At least 21 die trapped in vehicles after snowstorm in Pakistan
# Murree
# Murree

At least 21 die trapped in vehicles after snowstorm in Pakistan

Jan 8th 2022, 10:35 AM 28,815 Views 6 Comments

The military has been mobilised to clear roads and rescue people still trapped.

# pakistan - Friday 12 November, 2021

Pakistan hosts US, Russia and China for talks on Afghanistan
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Pakistan hosts US, Russia and China for talks on Afghanistan

Nov 12th 2021, 9:13 AM 4,948 Views 7 Comments

Afghanistan’s Taliban-appointed foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, did not attend the meeting.

# pakistan - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Controversial 'father' of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies aged 85
# Abdul Qadeer Khan
# Abdul Qadeer Khan

Controversial 'father' of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies aged 85

Oct 10th 2021, 8:46 AM 11,930 Views 4 Comments

Abdul Qadeer Khan launched Pakistan on the path to becoming a nuclear weapons power in the early 1970s.

# pakistan - Monday 7 June, 2021

Dozens dead after trains collide in southern Pakistan
# Trapped
# Trapped

Dozens dead after trains collide in southern Pakistan

Jun 7th 2021, 9:25 AM 10,882 Views 1 Comment

One train derailed and another hit it soon afterwards.

# pakistan - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying
# Bomb Attack
# Bomb Attack

Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:31 AM 9,633 Views 3 Comments

The motive behind the attack in Quetta is as yet unclear.

# pakistan - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Pakistan protesters end blockade over deaths of miners
# Burial
# Burial

Pakistan protesters end blockade over deaths of miners

Jan 9th 2021, 7:29 PM 11,329 Views 0 Comments

Ten miners were kidnapped and killed last week.

# pakistan - Monday 14 September, 2020

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan calls for chemical castration of perpetrators of sex crimes
# Imran Khan
# Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan calls for chemical castration of perpetrators of sex crimes

Sep 14th 2020, 10:45 PM 30,195 Views 35 Comments

It follows public outrage after a woman was raped in front of her two children.

# pakistan - Friday 11 September, 2020

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man
# Lahore
# Lahore

Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man

Sep 11th 2020, 10:18 AM 27,710 Views 13 Comments

The controversy started after a woman was allegedly gang raped in Lahore.

# pakistan - Friday 28 August, 2020

Monsoon rain wreaks further havoc in Karachi, killing 20 more people
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Monsoon rain wreaks further havoc in Karachi, killing 20 more people

Aug 28th 2020, 1:27 PM 7,788 Views 1 Comment

About 30 inches of rain has fallen on the city since Sunday.

# pakistan - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Opinion: 'We should fight for equal training for all doctors in memory of Dr Syed Waqqar Ali Shah'
# Dr Naveed Abbas
# Dr Naveed Abbas

Opinion: 'We should fight for equal training for all doctors in memory of Dr Syed Waqqar Ali Shah'

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:27 PM 34,959 Views 20 Comments

We need to start training as many doctors as we can and that should not be based on the fairness of their skin or their country of origin, but on their skill and hard work, writes Dr Naveed Abbas.

# pakistan - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'I am ecstatic': A-level students share relief after u-turn on grading of exam results
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

'I am ecstatic': A-level students share relief after u-turn on grading of exam results

Aug 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,983 Views 3 Comments

Grades will now be based on teachers’ assessments rather than a controversial algorithm.

# pakistan - Monday 29 June, 2020

Three people killed after gunmen open fire on Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Three people killed after gunmen open fire on Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Updated Jun 29th 2020, 8:52 AM 8,941 Views 0 Comments

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# pakistan - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Survivor tells of 'turbulence' and pilot's warning before Pakistan plane crash
# Crash
# Crash

Survivor tells of 'turbulence' and pilot's warning before Pakistan plane crash

May 23rd 2020, 7:07 PM 30,510 Views 12 Comments

Mohammad Zubair said the flight had been smooth until just before landing when it jolted violently and that was the last thing he remembered.

# pakistan - Friday 22 May, 2020

107 killed as Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

107 killed as Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi

May 22nd 2020, 1:26 PM 36,623 Views 7 Comments

The aircraft arriving from the eastern city of Lahore was carrying 99 passengers and eight crew.

# pakistan - Monday 13 January, 2020

Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan
# Heavy Snow
# Heavy Snow

Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Jan 13th 2020, 8:25 AM 10,815 Views 1 Comment

At least 43 people are dead in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

# pakistan - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy
# Junaid Hafeez
# Junaid Hafeez

Pakistani professor sentenced to death for blasphemy

Dec 21st 2019, 5:46 PM 60,079 Views 77 Comments

Junaid Hafeez was arrested in 2013 for allegedly posting derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohammed online.

# pakistan - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Former Pakistan leader Musharraf sentenced to death in absentia
# Pervez Musharraf
# Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan leader Musharraf sentenced to death in absentia

Dec 17th 2019, 9:12 AM 16,156 Views 5 Comments

Musharraf seized power in 1999 by ousting the government of Nawaz Sharif.

# pakistan - Thursday 31 October, 2019

At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan
# Punjab
# Punjab

At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 11,974 Views 6 Comments

There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.

# pakistan - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding
# Wedding Woes
# Wedding Woes

Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding

Aug 21st 2019, 6:49 PM 18,936 Views 0 Comments

The man did not appear in court as he was signing on at the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

# pakistan - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
# Imran Khan
# Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

Aug 11th 2019, 6:28 PM 17,606 Views 19 Comments

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

# pakistan - Monday 5 August, 2019

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree
# Presidential Decree
# Presidential Decree

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

Aug 5th 2019, 8:48 AM 43,562 Views 31 Comments

The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.

# pakistan - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area killing 18 people
# Rawalpindi
# Rawalpindi

Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area killing 18 people

Jul 30th 2019, 7:58 AM 6,439 Views 4 Comments

One resident said the crash happened at around 2am.

# pakistan - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:03 PM 8,227 Views 5 Comments

The match between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Leeds was marred by crowd trouble.

# pakistan - Monday 17 June, 2019

Cat filter accidentally left on during Pakistani minister's live press conference
# You Must Be Kitten Me?
# You Must Be Kitten Me?

Cat filter accidentally left on during Pakistani minister's live press conference

Jun 17th 2019, 10:35 PM 54,093 Views 24 Comments

“I wasn’t the only one, two officials sitting along me were also hit by the cat filter,” the minister said.

# pakistan - Saturday 11 May, 2019

At least one dead after three gunmen storm luxury hotel in Pakistan
# Pearl Continental Hotel
# Pearl Continental Hotel

At least one dead after three gunmen storm luxury hotel in Pakistan

May 11th 2019, 7:14 PM 19,500 Views 1 Comment

“There are reports of a few people sustaining minor injuries,” the home minister said.

# pakistan - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada

May 8th 2019, 8:57 AM 29,153 Views 38 Comments

Bibi has been widely believed to have been held in protective custody by authorities as she awaited an asylum deal in a third country.

Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24
# Lahore
# Lahore

Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24

May 8th 2019, 7:38 AM 9,711 Views 3 Comments

Police have said they are still investigating the nature of the blast.

# pakistan - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke
# Comedy Central
# Comedy Central

Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke

Mar 3rd 2019, 3:36 PM 36,062 Views 22 Comments

Noah was speaking about the tensions between India and Pakistan.

# pakistan - Friday 1 March, 2019

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'
# Tensions
# Tensions

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'

Mar 1st 2019, 10:15 PM 16,170 Views 24 Comments

Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.

# pakistan - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'
# Conflict
# Conflict

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

Feb 28th 2019, 12:35 PM 10,649 Views 10 Comments

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

# pakistan - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
# Kashmir Dispute
# Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,510 Views 28 Comments

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

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