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#Pakistan

# pakistan - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Cricket hero Khan claims victory as Pakistan election marred by rigging allegations
# Acrimony
# Acrimony

Cricket hero Khan claims victory as Pakistan election marred by rigging allegations

Jul 26th 2018, 6:45 PM 11,384 Views 26 Comments

International observers are due to give their observations on the voting process tomorrow.

# pakistan - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport
# Seized
# Seized

Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport

Jun 19th 2018, 5:05 PM 16,400 Views 19 Comments

The drugs were sent from Pakistan.

# pakistan - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Pakistan minister shot and wounded in suspected assassination bid
# Shooting
# Shooting

Pakistan minister shot and wounded in suspected assassination bid

May 6th 2018, 5:00 PM 8,021 Views 1 Comment

He was shot in the arm.

# pakistan - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,363 Views 65 Comments

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# pakistan - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Malala has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by a Taliban gunman
# Going Home
# Going Home

Malala has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by a Taliban gunman

Mar 29th 2018, 10:44 AM 10,167 Views 60 Comments

The 20-year-old wiped away tears as she gave a speech today.

# pakistan - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam
# Spinal Fluid
# Spinal Fluid

Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam

Feb 13th 2018, 9:10 PM 28,435 Views 30 Comments

Many women were left with disabilities following the surgery.

# pakistan - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday
# Kabul
# Kabul

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday

Jan 28th 2018, 8:17 AM 7,390 Views 33 Comments

The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.

# pakistan - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Jan 10th 2018, 9:30 PM 30,151 Views 40 Comments

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

# pakistan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
# Safe Havens
# Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,273 Views 22 Comments

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

# pakistan - Monday 1 January, 2018

Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'

Jan 1st 2018, 5:29 PM 16,646 Views 78 Comments

He said Pakistan thinks of US leaders as ‘fools’.

# pakistan - Friday 1 December, 2017

Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college
# Taliban
# Taliban

Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college

Dec 1st 2017, 12:12 PM 7,752 Views 27 Comments

The Taliban militants targeted students in today’s raid.

# pakistan - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

The venue has been confirmed for Ireland's historic first Test match next May
# Capital Gains
From The42
# Capital Gains

The venue has been confirmed for Ireland's historic first Test match next May

Nov 21st 2017, 11:38 AM 5,964 Views 5 Comments

Malahide will host Ireland’s meeting with Pakistan.

# pakistan - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York
# Apology
# Apology

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York

Nov 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 29,919 Views 13 Comments

Pakistan International Airlines apologised for the error, saying it was “caused due to negligence”.

# pakistan - Thursday 12 October, 2017

North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare'
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare'

Oct 12th 2017, 5:47 PM 24,087 Views 26 Comments

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped during a backpacking trip in Afghanistan in 2012.

Ireland to face Pakistan on home soil in historic first Test next year
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Ireland to face Pakistan on home soil in historic first Test next year

Oct 12th 2017, 1:56 PM 2,465 Views 5 Comments

After being given full Test status in June, they’ll make their Test cricket debut next May.

# pakistan - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Aug 6th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,993 Views 34 Comments

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

# pakistan - Sunday 30 July, 2017

The leading candidate to replace Pakistani PM ousted for corruption? His brother
# Emperor's New Clothes
# Emperor's New Clothes

The leading candidate to replace Pakistani PM ousted for corruption? His brother

Jul 30th 2017, 1:27 PM 6,442 Views 8 Comments

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is also in the running.

# pakistan - Friday 28 July, 2017

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

Jul 28th 2017, 9:19 AM 8,167 Views 10 Comments

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

# pakistan - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Arrests made after Pakistani village council ordered 'revenge rape' of girl
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Arrests made after Pakistani village council ordered 'revenge rape' of girl

Jul 26th 2017, 10:04 PM 33,538 Views 65 Comments

The village council ordered the rape of a teenage girl as punishment for a rape committed by her brother.

# pakistan - Monday 26 June, 2017

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one at White House
# Indian Pm
# Indian Pm

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one at White House

Jun 26th 2017, 10:57 PM 10,917 Views 15 Comments

Both men won power by portraying themselves as establishment outsiders.

# pakistan - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion
# Punjab
# Punjab

Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion

Jun 25th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,671 Views 18 Comments

The tanker burst into flames after it flipped over on the national highway in Punjab province.

# pakistan - Thursday 22 June, 2017

As doctors continue to emigrate, Ireland is becoming more reliant on foreign-trained staff
# Brain Drain
# Brain Drain

As doctors continue to emigrate, Ireland is becoming more reliant on foreign-trained staff

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:21 PM 28,550 Views 58 Comments

Africa and Pakistan contribute the highest number of non-Irish doctors here.

# pakistan - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Pakistan censored a New York Times article which criticised the Pakistani army
# Silenced
# Silenced

Pakistan censored a New York Times article which criticised the Pakistani army

May 6th 2017, 6:30 PM 7,721 Views 17 Comments

“We regret and condemn any censorship of our journalism,” a spokesperson for the New York Times said.

# pakistan - Friday 5 May, 2017

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy

May 5th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,514 Views 113 Comments

The mob attacked a police station in Balochistan, Pakistan where the Hindu man was being detained.

# pakistan - Monday 1 May, 2017

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'
# Kashmir
# Kashmir

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

May 1st 2017, 3:43 PM 8,426 Views 1 Comment

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

# pakistan - Thursday 16 February, 2017

IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq

Feb 16th 2017, 7:10 PM 7,965 Views 15 Comments

A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.

# pakistan - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland
# Courts
# Courts

Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland

Feb 4th 2017, 7:20 AM 12,985 Views 0 Comments

The man is from Pakistan, which is not on the list of seven countries announced last week.

# pakistan - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband

Jan 17th 2017, 1:25 PM 33,719 Views 87 Comments

Zeenat Bibi, 16, was doused with kerosene and set alight in June last year in Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore.

# pakistan - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Pakistan sets execution date for mentally ill man
# Death Warrant
# Death Warrant

Pakistan sets execution date for mentally ill man

Jan 11th 2017, 7:55 AM 13,709 Views 8 Comments

The United Nations has previously called on Pakistan to protect mentally ill inmates.

# pakistan - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Suspect held after mass-alcohol poisoning kills 34 on Christmas Eve in Pakistan
# Toxic Brew
# Toxic Brew

Suspect held after mass-alcohol poisoning kills 34 on Christmas Eve in Pakistan

Dec 28th 2016, 3:12 PM 18,060 Views 9 Comments

He is said to have confessed to preparing the brew by mixing it with 20 litres of aftershave.

# pakistan - Monday 26 December, 2016

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Dec 26th 2016, 9:21 AM 21,980 Views 46 Comments

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

# pakistan - Sunday 25 December, 2016

How toxic water ruined a 'paradise' lake
# Paradise Lost
# Paradise Lost

How toxic water ruined a 'paradise' lake

Dec 25th 2016, 5:00 PM 16,077 Views 19 Comments

The water is a byproduct of industrialisation and aggressive agricultural practices upstream.

# pakistan - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Plane carrying 48 people crashes in Pakistan, killing all on board
# Engine Failure
# Engine Failure

Plane carrying 48 people crashes in Pakistan, killing all on board

Dec 7th 2016, 9:20 PM 15,283 Views 0 Comments

It is one of the deadliest aviation accidents in the nation’s history.

# pakistan - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader

Dec 1st 2016, 9:30 AM 14,259 Views 69 Comments

Trump’s transition team confirmed a call had taken place between the two men.

# pakistan - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Islamic State claims deadly attack at Muslim shrine that left 43 dead
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Islamic State claims deadly attack at Muslim shrine that left 43 dead

Nov 12th 2016, 3:37 PM 9,900 Views 27 Comments

The shrine is worshipped by the Sufi branch of Islam that believes in living saints.

# pakistan - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Pakistan has passed legislation outlawing 'honour killings' once and for all
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan has passed legislation outlawing 'honour killings' once and for all

Oct 6th 2016, 10:35 PM 14,016 Views 35 Comments

Hundreds of women die as a result of so-called “honour killings” in Pakistan each year.

# pakistan - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets
# Manchester
# Manchester

Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets

Sep 25th 2016, 1:45 PM 51,576 Views 77 Comments

Marc Anwar has played the character of Sharif Nazir on the soap since 2014.

# pakistan - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record
# Record Breakers
From The42
# Record Breakers

Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record

Aug 30th 2016, 8:42 PM 4,381 Views 6 Comments

Earlier today, Ireland made a solid start to the first day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong in Belfast.

# pakistan - Monday 29 August, 2016

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins

Aug 29th 2016, 3:55 PM 40,636 Views 0 Comments

Dr Saleem Sharif faces allegations of poor professional performance at a fitness to practice inquiry.

# pakistan - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer

Aug 18th 2016, 10:54 PM 3,965 Views 3 Comments

The visitors had 255 runs to spare after bowling the home side out for 82.