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# pakistan - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured
# Kashmir
# Kashmir

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured

Feb 27th 2019, 7:15 AM 24,202 Views 28 Comments

One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.

# pakistan - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials

Dec 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 153,013 Views 111 Comments

He lost every argument he made.

# pakistan - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

Nov 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 30,727 Views 51 Comments

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

# pakistan - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi

Nov 17th 2018, 6:30 AM 58,912 Views 52 Comments

The justice minister and Tánaiste said Ireland would like to help.

# pakistan - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan

Nov 14th 2018, 8:11 AM 1,715 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lost out to Australia in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener.

# pakistan - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi'
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi'

Nov 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 35,426 Views 101 Comments

If the referendum was not just about a pointless change, the government should demonstrate its commitment to freedom, equality and modernity by offering Asia Bibi and her family asylum and safety here, writes Paddy Manning.

# pakistan - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail
# Asia Bibi
# Asia Bibi

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

Nov 7th 2018, 9:59 PM 26,196 Views 54 Comments

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

# pakistan - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction
# Asia Bibi
# Asia Bibi

'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction

Oct 31st 2018, 9:20 AM 30,402 Views 69 Comments

Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam can lead to violence

# pakistan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan
# Pentagon
# Pentagon

The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan

Sep 2nd 2018, 11:37 AM 14,771 Views 60 Comments

It’s not happy with how Pakistan is tackling armed groups in the country.

# pakistan - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review

Updated Aug 29th 2018, 6:41 PM 45,483 Views 61 Comments

Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.

# 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 11,387 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 16,404 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 8,025 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 21,386 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 10,168 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 28,439 Views 28 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 7,393 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 30,153 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 26,275 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 16,653 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 7,757 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 5,977 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 29,922 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 2,468 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 15,997 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 6,445 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 8,168 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 33,547 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 10,918 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 15,677 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 28,672 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 7,735 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 14,520 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 8,432 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 7,973 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 12,989 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 33,730 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 13,713 Views 8 Comments

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