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# 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 18,069 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 21,990 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 16,080 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 15,289 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 14,263 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 9,904 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 14,025 Views 36 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 51,635 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 4,388 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 40,671 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 3,971 Views 3 Comments

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

# pakistan - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Child and parents die in river rapids after girl falls in while taking a selfie
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Child and parents die in river rapids after girl falls in while taking a selfie

Aug 16th 2016, 1:38 PM 17,022 Views 16 Comments

So-called “selfie deaths” have surged in recent years.

# pakistan - Monday 8 August, 2016

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan
# Quetta
# Quetta

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan

Aug 8th 2016, 8:10 PM 18,217 Views 89 Comments

About 200 people had gathered at the hospital to mourn the death of a senior local lawyer.

# pakistan - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands
# Honour Killing
# Honour Killing

Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands

Jul 30th 2016, 12:49 PM 30,390 Views 129 Comments

It is the latest “honour killing” in the country.

# pakistan - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Brother arrested over murder of Pakistani social media star who was strangled to death
# Honour Killing
# Honour Killing

Brother arrested over murder of Pakistani social media star who was strangled to death

Jul 17th 2016, 9:11 AM 31,592 Views 53 Comments

Muhammad Wasim told police he drugged his sister and then strangled her.

# pakistan - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Husband murdered in rare male Pakistan 'honour killing'
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Husband murdered in rare male Pakistan 'honour killing'

Jun 18th 2016, 3:29 PM 36,318 Views 37 Comments

Hundreds of women are murdered by relatives every year, but it’s rare for the victim to be a man.

# pakistan - Friday 17 June, 2016

Family slit the throat of pregnant woman in Pakistan "honour killing"
# Killing
# Killing

Family slit the throat of pregnant woman in Pakistan "honour killing"

Jun 17th 2016, 9:08 AM 29,660 Views 139 Comments

The woman had married a man of her own choosing.

# pakistan - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Teenage girl burned alive in Pakistan as punishment for marrying against her family's wishes
# Honour Killings
# Honour Killings

Teenage girl burned alive in Pakistan as punishment for marrying against her family's wishes

Jun 8th 2016, 9:58 PM 47,600 Views 154 Comments

17-year-old Zeenat Rafiq’s mother tied her to a cot and burned her alive.

# pakistan - Sunday 5 June, 2016

'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan

Jun 5th 2016, 2:06 PM 7,508 Views 6 Comments

The Bolton-born fighter is considering the option but the WBC is vowing to impose two-year bans on any pros who fight at the Olympics.

# pakistan - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Teenage Pakistani girl burnt alive after she refused a suitor's marriage proposal
# Horrific
# Horrific

Teenage Pakistani girl burnt alive after she refused a suitor's marriage proposal

Jun 1st 2016, 9:52 PM 39,905 Views 176 Comments

19-year-old Maria Sadaqat was attacked by a group of people on Monday near the country’s capital Islamabad.

# pakistan - Sunday 1 May, 2016

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

May 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 31,982 Views 34 Comments

The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.

# pakistan - Monday 28 March, 2016

"There was a blast suddenly - I saw a huge ball of fire"
# Pakistan Blast
# Pakistan Blast

"There was a blast suddenly - I saw a huge ball of fire"

Mar 28th 2016, 9:52 AM 14,192 Views 42 Comments

The Taliban said that the suicide blast that hit families in a park was targeting Christians.

# pakistan - Sunday 27 March, 2016

At least 65 dead after bomb hits Easter Sunday celebrations in park
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

At least 65 dead after bomb hits Easter Sunday celebrations in park

Mar 27th 2016, 7:48 PM 31,461 Views 112 Comments

The explosion took place in a park near children’s rides, according to Pakistani officials.

# pakistan - Monday 14 March, 2016

Man jailed for 13 years for raping woman with Down syndrome
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 13 years for raping woman with Down syndrome

Mar 14th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,678 Views 77 Comments

Justice Tony Hunt called it a “frightening, appalling, disgusting and depraved” offence.

# pakistan - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time
# Historic Bill
# Historic Bill

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time

Mar 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,323 Views 34 Comments

Under the revised legislation, sexual assaults will now be punishable by up to seven years in prison.

# pakistan - Friday 4 March, 2016

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married

Mar 4th 2016, 9:31 PM 26,264 Views 29 Comments

It is understood a number of village elders have been arrested.

Man jailed for 13 years for "religiously offensive" Facebook post
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Man jailed for 13 years for "religiously offensive" Facebook post

Mar 4th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,980 Views 62 Comments

25-year-old Rizwan Haider has been convicted in an anti-terrorism court of three charges after he supposedly published a post referring to the Prophet Mohammed.

# pakistan - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk
# Taboo
# Taboo

Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk

Feb 27th 2016, 9:50 PM 8,724 Views 6 Comments

Altaf Hussain was filmed allegedly talking to male and female troops about sex.

# pakistan - Sunday 24 January, 2016

When stigma and 'loss of honour' destroy hope for child sex abuse victims
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

When stigma and 'loss of honour' destroy hope for child sex abuse victims

Jan 24th 2016, 12:00 PM 11,274 Views 12 Comments

At least 20 girls and boys were filmed being abused in one Pakistani village, but victims’ families say police turned a blind eye.

# pakistan - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'One student jumped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up'
# Pakistan University Attack
# Pakistan University Attack

'One student jumped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up'

Jan 20th 2016, 2:50 PM 22,684 Views 66 Comments

At least 21 people have died following today’s attack on Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University.

# pakistan - Monday 18 January, 2016

'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store
# Pakistan
From Business ETC
# Pakistan

'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store

Jan 18th 2016, 8:05 PM 15,245 Views 11 Comments

It depicted a shooting in northwest Pakistan that left 150 people dead in 2014.

# pakistan - Sunday 17 January, 2016

15-year-old boy cuts off his own hand after being accused of blasphemy
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

15-year-old boy cuts off his own hand after being accused of blasphemy

Jan 17th 2016, 2:09 PM 33,784 Views 130 Comments

A local cleric has been arrested.

# pakistan - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan
# Terrorist Attack
# Terrorist Attack

Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan

Dec 29th 2015, 4:29 PM 4,971 Views 10 Comments

The man crashed a motorcycle into the main gate of a government office.

# pakistan - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'Still my heart is crying': Devastation and anger a year on from school massacre
# Terror
# Terror

'Still my heart is crying': Devastation and anger a year on from school massacre

Dec 20th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,508 Views 7 Comments

More than 130 students were killed in their school by Taliban gunmen.

# pakistan - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Man (22) dies while 'trying to take selfie' with moving train
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Man (22) dies while 'trying to take selfie' with moving train

Dec 15th 2015, 3:41 PM 23,037 Views 28 Comments

Jamshaid Khan was killed after being hit by the train, according to officials.

# pakistan - Friday 11 December, 2015

Couple take baby boy home from hospital - find out he's been swapped with a girl
# Switched
# Switched

Couple take baby boy home from hospital - find out he's been swapped with a girl

Dec 11th 2015, 11:00 PM 36,408 Views 10 Comments

There was no other complaint of any missing baby at the hospital.

# pakistan - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Pakistani woman set on fire after refusing marriage proposal
# Punishment
# Punishment

Pakistani woman set on fire after refusing marriage proposal

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:00 PM 21,798 Views 81 Comments

The woman died of her injuries this morning.

# pakistan - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:21 AM 21,936 Views 49 Comments

Abdul Basit has been given a last-minute reprieve after appeals by Human Rights groups.

# pakistan - Monday 21 September, 2015

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence
# Death Row
# Death Row

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence

Sep 21st 2015, 6:26 PM 24,252 Views 18 Comments

Amnesty International is calling for the scheduled hanging to be stopped.