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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Pakistan

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Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding
The man did not appear in court as he was signing on at the Garda National Immigration Bureau.
Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.
'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree
The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.
Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area killing 18 people
One resident said the crash happened at around 2am.
Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup
The match between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Leeds was marred by crowd trouble.
Cat filter accidentally left on during Pakistani minister's live press conference
“I wasn’t the only one, two officials sitting along me were also hit by the cat filter,” the minister said.
At least one dead after three gunmen storm luxury hotel in Pakistan
“There are reports of a few people sustaining minor injuries,” the home minister said.
Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada
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
Police have said they are still investigating the nature of the blast.
Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke
Noah was speaking about the tensions between India and Pakistan.
Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'
Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.
Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'
The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.
Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.
Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured
One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.
Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials
He lost every argument he made.
Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?
There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.
'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi
The justice minister and Tánaiste said Ireland would like to help.
Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan
Ireland lost out to Australia in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener.
Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi'
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.
Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail
The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release
'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction
Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam can lead to violence
The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan
It’s not happy with how Pakistan is tackling armed groups in the country.
Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review
Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.
Cricket hero Khan claims victory as Pakistan election marred by rigging allegations
International observers are due to give their observations on the voting process tomorrow.
Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport
The drugs were sent from Pakistan.
Pakistan minister shot and wounded in suspected assassination bid
He was shot in the arm.
Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.
Malala has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by a Taliban gunman
The 20-year-old wiped away tears as she gave a speech today.
Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam
Many women were left with disabilities following the surgery.
Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday
The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.
Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl
Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.
Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.
Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'
He said Pakistan thinks of US leaders as ‘fools’.
Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college
The Taliban militants targeted students in today’s raid.
The venue has been confirmed for Ireland's historic first Test match next May
Malahide will host Ireland’s meeting with 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”.
North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare'
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
After being given full Test status in June, they’ll make their Test cricket debut next May.
Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.