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# pakistan - Monday 16 February, 2015

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?
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# Have Your Say

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?

Feb 16th 2015, 12:48 PM 4,529 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

# pakistan - Saturday 31 January, 2015

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Jan 31st 2015, 10:28 AM 6,915 Views 30 Comments

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

# pakistan - Friday 16 January, 2015

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover
# Niger
# Niger

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover

Jan 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 34,030 Views 173 Comments

A doctor in the Zinder’s hospital said that all of the dead and three of the injured had gunshot wounds.

School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends

Jan 16th 2015, 4:53 PM 29,462 Views 37 Comments

“Friends uplift the soul.”

# pakistan - Friday 9 January, 2015

Father kills five children in sacrifice to 'get him magic powers'
# Black Magic
# Black Magic

Father kills five children in sacrifice to 'get him magic powers'

Jan 9th 2015, 3:37 PM 39,542 Views 47 Comments

The man had been learning black magic.

# pakistan - Monday 22 December, 2014

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre
# Siege
# Siege

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:52 AM 15,566 Views 54 Comments

Six men were hanged at the weekend.

# pakistan - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage
# Slaughter Of The Innocent
# Slaughter Of The Innocent

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

Dec 17th 2014, 7:13 AM 5,914 Views 33 Comments

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

# pakistan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school
# Massacre
# Massacre

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

Dec 16th 2014, 5:20 PM 35,488 Views 232 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

# pakistan - Monday 8 December, 2014

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade
# Long Walk To Freedom
# Long Walk To Freedom

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade

Dec 8th 2014, 9:54 PM 14,021 Views 20 Comments

Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.

# pakistan - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader

Dec 6th 2014, 4:54 PM 7,261 Views 15 Comments

Adnan Shukrijumah had been on the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists list.

# pakistan - Monday 1 December, 2014

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

Dec 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,788 Views 42 Comments

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# pakistan - Friday 7 November, 2014

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
# Zero Dark Shirty
# Zero Dark Shirty

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 AM 20,846 Views 81 Comments

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# pakistan - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:03 PM 15,525 Views 2 Comments

Sinn Féin the most popular party, Irish Water benchmarking, and murder in Hong Kong.

Suicide blast kills 45 spectators during Pakistan border ceremony
# Main Crossing
# Main Crossing

Suicide blast kills 45 spectators during Pakistan border ceremony

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:10 PM 6,829 Views 13 Comments

The incident occurred at Wagah after the ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony.

# pakistan - Monday 8 September, 2014

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die
# Disaster
# Disaster

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Sep 8th 2014, 8:16 AM 4,615 Views 8 Comments

Thousands more have been left homeless.

# pakistan - Monday 1 September, 2014

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building
# Red Zone
# Red Zone

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

Sep 1st 2014, 11:07 AM 3,926 Views 10 Comments

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

# pakistan - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Two die and 400 injured in bloody Pakistan clashes
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Two die and 400 injured in bloody Pakistan clashes

Aug 31st 2014, 11:00 AM 3,633 Views 3 Comments

The clashes between police and protesters took place outside the prime minister’s residence.

# pakistan - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:00 PM 102 Views 181 Comments

Western powers were growing increasingly weary of military engagements in the Middle East – but this provocation will ensure a sustained, focused campaign to eliminate Isis.

# pakistan - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

Jun 29th 2014, 7:45 PM 47,991 Views 145 Comments

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.

# pakistan - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

Jun 24th 2014, 9:47 PM 18,591 Views 42 Comments

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

# pakistan - Monday 9 June, 2014

Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30

Jun 9th 2014, 10:40 PM 12,417 Views 23 Comments

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assault on the airport, which began last night.

# pakistan - Friday 9 May, 2014

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan
# 5.0 Magnitude
# 5.0 Magnitude

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,911 Views 3 Comments

One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

# pakistan - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Dozens die, including 14 children, in high-speed bus crash
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Dozens die, including 14 children, in high-speed bus crash

Apr 20th 2014, 2:07 PM 12,031 Views 12 Comments

More than 40 were killed, with several others left in critical condition, after the crash in Pakistan.

# pakistan - Monday 14 April, 2014

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby
# Confession
# Confession

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

Apr 14th 2014, 2:42 PM 32,861 Views 51 Comments

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

# pakistan - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed
# Assassination
# Assassination

Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:10 AM 4,835 Views 3 Comments

Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.

# pakistan - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

Mar 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 202 Views 66 Comments

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# pakistan - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines

Mar 25th 2014, 7:30 AM 23,444 Views 57 Comments

Salma Ghani was taken by five unidentified men from outside her house in Peshawar on Sunday. Her bullet-riddled body was found in a field yesterday.

# pakistan - Monday 17 February, 2014

Pakistani couple stoned to death 'for having affair'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pakistani couple stoned to death 'for having affair'

Feb 17th 2014, 9:45 AM 21,466 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of people are killed around the country each year in Pakistan in the name of defending family “honour”, but stonings are extremely rare.

# pakistan - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.

Feb 5th 2014, 12:57 PM 67 Views 6 Comments

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

# pakistan - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Six Pakistani children killed while playing with hand grenade
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Six Pakistani children killed while playing with hand grenade

Jan 26th 2014, 1:58 PM 7,715 Views 10 Comments

The children, aged seven to twelve, were playing near their home when the grenade exploded.

# pakistan - Friday 24 January, 2014

British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet

Jan 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,598 Views 94 Comments

The court rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems.

# pakistan - Monday 20 January, 2014

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ

Jan 20th 2014, 10:49 AM 3,096 Views 24 Comments

At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.

# pakistan - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Taliban bomb blast kills 20 soldiers in Pakistan
# Attack
# Attack

Taliban bomb blast kills 20 soldiers in Pakistan

Jan 19th 2014, 12:50 PM 4,767 Views 30 Comments

The attack is one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years.

# pakistan - Monday 13 January, 2014

School and stadium to be renamed for teenage hero in Pakistan
# Honoured
# Honoured

School and stadium to be renamed for teenage hero in Pakistan

Jan 13th 2014, 2:46 PM 5,737 Views 12 Comments

Aitzaz Hassan sacrificed himself to save his classmates when a suicide bomber targeted a school last week.

# pakistan - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan
# Bravery
# Bravery

Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan

Jan 9th 2014, 8:17 PM 20,003 Views 38 Comments

People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.

# pakistan - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Column: Considering Benazir Bhutto’s mixed legacy, six years on…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Considering Benazir Bhutto’s mixed legacy, six years on…

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 237 Views 12 Comments

Following the sixth anniversary of the the assassination of the former Pakistani Prime Minister, T.V. Paul considers the legacy that Benazir Bhutto left behind.

# pakistan - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 601 Views 144 Comments

Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.

# pakistan - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:46 PM 13,089 Views 51 Comments

Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.

# pakistan - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response
# Drone Strike
# Drone Strike

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:11 PM 6,673 Views 36 Comments

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.

# pakistan - Saturday 2 November, 2013

US drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, successor being chosen today
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, successor being chosen today

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:52 AM 6,300 Views 70 Comments

Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years