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#Pakistan

# 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 26,279 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 16,988 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 8,745 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 11,287 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 22,692 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 15,259 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 33,788 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 4,975 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 11,514 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 23,049 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 36,422 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 21,809 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 21,949 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 24,261 Views 18 Comments

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

# pakistan - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Gardaí search for on-the-run sex offender who was last seen in Limerick
# Mian Shahid
# Mian Shahid

Gardaí search for on-the-run sex offender who was last seen in Limerick

Aug 27th 2015, 9:14 PM 23,168 Views 57 Comments

The man is wanted in the UK.

# pakistan - Friday 3 July, 2015

Irish hockey team on course for a place at 2016 Olympics after a historic victory today
# Success
From The42
# Success

Irish hockey team on course for a place at 2016 Olympics after a historic victory today

Jul 3rd 2015, 4:16 PM 6,472 Views 5 Comments

The Green Machine will now meet the winners of the Malaysia-France match, this weekend.

# pakistan - Friday 12 June, 2015

Teacher accidentally shoots dead 12-year-old student while cleaning his gun
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Teacher accidentally shoots dead 12-year-old student while cleaning his gun

Jun 12th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,422 Views 12 Comments

Teachers in northwest Pakistan were given permission to carry firearms in the classroom after Taliban militants massacred 132 students at a school in December.

# pakistan - Friday 5 June, 2015

Eight of 10 men reportedly jailed over Malala attack were actually acquitted
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Eight of 10 men reportedly jailed over Malala attack were actually acquitted

Jun 5th 2015, 2:31 PM 9,191 Views 14 Comments

Public prosecutor Sayed Naeem had said they were all sentenced to life in prison – now he claims he was misquoted.

# pakistan - Friday 8 May, 2015

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

May 8th 2015, 9:59 AM 13,004 Views 2 Comments

The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.

# pakistan - Saturday 2 May, 2015

'If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning'
# Operation Neptune Spear
# Operation Neptune Spear

'If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning'

May 2nd 2015, 9:45 AM 23,541 Views 38 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to Sohaib Athar, four years after he unknowingly live-tweeted history in the making.

# pakistan - Thursday 30 April, 2015

10 men jailed for life for shooting Malala in the head
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

10 men jailed for life for shooting Malala in the head

Apr 30th 2015, 8:53 PM 12,261 Views 29 Comments

The 17-year-old was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

# pakistan - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:38 PM 14,562 Views 61 Comments

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

# pakistan - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Porterfield pleads with ICC to ensure Ireland haven't played their last World Cup game
# Rallying Call
From The42
# Rallying Call

Porterfield pleads with ICC to ensure Ireland haven't played their last World Cup game

Mar 15th 2015, 5:05 PM 6,694 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland captain said he was ‘proud’ of the team’s performances.

Ireland fall short as Pakistan defeat knocks them out of World Cup
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Ireland fall short as Pakistan defeat knocks them out of World Cup

Mar 15th 2015, 11:15 AM 64,584 Views 41 Comments

In the end, net run-rate sends Phil Simmons’ side home.

# pakistan - Saturday 14 March, 2015

D-Day arrives for Ireland as World Cup quarter-final on the line against Pakistan
# Make Or Break
From The42
# Make Or Break

D-Day arrives for Ireland as World Cup quarter-final on the line against Pakistan

Mar 14th 2015, 10:30 PM 7,153 Views 10 Comments

William Porterfield insists ‘it’s just another game’ but the stakes couldn’t be higher in Adelaide.

# pakistan - Monday 16 February, 2015

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

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

Feb 16th 2015, 12:48 PM 4,549 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 6,926 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 34,076 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 29,487 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 39,583 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 15,582 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 5,925 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 35,515 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 14,036 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 7,274 Views 17 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 12,881 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 21,132 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 15,538 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 6,845 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 4,628 Views 8 Comments

Thousands more have been left homeless.