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# Pakistan

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# Drawing comfort
A 4 off the final ball earns Ireland a thrilling tie with Pakistan
Stirling and O’Brien were the heroes for the home team.
# Howzat?
Ireland ready for visit of cricket heavyweights Pakistan to Clontarf
In their last result against a Full Member nation, Ireland lost to Australia by seven wickets at the T20 World Cup.
# Pakistan
14 years after being overthrown, Sharif claims victory in Pakistan elections
Nawaz Sharif’s party is set to dominate Pakistan’s assembly but it will have no overall majority following a campaign dominated by the economy and US policy in the region.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added 114-year-old Mexican
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Journalism
Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan
The former Sunday Business Post journalist has been Pakistan bureau chief for the New York Times since January 2012.
# Pakistan
11 dead in Karachi bomb blast as voting takes place in Pakistan
More than 86 million people are eligible to vote as the elections marks the first transition from one civilian government to another in the country’s 66 year history.
# Pakistan
Video: Imran Khan falls on campaign trail in Pakistan
The former cricketer took a tumble from platform in the city of Lahore just days before the election.
# malala
Malala to become honorary member of DIT students' union
Malala Yousufzai grabbed worldwide headlines last year when she survived an attempted assassination in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.
# Earthquake
Powerful quake strikes Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan
The 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 65 kilometres, close to the Pakistani border.
# Pakistan
Musharraf in Pakistan court over Bhutto killing
He appeared before an anti-terrorism court for the first time over the murder of the former prime minister.
# Pakistan
Pakistan court extends Musharraf custody
He was arrested yesterday ahead of key elections – the arrest was due to Musharraf’s decision to sack judges when he imposed emergency rule in November 2007.
# musharraf
Pakistan's Musharraf flees court to avoid arrest
A court in Peshawar disqualified Musharraf from running in the parliamentary election scheduled for 11 May.
# Pakistan
Suicide attack kills eight at Pakistan election rally
It was the fourth deadly attack on politicians or political parties in three days as the country prepares to hold historic polls on 11 May.
# Pakistan
Musharraf disqualified from next month's election in Pakistan
The retired general is on bail over the 2007 killing of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and the 2006 death of a rebel leader from the region of Baluchistan, and for sacking judges when he imposed emergency rule in 2007.
# Iran
At least 40 killed in 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Iran
The massive earthquake, close to the Pakistani border, was felt as far away as Abu Dhabi and New Delhi.
# Boston Marathon
Pakistani Taliban say they are not responsible for Boston bombing
“We believe in attacking [the] US and its allies but we are not involved in this attack.”
# War
NATO strike kills 10 children in Afghanistan: officials
Eight militants also died in the attack and six women were injured.
# Protest
Video: Pakistani lawyer throws shoe at Musharraf in court
The shoe was thrown at the ex-dictator as he walked to a courtroom to extend his bail on charges of conspiracy to murder and sacking judges.
# Pakistan
Former president Musharraf returns to Pakistan, vows to ‘save’ country
A crowd of hundreds turned out to welcome the former military ruler at Karachi Airport as he ended his four years of exile ahead of elections in May.
# attacks
Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws
The Pakistani government brought in tough new penalties in a bid to stop the dozens of acid attacks which take place every year.
US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a staunch supporter of drone use, has openly cited a number that exceeds some independent estimates of the total death toll.
# Pakistan
Bomb in Pakistan kills 47, injures 200
The bomb exploded in Hazara town, an area dominated by Shiites on the outskirts of Quetta.
# malala
Video: Malala says she has been given a "second life" to keep campaigning
The 15-year-old schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban said she is “getting better day by day”.
# Pakistan
Suicide attack at Pakistan checkpost leaves 24 dead
Suicide bombers attacked a military checkpost in Pakistan’s troubled northwest today, killing 13 soldiers and 11 civilians.
# Pakistan
Pakistan court orders PM arrest as protesters defiant
Police fired tear gas in clashes with protesters throwing stones and brandishing sticks.
# Pakistan
Fears for Pakistan's future as blasts kill 115
An Sunni extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack – one of the most deadly in Pakistan’s history and the worst single attack ever against Shiites in the country.
# Suicide bombs
Suicide bombers kill 81 people at Quetta snooker hall
An earlier attack saw 11 people lose their lives.
# Pakistan
Bomb placed under security vehicle kills 11 in Pakistan
Paramilitary personnel were targeted in the attack, which killed 11 people and injured a further 27.
# Kashmir
Pakistani and Indian troops exchange fire in Kashmir
Each side has blamed the other for the flare-up and Pakistan has said one of its soldiers was killed in the exchange.
# Hero
VIDEO: Malala discharged from hospital
The teenage activist is recovering after being shot in the head by the Taliban.
# Pakistan
Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure
Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike.
# malala
Teenage Pakistani activist shot by Taliban to remain in the UK
Malala Yousufzai has been recovering at a hospital in Birmingham and her father has now been offered a role as Pakistan’s education attache in the city.
# Safety Concerns
Bangladesh pull out of landmark tour of Pakistan
Pakistan have not hosted an official international cricket tour since a terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in March 2009.
# Pakistan
Toxic cough syrup kills 24 people in Pakistan
The deaths have all come in the last four days, with most of the fatalities thought to be drug addicts seeking a fix.
# Pakistan
Bhutto son launches political career
First major public speech made on fifth anniversary of Benazir Bhutto’s death.
# Reporters
2012 deadliest year for journalists as 88 killed worldwide
Reporters Without Borders has named the deadliest countries for journalists across the world this year.
# United States
Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State
The veteran Democratic senator will succeed Hillary Clinton in the new year provided he is confirmed by his colleagues in the senate.