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# pakistan - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Belgian militant reportedly killed in Pakistan
# EXTREMISTS
# EXTREMISTS

Belgian militant reportedly killed in Pakistan

Oct 17th 2012, 10:57 AM 3,002 Views 12 Comments

The Al-Qaeda recruiter allegedly mentored Mohamed Merah – a 24-year-old extremist who shot dead seven people in France earlier this year.

# pakistan - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Bogus 'family' members try to visit activist Malala
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Bogus 'family' members try to visit activist Malala

Oct 16th 2012, 12:05 PM 6,470 Views 11 Comments

Police denied claims there were arrests after people claiming they were the Pakistani teen’s family members tried to gain access to the hospital.

# pakistan - Monday 15 October, 2012

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment
# Activist
# Activist

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment

Oct 15th 2012, 10:09 PM 6,638 Views 20 Comments

Malala Yousafzai is being treated for a damaged skull in a highly specialised unit in Birmingham.

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Malala: Pakistani girl activist sent to Britain for treatment

Oct 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 2,986 Views 13 Comments

Malala Yousafzai (14), was attacked on her school bus last week for campaigning for the right to education.

# pakistan - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl, 14, 'showing signs of improvement'
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl, 14, 'showing signs of improvement'

Oct 13th 2012, 7:08 PM 5,414 Views 31 Comments

Sedatives being given to Malala Yousafzai were eased today, so doctors could assess her state – and her limbs moved.

# pakistan - Friday 12 October, 2012

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 4,395 Views 95 Comments

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

Next 24 - 36 hours 'critical' for child activist Malala
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Next 24 - 36 hours 'critical' for child activist Malala

Oct 12th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,323 Views 8 Comments

The 14-year-old education campaigner was shot by members of the Taliban and is on a ventilator in hospital.

# pakistan - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
# Taliban
# Taliban

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

Oct 10th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,808 Views 42 Comments

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

Pakistan to decide if girl, 14, needs treatment abroad after being shot in head
# Taliban
# Taliban

Pakistan to decide if girl, 14, needs treatment abroad after being shot in head

Oct 10th 2012, 9:40 AM 9,014 Views 46 Comments

Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog at age 11 to describe life as a girl under the Taliban. Her condition is described as serious.

# pakistan - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head
# Taliban
# Taliban

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head

Oct 9th 2012, 9:23 PM 12,143 Views 58 Comments

Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.

# pakistan - Monday 1 October, 2012

Muslims accused of blasphemy after attack on Hindu temple in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Muslims accused of blasphemy after attack on Hindu temple in Pakistan

Oct 1st 2012, 5:17 PM 7,434 Views 50 Comments

Sections of the country’s blasphemy laws carry life imprisonment or even the death penalty.

# pakistan - Monday 24 September, 2012

Frustration and turmoil as world leaders meet for UN general assembly
# United Nations
# United Nations

Frustration and turmoil as world leaders meet for UN general assembly

Sep 24th 2012, 8:27 AM 2,852 Views 7 Comments

Syria, Palestine, Iran’s nuclear program and protests generated by an anti-Islamic film will top the agenda.

# pakistan - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Pakistan government rejects minister's filmmaker bounty comments
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan government rejects minister's filmmaker bounty comments

Sep 23rd 2012, 3:47 PM 3,204 Views 26 Comments

Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour offered a bounty of $100,000 for his death and invited members of the Taliban and Al-Qaeda to take part in the “noble deed”.

# pakistan - Friday 21 September, 2012

At least 15 dead in Pakistan after violent demonstrations
# Protests
# Protests

At least 15 dead in Pakistan after violent demonstrations

Sep 21st 2012, 6:03 PM 2,998 Views 33 Comments

French embassies, consulates, cultural centres and schools were shut in 20 Muslim countries today amid fears they would be targeted by protests against a French magazine.

McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh From The42

McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh

Sep 21st 2012, 2:50 PM 553 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand batsman looks like setting the T20 Cricket World Cup on fire.

US runs Pakistani TV adverts to denounce anti-Islamic film
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US runs Pakistani TV adverts to denounce anti-Islamic film

Sep 21st 2012, 8:17 AM 3,361 Views 25 Comments

The TV advertisements show Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton distancing themselves from ‘Innocence of Muslims’.

# pakistan - Monday 17 September, 2012

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads
# Islam
# Islam

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Sep 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 3,678 Views 56 Comments

Protests have taken place across the Arab World against the US-produced ‘Innocence of Muslims’.

Hezbollah urges week of protests against anti-Islam film
# Protests
# Protests

Hezbollah urges week of protests against anti-Islam film

Sep 17th 2012, 9:13 AM 2,960 Views 44 Comments

The news comes as 50 people are arrested in connection with the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi last week.

# pakistan - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Factory fires kill more than 310 in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Factory fires kill more than 310 in Pakistan

Sep 12th 2012, 12:51 PM 3,174 Views 8 Comments

Massive fires have gutted factories in Pakistan’s two largest cities, killing hundreds of people and prompting calls for an overhaul of industrial safety standards.

# pakistan - Saturday 8 September, 2012

VIDEO: The best cricket catch you'll see this year
# Tekkers
From The42
# Tekkers

VIDEO: The best cricket catch you'll see this year

Sep 8th 2012, 4:28 PM 1,976 Views 0 Comments

Dan Christian, take a bow.

Pakistani girl who was accused of blasphemy released from jail
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani girl who was accused of blasphemy released from jail

Sep 8th 2012, 2:42 PM 6,227 Views 38 Comments

The girl, believed to be 14, was arrested last month for allegedly burning pages of the Koran. An imam was later accused of having planted the pages in the girl’s bag.

# pakistan - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Pakistan: Cleric arrested in blasphemy girl case
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: Cleric arrested in blasphemy girl case

Sep 2nd 2012, 11:29 AM 4,414 Views 30 Comments

A cleric who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy has been remanded in custody after police arrested him on suspicion of evidence-tampering and desecrating the Quran.

# pakistan - Friday 31 August, 2012

Pakistani Taliban release video of severed heads
# Pakistan-Afghanistan
# Pakistan-Afghanistan

Pakistani Taliban release video of severed heads

Aug 31st 2012, 6:27 PM 7,926 Views 32 Comments

The video was sent to AFP news agency earlier today and shows a militant commander posing with 12 heads arranged on the ground.

Pentagon may take legal action against Navy SEAL who wrote about Bin Laden raid
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Pentagon may take legal action against Navy SEAL who wrote about Bin Laden raid

Aug 31st 2012, 10:39 AM 4,103 Views 9 Comments

In his book, Matt Bissonnette writes about the moment Bin Laden was shot.

# pakistan - Monday 27 August, 2012

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks

Aug 27th 2012, 8:12 PM 6,732 Views 17 Comments

Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.

# pakistan - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan
# Sleepy
# Sleepy

Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:50 PM 12,784 Views 25 Comments

An inquiry has been launched into how cabin crew failed to notice the woman on board during the plane’s stopover.

# pakistan - Monday 13 August, 2012

Pakistan hit by bomb blast
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan hit by bomb blast

Aug 13th 2012, 10:00 PM 3,990 Views 6 Comments

At least 12 people were hurt in the blast, which came as people gathered on the eve of Pakistan’s 66th Independence Day being observed.

# pakistan - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

India set to test first nuclear submarine
# India
# India

India set to test first nuclear submarine

Aug 7th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,158 Views 14 Comments

Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.

# pakistan - Friday 3 August, 2012

Shafilea Ahmed parents convicted of 'honour killing' murder
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Shafilea Ahmed parents convicted of 'honour killing' murder

Aug 3rd 2012, 3:10 PM 8,564 Views 54 Comments

The 17-year-old’s sibling told the court she saw their parents suffocate the girl with a plastic bag.

# pakistan - Sunday 22 July, 2012

5 NATO troops die in Afghanistan roadside bombings
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

5 NATO troops die in Afghanistan roadside bombings

Jul 22nd 2012, 6:54 PM 2,001 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, four civilians also died today when hundreds of shells and rockets were fired from neighbouring Pakistan.

# pakistan - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Taliban kill 10 in Pakistan attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Taliban kill 10 in Pakistan attack

Jul 21st 2012, 6:18 PM 1,919 Views 4 Comments

A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a rival militant commander’s compound in northwestern Pakistan, killing ten people.

# pakistan - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan

Jul 18th 2012, 9:46 AM 1,852 Views 1 Comment

All the trucks were parked in the Rabatak area of the province where the truckers had stopped to rest.

# pakistan - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Friends reunited: After US says sorry, Pakistan reopens Afghanistan supply lines
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Friends reunited: After US says sorry, Pakistan reopens Afghanistan supply lines

Jul 4th 2012, 9:39 AM 1,883 Views 7 Comments

The development means that the US could save hundred of millions of dollars in fighting the war in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio
# POLIO
# POLIO

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio

Jul 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,340 Views 5 Comments

Security issues mean that up to 40 per cent children in some parts are not vaccinated.

# pakistan - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Pakistan court disqualifies its own Prime Minister from office
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan court disqualifies its own Prime Minister from office

Jun 19th 2012, 12:14 PM 1,918 Views 4 Comments

Yousuf Raza Gilani was convicted of contempt for refusing to ask authorities to reopen corruption cases. This bars him from being an MP, a law which the country’s Supreme Court today enforced.

# pakistan - Monday 18 June, 2012

Pakistan tells pot-bellied police: 'Go on a diet, or quit the force'
# Better Shape Up
From The Daily Edge
# Better Shape Up

Pakistan tells pot-bellied police: 'Go on a diet, or quit the force'

Jun 18th 2012, 9:48 AM 2,107 Views 1 Comment

77 per cent of police in Rawalpindi are overweight – so the police chief now says waistlines cannot be above 38″.

# pakistan - Monday 11 June, 2012

High Court allows immigrants to challenge Minister over 'undue delays'
# Immigration
# Immigration

High Court allows immigrants to challenge Minister over 'undue delays'

Jun 11th 2012, 2:53 PM 3,021 Views 11 Comments

A Pakistani woman and an Iraqi man have been waiting years to hear decisions on their applications for residency and citizenship.

# pakistan - Friday 8 June, 2012

Bomb targeting government bus in Pakistan kills 18
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Bomb targeting government bus in Pakistan kills 18

Jun 8th 2012, 11:28 AM 764 Views 1 Comment

Eighteen government employees and other civilians were killed when a bomb exploded on a bus in northwestern Pakistan.

# pakistan - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Drone strike kills Al Qaeda second in command
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Drone strike kills Al Qaeda second in command

Jun 5th 2012, 8:28 PM 4,914 Views 74 Comments

Abu Yahya al-Libi is reported to have been charged with the day-to-day operations of the terrorist organisation in the tribal areas of Pakistan.

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street
# Bye Elmo
# Bye Elmo

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street

Jun 5th 2012, 11:40 AM 2,951 Views 12 Comments

The US has withdrawn its $20 million funding for the programme amid reports of corruption.