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# pakistan - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Gunmen kill 18 bus passengers in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Gunmen kill 18 bus passengers in Pakistan

Feb 28th 2012, 9:11 AM 608 Views 1 Comment

Nobody has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however Taliban sympathisers have been known to operate in the area.

# pakistan - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Pakistani authorities demolish compound where bin Laden was killed
# Abbottabad
# Abbottabad

Pakistani authorities demolish compound where bin Laden was killed

Feb 26th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,426 Views 11 Comments

The leader of Al Qaeda was killed in the three-storey compound by US forces last May.

# pakistan - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Revealed: The world's most dangerous places to be a journalist
# Danger Zones
# Danger Zones

Revealed: The world's most dangerous places to be a journalist

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:26 AM 2,309 Views 7 Comments

More journalists were murdered last year than died on assignments or in combat.

# pakistan - Sunday 19 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 19th 2012, 7:50 PM 7,602 Views 12 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of all the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed.

How and why the Pakistani military is making tablets
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

How and why the Pakistani military is making tablets

Feb 19th 2012, 6:32 PM 9,373 Views 20 Comments

Critics argue that the Pakistani military should focus on protecting the country but others argue that the foray into the consumer market boosts national pride.

Bomb kills 8 anti-Taliban tribesmen in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Bomb kills 8 anti-Taliban tribesmen in Pakistan

Feb 19th 2012, 10:54 AM 1,156 Views 0 Comments

A time bomb has killed eight members of an anti-Taliban militia in northwest Pakistan, according to local officials.

# pakistan - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Toll from Pakistan suicide blast reaches 32
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Toll from Pakistan suicide blast reaches 32

Feb 18th 2012, 9:47 AM 1,252 Views 12 Comments

A suicide attacker on a motorcycle has attacked a market in a Pakistani town close to the Afghan border, killing 32 wounding 67 people.

# pakistan - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report
# Save The Children
# Save The Children

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

Feb 15th 2012, 3:14 PM 1,780 Views 26 Comments

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

# pakistan - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Deaf girl 'kept in a cellar and used as sex slave'
# Horrific
# Horrific

Deaf girl 'kept in a cellar and used as sex slave'

Feb 14th 2012, 3:19 PM 12,069 Views 11 Comments

The girl told a UK court she was brought to the UK and imprisoned for almost 10 years.

# pakistan - Monday 13 February, 2012

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt

Feb 13th 2012, 9:19 AM 575 Views 3 Comments

The Supreme Court had ordered the PM to reopen an old corruption case against the president – but he refused.

# pakistan - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?

Feb 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 151 Views 64 Comments

There have been 169 cases of forced labour in Ireland in recent years – and this is only the tip of the iceberg, writes Gráinne O’Toole.

# pakistan - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan
# Whale Shark
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Shark

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan

Feb 8th 2012, 11:54 AM 6,959 Views 18 Comments

Fishermen say that they found the 40-foot-long dead shark in the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

# pakistan - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast

Feb 7th 2012, 5:26 PM 1,588 Views 1 Comment

The woman had been trapped for 31 hours after the building collapsed in a gas explosion.

# pakistan - Monday 6 February, 2012

More than 40 people trapped after building collapses in Lahore
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

More than 40 people trapped after building collapses in Lahore

Feb 6th 2012, 1:04 PM 1,288 Views 0 Comments

Pakistani rescue workers are searching for survivors in the rubble of a three-story factory that collapsed in Lahore today.

Shortfall of doctors in Emergency Departments
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Shortfall of doctors in Emergency Departments

Feb 6th 2012, 12:43 PM 1,452 Views 17 Comments

A review by the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine shows there is an “unsafe deficit” within a certain grade in the Emergency Medicine tier, even after the recruitment of staff from abroad.

# pakistan - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer
# Hanging With Barack
# Hanging With Barack

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer

Jan 31st 2012, 8:56 AM 2,888 Views 3 Comments

The US president took part in an online video chat last night in which he also confirmed that the US carries out unmanned drone strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan.

# pakistan - Monday 23 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:45 PM 4,047 Views 1 Comment

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Suspected US missile strike kills four in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Suspected US missile strike kills four in Pakistan

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 1,155 Views 2 Comments

Four alleged militants have been killed following the first suspected US drone attack in Pakistan in more than two months.

Pakistan investigating heart medication deaths
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan investigating heart medication deaths

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:16 AM 1,096 Views 4 Comments

Over 20 people have died after taking the free medication provided by government hospitals in Lahore.

# pakistan - Monday 16 January, 2012

Pakistani Prime Minister faces contempt of court charge
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister faces contempt of court charge

Jan 16th 2012, 1:55 PM 884 Views 0 Comments

Yusuf Raza Gilani faces contempt proceedings for failing to carry out a court order to reopen a corruption case against the president.

# pakistan - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Explainer: What is/Who are the Taliban?
# Behind The News
# Behind The News

Explainer: What is/Who are the Taliban?

Jan 15th 2012, 10:30 AM 3,594 Views 27 Comments

The Taliban – terrorist group or political entity?

# pakistan - Friday 13 January, 2012

Pakistani president 'not worried' amid military coup threat
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani president 'not worried' amid military coup threat

Jan 13th 2012, 10:08 AM 642 Views 0 Comments

Asif Ali Zardari is under intense pressure from the military establishment, as well as what many see is a partisan Supreme Court intent on ousting his government before the end of its term in 2013.

# pakistan - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Taliban opposition group targeted in deadly bombing
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Taliban opposition group targeted in deadly bombing

Jan 10th 2012, 11:13 AM 513 Views 1 Comment

A bomb exploded in the Kyber region of Pakistan today, killing 25 and injuring dozens.

Abortion and other Western policies threaten future of humanity - Pope
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Abortion and other Western policies threaten future of humanity - Pope

Jan 10th 2012, 9:51 AM 2,593 Views 125 Comments

The pope’s veiled references to gay marriage were also taken as his strongest condemnation of same-sex unions to date.

# pakistan - Monday 9 January, 2012

Former president Musharraf will return to Pakistan to contest elections
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Former president Musharraf will return to Pakistan to contest elections

Jan 9th 2012, 1:34 PM 637 Views 2 Comments

Pervez Musharraf faces charges in Pakistan of not providing adequate security to Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto ahead of her assassination in 2007.

# pakistan - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Happy New Year: Pakistani TV reporter punches man live on air
# Viral Video
From The Daily Edge
# Viral Video

Happy New Year: Pakistani TV reporter punches man live on air

Jan 4th 2012, 12:09 PM 5,359 Views 14 Comments

When people are jumping around behind you and causing hassle, there’s only one thing you can do…

# pakistan - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Suicide attack kills 6 Pakistani soldiers
# Avenge Attack
# Avenge Attack

Suicide attack kills 6 Pakistani soldiers

Dec 24th 2011, 10:46 AM 686 Views 1 Comment

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at a paramilitary camp as revenge for a US drone attack in October.

# pakistan - Friday 23 December, 2011

Pentagon expresses 'deepest regret' over killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pentagon expresses 'deepest regret' over killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers

Dec 23rd 2011, 9:42 AM 1,212 Views 16 Comments

Pakistan has rejected the findings of an investigation into last month’s incident on the Pakistan-Afghan border, saying the inquiry was “short on facts”.

# pakistan - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Pakistani Taliban 'now in peace talks with country's government'
# Taliban
# Taliban

Pakistani Taliban 'now in peace talks with country's government'

Dec 11th 2011, 5:46 PM 1,114 Views 0 Comments

The Taliban’s deputy leader made the announcement yesterday – stoking fears about Pakistan’s commitment to fighting the hardline terror group.

# pakistan - Monday 5 December, 2011

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones

Dec 5th 2011, 9:54 AM 648 Views 0 Comments

Islamabad demanded the vacation of an airbase used by US drones in response to NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

# pakistan - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Model's nude pose for FHM India causes fury in Pakistan
# Magazine Row
# Magazine Row

Model's nude pose for FHM India causes fury in Pakistan

Dec 3rd 2011, 3:23 PM 14,851 Views 22 Comments

Model Veena Malik said the nude photo was published in violation of her agreement with FHM India and she says she is considering legal action.

# pakistan - Sunday 27 November, 2011

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident
# Afghan War
# Afghan War

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident

Nov 27th 2011, 9:14 AM 1,319 Views 1 Comment

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered America’s deepest condolences for the loss of 25 Pakistani soldiers.

# pakistan - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack

Nov 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 894 Views 5 Comments

Pakistan has blamed NATO for the attack on the Afghanistan border last night.

# pakistan - Friday 18 November, 2011

Watch your language - Pakistan blacklists 'rude' words in texts
# Curses
From The Daily Edge
# Curses

Watch your language - Pakistan blacklists 'rude' words in texts

Nov 18th 2011, 3:06 PM 451 Views 0 Comments

Pakistanis will have to think twice before texting about “love pistols” or, em, “headlights” under new regulations.

# pakistan - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Two police officers charged over Bhutto assassination
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Two police officers charged over Bhutto assassination

Nov 5th 2011, 5:17 PM 509 Views 19 Comments

Two further suspects – both police officers – have been charged in connection with the death of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

# pakistan - Monday 31 October, 2011

Sesame Street comes to Pakistan - and preaches tolerance
# Television
From The Daily Edge
# Television

Sesame Street comes to Pakistan - and preaches tolerance

Oct 31st 2011, 11:34 AM 486 Views 9 Comments

Pakistan is the latest country to get its own version of Sesame Street – and only Elmo has survived the transition, with a cast of new characters joining him.

# pakistan - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Suspected US drones kill 6 in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Suspected US drones kill 6 in Pakistan

Oct 30th 2011, 5:17 PM 439 Views 4 Comments

Six alleged militants have been killed by suspected American drone aircraft on the Pakistan-Afghan border.

# pakistan - Monday 10 October, 2011

Match-fixing agent claimed to have worked with Pakistan 'for two and a half years'
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Match-fixing agent claimed to have worked with Pakistan 'for two and a half years'

Oct 10th 2011, 6:21 PM 140 Views 0 Comments

A court investigating allegations against two Pakistani internationals heard how Mazhar Majeed had been influencing results for years.