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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Bomb wounds 11 outside Pakistan girls’ school

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar A bomb wounded 11 people, mostly children, when it exploded outside a Pakistani girls’ school on Thursday, a doctor said. The bomb went off at the end of the school day as pupils walked into a street lined with fabric shops in the northwestern town of Bannu, which has been a flashpoint for Islamist militancy. Doctor Omar Zeb said that 11 people had ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PAKISTAN

    Academics worry about Islamisation at top Pakistan university

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by AFP

    ... years ago," Hoodbhoy says. "The university is very much like a school for older children, where rote learning is considered education. "There's no intellectual excitement, ... have become the preserve of the elite; schools like Quaid-i-Azam cater to the lower and middle classes. Though no specific place is allocated for men and women in the central cafeteria, ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani student who died stopping suicide bomber hailed as local hero

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:08pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Hundreds of people praise and commemorate bravery of 17-year-old who blocked attacker from nearing his school People in Pakistan are praising a teenage boy who residents and police say died this week while trying to stop a suicide bomber who was targeting his school in the country’s violence-prone northwest. Local police official Raheem Khan said ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan minibus explosion kills 16 schoolchildren and teacher

    Posted May 25th 2013, 02:25pm by AFP

    ... were only a few kilometres from their school. Earlier, police had blamed an exploding natural gas cylinder for the incident. The bus was powered by both types of fuel. TV footage showed ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    British doctor jailed in Islamic Pakistan for reading the Koran

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:30pm by Reuters in Lahore

    ... Reuters in Lahore A 72-year-old British doctor is in prison in Pakistan for “posing as a Muslim”, charges that reveal an escalating ideological fight that often spills over into violence. Masood Ahmad is a quiet, reserved widower who returned to Pakistan to open a pharmacy in 1982 after decades of working in London to pay his children’s school fees, his family said. He is also ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala to fund Pakistan school project with Angelina Jolie

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London A fund set up by Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, is to send 40 girls to school ... York from Britain, where she was sent for surgery after the attack on her school bus last October. She said the US$45,000 grant, raised with the help of Jolie and two women’s charities, would ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan Christians close schools to protest over riot

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 03:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore Pakistani Christians closed missionary schools on Monday in protest after a Muslim mob torched more than 100 Christian homes following allegations of blasphemy. The schools are considered among the best in Pakistan and are extremely popular with wealthy Muslim families, with pupils taught in English in a disciplined and effective learning ...

  8. News - World - PAKISTAN

    New Taliban leader, Mullah Fazlullah, rejects the idea of peace talks

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 02:51am by Reuters

    ... schools. Malala, who openly criticised the Taliban and campaigned for women's right to education, is a symbol of everything he has been fighting against. Outraged by the Taliban, ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala Yousafzai eyes politics to ‘change the future’ of Pakistan

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... a politician to “change the future of my country”. The 16-year-old, whose continued fight for all children to go to school has made her a favourite for the Nobel Peace Prize this week, also backed ... threats against her life and repeated her desire to return to Pakistan from Britain, where she was flown for treatment after the attack in October and where she now goes to school. “The bad thing ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Horror of child abuse finally out in the open in Muslim Pakistan

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... finally out In the open In a rural village in Pakistan's eastern rice belt, two teenage sisters left for school one recent day on a muddy village path far too narrow for cars. Within hours, ... were identified by their clothes," Muhammad Nazir, the victims' uncle, said. "All we know for sure: They went from their house to school, and they were murdered." ...




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