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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Shot schoolgirl Malala inspires Pakistani students

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Peshawar

    ... undermined by poverty and under attack from Islamist militants. The 15-year-old is recovering in a British hospital after the Pakistani Taliban shot her in the head in a cold-blooded murder attempt ... and Baluchistan provinces. In Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa just six per cent of students are girls, and in Baluchistan’s Dera Bugti the figure falls to one per cent. Poverty is also a factor. ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    2012 deadliest year in Karachi for two decades

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 02:54pm by AFP

    ... to the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee, 2,124 people were killed in Karachi last year, the worst year since records began nearly 20 years ago. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) says 1,800 people ... cocktail – gang warfare, land grabs, drugs, Islamist extremism, political rivalries, ethnic tensions, extreme poverty and a mushrooming population owing to migration. Police insist killings related ...



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