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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani man admits killing first wife to marry bride murdered in honour killing

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:27am by AFP

    ... is an overwhelmingly Muslim nation, and the majority of its citizens long have been fairly conservative. Arranged marriages are the norm among conservative Pakistanis, and hundreds of women are murdered every ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Failure to pay for electricity leaves Pakistani towns in the dark

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by The Guardian

    ... nights, food going off as refrigerators thaw and children unable to do homework in the dark. The cause of their distress is Pakistan's energy minister, who is implementing a tough policy ... their bills, vast amounts of debt builds up within the energy sector, forcing power companies to turn off their plants for long periods. Power cuts lasting half the day have damaged the economy, ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Drought and disease afflict desert region of Pakistan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:13am by AFP

    ... and activists say the effects of drought can be mitigated by global lessons in dry regions, such as the conservation of rainwater. Jairam Das, a livestock farmer who lost 10 sheep and two goats ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Couple ‘stoned to death’ in southwest Pakistan

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in the deeply conservative tribal areas. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PAKISTAN

    Academics worry about Islamisation at top Pakistan university

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

    ... in 1988, Zia embedded a conservative form of Islam into politics and affairs of state, and ushered in sharia law to run alongside the penal code. Trade unions and student bodies were banned ... in the conservative Urdu-language press claimed it was obscene. Masoom Yasinzai, vice chancellor of Quaid-i-Azam University, admits academic standards have slipped over the years but insists ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Truckers halt Nato shipments to Afghanistan over blockade at Pakistan border

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:54pm by BLOOM

    ... for Sharif's government, which must weigh public opposition to the drone strikes against a need for US help to revive an economy plagued by an energy crisis and a Taliban insurgency. The United States ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US seeks to shore up relationship with Pakistan by releasing US$300m aid

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 11:35pm by AFP

    ... to the regional stability". The State Department said the pair discussed counterterrorism co-operation, energy, trade and investment, and "the common interest in a secure and stable ... Pakistanis: energy, education and economic growth." Sharif is also due to meet President Barack Obama tomorrow. Kerry visited Islamabad in August. ...

  8. News - World - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... conservative Swat valley to promote fundamentalist and anti-Western ideas. He and his fighters took over the valley in 2009 and imposed strict Islamic rule. Fazlullah ordered the closure of girls' ...

  9. 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

    ... For generations, rape was a taboo subject in this conservative Muslim society. Just a decade ago, the news about the sisters might never have travelled beyond their rural area. But thanks to a freer media ... of the five-year-old in Lahore, schoolgirls paraded with signs displaying a noose. In Pakistan's culturally conservative northwest, female lawmakers attempted to block roads in Peshawar to protest ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Prayers in secret for Malala's Nobel prize

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Pakistan's Swat valley, a deeply conservative area fearful of foreign influence encroaching on the traditions of its society, many regard her with suspicion and even contempt. Her long-time friend ...




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