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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan's first women-only bus service gets mixed reviews

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... post for one of Pakistan's leading English- language newspapers, journalist Erum Shaikh called the project a "complete sham". "The mere fact that the authorities thought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1443900/pakistans-first-women-only-bus-service-gets-mixed-reviews
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1188338/pakistan-christians-close-schools-protest-over-riot
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1402146/pakistani-student-who-died-stopping-suicide-bomber-hailed-local-hero
  4. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1407744/academics-worry-about-islamisation-top-pakistan
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1304058/bomb-wounds-11-outside-pakistan-girls-school
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s ‘Burka Avenger’ set to go global

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 05:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Rawalpindi

    ... down the girls’ school where she works, hit Pakistani TV screens last month. The kids’ action-comedy struck a chord in a country where Taliban militants have prevented thousands of girls from going to school in the northwest and attacked activists campaigning for their education. The man behind “Burka Avenger”, pop star Haroon Rashid, said he had been overwhelmed by the response. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294440/pakistans-burka-avenger-set-go-global
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1381303/british-doctor-jailed-islamic-pakistan-reading-koran
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Three per cent of drone deaths civilian: Pakistan

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 03:57pm by Associated Press in Islamabad

    ... killed at least 300 civilians in Pakistan since 2008, while the Washington-based New America Foundation put the figure at 185. These estimates are compiled based on media reports about the attacks. Pakistan’s official overall death toll is lower than some others, although not to the same degree as its figure for civilians. The New America Foundation registered 2,651 people killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1344514/three-cent-drone-deaths-civilian-pakistan
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1245854/pakistan-school-bus-explosion-and-blaze-kill-17-children
  10. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1350383/new-taliban-leader-mullah-fazlullah-rejects-idea-peace-talks

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