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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 ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Peshawar

    ... with the cancer of extremism and unless it is cut out we will slide ever further into the bestiality that this latest atrocity exemplifies,” wrote English-language newspaper The News. The United States, ... to education during a two-year Taliban insurgency which the army said it had crushed in 2009. Malala underwent surgery overnight to remove a bullet lodged in her shoulder at the Combined Military ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani student who died stopping suicide bomber hailed as local hero

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

    ... approached the building. My son made his mother cry, but saved hundreds of mothers from crying for their children Mujahid Ali, father The English-language Express Tribune newspaper reported ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan election vetting fails to bar corrupt candidates, observers say

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... is barred from running for parliament. Two of the country's leading English-language newspapers ran editorials on Thursday denouncing the apparent failure to apply the rule. "Not being ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PAKISTAN

    Academics worry about Islamisation at top Pakistan university

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

    ... in educational institutions and Arabic and Islamic studies were made mandatory for all students until university level. Additional marks were given in exams to students who learned the Koran by heart. ... 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, ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    After Pakistan fire, police probe factory owners

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 08:23pm by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... of Pakistan’s leading English-language newspaper, Dawn, on Thursday. Grieving relatives held scores of funerals across Karachi on Thursday. Many of the victims’ bodies were recovered on Wednesday once ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala takes campaign for girls' education to the UN

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mingora Teen shot by Taliban takes her campaign for the right to education to the UN on her 16th birthday Malala lifts a veil of fear for girls of Swat valley ... the Taliban gunman who shot her on a bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley on October 12 last year. "I want education for the sons and daughters of the Taliban and all the terrorists and extremists. ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Imran Khan: from cricket star to political kingmaker

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 03:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan

    ... Writing in the English-language daily Dawn, columnist Cyril Almeida warned that Khan’s drone campaigning ignored the reality in the tribal areas, where the Taliban have carved out strongholds ...

  9. 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, the then-11-year-old kept a blog under a pen name and later launched a full-fledged campaign for girls' education. Fazlullah's men shot and wounded her last year, instantly turning Malala ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year for campaigning for girls’ education, said on Monday she hoped to become ... dialogue with the Taliban, although she said this was an issue for the government. I will be a politician in my future. I want to change the future of my country and I want to make education ...




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