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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban warns foreign companies to leave Pakistan, amid army offensive

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... declared a state of emergency in all hospitals, provincial health minister Shahram Khan Tarakai said. Pakistani air force jets have been pounding suspected militant hideouts since Sunday and have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1534285/taliban-warns-foreign-companies-leave-pakistan-amid-army-offensive
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Polio vaccination drive starts in Pakistan's troubled northwest

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar, Pakistan Anti-polio drive starts in Peshawar Pakistani health teams will today launch a drive to vaccinate some 750,000 children in the troubled ... The World Health Organisation has warned that Peshawar is the world's largest "reservoir" of polio. "At least 750,000 children will be administered the vaccine in Peshawar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1460559/polio-vaccination-drive-starts-pakistans-troubled-northwest
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Gunmen kill anti-polio official in hospital attack in Peshawar, Pakistan

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar, Pakistan Polio vaccine official killed in hospital attack Gunmen shot dead a health officer supervising an anti-polio vaccination campaign yesterday after storming a northwestern Pakistan hospital where children were being immunised. Two other health staff were injured in the attack at a government-run hospital in the town of Mattani, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1392058/gunmen-kill-anti-polio-official-hospital-attack-peshawar-pakistan
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani policeman and train passengers killed in separate bombing attacks

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 08:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... vaccination campaigns as a cover for espionage, and there are also long-running rumours about polio drops causing infertility. More than 40 people including health workers and police officials ... whooping cough, measles and hepatitis. Pakistan is one of only three countries in the world where polio is still endemic, along with Afghanistan and Nigeria. According to the World Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429081/pakistani-policeman-and-train-passengers-killed-separate-bombing-attacks
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Musharraf arrives at court for first ‘treason’ hearing

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... and health problems that saw him complain of a heart ailment. His defence lawyer Anwar Mansoor argued on Tuesday that judge Faisal Arab had not responded to a challenge to the court’s ability to try ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430301/pakistans-musharraf-arrives-court-first-time
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court says no treatment abroad for Musharraf

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... before the court on December 24 but has yet to put in an appearance, due to security scares and ill health. On Friday the court issued a warrant for his arrest and ordered him to appear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1418089/pakistan-court-says-no-treatment-abroad-musharraf
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Death sentence in Pakistan for Briton who claimed to be a prophet

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, where Asghar is being held, rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems. "Asghar claimed to be a prophet even inside the court. He confessed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1412787/death-sentence-pakistan-briton-who-claimed-be-prophet
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Blast near polio workers kills at least two in Pakistan’s Peshawar

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:11pm by Reuters in Peshawar

    ... city of Peshawar on Monday killed at least two people, and possibly as many as six, police said, the latest in a string of attacks against health workers. Islamist violence has been on the rise ... city near the Afghan border hit by at least four attacks that killed scores in the past month. Monday’s blast appeared to target police who were assigned to protect the vaccination team. Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326414/blast-near-polio-workers-kills-least-two-pakistans-peshawar
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Imran Khan threatened over polio remarks

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 04:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... polio remains endemic and efforts to stamp it out have been badly affected by attacks on health workers inoculating children. “Mr Khan received a threat from Ansarul Mujahideen over his remarks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1385917/pakistans-imran-khan-threatened-over-polio-remarks
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Former military dictator will not appear in Pakistan treason court, lawyer says

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 06:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... health scare was met with scepticism by some observers and feverish media speculation that his departure from Pakistan on medical grounds – possibly to either Saudi Arabia or the United Arab ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1398106/former-military-dictator-will-not-appear-pakistan-treason-court-lawyer

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