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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Civilian deaths in anti-Taliban air raid stoke anger in Pakistan's lawless northwest

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu Villagers in Pakistan's lawless northwest mourn women and children killed in war on militants Anger at civilian deaths amid raid on Taliban hideout When Pakistani air force jets rained down missiles on a village in the country's violence-wracked northwest last week, it was described as yet another victory over Taliban insurgents in an ongoing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557287/civilian-deaths-anti-taliban-air-raid-stoke-anger-pakistans-lawless
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani father cuts the throats of daughter and man she married for love

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Lahore Father cuts the throats of star-crossed lovers A young couple in Pakistan have been tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love. The girl, 17, and the 31-year-old man married on June 18 without the consent of their families in the eastern Punjabi village of Satrah. The girl's mother and father lured the couple home late ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542567/pakistani-father-cuts-throats-daughter-and-man-she-married-love
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Foreign Islamist fighters exit tribal zone in Pakistan’s northwest

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah

    ... deep into the mountains towards the Afghan border,” a senior security official told reporters. The locals said militant groups were also seen escaping from villages that are a known hub ... be different. Residents saw foreign militants leaving the Machis Camp and Data Khel village near Miranshah, as well as the villages of Musaki, Hurmaz, Hesso Khel and Api. The fighters included Chechens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531483/foreign-islamist-fighters-exit-tribal-zone-pakistans-northwest
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passenger killed as gunmen open fire on jet landing in Pakistan

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 03:22pm

    ... Spinwam village, detonating a car bomb when he was intercepted on the approach to a checkpoint, officials said, killing two soldiers and a civilian. The deaths bring to 12 the number of members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540298/passenger-killed-gunmen-open-fire-jet-landing-pakistan
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan launches military campaign in North Waziristan

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 10:09am by AP

    ... further details. All the family members gathered in the yard in fear Tawab Khan, villager There were conflicting accounts of how many people were killed in the air strikes. The military said ... "All the family members gathered in the yard in fear," said Tawab Khan, a resident of the village of Boyapul, about 8km from where the air strikes hit. "We could hear big bangs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533191/airstrikes-kill-about-100-militants-pakistan
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban attack that leaves 28 dead in Karachi shatters prospects of peace

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:40pm by Reuters

    ... installations," Shahid said. "It is a message to the Pakistan government that we are still alive to react over the killings of innocent people in bomb attacks on their villages." Shahid warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528954/pakistani-taliban-attack-leaves-28-dead-karachi-shatters-prospects-peace
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani man held for cannibalism after baby's head is found in home

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... police officials said, in a sensational case that has horrified Pakistanis. Police raided the house in a remote village in Punjab province after neighbours complained of a foul smell and found the head of the two-day-old baby inside. Householder Mohammad Arif admitted eating the child after his brother Farman Ali stole the body from a graveyard in Darya Khan village, around 300 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483267/pakistani-man-held-cannibalism-after-babys-head-found-home
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Polio vaccination drive starts in Pakistan's troubled northwest

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

    ... of towns and villages, is the ninth phase of a push to eradicate polio in Pakistan which, along with Nigeria and Afghanistan is one of only three countries where the disease remains endemic. ...

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

    Drought and disease afflict desert region of Pakistan

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

    ... to the recent outbreak of animal disease, said he and other villagers were envious of Indian villages just across the border. "In the bordering town of India there is greenery all around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1449603/drought-and-disease-afflict-desert-region-pakistan
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Couple ‘stoned to death’ in southwest Pakistan

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Quetta, Pakistan A tribal couple in southwest Pakistan have been stoned to death allegedly on the orders of a local cleric after being accused of having an extramarital affair, local officials said on Monday. Eight people have been arrested, including the cleric, for the suspected murders in the village of Manzkai, 150 kilometres from Quetta in sparsely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429678/couple-stoned-death-southwest-pakistan

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