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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Suicide attacker kills four women in northwest Pakistan

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:33pm by Associated Press

    ... bomb struck a polio vaccination team in the village of Khugekhel in the Khyber tribal region, near the Afghan border, wounding three security troops who were escorting the team, said Tahir ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Thousands flee Pakistan tribal area fearing military action

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 06:38pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... residents and officials said on Sunday. Residents said some 1,500 families or about 13,000 people left their villages around the towns of Mir Ali and Miranshah in North Waziristan, to migrate ... left several villages in North Waziristan,” Rafiullah, 25, a resident of Musaki village in Mir Ali, said. “People are unable to find houses to go to in Bannu, so many women, children and old ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone strike in Pakistan kills 3 militants

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 02:15pm by Associated Press in Islamabad

    ... on Wednesday in the village of Qutab Khel in North Waziristan. They said initial reports gathered from their agents in the field suggested the slain men were Arabs. The officials spoke on condition ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani student who died stopping suicide bomber hailed as local hero

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

    ... Thursday that 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan died on Monday in a remote village in Hangu, a district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A teacher at the school told investigators that he saw Hasan chasing ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone strike in Pakistan kills Haqqani 'spiritual leader'

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 03:31pm by AFP

    ... the network’s chief financier, Nasirudddin Haqqani, was gunned down in mysterious circumstances in a village on the edge of Islamabad. As it usually does after drone strikes, the Pakistan government ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan Taliban leader killed in US drone strike

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 01:58am by Reuters

    ... were also among the dead, security officials said. An intelligence source said at least 25 people were killed in the strike, which took place at a compound in Danda Darpa Khel, a village about ...




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