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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passengers throw Pakistani politician Rehman Malik off plane after delay

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:53pm by GDN

    ... being respectful towards others." While the former minister fled back to the safety of the airport, another politician, Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani, managed to board the plane only ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    23 drown at Karachi beaches as Pakistani bathers defy ban to celebrate Eid

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:32am by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... and a helicopter, as well as civil authorities. Thousands of residents regularly throng Karachi’s beaches on public holidays, with few public parks for picnics. But safety standards are very low ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:49pm by AP

    ... ransacked the neighbourhood where he and other Christians live, setting fire to homes and destroying household possessions. Fearing for their safety, hundreds of Christian families fled the area ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US defence chief Chuck Hagel visits Pakistan

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:04pm by AFP

    ... officials to halt the shipments to protect the safety of truck drivers ferrying Nato equipment. Contractors were still concerned over anti-drone protests and the suspension had not been lifted, ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan train collision with rickshaw kills at least 14

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 07:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Lahore

    ... a poor railway system with a track dating back to British rule and old coaches. Many Pakistanis avoid travelling by train due to low safety standards and poor facilities. ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Living a whisker away from death

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... they would kill me, so that's why I sacrificed my moustache," he said. He fled to relative safety in Peshawar. But he grew his facial hair back and last year the threats started again. So ... is to find political asylum for his wife and 10 children, to ensure the safety of both them and his facial hair. "I'm trying to move my family abroad. To America, Canada, Britain or even ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan coal mine accident kills eight

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 05:24pm by AFP

    ... when 200 miners were working more than 600 metres underground. Pakistani mines are notorious for poor safety standards and ventilation. At least 43 workers were killed in March 2011 when ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    After Pakistan fire, police probe factory owners

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

    ... industrial accident in Pakistan’s 65-year history, and highlighted the woeful safety conditions that exist at many factories around the country. Buildings regularly lack fire exits and basic safety ... charges should be made once the probe is complete. Police are investigating the factory’s owners and managers, who are still at large, because they did not follow basic safety regulations, said ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    8,000km bus route from Mirpur to Birmingham to be launched

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the Pakistan-administered part of the disputed Himalayan territory. Khokher said he was confident of passengers' safety, even though they would pass through Pakistan's troubled southwest province ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan factory owners in deadly blaze get bail

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 05:59pm by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... the woeful safety conditions that exist at many factories around the country. The horrific way the factory workers died has infuriated many Pakistanis. People caught in the basement suffocated when ...




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