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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani protesters clash with police as soldiers secure state broadcaster

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... embassies- security forces could be seen retreating, with police huddled in groups and avoiding direct confrontation. Reflecting concern about security in the capital, all schools were closed ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... network of schools and Islamic charities. His followers say they intend to occupy Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad’s main thoroughfare leading to many embassies and government buildings. “We will not go ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Bomb wounds 11 outside Pakistan girls’ school

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar A bomb wounded 11 people, mostly children, when it exploded outside a Pakistani girls’ school on Thursday, a doctor said. The bomb went off at the end of the school day as pupils walked into a street lined with fabric shops in the northwestern town of Bannu, which has been a flashpoint for Islamist militancy. Doctor Omar Zeb said that 11 people had ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala Yousafzai defies Taliban to take world stage

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 02:44pm by AFP

    ... “Western education is a sin” – broke into a secondary boarding school and killed 41 students and one teacher before setting fire to the building. According to Ban’s annual report on children ... the Pakistani teenager’s campaign for girls’ education. The young woman will mark her 16th birthday with her first public speech since making a near miraculous recovery from the attack on a school bus ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala takes campaign for girls' education to the UN

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

    ... Islamist group- whose name literally means "Western education is a sin"- broke into a secondary boarding school and killed 41 students and one teacher before setting fire to the building. ... by a Taliban gunman as she rode on a school bus near her home in Pakistan's Swat Valley in October. She was given life-saving treatment in Britain where she now lives, but the attack has given new ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan minibus explosion kills 16 schoolchildren and teacher

    Posted May 25th 2013, 02:25pm by AFP

    ... were only a few kilometres from their school. Earlier, police had blamed an exploding natural gas cylinder for the incident. The bus was powered by both types of fuel. TV footage showed ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala to fund Pakistan school project with Angelina Jolie

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London A fund set up by Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, is to send 40 girls to school ... York from Britain, where she was sent for surgery after the attack on her school bus last October. She said the US$45,000 grant, raised with the help of Jolie and two women’s charities, would ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani student who died stopping suicide bomber hailed as local hero

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

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Hundreds of people praise and commemorate bravery of 17-year-old who blocked attacker from nearing his school People in Pakistan are praising a teenage boy who residents and police say died this week while trying to stop a suicide bomber who was targeting his school in the country’s violence-prone northwest. Local police official Raheem Khan said ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan Christians close schools to protest over riot

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 03:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore Pakistani Christians closed missionary schools on Monday in protest after a Muslim mob torched more than 100 Christian homes following allegations of blasphemy. The schools are considered among the best in Pakistan and are extremely popular with wealthy Muslim families, with pupils taught in English in a disciplined and effective learning ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PAKISTAN

    Academics worry about Islamisation at top Pakistan university

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

    ... 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, ... have become the preserve of the elite; schools like Quaid-i-Azam cater to the lower and middle classes. Though no specific place is allocated for men and women in the central cafeteria, ...




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