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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

    ... and tranquility." Pakistan's major cities braced for revenge attacks by ramping up security at key installations and ordering soldiers to patrol the streets, while hospitals in the northwest prepared ... palaces" in Islamabad and Lahore. Major cities beefed up security, with troops seen patrolling the streets of Islamabad, Lahore and the economic hub of Karachi. Police in Karachi have declared ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Daniel Pearl’s family hails Pakistani arrest

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 06:02pm by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Pearl, 38, was the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal when he was abducted in Karachi on January 23, 2002, while researching a story about Islamist militants. A graphic video ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan's first women-only bus service gets mixed reviews

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... on a dusty street corner in Rawalpindi, among the dozen rickety minibuses jostling for passengers, a brand-new, bright-pink vehicle stood out. Emblazoned with the words "Ladies Transport", ... it appropriate to introduce something like this should actually offend women, and yet we sit there, smile, look pretty and let the big, tough, muscular men build walls around us to 'protect' ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court suicide attack leaves 11 dead, 24 wounded

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13pm by Reuters

    ... said gunmen fired at random targets in the area after the initial explosion. Shortly afterwards, police blocked entry and exit points to the area, a maze of narrow, dusty streets lined with one-room shops and offices. Commandos in camouflage knocked on doors and secured street corners as they combed the area for more militants. Police secured the area an hour later and the market ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... a military hospital in neighbouring Rawalpindi was flanked by police and paramilitaries with the lead vehicle equipped with a mounted machinegun. A wall of shipping containers had also been ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    More misery on way as Pakistan floods claim 45

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at the Jinnah Hospital in Karachi, said most of the deaths occurred due to electrocution or collapsing roofs and walls. Army engineers helped relief efforts in Karachi yesterday, where roads and streets ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    British doctor jailed in Islamic Pakistan for reading the Koran

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:30pm by Reuters in Lahore

    ... their leaders say. Many only feel safe in Rabwa, a town they bought when Pakistan was created in 1947. On its main streets, banks of security cameras monitor fruit vendors and dozing dogs. Near ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Christians in Pakistan demand more protection after suicide bombing

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar Prayers and tears following the church suicide bombing in Peshawar make way for anger as hundreds of worshippers take to the streets Christians demand more ... The walls were pockmarked with ball bearings that had been packed into the bombs to cause maximum carnage. Sectarian violence between majority Sunni and minority Shiite Muslims is on the rise ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Senior Haqqani militant leader shot dead in Islamabad

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:44am by AP

    ... Ahmed. The attack left bloodstains on the pavement and bullet holes in the bakery's tiled wall. The Haqqani network is a key ally of the Afghan Taliban and has pledged allegiance to its ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    World cheers Malala Yousafzai, but Pakistanis ambivalent

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 08:28pm by AP

    ... schoolchildren filled the streets carrying placards with the words: “I am Malala.” A year later, a popular refrain is, “Why Malala?” It is much more dangerous for us after Malala’s shooting and all ... a giant poster of Malala that once emblazoned the wall of the assembly hall has been removed. Children scrambled to hide from the camera and the school principal, Selma Naz, spoke quickly ...




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