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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf assassination plotter captured in Pakistani raid on Taliban

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:54pm by Reuters

    ... during a jail break orchestrated by the Pakistani Taliban in 2012. The officials said Rashid also was involved in several other terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Also yesterday, a United States drone fired four missiles at a militant-hideout in the town of Datta Khel in North Waziristan, killing at least 15 militants, Pakistani officials said. The identities and nationalities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555424/musharraf-assassination-plotter-captured-pakistani-raid-taliban
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Chinese-American 'was target of Pakistan mountain massacre'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... The victims were identified as three Ukrainians, two Chinese- including Chinese-American Chen Honglu- two Slovakians, one Lithuanian and one Nepalese as well as a Pakistani guide. But dual national ... in the early evening, wearing the uniforms of the Gilgit Scouts, a paramilitary police unit. "The two commanders had taken off their burqas and were in military uniforms like the rest of us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543217/chinese-american-was-target-pakistan-mountain-massacre
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s new terror law ‘green light for abuse’, says HRW

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Terror law green light for abuse, says rights group A tough anti-terror law gives a "green light for abusing suspects" and should be withdrawn, a rights group says. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the Protection of Pakistan Bill, passed by the national parliament on Wednesday, violated international legal obligations. The restive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1546997/pakistans-new-terror-law-green-light-abuse-says-hrw
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:47pm by AFP

    ... and sparked the military offensive. Pakistan’s allies, particularly the United States, have long called for an operation in the mountainous tribal territory to flush out groups like the Haqqani ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543674/pakistan-army-luanch-ground-offensive-against-taliban-north-waziristan
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Ex-spy Hamid Gul says Abdullah is the key to peace in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... security agreement with the United States was not enacted. In an interview at his Rawalpindi home, Gul said Abdullah's past as a resistance fighter together with his shrewd choices of running ... be no compromise because this is the spirit of the Afghan nation. The earlier the Afghan people see the back of them the better." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530347/ex-spy-hamid-gul-says-abdullah-key-peace-afghanistan
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vows to keep fighting Pakistani Taliban

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... said Mahmud Ali Durrani, a former national security chief. "Do we want a Talibanised Pakistan or do we want to live according to the constitution, democracy? If we want to live according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535198/prime-minister-nawaz-sharif-vows-keep-fighting-pakistani-taliban
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban warns foreign companies to leave Pakistan, amid army offensive

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... in Karachi which left dozens dead and marked the end of a troubled peace process. Pakistan's Western allies, particularly the United States, have long demanded an operation in the mountainous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1534285/taliban-warns-foreign-companies-leave-pakistan-amid-army-offensive
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... He said some of the attackers appeared to be Uzbeks but officials were still investigating to determine their identity and nationality. All the attackers wore explosives belts, three of which ...

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

    Pakistani man admits killing first wife to marry bride murdered in honour killing

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:27am by AFP

    ... “He was arrested and later released after a compromise with his family.” Two of Iqbal’s cousins also said he killed his first wife but said he had been forgiven by one of his sons. The United ... is an overwhelmingly Muslim nation, and the majority of its citizens long have been fairly conservative. Arranged marriages are the norm among conservative Pakistanis, and hundreds of women are murdered every ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1521746/husband-pakistani-woman-stoned-death-honour-killing-killed-his-first-wife
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan PM demands probe into ‘honour killing’ of pregnant woman

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... shirt (to be humble) and begged them to save her.” In parts of Pakistan, a largely Muslim nation of 180 million people, women are expected to agree to arranged marriages and refusal can mean ... Pakistani officials. Most national media outlets gave little attention to the story. Honour killings are so common they usually only rate a paragraph or two. Women have been mutilated and killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1521362/pakistan-pm-demands-probe-honour-killing-pregnant-woman

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