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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    UN chief in Pakistan amid Kashmir tensions

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... and will highlight the country’s role as one of the largest contributors of troops and police to UN peacekeeping missions. During his visit officials of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority ... Yousafzai, a Pakistani teenager campaigning for girls’ education who survived a gunshot to the head from Taliban extremists in October last year. The 16-year-old gave a moving speech at the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296386/un-chief-pakistan-amid-kashmir-tensions
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Corpse-eaters give Pakistan's lawmakers something to chew on

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 03:19am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Cannibal brothers spur Pakistani lawmakers to formally ban practice Corpse-eaters case prompts new law As fright seekers in the United States prepare for Halloween, ... has documented several cases of cannibalism over the years, prompting lawmakers to introduce legislation this week to try to curb the problem. One bill in the National Assembly clarifies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1623148/corpse-eaters-give-pakistans-lawmakers-something-chew
  3. News - World - PAKISTAN

    Benazir's son puts Bhutto name back in spotlight

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 07:20am by Reuters

    ... from Pakistan and India have engaged in their worst clashes in decades in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. "The United Nations Security Council, the people of Pakistan, Pakistan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1624562/benazirs-son-puts-bhutto-name-back-spotlight
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala takes campaign for girls' education to the UN

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

    ... Pakistan teenager Malala Yousafzai told the United Nations yesterday that she would not be silenced by terrorists, in her first public speech since being shot by the Taliban. "They thought ... Minister David Cameron said on his twitter account that Malala had delivered a "powerful message". The United Nations estimates that 57 million children of primary school age do not get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1281291/malala-yousafzai-takes-campaign-girls-right-education-un
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Car bomb kills at least 11 policemen and wounds 47 others in Karachi: Pakistani officials

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... as an explosive-laden car hit the police bus transporting officials. So far 11 policemen have died.” Another official, Farooq Awan who heads a special investigative unit, said the bus was making a U-turn after ... to the national highway. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which was the 11th since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced talks on January 29 saying he wants to “give peace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427097/car-bomb-kills-least-11-policemen-and-wounds-47-others-karachi-pakistani
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif cancels Davos trip after bomb attack kills 20

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:29am by AFP

    ... nation is united against extremism and terrorism and the sacrifices rendered by our citizens and personnel of law enforcing agencies will not go in vain," he said. Sharif came to power last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1409311/pakistans-pm-nawaz-sharif-cancels-davos-trip-after-bomb-attack-kills-20

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