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# pakistan - Yesterday’s News

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# pakistan - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Husband murdered in rare male Pakistan 'honour killing'

Hundreds of women are murdered by relatives every year, but it’s rare for the victim to be a man.

# pakistan - Friday 17 June, 2016

Family slit the throat of pregnant woman in Pakistan "honour killing"

The woman had married a man of her own choosing.

# pakistan - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Teenage girl burned alive in Pakistan as punishment for marrying against her family's wishes

17-year-old Zeenat Rafiq’s mother tied her to a cot and burned her alive.

# pakistan - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan Controversial

'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan

The Bolton-born fighter is considering the option but the WBC is vowing to impose two-year bans on any pros who fight at the Olympics.

# pakistan - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Teenage Pakistani girl burnt alive after she refused a suitor's marriage proposal

19-year-old Maria Sadaqat was attacked by a group of people on Monday near the country’s capital Islamabad.

# pakistan - Sunday 1 May, 2016

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.

# pakistan - Monday 28 March, 2016

“There was a blast suddenly – I saw a huge ball of fire”

The Taliban said that the suicide blast that hit families in a park was targeting Christians.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

# pakistan - Sunday 27 March, 2016

At least 65 dead after bomb hits Easter Sunday celebrations in park

The explosion took place in a park near children’s rides, according to Pakistani officials.

# pakistan - Monday 14 March, 2016

Man jailed for 13 years for raping woman with Down syndrome

Justice Tony Hunt called it a “frightening, appalling, disgusting and depraved” offence.

# pakistan - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time

Under the revised legislation, sexual assaults will now be punishable by up to seven years in prison.

# pakistan - Friday 4 March, 2016

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married

It is understood a number of village elders have been arrested.

Man jailed for 13 years for “religiously offensive” Facebook post

25-year-old Rizwan Haider has been convicted in an anti-terrorism court of three charges after he supposedly published a post referring to the Prophet Mohammed.

# pakistan - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk

Altaf Hussain was filmed allegedly talking to male and female troops about sex.

# pakistan - Sunday 24 January, 2016

When stigma and ‘loss of honour’ destroy hope for child sex abuse victims

At least 20 girls and boys were filmed being abused in one Pakistani village, but victims’ families say police turned a blind eye.

# pakistan - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

‘One student jumped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up’

At least 21 people have died following today’s attack on Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University.

# pakistan - Monday 18 January, 2016

From Business ETC 'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store Pakistan

'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store

It depicted a shooting in northwest Pakistan that left 150 people dead in 2014.

# pakistan - Sunday 17 January, 2016

15-year-old boy cuts off his own hand after being accused of blasphemy

A local cleric has been arrested.

# pakistan - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan

The man crashed a motorcycle into the main gate of a government office.

# pakistan - Sunday 20 December, 2015

‘Still my heart is crying’: Devastation and anger a year on from school massacre

More than 130 students were killed in their school by Taliban gunmen.

# pakistan - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Man (22) dies while ‘trying to take selfie’ with moving train

Jamshaid Khan was killed after being hit by the train, according to officials.

# pakistan - Friday 11 December, 2015

Couple take baby boy home from hospital – find out he’s been swapped with a girl

There was no other complaint of any missing baby at the hospital.

# pakistan - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Pakistani woman set on fire after refusing marriage proposal

The woman died of her injuries this morning.

# pakistan - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user

Abdul Basit has been given a last-minute reprieve after appeals by Human Rights groups.

# pakistan - Monday 21 September, 2015

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence

Amnesty International is calling for the scheduled hanging to be stopped.

# pakistan - Thursday 27 August, 2015

# pakistan - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 Irish hockey team on course for a place at 2016 Olympics after a historic victory today Success

Irish hockey team on course for a place at 2016 Olympics after a historic victory today

The Green Machine will now meet the winners of the Malaysia-France match, this weekend.

# pakistan - Friday 12 June, 2015

Teacher accidentally shoots dead 12-year-old student while cleaning his gun

Teachers in northwest Pakistan were given permission to carry firearms in the classroom after Taliban militants massacred 132 students at a school in December.

# pakistan - Friday 5 June, 2015

Eight of 10 men reportedly jailed over Malala attack were actually acquitted

Public prosecutor Sayed Naeem had said they were all sentenced to life in prison – now he claims he was misquoted.

# pakistan - Friday 8 May, 2015

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.

# pakistan - Saturday 2 May, 2015

‘If Bin Laden was following me on Twitter, he may have had an early warning’

TheJournal.ie spoke to Sohaib Athar, four years after he unknowingly live-tweeted history in the making.

# pakistan - Thursday 30 April, 2015

10 men jailed for life for shooting Malala in the head

The 17-year-old was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

# pakistan - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

# pakistan - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The42 Porterfield pleads with ICC to ensure Ireland haven’t played their last World Cup game Rallying Call

Porterfield pleads with ICC to ensure Ireland haven’t played their last World Cup game

The Ireland captain said he was ‘proud’ of the team’s performances.

From The42 Ireland fall short as Pakistan defeat knocks them out of World Cup Homeward Bound

Ireland fall short as Pakistan defeat knocks them out of World Cup

In the end, net run-rate sends Phil Simmons’ side home.

# pakistan - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The42 D-Day arrives for Ireland as World Cup quarter-final on the line against Pakistan Make Or Break

D-Day arrives for Ireland as World Cup quarter-final on the line against Pakistan

William Porterfield insists ‘it’s just another game’ but the stakes couldn’t be higher in Adelaide.

# pakistan - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 Where does today’s West Indies win rank in Ireland’s greatest World Cup victories? Have Your Say

Where does today’s West Indies win rank in Ireland’s greatest World Cup victories?

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

# pakistan - Saturday 31 January, 2015

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

# pakistan - Friday 16 January, 2015

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover

A doctor in the Zinder’s hospital said that all of the dead and three of the injured had gunshot wounds.

School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends

“Friends uplift the soul.”

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