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# pakistan - Today’s News


# 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’ 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.”

# pakistan - Friday 9 January, 2015

Father kills five children in sacrifice to ‘get him magic powers’

The man had been learning black magic.

# pakistan - Monday 22 December, 2014

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre

Six men were hanged at the weekend.

# pakistan - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

# pakistan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

# pakistan - Monday 8 December, 2014

“I would still be in that black hole” – Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade

Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.

# pakistan - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader

Adnan Shukrijumah had been on the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists list.

# pakistan - Monday 1 December, 2014

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# pakistan - Friday 7 November, 2014

“I shot him two times in the forehead” – Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

# pakistan - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Sinn Féin the most popular party, Irish Water benchmarking, and murder in Hong Kong.

Suicide blast kills 45 spectators during Pakistan border ceremony

The incident occurred at Wagah after the ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony.

# pakistan - Monday 8 September, 2014

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming “national emergency” as hundreds die

Thousands more have been left homeless.

# pakistan - Monday 1 September, 2014

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

# pakistan - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Two die and 400 injured in bloody Pakistan clashes

The clashes between police and protesters took place outside the prime minister’s residence.

# pakistan - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis

Western powers were growing increasingly weary of military engagements in the Middle East – but this provocation will ensure a sustained, focused campaign to eliminate Isis.

# pakistan - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.

# pakistan - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

# pakistan - Monday 9 June, 2014

Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assault on the airport, which began last night.

# pakistan - Friday 9 May, 2014

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan

One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

# pakistan - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Dozens die, including 14 children, in high-speed bus crash

More than 40 were killed, with several others left in critical condition, after the crash in Pakistan.

# pakistan - Monday 14 April, 2014

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

# pakistan - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Pakistan’s former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed

Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.

# pakistan - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: ‘With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying’

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

# pakistan - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines

Salma Ghani was taken by five unidentified men from outside her house in Peshawar on Sunday. Her bullet-riddled body was found in a field yesterday.

# pakistan - Monday 17 February, 2014

Pakistani couple stoned to death ‘for having affair’

Hundreds of people are killed around the country each year in Pakistan in the name of defending family “honour”, but stonings are extremely rare.

# pakistan - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore… until it’s too late.

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

# pakistan - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Six Pakistani children killed while playing with hand grenade

The children, aged seven to twelve, were playing near their home when the grenade exploded.

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