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# pakistan - Yesterday’s News


# pakistan - Thursday 16 February, 2017

IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq

A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.

# pakistan - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland

The man is from Pakistan, which is not on the list of seven countries announced last week.

# pakistan - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive because she didn't like her husband

Zeenat Bibi, 16, was doused with kerosene and set alight in June last year in Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore.

# pakistan - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Pakistan sets execution date for mentally ill man

The United Nations has previously called on Pakistan to protect mentally ill inmates.

# pakistan - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Suspect held after mass-alcohol poisoning kills 34 on Christmas Eve in Pakistan

He is said to have confessed to preparing the brew by mixing it with 20 litres of aftershave.

# pakistan - Monday 26 December, 2016

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

# pakistan - Sunday 25 December, 2016

How toxic water ruined a 'paradise' lake

The water is a byproduct of industrialisation and aggressive agricultural practices upstream.

# pakistan - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Plane carrying 48 people crashes in Pakistan, killing all on board

It is one of the deadliest aviation accidents in the nation’s history.

# pakistan - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader

Trump’s transition team confirmed a call had taken place between the two men.

# pakistan - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Islamic State claims deadly attack at Muslim shrine that left 43 dead

The shrine is worshipped by the Sufi branch of Islam that believes in living saints.

# pakistan - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Pakistan has passed legislation outlawing 'honour killings' once and for all

Hundreds of women die as a result of so-called “honour killings” in Pakistan each year.

# pakistan - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets

Marc Anwar has played the character of Sharif Nazir on the soap since 2014.

# pakistan - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From The42 Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record Record Breakers

Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record

Earlier today, Ireland made a solid start to the first day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong in Belfast.

# pakistan - Monday 29 August, 2016

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins

Dr Saleem Sharif faces allegations of poor professional performance at a fitness to practice inquiry.

# pakistan - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The42 Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer Ouch

Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer

The visitors had 255 runs to spare after bowling the home side out for 82.

# pakistan - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Child and parents die in river rapids after girl falls in while taking a selfie

So-called “selfie deaths” have surged in recent years.

# pakistan - Monday 8 August, 2016

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan

About 200 people had gathered at the hospital to mourn the death of a senior local lawyer.

# pakistan - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands

It is the latest “honour killing” in the country.

# pakistan - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Brother arrested over murder of Pakistani social media star who was strangled to death

Muhammad Wasim told police he drugged his sister and then strangled her.

# 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.

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