# pakistan - Today’s News
# pakistan - Friday 7 November, 2014
Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.
# pakistan - Sunday 2 November, 2014
Sinn Féin the most popular party, Irish Water benchmarking, and murder in Hong Kong.
The incident occurred at Wagah after the ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony.
# pakistan - Monday 8 September, 2014
Thousands more have been left homeless.
# pakistan - Monday 1 September, 2014
The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.
# pakistan - Sunday 31 August, 2014
The clashes between police and protesters took place outside the prime minister’s residence.
# pakistan - Saturday 23 August, 2014
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
A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.
# pakistan - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.
# pakistan - Monday 9 June, 2014
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assault on the airport, which began last night.
# pakistan - Friday 9 May, 2014
One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.
# pakistan - Sunday 20 April, 2014
More than 40 were killed, with several others left in critical condition, after the crash in Pakistan.
# pakistan - Monday 14 April, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
The children, aged seven to twelve, were playing near their home when the grenade exploded.
# pakistan - Friday 24 January, 2014
The court rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems.
# pakistan - Monday 20 January, 2014
At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.
# pakistan - Sunday 19 January, 2014
The attack is one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years.
# pakistan - Monday 13 January, 2014
Aitzaz Hassan sacrificed himself to save his classmates when a suicide bomber targeted a school last week.
# pakistan - Thursday 9 January, 2014
People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.
# pakistan - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Following the sixth anniversary of the the assassination of the former Pakistani Prime Minister, T.V. Paul considers the legacy that Benazir Bhutto left behind.
# pakistan - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.
# pakistan - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.
# pakistan - Sunday 3 November, 2013
Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.
# pakistan - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years
# pakistan - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
The girl, who could not speak, was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant.
# pakistan - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Amnesty International says that the US has failed to live up to its promise of openness with Pakistani villagers leaving in constant fear.
# pakistan - Sunday 13 October, 2013
The 16-year-old was asked in a BBC television interview broadcast on Sunday about some people in Pakistan thinking she was a “figure of the West”.
# pakistan - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Listen to the 16 year old’s answer to how she felt when she learned she was on a Taliban hitlist.
The 16-year-old who has become an emblem of the fight against the most radical forms of Islamism has also been nominated for the Nobel peace prize.
# pakistan - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The bomb caused carnage in the busy market in city of Peshawar, a gateway to tribal regions which are a stronghold of militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
# pakistan - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?
# pakistan - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
People have already started exploring the land which emerged out of the Arabian Sea yesterday.
# pakistan - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
Up to a third of buildings in the Baluchistan province may have been destroyed in the largest earthquake anywhere in the world this year.
# pakistan - Sunday 22 September, 2013
A further 120 people have been injured in the blast that happened at a historic church.
# pakistan - Monday 2 September, 2013
The incident occurred near the Pakistani border.