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# islamabad - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
# Safe Havens
# Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,270 Views 22 Comments

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

# islamabad - Monday 1 January, 2018

Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding'

Jan 1st 2018, 5:29 PM 16,644 Views 78 Comments

He said Pakistan thinks of US leaders as ‘fools’.

# islamabad - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 1st 2016, 9:52 PM 39,874 Views 176 Comments

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

# islamabad - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Two die and 400 injured in bloody Pakistan clashes
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Two die and 400 injured in bloody Pakistan clashes

Aug 31st 2014, 11:00 AM 3,631 Views 3 Comments

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

# islamabad - Monday 20 January, 2014

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ

Jan 20th 2014, 10:49 AM 3,094 Views 24 Comments

At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.

# islamabad - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas

Jun 23rd 2013, 12:07 PM 9,697 Views 65 Comments

The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.

# islamabad - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan
# Journalism
# Journalism

Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan

May 11th 2013, 3:51 PM 12,190 Views 8 Comments

The former Sunday Business Post journalist has been Pakistan bureau chief for the New York Times since January 2012.

# islamabad - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Pakistan suicide attacks kill 35 as leaders meet for summit
# Suicide Attack
# Suicide Attack

Pakistan suicide attacks kill 35 as leaders meet for summit

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:19 AM 2,030 Views 0 Comments

The suicide attacks were the deadliest assault in the country for five months.

# islamabad - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Pakistani girl who was accused of blasphemy released from jail
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani girl who was accused of blasphemy released from jail

Sep 8th 2012, 2:42 PM 6,226 Views 38 Comments

The girl, believed to be 14, was arrested last month for allegedly burning pages of the Koran. An imam was later accused of having planted the pages in the girl’s bag.

# islamabad - Friday 20 April, 2012

Pakistani passenger jet with 127 on board crashes
# Crash
# Crash

Pakistani passenger jet with 127 on board crashes

Apr 20th 2012, 6:18 PM 3,362 Views 7 Comments

A government minister has said there is little hope of finding survivors.

# islamabad - Sunday 27 November, 2011

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident
# Afghan War
# Afghan War

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident

Nov 27th 2011, 9:14 AM 1,319 Views 1 Comment

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered America’s deepest condolences for the loss of 25 Pakistani soldiers.

# islamabad - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack

Nov 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 892 Views 5 Comments

Pakistan has blamed NATO for the attack on the Afghanistan border last night.

# islamabad - Friday 8 July, 2011

US admiral's comments on murdered journalist "extremely irresponsible"
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US admiral's comments on murdered journalist "extremely irresponsible"

Jul 8th 2011, 3:16 PM 193 Views 1 Comment

Islamabad’s relationship with the US won’t be helped by Adm Mullen’s remarks the the Parkistan government ‘sanctioned’ journalist’s killing.

# islamabad - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Shocking video emerges of boy being shot dead by Pakistani security forces
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Shocking video emerges of boy being shot dead by Pakistani security forces

Jun 11th 2011, 12:58 PM 4,694 Views 15 Comments

Pakistani security forces are under pressure to explain the video of an unarmed 18-year-old being shot at point-blank range. He later bled to death.

# islamabad - Monday 9 May, 2011

Obama: bin Laden raid “longest 40 minutes of my life”
# Abbottabad
# Abbottabad

Obama: bin Laden raid “longest 40 minutes of my life”

May 9th 2011, 6:41 PM 1,323 Views 0 Comments

The US president says the risks of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden outweighed the risks – but it was a tense time.

Pakistani PM denies being part of moves to 'hide' bin Laden
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani PM denies being part of moves to 'hide' bin Laden

May 9th 2011, 5:23 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

Yousuf Raza Gilani tells parliament that the state was not hiding Osama – and says his killing is ‘justice done’.

# islamabad - Friday 22 April, 2011

US missiles kill 25 people 'including women and children' in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US missiles kill 25 people 'including women and children' in Pakistan

Apr 22nd 2011, 5:43 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

The attack, aimed at targeting Taliban militants, is unlikely to improve already strained and deteriorating relations between Washington and Islamabad.

# islamabad - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Car bomb kills 20 people in eastern Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Car bomb kills 20 people in eastern Pakistan

Mar 8th 2011, 10:10 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

The bombing is said to underscore the reach of Al-Qaeda and Taliban militants who normally target Pakistan’s northwest.

# islamabad - Thursday 29 July, 2010

Pakistan declares national day of mourning
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan declares national day of mourning

Jul 29th 2010, 11:34 AM 429 Views 1 Comment

The country remembers the 152 victims of Wednesday’s plane crash.

# islamabad - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

No survivors of Pakistan plane crash
# Airblue Crash
# Airblue Crash

No survivors of Pakistan plane crash

Jul 28th 2010, 1:43 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

Pakistan suffers its biggest ever air disaster after a passenger jet crashes into a mountainside near Islamabad.