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# pakistan - Monday 8 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 8th 2016, 8:10 PM 18,202 Views 89 Comments

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
# Honour Killing
# Honour Killing

Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands

Jul 30th 2016, 12:49 PM 30,379 Views 129 Comments

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
# Honour Killing
# Honour Killing

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

Jul 17th 2016, 9:11 AM 31,567 Views 52 Comments

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'
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Husband murdered in rare male Pakistan 'honour killing'

Jun 18th 2016, 3:29 PM 36,307 Views 37 Comments

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"
# Killing
# Killing

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

Jun 17th 2016, 9:08 AM 29,636 Views 139 Comments

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
# Honour Killings
# Honour Killings

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

Jun 8th 2016, 9:58 PM 47,582 Views 153 Comments

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

# pakistan - Sunday 5 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 5th 2016, 2:06 PM 7,476 Views 6 Comments

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
# 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.

# pakistan - Sunday 1 May, 2016

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

May 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 31,904 Views 34 Comments

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"
# Pakistan Blast
# Pakistan Blast

"There was a blast suddenly - I saw a huge ball of fire"

Mar 28th 2016, 9:52 AM 14,187 Views 42 Comments

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

# pakistan - Sunday 27 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 27th 2016, 7:48 PM 31,454 Views 112 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 13 years for raping woman with Down syndrome

Mar 14th 2016, 12:15 PM 25,590 Views 77 Comments

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
# Historic Bill
# Historic Bill

Pakistan has criminalised sexual assault against children for the first time

Mar 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,306 Views 34 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Mar 4th 2016, 9:31 PM 26,207 Views 29 Comments

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

Man jailed for 13 years for "religiously offensive" Facebook post
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Man jailed for 13 years for "religiously offensive" Facebook post

Mar 4th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,971 Views 62 Comments

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
# Taboo
# Taboo

Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk

Feb 27th 2016, 9:50 PM 8,704 Views 6 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Jan 24th 2016, 12:00 PM 11,250 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Pakistan University Attack
# Pakistan University Attack

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

Jan 20th 2016, 2:50 PM 22,682 Views 66 Comments

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

# pakistan - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store

Jan 18th 2016, 8:05 PM 15,234 Views 11 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Jan 17th 2016, 2:09 PM 33,772 Views 130 Comments

A local cleric has been arrested.

# pakistan - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan
# Terrorist Attack
# Terrorist Attack

Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan

Dec 29th 2015, 4:29 PM 4,968 Views 10 Comments

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
# Terror
# Terror

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

Dec 20th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,501 Views 7 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Dec 15th 2015, 3:41 PM 23,029 Views 28 Comments

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
# Switched
# Switched

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

Dec 11th 2015, 11:00 PM 36,405 Views 10 Comments

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
# Punishment
# Punishment

Pakistani woman set on fire after refusing marriage proposal

Nov 3rd 2015, 3:00 PM 21,773 Views 81 Comments

The woman died of her injuries this morning.

# pakistan - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:21 AM 21,927 Views 49 Comments

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
# Death Row
# Death Row

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

Sep 21st 2015, 6:26 PM 24,246 Views 18 Comments

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

# pakistan - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Gardaí search for on-the-run sex offender who was last seen in Limerick
# Mian Shahid
# Mian Shahid

Gardaí search for on-the-run sex offender who was last seen in Limerick

Aug 27th 2015, 9:14 PM 23,129 Views 57 Comments

The man is wanted in the UK.

# pakistan - Friday 3 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 3rd 2015, 4:16 PM 6,454 Views 5 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Jun 12th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,363 Views 12 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

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

Jun 5th 2015, 2:31 PM 9,179 Views 15 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

May 8th 2015, 9:59 AM 12,987 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Operation Neptune Spear
# Operation Neptune Spear

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

May 2nd 2015, 9:45 AM 23,499 Views 38 Comments

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
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

10 men jailed for life for shooting Malala in the head

Apr 30th 2015, 8:53 PM 12,247 Views 29 Comments

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
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:38 PM 14,542 Views 61 Comments

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

# pakistan - Sunday 15 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 15th 2015, 5:05 PM 6,671 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 15th 2015, 11:15 AM 64,554 Views 41 Comments

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

# pakistan - Saturday 14 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 14th 2015, 10:30 PM 7,129 Views 10 Comments

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

# pakistan - Monday 16 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 16th 2015, 12:48 PM 4,529 Views 5 Comments

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