Pakistan

Donald Trump attacks Pakistan on Twitter
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Donald Trump attacks Pakistan on Twitter

First presidential tweet of 2018 says Pakistan provides 'safe haven' for terrorists
2 Jan 2018
Anti-blasphemy protests topple Pakistan’s law minister
An member of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group protests the oath of office changes
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Anti-blasphemy protests topple Pakistan’s law minister

Changes to country’s oath of office attacked by radical Islamists
28 Nov 2017
The superhero fighting for women's rights in Pakistan
Pakistan Girl
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The superhero fighting for women's rights in Pakistan

First female comic book character is challenging gender stereotypes in a deeply patriarchal society
20 Sep 2017
World XI series in Pakistan about more than just cricket
Pakistan vs. World XI cricket
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World XI series in Pakistan about more than just cricket

Faf du Plessis is delighted to help bring the international game back to Pakistan
12 Sep 2017
Musharraf declared fugitive in Benazir Bhutto murder case
Benazir Bhutto in Karachi after her return to Pakistan in October 2007
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Musharraf declared fugitive in Benazir Bhutto murder case

The former Pakistani president stands accused of murder and criminal conspiracy
1 Sep 2017
Rex Tillerson ramps up pressure on Pakistan
Rex Tillerson puts pressure on Pakistan to stop aiding Taliban
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Rex Tillerson ramps up pressure on Pakistan

The country's special status as a military ally could end if it doesn't act against the Taliban
23 Aug 2017
Donald Trump vows to stay the course in Afghanistan
Donald Trump addresses troops at Fort Myer, Virginia
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Donald Trump vows to stay the course in Afghanistan

The US President says rapid withdrawal would leave door open for terrorists
22 Aug 2017
Peace anthem goes viral in India and Pakistan
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Peace anthem goes viral in India and Pakistan

'Hauntingly beautiful' video released as the rival nations mark 70 years of independence
14 Aug 2017
Pakistan Champions Trophy victory a triumph for spontaneity
Mohammad Amir Pakistan Virat Kohli India Champions Trophy
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Pakistan Champions Trophy victory a triumph for spontaneity

Sarfraz Ahmed's team go from whipping boys to victors in space of two weeks
19 Jun 2017
Pakistan calls for Facebook meeting over blasphemy posts
Pakistani Islamists protest in Karachi
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Pakistan calls for Facebook meeting over blasphemy posts

Human rights groups slam the social network's 'collusion' on 'censorship'
17 Mar 2017
Two transgender women 'beaten to death' in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia transgender LGBT
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Two transgender women 'beaten to death' in Saudi Arabia

Amna and Meeno, aged 35 and 26, reportedly thrown into sacks and tortured by police
3 Mar 2017
Who is Abdul Sattar Edhi?
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Who is Abdul Sattar Edhi?

Google honours award-winning philanthropist from Pakistan
28 Feb 2017
Pakistan launches crackdown after 80 killed in shrine attack
Pakistan IS
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Pakistan launches crackdown after 80 killed in shrine attack

Two border crossings with Afghanistan closed and more than 30 militants killed overnight in retaliation to IS assault
17 Feb 2017
Pigeon detained after threatening Indian Prime Minister
Pigeon
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Pigeon detained after threatening Indian Prime Minister

Message referencing 1971 war between India and Pakistan found on bird close to militarised border
4 Oct 2016
England vs Pakistan: Hales, Buttler and Morgan lead assault
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England vs Pakistan: Hales, Buttler and Morgan lead assault

England make 444-3, the highest ever score in a one-day international – and the success doesn't stop there
31 Aug 2016
England thrash Pakistan, but is Joe Root carrying the team?
Joe Root
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England thrash Pakistan, but is Joe Root carrying the team?

Victory by 330 runs is fifth largest ever, but Ben Stokes is injured and there are problems elsewhere in team
26 Jul 2016
Pakistan to close 'honour killing' loophole
Qandeel Baloch
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Pakistan to close 'honour killing' loophole

Outspoken social media star was strangled to death by her brother earlier this month
22 Jul 2016
William and Kate in India: the slumdogs to the millionaires
MUMBAI, INDIA - APRIL 10:Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge plays cricket during a visit to meet children from Magic Bus, Childline and Doorstep, three non-governmental organizations, at Mumbai'
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William and Kate in India: the slumdogs to the millionaires

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge start one-week tour of India meeting all sectors of society in Mumbai
11 Apr 2016
Pakistan bombing death toll reaches 72
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Pakistan bombing death toll reaches 72

Taliban splinter group claims responsibility for suicide bombing targeting Christians in Lahore
29 Mar 2016
Bacha Khan: 19 dead in attack on Pakistan university
Bacha Khan
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Bacha Khan: 19 dead in attack on Pakistan university

Taliban denies responsibility after four men wearing suicide vests open fire on campus
20 Jan 2016
Afghan earthquake: death toll soars
Pakistan earthquake
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Afghan earthquake: death toll soars

More than 260 people have been killed after magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocked Pakistan and Afghanistan
27 Oct 2015
England vs Pakistan: why did only 54 fans turn up?
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England vs Pakistan: why did only 54 fans turn up?

Sparse crowd in Abu Dhabi as England toil in the heat on the first day of series against Pakistan
13 Oct 2015
How anti-corruption measures are shutting women out of banks
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How anti-corruption measures are shutting women out of banks

Barriers to opening accounts may be 'unnecessarily high' for women in developing countries
4 Sep 2015
Bin Laden death: who was the 'supergrass' who turned him in?
Osama bin Laden
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Bin Laden death: who was the 'supergrass' who turned him in?

British Pakistani general named as the man who tipped off the CIA to Osama Bin Laden's secret location
20 May 2015
PAKISTAN: 'All hell breaks loose' in Islamabad
Pakistan protests
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PAKISTAN: 'All hell breaks loose' in Islamabad

Protesters clash with police and attempt to storm PM's house as 'all hell breaks loose' in Islamabad
1 Sep 2014
Karachi Airport closed by new Taliban attack
Karachi Airport Taliban Attack
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Karachi Airport closed by new Taliban attack

Flights have been suspended at Karachi Airport, where security forces came under fire again today
10 Jun 2014
KARACHI: 28 die in Taliban airport raid
Smoke rising from Karachi airport
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KARACHI: 28 die in Taliban airport raid

Taliban entered via cargo terminal and launched gun and bomb attack that lasted six hours
9 Jun 2014
PAKISTAN: Baby charged with attempted murder
Nine-month-old, Mohammad Musa, has his fingerprints taken by a Pakistani lawyer
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PAKISTAN: Baby charged with attempted murder

Nine-month-old Musa Khan in a 'secret place' after being charged with trying to kill gas workers in a riot
9 Apr 2014
Taliban threat to Afghan poll: was anything accomplished?
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Taliban threat to Afghan poll: was anything accomplished?

Three news books suggest Britain's adventure in Afghanistan was a horrible waste of lives and money
31 Mar 2014
Pakistan peace talks with Taliban delayed amid doubt
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Pakistan peace talks with Taliban delayed amid doubt

Analysts sceptical that an agreement can be made following violence that has claimed 45,000 lives
4 Feb 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Jun 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Jun 2012

6 Jun 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Apr 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Apr 2012

30 Apr 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 27 Apr 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 27 Apr 2012

27 Apr 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 5 Apr 2011
David Cameron in Pakistan
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 5 Apr 2011

5 Apr 2011
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 2 Aug 2010
Refugees after floods in Pakistan
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 2 Aug 2010

2 Aug 2010
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