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Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man
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Pakistani police chief faces backlash for suggesting rape victim should have been accompanied by a man

Sep 11th 2020, 10:18 AM 27,663 Views 13 Comments

The controversy started after a woman was allegedly gang raped in Lahore.

Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24
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Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24

May 8th 2019, 7:38 AM 9,706 Views 3 Comments

Police have said they are still investigating the nature of the blast.

Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport
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Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport

Jun 19th 2018, 5:05 PM 16,396 Views 19 Comments

The drugs were sent from Pakistan.

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York
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Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York

Nov 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 29,914 Views 13 Comments

Pakistan International Airlines apologised for the error, saying it was “caused due to negligence”.

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

Jan 17th 2017, 1:25 PM 33,702 Views 87 Comments

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

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

Jun 17th 2016, 9:08 AM 29,624 Views 139 Comments

The woman had married a man of her own choosing.

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

Mar 28th 2016, 9:52 AM 14,186 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Mar 27th 2016, 7:48 PM 31,453 Views 112 Comments

The explosion took place in a park near children’s rides, according to Pakistani officials.

14 years after being overthrown, Sharif claims victory in Pakistan elections
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14 years after being overthrown, Sharif claims victory in Pakistan elections

May 12th 2013, 9:20 AM 4,478 Views 1 Comment

Nawaz Sharif’s party is set to dominate Pakistan’s assembly but it will have no overall majority following a campaign dominated by the economy and US policy in the region.

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

May 11th 2013, 3:51 PM 12,188 Views 8 Comments

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

Toxic cough syrup kills 24 people in Pakistan
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Toxic cough syrup kills 24 people in Pakistan

Dec 29th 2012, 6:46 PM 9,390 Views 6 Comments

The deaths have all come in the last four days, with most of the fatalities thought to be drug addicts seeking a fix.

Factory fires kill more than 310 in Pakistan
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Factory fires kill more than 310 in Pakistan

Sep 12th 2012, 12:51 PM 3,173 Views 8 Comments

Massive fires have gutted factories in Pakistan’s two largest cities, killing hundreds of people and prompting calls for an overhaul of industrial safety standards.

Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan
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Pakistan to Paris passenger sleeps through stop - and flies back to Pakistan

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:50 PM 12,781 Views 25 Comments

An inquiry has been launched into how cabin crew failed to notice the woman on board during the plane’s stopover.

WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast
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WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast

Feb 7th 2012, 5:26 PM 1,584 Views 1 Comment

The woman had been trapped for 31 hours after the building collapsed in a gas explosion.

Pakistan investigating heart medication deaths
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Pakistan investigating heart medication deaths

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:16 AM 1,094 Views 4 Comments

Over 20 people have died after taking the free medication provided by government hospitals in Lahore.

American man abducted in eastern Pakistan
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American man abducted in eastern Pakistan

Aug 13th 2011, 4:32 PM 104 Views 2 Comments

The man, believed to be in his 60s, has been living in Pakistan for seven years and was abducted just days before he was due to leave the country.