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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 16,400 Views 19 Comments

The drugs were sent from Pakistan.

Pakistan minister shot and wounded in suspected assassination bid
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Pakistan minister shot and wounded in suspected assassination bid

May 6th 2018, 5:00 PM 8,020 Views 1 Comment

He was shot in the arm.

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
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Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,342 Views 65 Comments

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

Malala has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by a Taliban gunman
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Malala has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by a Taliban gunman

Mar 29th 2018, 10:44 AM 10,167 Views 60 Comments

The 20-year-old wiped away tears as she gave a speech today.

Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam
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Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam

Feb 13th 2018, 9:10 PM 28,402 Views 28 Comments

Many women were left with disabilities following the surgery.

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday
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Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday

Jan 28th 2018, 8:17 AM 7,390 Views 33 Comments

The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl
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Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Jan 10th 2018, 9:30 PM 30,149 Views 40 Comments

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
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Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,269 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Jan 1st 2018, 5:29 PM 16,643 Views 78 Comments

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

Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college
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Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college

Dec 1st 2017, 12:12 PM 7,752 Views 27 Comments

The Taliban militants targeted students in today’s raid.

The venue has been confirmed for Ireland's historic first Test match next May
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The venue has been confirmed for Ireland's historic first Test match next May

Nov 21st 2017, 11:38 AM 5,961 Views 5 Comments

Malahide will host Ireland’s meeting with 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 29,918 Views 13 Comments

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

North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare'
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North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare'

Oct 12th 2017, 5:47 PM 24,086 Views 26 Comments

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped during a backpacking trip in Afghanistan in 2012.

Ireland to face Pakistan on home soil in historic first Test next year
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Ireland to face Pakistan on home soil in historic first Test next year

Oct 12th 2017, 1:56 PM 2,463 Views 5 Comments

After being given full Test status in June, they’ll make their Test cricket debut next May.

Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century
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Deadly heat waves could hit South Asia this century

Aug 6th 2017, 10:30 AM 15,992 Views 34 Comments

Global warming could lead to uninhabitable temperatures, a study found.

The leading candidate to replace Pakistani PM ousted for corruption? His brother
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The leading candidate to replace Pakistani PM ousted for corruption? His brother

Jul 30th 2017, 1:27 PM 6,442 Views 8 Comments

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is also in the running.

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office
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Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

Jul 28th 2017, 9:19 AM 8,166 Views 10 Comments

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

Arrests made after Pakistani village council ordered 'revenge rape' of girl
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Arrests made after Pakistani village council ordered 'revenge rape' of girl

Jul 26th 2017, 10:04 PM 33,533 Views 65 Comments

The village council ordered the rape of a teenage girl as punishment for a rape committed by her brother.

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one at White House
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Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one at White House

Jun 26th 2017, 10:57 PM 10,917 Views 15 Comments

Both men won power by portraying themselves as establishment outsiders.

Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion
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Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion

Jun 25th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,670 Views 18 Comments

The tanker burst into flames after it flipped over on the national highway in Punjab province.

As doctors continue to emigrate, Ireland is becoming more reliant on foreign-trained staff
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As doctors continue to emigrate, Ireland is becoming more reliant on foreign-trained staff

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:21 PM 28,458 Views 58 Comments

Africa and Pakistan contribute the highest number of non-Irish doctors here.

Pakistan censored a New York Times article which criticised the Pakistani army
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Pakistan censored a New York Times article which criticised the Pakistani army

May 6th 2017, 6:30 PM 7,717 Views 17 Comments

“We regret and condemn any censorship of our journalism,” a spokesperson for the New York Times said.

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy
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Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy

May 5th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,513 Views 113 Comments

The mob attacked a police station in Balochistan, Pakistan where the Hindu man was being detained.

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'
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India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

May 1st 2017, 3:43 PM 8,424 Views 1 Comment

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq
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IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq

Feb 16th 2017, 7:10 PM 7,963 Views 15 Comments

A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.

Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland
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Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland

Feb 4th 2017, 7:20 AM 12,983 Views 0 Comments

The man is from Pakistan, which is not on the list of seven countries announced last week.

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 33,713 Views 87 Comments

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

Pakistan sets execution date for mentally ill man
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Pakistan sets execution date for mentally ill man

Jan 11th 2017, 7:55 AM 13,707 Views 8 Comments

The United Nations has previously called on Pakistan to protect mentally ill inmates.

Suspect held after mass-alcohol poisoning kills 34 on Christmas Eve in Pakistan
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# Toxic Brew

Suspect held after mass-alcohol poisoning kills 34 on Christmas Eve in Pakistan

Dec 28th 2016, 3:12 PM 18,060 Views 9 Comments

He is said to have confessed to preparing the brew by mixing it with 20 litres of aftershave.

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel
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Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Dec 26th 2016, 9:21 AM 21,974 Views 46 Comments

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

How toxic water ruined a 'paradise' lake
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How toxic water ruined a 'paradise' lake

Dec 25th 2016, 5:00 PM 16,074 Views 19 Comments

The water is a byproduct of industrialisation and aggressive agricultural practices upstream.

Plane carrying 48 people crashes in Pakistan, killing all on board
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Plane carrying 48 people crashes in Pakistan, killing all on board

Dec 7th 2016, 9:20 PM 15,280 Views 0 Comments

It is one of the deadliest aviation accidents in the nation’s history.

'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader
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'Terrific guy, fantastic country' - Trump's phone call to Pakistan leader

Dec 1st 2016, 9:30 AM 14,252 Views 69 Comments

Trump’s transition team confirmed a call had taken place between the two men.

Islamic State claims deadly attack at Muslim shrine that left 43 dead
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Islamic State claims deadly attack at Muslim shrine that left 43 dead

Nov 12th 2016, 3:37 PM 9,898 Views 27 Comments

The shrine is worshipped by the Sufi branch of Islam that believes in living saints.

Pakistan has passed legislation outlawing 'honour killings' once and for all
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Pakistan has passed legislation outlawing 'honour killings' once and for all

Oct 6th 2016, 10:35 PM 14,014 Views 35 Comments

Hundreds of women die as a result of so-called “honour killings” in Pakistan each year.

Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets
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Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets

Sep 25th 2016, 1:45 PM 51,536 Views 77 Comments

Marc Anwar has played the character of Sharif Nazir on the soap since 2014.

Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record
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Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record

Aug 30th 2016, 8:42 PM 4,377 Views 6 Comments

Earlier today, Ireland made a solid start to the first day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong in Belfast.

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins
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"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins

Aug 29th 2016, 3:55 PM 40,621 Views 0 Comments

Dr Saleem Sharif faces allegations of poor professional performance at a fitness to practice inquiry.

Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer
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Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer

Aug 18th 2016, 10:54 PM 3,963 Views 3 Comments

The visitors had 255 runs to spare after bowling the home side out for 82.

Child and parents die in river rapids after girl falls in while taking a selfie
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Child and parents die in river rapids after girl falls in while taking a selfie

Aug 16th 2016, 1:38 PM 17,007 Views 16 Comments

So-called “selfie deaths” have surged in recent years.