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61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque
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61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Jan 31st 2015, 10:28 AM 6,915 Views 30 Comments

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover
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Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover

Jan 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 34,019 Views 173 Comments

A doctor in the Zinder’s hospital said that all of the dead and three of the injured had gunshot wounds.

School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends
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School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends

Jan 16th 2015, 4:53 PM 29,459 Views 37 Comments

“Friends uplift the soul.”

Father kills five children in sacrifice to 'get him magic powers'
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Father kills five children in sacrifice to 'get him magic powers'

Jan 9th 2015, 3:37 PM 39,522 Views 47 Comments

The man had been learning black magic.

Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre
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Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:52 AM 15,566 Views 54 Comments

Six men were hanged at the weekend.

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage
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Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

Dec 17th 2014, 7:13 AM 5,914 Views 33 Comments

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school
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132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

Dec 16th 2014, 5:20 PM 35,480 Views 232 Comments

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade
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"I would still be in that black hole" - Guantanamo inmates taste freedom after a decade

Dec 8th 2014, 9:54 PM 14,020 Views 20 Comments

Uruguay has agreed to take six former prisoners.

Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader
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Pakistani soldiers have killed an Al-Qaeda leader

Dec 6th 2014, 4:54 PM 7,261 Views 15 Comments

Adnan Shukrijumah had been on the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists list.

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year
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There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

Dec 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,766 Views 42 Comments

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden
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"I shot him two times in the forehead" - Two Navy Seals row over who killed Bin Laden

Nov 7th 2014, 8:10 AM 20,788 Views 81 Comments

Robert O’Neill is the latest former Seal to claim he shot the Al-Qaeda leader.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:03 PM 15,525 Views 2 Comments

Sinn Féin the most popular party, Irish Water benchmarking, and murder in Hong Kong.

Suicide blast kills 45 spectators during Pakistan border ceremony
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Suicide blast kills 45 spectators during Pakistan border ceremony

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:10 PM 6,829 Views 13 Comments

The incident occurred at Wagah after the ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony.

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die
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Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Sep 8th 2014, 8:16 AM 4,614 Views 8 Comments

Thousands more have been left homeless.

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building
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Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

Sep 1st 2014, 11:07 AM 3,923 Views 10 Comments

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

Two die and 400 injured in bloody Pakistan clashes
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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.

Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis
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Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:00 PM 101 Views 181 Comments

Western powers were growing increasingly weary of military engagements in the Middle East – but this provocation will ensure a sustained, focused campaign to eliminate Isis.

Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal
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Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal

Jun 29th 2014, 7:45 PM 47,990 Views 145 Comments

A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport
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Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

Jun 24th 2014, 9:47 PM 18,586 Views 42 Comments

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30
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Karachi international airport reopens after siege which killed 30

Jun 9th 2014, 10:40 PM 12,417 Views 23 Comments

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assault on the airport, which began last night.

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan
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One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,911 Views 3 Comments

One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

Dozens die, including 14 children, in high-speed bus crash
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Dozens die, including 14 children, in high-speed bus crash

Apr 20th 2014, 2:07 PM 12,031 Views 12 Comments

More than 40 were killed, with several others left in critical condition, after the crash in Pakistan.

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby
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Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

Apr 14th 2014, 2:42 PM 32,850 Views 51 Comments

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed
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Pakistan's former ruler survives after bomb explodes just before his convoy passed

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:10 AM 4,835 Views 3 Comments

Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'
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Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

Mar 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 186 Views 66 Comments

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines
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Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines

Mar 25th 2014, 7:30 AM 23,444 Views 57 Comments

Salma Ghani was taken by five unidentified men from outside her house in Peshawar on Sunday. Her bullet-riddled body was found in a field yesterday.

Pakistani couple stoned to death 'for having affair'
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Pakistani couple stoned to death 'for having affair'

Feb 17th 2014, 9:45 AM 21,463 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of people are killed around the country each year in Pakistan in the name of defending family “honour”, but stonings are extremely rare.

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.
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Column: These are the incredible people we ignore... until it's too late.

Feb 5th 2014, 12:57 PM 63 Views 6 Comments

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

Six Pakistani children killed while playing with hand grenade
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Six Pakistani children killed while playing with hand grenade

Jan 26th 2014, 1:58 PM 7,711 Views 10 Comments

The children, aged seven to twelve, were playing near their home when the grenade exploded.

British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet
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British man sentenced to death in Pakistan for claiming to be a prophet

Jan 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,593 Views 94 Comments

The court rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems.

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

Jan 20th 2014, 10:49 AM 3,093 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.

Taliban bomb blast kills 20 soldiers in Pakistan
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Taliban bomb blast kills 20 soldiers in Pakistan

Jan 19th 2014, 12:50 PM 4,764 Views 30 Comments

The attack is one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years.

School and stadium to be renamed for teenage hero in Pakistan
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School and stadium to be renamed for teenage hero in Pakistan

Jan 13th 2014, 2:46 PM 5,732 Views 12 Comments

Aitzaz Hassan sacrificed himself to save his classmates when a suicide bomber targeted a school last week.

Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan
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Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan

Jan 9th 2014, 8:17 PM 19,995 Views 38 Comments

People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.

Column: Considering Benazir Bhutto’s mixed legacy, six years on…
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Column: Considering Benazir Bhutto’s mixed legacy, six years on…

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 235 Views 12 Comments

Following the sixth anniversary of the the assassination of the former Pakistani Prime Minister, T.V. Paul considers the legacy that Benazir Bhutto left behind.

Column: Should Ireland join NATO?
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Column: Should Ireland join NATO?

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 570 Views 144 Comments

Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.

Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud
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Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:46 PM 13,089 Views 51 Comments

Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response
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Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:11 PM 6,673 Views 36 Comments

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.

US drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, successor being chosen today
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US drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, successor being chosen today

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:52 AM 6,298 Views 70 Comments

Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years

British couple jailed for rape and trafficking of deaf girl
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British couple jailed for rape and trafficking of deaf girl

Oct 23rd 2013, 4:19 PM 30,832 Views 60 Comments

The girl, who could not speak, was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant.