pakistan

  1. Gordon_R

    At least 64 dead in Pakistan train fire

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50245090
  2. Gordon_R

    Pakistan earthquake: Houses collapse in 5.8 tremor

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-49814309
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    Pakistan to meet Facebook over blasphemy posts

    Pakistan to meet Facebook over blasphemy posts Pakistan will punish social media companies that fail to take action against online blasphemy, the interior minister said, adding he requested a meeting with Facebook to discuss the issue.
  4. LazyLion

    Pakistani Plane lands in Britain after Fighter Jets scrambled to escort it

    A Pakistani International Airlines plane landed at Britain's Stansted airport on Friday after fighter jets were scrambled to investigate an incident on board, police said. "The plane diverted to Stansted Airport has now landed at the airport. Police partners are continuing to respond," Essex...
  5. LazyLion

    Obama's Drone Speech Welcomed in Pakistan, Yemen

    President Barack Obama's speech on the use of drones to kill Islamic militants was well-received in two countries most affected by the strikes - Pakistan and Yemen - but criticism of the U.S. policy remains strong. Obama cast the drone program as crucial to U.S. counterterrorism efforts...
  6. LazyLion

    Pakistan Court directs government to shoot down US military drones

    The Pakistani government has the right to shoot down US drones if Washington ignores warnings to halt the "illegal" aerial attacks, a Pakistani court ruled Thursday. "The government of Pakistan and its security forces shall ensure that in future such drone strikes are not conducted and...
  7. LazyLion

    Court Orders Arrest of Pakistan's Musharraf

    Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his security team pushed past policemen and sped away from a court in the country's capital on Thursday after his bail was revoked in a case in which he is accused of treason. Local TV broadcast footage of the dramatic scene in which...
  8. LazyLion

    Pakistan Girls' School Teacher Shot Dead

    A Pakistani girls' school teacher was killed in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday in the country's volatile tribal belt on the Afghan border, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but Islamist militants are particularly opposed to girls' education in the...
  9. LazyLion

    Soldier Stoned to Death for Alleged Affair in Pakistan

    A soldier has been stoned to death in Pakistan's restive tribal northwest over allegations of an affair with a teenage girl, officials said Wednesday. A tribal council in the town of Parachinar, close to the Afghan border in Kurram district, ordered the sentence on Anwar-ud Din, who was about...
  10. LazyLion

    Spielberg Planning Kashmir Film

    US director Steven Spielberg is planning to produce a film set partly on the de facto border between India and Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, a report said Tuesday. Spielberg, who is currently in India's entertainment capital Mumbai, told The Times of India that the film would be...
  11. LazyLion

    Karachi Shuts Down, Bombing Toll Rises to 52

    Residents of the Pakistani city of Karachi were Monday mourning the victims of a bombing in a Shiite neighbourhood which police said killed 52 and wounded 127. The explosion ripped through the Abbas Town area of the southern port city Sunday when a car packed with 150 kilograms of explosives...
  12. G

    Higgs boson physicist shunned in Pakistan

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/jul/08/higgs-boson-pakistan-scientist
  13. Creag

    Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2012

    I cannot find anywhere else to post this so here's a thread for it ... even it is almost the end of the tour. Current match: 1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jun 22-26, 2012 http://www.espncricinfo.com/sri-lanka-v-pakistan-2012/engine/current/match/562444.html
  14. LazyLion

    SA woman rescued from Pakistan ‘hell’

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/sa-woman-rescued-from-pakistan-hell-1.1234515 Pity that she will have to live in fear of her life for the rest of her days! :(
  15. LazyLion

    Police raid in Pakistan finds chained students at religious school

    http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/13/world/asia/pakistan-students-chained/index.html?hpt=hp_t3 I would love to believe that this kind of barbaric behaviour was an isolated incident. :mad: Unfortunately the reality says otherwise.
  16. schumi

    Arrest Over Cricket 'Match-Fixing' At Lord's

    http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-News/England-Pakistan-Cricket-Match-Fixing-Arrest-Man-Held-Over-NOTW-Claims-About-No-Balls/Article/201008415708534?lpos=UK_News_Carousel_Region_0&lid=ARTICLE_15708534_England%2C_Pakistan%2C_Cricket_Match-Fixing_Arrest%3A_Man_Held_Over_NOTW_Claims_About_No_Balls...
  17. LazyLion

    Children taught to be suicide bombers by Taliban in Pakistan

    http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/06/15/obaid.suicide.children/index.html?hpt=C2
  18. LazyLion

    Robotic US Drone plane kills 20 in Pakistan!

    http://www.itexaminer.com/robot-drone-kills-20.aspx would have been cool to see this!
  19. V

    Bridging the cellular divide...

    Bridging the cellular divide ---- by Saher Latif, Islamabad, Pakistan ---- Full article Since 2003, one sector in Pakistan has seen more than eight billion dollars in investment, an increase in its customer base to 52 per cent of the population from just five per cent, has contributed to some...
  20. J

    Bomb Blast In Pakistan

    http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_2333178,00.html F**k Terrorists and the destruction the bastards cause!! :mad:
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