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By deskofbrian On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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Pakistan files formal protests to stop US drone attacks in north

Islamabad—Pakistan on Tuesday summoned U.S. envoy to the Foreign Ministry to lodge formal protest with him over series of drone strikes in the country’s tribal region, officials said. The protest came a day More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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Pakistan woman set on fire for not bearing child

Chiniot—The in-laws set ablaze a woman for not bearing child and bringing least dowry here on Sunday. According to police, Sonia, 20, hailing from Chak No 130 GB of Chiniot got married with her cousin Allah More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Pakistan test fires Haft-VII Babur Missile

Pakistan conducted a successful test fire of the multi tube, indigenously developed cruise missile Hatf-VII Babur having a range of 700km, a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Babur More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Three days of drone strikes in Pakistan result in 15 more dead

At least 15 militants were killed on Monday when a US drone fired four missiles on a militant compound in Mir Ali sub-division, North Waziristan, security officials said. A security official said that the compound More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Five Pakistan women killed for ‘singing and dancing,’ officials deny claims

Five women in Kohistan, four of whom were filmed ‘singing and dancing’ with men at a wedding party, were killed on May 30 after a tribal jirga ordered their execution, claimed Muhammad Afzal – brother of the More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, April 15th, 2012
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Taliban storm Pakistan prison -free 384 convicts

Taliban storm Bannu jail, free 384 prisoners * Around 200 heavily armed terrorists attack Bannu central jail * Musharraf attack mastermind among those freed * Three policemen wounded in attack * Army, paramilitary More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, April 5th, 2012
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Madrassa children ‘severely’ tortured for plucking flowers

Three children, all under the age of five, were ‘severely’ tortured by their teacher after they were caught plucking flowers from their madrassa’s garden. – Pakistan headline The article describes four-year-old More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, March 15th, 2012
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Pakistani woman, Shamim Bibi, faces blasphemy charges for not renouncing Christian beliefs

COMPASS DIRECT: A young mother has been falsely accused of “blaspheming” Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, because she rebuffed attempts by relatives who had converted to Islam to force her to renounce her Christian More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, March 4th, 2012
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Seema Bibi, Christian woman in Pakistan, tortured and paraded in streets for ‘anti-Islam views’

A Christian woman was brutally tortured and paraded in the streets of a village in Pakistan’s Punjab province by a mob for her alleged “anti-Islam views”, local residents and police officials said More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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36 foot Whale Shark found dead near Karachi Pakistan

A whale shark was brought into harbor in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Feb. 7. after reportedly being found unconscious in the Arabian Sea about 10 days ago, the Express Tribune reports. Photo/NeilsPhotography More...

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