Pakistan


Flood water kills 26 wedding guests in Pakistan

2016-07-30 22:16

At least 26 people, mostly children, were killed when a vehicle carrying wedding guests was washed off a mountainous road by floods and flung into a gorge, officials say.

Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape laws

2016-07-21 13:54

Pakistan's parliament will debate bills aimed at tackling so-called honour killings and amending its rape law following the murder of a social media star.

Pakistan social media star's brother arrested for her murder

2016-07-17 14:11

The brother of a Pakistani social media star strangled to death has been arrested for her murder and confessed to killing her "for honour", police say.

Pakistani Christian charged with blasphemy over WhatsApp poem

2016-07-12 06:18

A Pakistani Christian has been charged with blasphemy after his Muslim friend alleged he had sent a poem on WhatsApp that insulted Islam, police say.

Pakistani woman hides lover in trunk, suffocates him

2016-07-10 19:12

A Pakistani woman who was having an affair with her cousin accidentally suffocated him in a trunk after hiding him there when other relatives woke up late at night, police say. Sunday.

Elephant's plight sparks uproar in Pakistan

2016-07-04 22:37

The plight of Kaavan, a mentally tormented bull elephant confined to a small pen in the Islamabad Zoo, has galvanised a rare animal rights campaign in Pakistan

Pakistan teen burnt alive, police rule suicide

2016-07-01 17:18

A Pakistani teenager allegedly burned alive for refusing a marriage offer, actually committed suicide, police have said in a statement slammed by a prominent rights activist and the girl's father.

Woman throws acid at man who refused to marry her

2016-06-17 12:45

Police in Pakistan say they have arrested a woman for allegedly throwing acid on a man who refused to marry her.

Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against honour killings

2016-06-14 06:15

An influential group of Pakistani clerics have issued a fatwa against honour killings, with a spokesperson calling them "unethical and unjustifiable" following a series of attacks on women that have caused national outrage.

Woman burns daughter alive for marrying for love

2016-06-08 12:57

Pakistani police say a woman has been arrested after dousing her daughter with kerosene and burning her alive, allegedly because the girl had defied her family to marry a man she was in love with.

 

Two sisters shot dead in Pakistan 'honour' killings

2016-07-30 15:53

A man killed his two sisters on the eve of their weddings in Pakistan's central Punjab province, police say, in the latest case of so-called "honour" killings in the country.

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Pakistan starlet strangled in suspected honour killing

2016-07-16 13:02

A Pakistani social media celebrity whose selfies and videos were deeply polarising in the conservative Muslim country has been murdered by her brother in what police suspect was a so-called "honour killing".

Kashmir seethes as several killed amid anti-India protests

2016-07-11 16:54

Indian authorities are struggling to contain protests by tens of thousands of Kashmiris angry after several people were killed in weekend demonstrations called after troops killed a top anti-India rebel leader.

Bin Laden's son threatens revenge against US

2016-07-10 15:43

Al-Qaeda's media arm has released an audio in which the purported son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden threatens revenge against the US for assassinating his father.

Flash floods kill 33 in Pakistan - officials

2016-07-03 08:32

Flash floods caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 33 people in northern Pakistan including 31 from a village near the border with Afghanistan, officials say.

Husband murdered in rare male Pakistan 'honour killing'

2016-06-18 16:10

A man's throat was slit by relatives of his wife who disapproved of their marriage in the latest "honour killing" to hit Pakistan, police say.

Scorned Pakistani woman throws acid on boyfried

2016-06-16 16:59

A Pakistani woman who allegedly threw acid on her boyfriend after he refused to marry her, has been arrested in a rare case of a woman attacking a man.

Mums comfort scared daughters after Pakistan 'honour killing'

2016-06-09 19:16

Village confused by the death of a teenager who taught the Qu'ran but was savagely burned by her mother for marrying the man of her choice.

Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 children

2016-06-03 10:10

A Pakistani father of 35 is now searching for a fourth wife as he romps towards his goal of 100 children, a dubious ambition in the conservative Muslim country where polygamy is rare but still practised.

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