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#Pakistan

# pakistan - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan Punjab

At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan

There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.

# pakistan - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding Wedding Woes

Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding

The man did not appear in court as he was signing on at the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

# pakistan - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

# pakistan - Monday 5 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree Presidential Decree

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.

# pakistan - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area killing 18 people Rawalpindi

Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area killing 18 people

One resident said the crash happened at around 2am.

# pakistan - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup Ugly Scenes This post contains videos

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup

The match between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Leeds was marred by crowd trouble.

# pakistan - Monday 17 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cat filter accidentally left on during Pakistani minister's live press conference You Must Be Kitten Me?

Cat filter accidentally left on during Pakistani minister's live press conference

“I wasn’t the only one, two officials sitting along me were also hit by the cat filter,” the minister said.

# pakistan - Saturday 11 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie At least one dead after three gunmen storm luxury hotel in Pakistan Pearl Continental Hotel

At least one dead after three gunmen storm luxury hotel in Pakistan

“There are reports of a few people sustaining minor injuries,” the home minister said.

# pakistan - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada Blasphemy

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada

Bibi has been widely believed to have been held in protective custody by authorities as she awaited an asylum deal in a third country.

From TheJournal.ie Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24 Lahore

Ramadan attack at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least five people, wounds 24

Police have said they are still investigating the nature of the blast.

# pakistan - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke Comedy Central This post contains videos

Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke

Noah was speaking about the tensions between India and Pakistan.

# pakistan - Friday 1 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture' Tensions

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'

Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.

# pakistan - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture' Conflict

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

# pakistan - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation? Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

From TheJournal.ie Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured Kashmir

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured

One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.

# pakistan - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials Dublin Airport

# pakistan - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests? Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

# pakistan - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi Blasphemy

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi

The justice minister and Tánaiste said Ireland would like to help.

# pakistan - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan

Ireland lost out to Australia in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener.

# pakistan - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi' Blasphemy

Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi'

If the referendum was not just about a pointless change, the government should demonstrate its commitment to freedom, equality and modernity by offering Asia Bibi and her family asylum and safety here, writes Paddy Manning.

# pakistan - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail Asia Bibi

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

# pakistan - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction Asia Bibi

'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction

Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam can lead to violence

# pakistan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan Pentagon

The US military is cancelling $300 million in aid to Pakistan

It’s not happy with how Pakistan is tackling armed groups in the country.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# pakistan - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review Direct Provision

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review

Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.

# pakistan - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cricket hero Khan claims victory as Pakistan election marred by rigging allegations Acrimony

Cricket hero Khan claims victory as Pakistan election marred by rigging allegations

International observers are due to give their observations on the voting process tomorrow.

# pakistan - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport Seized

# pakistan - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan minister shot and wounded in suspected assassination bid Shooting

# pakistan - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections Death Penalty

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

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

# pakistan - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Malala has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by a Taliban gunman Going Home

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

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

# pakistan - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam Spinal Fluid

Pakistan officials arrest gang in spinal fluid scam

Many women were left with disabilities following the surgery.

# pakistan - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday Kabul

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

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

# pakistan - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl Pakistan

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

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

# pakistan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

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

# pakistan - Monday 1 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump: 'Pakistan has given nothing but lies and deceit in return for billions in funding' Islamabad

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

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

# pakistan - Friday 1 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college Taliban

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

The Taliban militants targeted students in today’s raid.

# pakistan - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

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

Malahide will host Ireland’s meeting with Pakistan.

# pakistan - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York Apology

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York

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

# pakistan - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare' Kidnapped

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

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

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

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