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Pakistan gang rape inspires New York opera To those who complain that opera is an elitist indulgence served up to snobs in dinner jackets, New York's latest world premiere may come as something of a shock.
15 января 2014
Pakistan honours teenage bomb hero with bravery award A Pakistani teenager who sacrificed his life to stop a suicide bomber, saving the lives of hundreds of students, has been handed the country's highest award for bravery.
11 января 2014
Sex, drugs and beards: an afternoon in a Pakistani porn cinema Three times a day dozens of men pack the auditorium, the air heavy with hashish smoke, to watch graphic sex movies: welcome to the Shama -- a pornographic cinema in Pakistan's Taliban heartland.
24 декабря 2013
Pakistan court says it cannot lift Musharraf travel ban A Pakistani court on Monday said it was unable to lift a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a day before his trial for treason was due to start.
23 декабря 2013
Devastating church bombing haunts Christmas in Pakistan For Christians in Pakistan's troubled, violent northwestern city Peshawar, Christmas this year will be dominated by absent faces.
23 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Arko Datta Nuclear war to 'end civilization' with famine: study A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilization, a study said Tuesday.
10 декабря 2013
US drone strike kills two in NW Pakistan A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.
29 ноября 2013
Mexico to give equality prize to Pakistan's Malala Mexico said Sunday it will award its 2013 International Prize for Equality and Non-Discrimination to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for championing girls' rights to education.
25 ноября 2013
Gunmen kill Shiite director of Pakistan university Unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle on Tuesday killed a senior Shiite director of a university along with his driver in Pakistan's central Punjab province.
19 ноября 2013
Murder? What murder? Mystery of Haqqani killing in Pakistan A phantom body, clueless cops and busy spies: the fallout from the shooting of a senior Haqqani network leader will do little to dampen suspicions of Pakistani complicity with Islamist militants.
15 ноября 2013
Pakistan makes UN call for end to US drone strikes Pakistan on Friday renewed demands for an end to US drone strikes on its territory as two UN experts called for greater transparency in the use of the weapons.
26 октября 2013
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. ©Rueters/Mian Khursheed Afghan peace on the table as Pakistan PM heads to US Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed Saturday for talks in the United States, with the Afghan peace process and the prickly issue of Washington's drone campaign likely to top the agenda.
19 октября 2013
Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle welcomed Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office.
13 октября 2013
Malala calls on world to make education top priority Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist who has become a world champion of girls' rights, called Friday for the World Bank to make education its top priority.
12 октября 2013
Malala, Congolese doctor among Nobel Peace favourites Teenage Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and a Congolese doctor dedicated to helping rape victims are the two most-hyped figures among pundits ahead of Friday's Nobel Peace Prize announcement.
10 октября 2013
In Malala's home, schoolgirls pray for her Nobel in secret In Malala Yousufzai's home town in Pakistan, schoolfriends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this week -- but they dream in secret, under pressure from a society deeply ambivalent about the teenage activist.
07 октября 2013
'God Particle' in focus as Nobel season kicks off The Nobel season kicks off Monday amid expectations that the physics prize will honour the discovery of the "God Particle", while a Pakistani girl who was shot and nearly killed by the Taliban could receive the peace prize.
07 октября 2013
Malala picks up another award as Nobel beckons Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' schooling, added another award to a growing list on Friday.
06 октября 2013
Death toll in Peshawar bombing rises to 42 The death toll from a car bomb attack in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar rose to 42 on Monday.
30 сентября 2013
Send books not guns, Malala pleads at UN With a maturity and poise that belied her tender years, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education stood by world leaders on Wednesday and called for books not guns.
27 сентября 2013

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