Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts

Monday, January 30, 2023

Death toll of suicide bombing in Pakistan’s Peshawar grows to 100, many people were injured



UPDATE 31.01.2023: The death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has risen to 100, a medical official says, as the South Asian country faces a mounting security challenge from armed groups.

“So far, 100 bodies have been brought to Lady Reading Hospital,” the spokesman for the largest medical facility in the city, Mohammad Asim, said in a statement on Tuesday. 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Pakistan not to expel Afghan refugees, says minister

Pakistan not to expel Afghan refugees
Pakistan will not force some 2 million Afghan refugees in the country to leave but encourages voluntary repatriation, a Pakistani cabinet minister said Monday, as the legal stay of around 1.4 million registered refugees in Pakistan will end on March 31.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Afghan President Ghani Demands Pakistan Act against Taliban

Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of aiding terrorists
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday accused neighboring Pakistan of failing to move against the Taliban and pledged a new security plan for Kabul after hundreds of people were killed and wounded in two deadly attacks on the capital last month.

Friday, October 6, 2017

15 killed, 20 injured as suicide blast hits shrine in SW Pakistan

15 killed, 20 injured as suicide blast hits shrine in SW Pakistan
At least 15 people were killed and over 20 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate of a shrine in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Thursday evening, officials said.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Pakistan not to execute an Indian naval officer convicted of espionage and terrorism, in a case that has further strained relations between the Asian neighbors.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pakistan army chief approves executions of 30 terrorists

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday signed execution orders of 30 hardcore terrorists who were awarded death sentence by military courts, the military said.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

UN Cuts Cash Incentive to Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan is set resume on Monday with a cut in the cash incentive for returnees, a UNHCR official said on Sunday.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bangladesh executes Islamist party leader Mir Quasem Ali for war crimes

Bangladesh on Saturday executed another top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, Mir Quasem Ali, for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Pakistan says US State Department deputy spokesperson's remarks misplaced

Pakistan on Sunday angrily reacted to remarks by the US State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner's critical remarks that Pakistan is selective in targeting terrorists and does not go after those threatening its neighbours.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Pakistan hangs three convicts amid criticism

Pakistan hanged three convicted murderers on Wednesday, the same day Amnesty International criticised it for becoming the world’s third most prolific executioner after China and Iran.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Pakistani army chief confirms death sentence of 12 "hardcore terrorists"

Pakistani Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday confirmed death sentence to another 12 "hardcore terrorists", who were involved in "heinous offences" relating to terrorism, the military said.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Les femmes Kalash vivent dévoilées et portent des robes flamboyantes, ce qui énerve les musulmans intégristes du Pakistan

Chez les Kalash, minuscule minorité animiste dans le nord-ouest du Pakistan, les femmes sont dévoilées et leurs robes flamboyantes - au grand dam de musulmans conservateurs qui les accusent d'avoir déclenché une colère divine à l'origine, selon eux, du séisme qui a anéanti des villages entiers en octobre.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

India - Pakistan: Celebrations at Wagah Border (video)

Wagah Border is the only open crossing border of India and Pakistan

The Beating Retreat ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959.