300 people injured, 1 dead in Pakistan protests

Anti-government protesters forced their way into the grounds of Pakistan's parliament on Saturday amid violent clashes that saw police fire teargas and rubber bullets at crowds demanding the prime minister's resignation.

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Over twenty killed in Karachi as militants attack Pakistan's largest civilian airport

A team of heavily armed militants launched a brazen attack on Pakistan's largest civilian airport on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and setting the airport ablaze during a night-long assault.

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Pakistan re-elects former PM Sharif amid election violence

22 killed as violence, intimidaton and vote rigging mar poll many had feared would never be held

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Taliban retaliates after Prince Harry compares fighting to video games

Afghan militants scornful of Queen's grandson, saying helicopter co-pilot 'doesn't have the brain to know there is a war here'

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Bullet removed from the brain of 14-year-old activist shot by Taliban in Pakistan

Relatives say 14-year-old Pakistani peace activist appears to be doing well after three-hour operation

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American women plan anti-drone hunger strike in Pakistan

Not content with a planned march into one of Pakistan's most dangerous regions, a group of middle-aged American women are considering mounting a hunger strike outside the US embassy in Islamabad as part a campaign against CIA drone attacks in the country.

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11-year-old Pakistani girl faces death penalty for Quran burning

An 11-year-old Christian Pakistani girl said to suffer from a mental disorder could face the death penalty under the country's notorious blasphemy laws, after she was accused by her neighbours of deliberately burning sacred Islamic texts.

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Pakistan arrests 11 year old, mentally disabled Christian girl for alleged Qur'an desecration

An 11-year-old Christian Pakistani girl said to suffer from a mental disorder could face the death penalty under the country's notorious blasphemy laws, after she was accused by her neighbours of deliberately burning sacred Islamic texts.

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Pakistani Taliban announces kill plan for drone strike protest leader Imran Khan

A planned protest march against US drone strikes in Pakistan, due to go through one the world's most dangerous hotbeds of Islamic militancy, has hit a major snag after the Pakistani Taliban announced they would try to kill the leader of the procession, the former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan.

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Ramadan 'police' go after Pakistan's cafe culture

With its wooden floors, leather sofas and customers peering at their Apple laptops as they sip their coffees, Mocca Cafe is the not the den of iniquity that might normally attract a police raid.

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Pakistani doctor who worked with CIA to find bin Laden jailed

The Pakistani medical official who ran a fake CIA vaccination programme to help find Osama bin Laden has been jailed for 33 years.

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