# pakistan - Monday 14 April, 2014
The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.
# pakistan - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.
# pakistan - Thursday 27 March, 2014
As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.
# pakistan - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
Salma Ghani was taken by five unidentified men from outside her house in Peshawar on Sunday. Her bullet-riddled body was found in a field yesterday.
# pakistan - Monday 17 February, 2014
Hundreds of people are killed around the country each year in Pakistan in the name of defending family “honour”, but stonings are extremely rare.
# pakistan - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.
# pakistan - Sunday 26 January, 2014
The children, aged seven to twelve, were playing near their home when the grenade exploded.
# pakistan - Friday 24 January, 2014
The court rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems.
# pakistan - Monday 20 January, 2014
At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.
# pakistan - Sunday 19 January, 2014
The attack is one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years.
# pakistan - Monday 13 January, 2014
Aitzaz Hassan sacrificed himself to save his classmates when a suicide bomber targeted a school last week.
# pakistan - Thursday 9 January, 2014
People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.
# pakistan - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Following the sixth anniversary of the the assassination of the former Pakistani Prime Minister, T.V. Paul considers the legacy that Benazir Bhutto left behind.
# pakistan - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Forging closer ties with NATO could enable Ireland to combat global terrorism writes Colm Ó Broin.
# pakistan - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.
# pakistan - Sunday 3 November, 2013
Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.
# pakistan - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years
# pakistan - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
The girl, who could not speak, was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant.
# pakistan - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Amnesty International says that the US has failed to live up to its promise of openness with Pakistani villagers leaving in constant fear.
# pakistan - Sunday 13 October, 2013
The 16-year-old was asked in a BBC television interview broadcast on Sunday about some people in Pakistan thinking she was a “figure of the West”.
# pakistan - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Listen to the 16 year old’s answer to how she felt when she learned she was on a Taliban hitlist.
The 16-year-old who has become an emblem of the fight against the most radical forms of Islamism has also been nominated for the Nobel peace prize.
# pakistan - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The bomb caused carnage in the busy market in city of Peshawar, a gateway to tribal regions which are a stronghold of militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
# pakistan - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?
# pakistan - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
People have already started exploring the land which emerged out of the Arabian Sea yesterday.
# pakistan - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
Up to a third of buildings in the Baluchistan province may have been destroyed in the largest earthquake anywhere in the world this year.
# pakistan - Sunday 22 September, 2013
A further 120 people have been injured in the blast that happened at a historic church.
# pakistan - Monday 2 September, 2013
The incident occurred near the Pakistani border.
# pakistan - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
The former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been charged with the 2007 killing of Bhutto who was twice elected Pakistan prime minister.
# pakistan - Friday 9 August, 2013
All non-emergency staff have been ordered out of the US embassy in Lahore because of the threat.
# pakistan - Tuesday 6 August, 2013
The treaty banning nuclear testing is yet to ratified by the US and other countries, but it is key to the steps to the path of nuclear disarmament, writes Jason Douglas.
# pakistan - Friday 2 August, 2013
Aamir Liaqat Hussain is one of Pakistan’s biggest stars, but has been criticised for giving a baby away on a Ramadan broadcast.
# pakistan - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The prison was attacked with mortars and grenades in an overnight attack by Taliban fighters.
# pakistan - Thursday 25 July, 2013
Strawberry flavoured is a no-no.
# pakistan - Monday 15 July, 2013
The Australian-born player will bow out following the ICC InterContinental Cup final in Dubai
# pakistan - Friday 12 July, 2013
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban last year. Today, on her 16th birthday, she will lead the first ever youth takeover of the UN in New York to speak about the importance education, writes Kelley Farrell.
# pakistan - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.
# pakistan - Thursday 4 July, 2013
Controversy over the United States’ use of drones has grown along with the body count, writes Scott Fitzsimmons and Karina Sangha – who say while drone operators are at minimal risk of suffering physical harm, they risk psychological damage.
# pakistan - Sunday 30 June, 2013
The car bomb was parked in a market filled with people, officials said.
# pakistan - Sunday 23 June, 2013
The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.