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    Seven killed in Pakistan school blast

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar, Pakistan | Updated at 12:32pm on October 27, 2020

    At least seven students were killed and scores more wounded Tuesday in a bomb attack on a Koran study class at a religious school in...

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    At least 18 miners killed, dozens trapped in Pakistan rockslide

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar, Pakistan | Updated at 02:50pm on September 08, 2020

    At least 18 miners were killed and more than a dozen were still trapped on Tuesday after a rockslide at a marble mine in northwest...

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    Blasphemy suspect shot dead in Pakistan court

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 01:25am on July 30, 2020

    A Pakistani man facing charges of blasphemy was shot dead in court on Wednesday as he awaited the start of his hearing, police said. Tahir...

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    Pak cop killed as blast hits polio vaccine team

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:32am on February 19, 2020

    A policeman was killed and two others wounded Tuesday by a roadside bomb aimed at polio vaccination workers in Pakistan’s restive northwest, officials said. The...

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    Pak court orders release of Pashtun rights leader

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:14am on February 16, 2020

    A Pakistani court Saturday ordered the release of a Pashtun rights leader critical of the military, his lawyer said, weeks after he was arrested on...

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    Two killed in attack on Pakistan polio vaccination security team

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 01:40am on December 19, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least two policemen in an attack on a polio vaccination security team in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, the latest setback in the...

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    Social media outrage as Pak official buys burqas for students

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2019

    Pakistani social media was fuming Monday after pictures showing girls in burqas bought for them by local authorities went viral, igniting anger in a deeply...

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    Outcry forces NW Pakistan officials to scrap veil order for girls

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 02:06am on September 18, 2019

    Pakistan education authorities have reversed a decision making it compulsory for female students in two major northwestern cities to wear veils, one day after the...

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    3 sentenced to death in Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious...

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    10 Pakistan soldiers killed in attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Ten Pakistani soldiers were killed by militants Saturday in two separate incidents in the country’s northwestern and southwestern provinces, the military said. Six soldiers patrolling...

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