Getting away with murder in Pakistan

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Getting away with murder in Pakistan

The strangling of Pakistani social media starlet Qandeel Baloch by her brother has once again cast a spotlight on the custom of "honour killings", which claims around a thousand lives in Pakistan every year.

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Brother admits 'honor killing' of Pakistani social media star

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Brother admits 'honor killing' of Pakistani social media star

Social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, who was strangled in what appeared to be an ''honour killing,'' in Multan, Pakistan, is pictured in a selfie on her Facebook page. Qandeel Baloch/Facebook/via Reuters

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Flash floods kill 43 in northern Pakistan: officials

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Flash floods kill 43 in northern Pakistan: officials

Overnight flash floods killed at least 43 people in northern Pakistan, the majority in a remote village that did not receive an evacuation warning before the waters hit washing away most of the settlement, officials said Sunday.

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Pakistan teen burned alive for refusing marriage proposal

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A young Pakistani woman died Wednesday after she was tortured and set alight in the country's conservative northeast for refusing a marriage proposal from the son of a former colleague, relatives and police said.

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Strike on Taliban chief shows dimming US hopes for Afghan peace

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Strike on Taliban chief shows dimming US hopes for Afghan peace

The US killing of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour marks a significant shift for President Barack Obama, highlighting a new willingness to target the group's leaders in Pakistan and risk retaliatory attacks against struggling Afghan security forces.

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U.S. says late Taliban leader was planning attacks on Americans

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U.S. says late Taliban leader was planning attacks on Americans

U.S. President Barack Obama approved the drone strike that killed Mullah Akhtar Mansour because the Taliban leader was overseeing plans for new attacks on American targets in Kabul, the Afghan capital, U.S. officials said on Monday.

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Pakistanis welcome Khan's election win in London

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Pakistanis welcome Khan's election win in London

As Sadiq Khan begins his first day as London's first Muslim mayor, who is also of Pakistani heritage, Pakistanis welcome the news of his victory.

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London's new Muslim mayor hails 'unity over division'

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London's new Muslim mayor hails 'unity over division'

London's new mayor Sadiq Khan thanked voters for choosing "unity over division" as he was elected Saturday, becoming the first Muslim leader of a major Western capital.

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Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan amid efforts to restart peace process

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Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan amid efforts to restart peace process

An Afghan Taliban delegation has arrived in Pakistan to meet officials in a bid to restart a stuttering peace process with Kabul, Afghan officials and Taliban leaders said on Tuesday, although it was unclear who the delegation was meeting.

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Declassified U.S. document suggests Pakistani link to attack on CIA agents

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A Pakistani intelligence officer paid $200,000 to an extremist network to facilitate a deadly suicide bomb attack on CIA operatives at a base in Afghanistan in 2009, according to a declassified U.S. government document obtained by an independent research group.

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Austria probes link between Paris, Mumbai attacks

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Austria probes link between Paris, Mumbai attacks

A Pakistani man being held in Salzburg in connection with the 2015 Paris attacks is being investigated for links to the 2008 terror attack on Mumbai.

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Greece expels second wave of migrants to Turkey under EU deal

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Greece expels second wave of migrants to Turkey under EU deal

Greece plans to tell thousands of migrants that it "loves" them to persuade them to willingly evacuate a huge makeshift camp at the port of Piraeus ahead of the busy tourism season, officials said Friday.

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Migrants desperate as EU return deal gets underway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

An EU deal to return migrants to Turkey has already sent back over 200 Pakistanis, prompting one Pakistani man at a Lesbos holding center to threaten suicide, with other migrants trying smuggling routes to reach Europe.

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World figures deny wrongdoing as 'Panama Papers' turn spotlight on tax evasion

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World figures deny wrongdoing as 'Panama Papers' turn spotlight on tax evasion

Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday following a leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm which allegedly showed how clients avoided tax or laundered money.

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Condolences to Pakistan over suicide attack

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Báo điện tử CP English 4 month(s) ago

VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh on March 29 sent a message of condolences to Advisor to the Pakistani PM on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz, over the loss of life caused by the recent bomb attack in Pakistan.

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