Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
A woman in Pakistan burned her 17-year-old daughter alive to punish her for marrying against the family’s wishes, the latest in a series of so-called “honour killings” that claim the lives of nearly 1,000 women every year in the conservative Muslim country.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
Having lived in Pakistan I can state the actions of a mature PhD student in hugging a female student at UCC as “thank you” is something that would be completely unacceptable in his own culture (Irish Examiner, ‘Judge rules that student’s ‘thank you’ hug was sexual assault).
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has written letters to top political and religious leaders in Pakistan, denouncing the Taliban attack on a Pakistani teenager who is promoting girls’ education and asking them to help battle extremism in both countries.
Sun, 14 Oct, 2012