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Senior Taliban leader killed

After having been declared dead several times in the past, a senior Taliban commander has been killed in an air strike in northern Afghanistan, officials of the militant group confirmed on Monday.

Pakistan bans V-Day

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A Pakistani court has banned public celebrations of Valentine’s Day in the capital Islamabad while Indonesian students plan to spurn the event, as the festival of love gets a chilly reception in parts of Asia.

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‘Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian’ killed by brother over racy photos

The brother of Qandeel Baloch, whose risqué social media posts both titillated and appalled conservative Pakistan, on Sunday admitted to strangling her in a crime that reignited debate about so-called “honor killings” in the South Asian nation.

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A Pakistani woman who allegedly threw acid on her boyfriend causing life-threatening injuries after he refused to marry her, officials said Thursday, was arrested in a rare case of a woman attacking a man.

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A Pakistani girl has been killed by her brother for insisting on marrying a man of her choice, police said Tuesday, marking the country’s latest gruesome “honor killing” following a string of incidents that have sparked national outrage.

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Mom burns daughter alive

A Pakistani woman was arrested Wednesday after dousing her daughter with kerosene and burning her alive, allegedly because the girl had defied her family to marry a man she was in love with, police said.

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