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Nation 05 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Uproar over FB friend request from doctor

A debate has brewed in Pakistan after a doctor sent a Facebook friend request to a former patient, prompting questions about sexual harassment.

Nation 10 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Crying the blues to keep Pakistan’s music legacy alive

KUALA LUMPUR: Music, for Izzat Majeed, transcends borders, religions and ethnicities.

World 20 Jul 2016 | 8:24 PM Premium

Pakistan to pass law against honour killings in weeks - PM's daughter

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's ruling party plans to pass long-delayed legislation against "honour killings" within weeks in the wake of the high-profile murder of an outspoken social media star, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 19 Jul 2016 | 12:58 PM Premium

Pakistani man killed for‘honour’ over affair: police

MULTAN, Pakistan (AFP) - A man was tortured to death in Pakistan for an affair with a married woman, police said Tuesday, a rare case of a male falling victim to a so-called “honour killing”.

World 07 May 2016 | 12:25 AM Premium

Pakistan's tribal councils in spotlight after brutal 'honour killing'

MAKOL, Pakistan (Reuters) - Shock across Pakistan at the murder of a 16-year-old girl accused of helping a young couple run away and elope has turned to anger over the role played by a "jirga", or tribal council, which police say ordered the punishment.

World 02 Mar 2016 | 9:33 PM Premium

Pakistani man kills sisters in suspected honour killing

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police are hunting a 29-year-old man who shot his two sisters dead in a suspected honour killing, officials said on Wednesday, two days after a Pakistani filmmaker won an Oscar for a documentary on such murders.

AseanPlus News 02 Mar 2016 | 9:54 AM Premium

Pakistani murders sisters in latest‘honour killings’: police

LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistani police were Wednesday hunting a man who shot dead both his sisters in an apparent “honour killing”, days after a Pakistani director won an Oscar for a documentary on such murders.

AseanPlus News 29 Feb 2016 | 5:31 AM Premium

Oscar goes to Pakistan film on 'honour killings'

Hollywood (United States) (AFP) - A documentary about a Pakistani girl shot in the face by her own family won an Oscar on Sunday, after helping persuade the government to fight so-called "honour killings."

World 08 Feb 2016 | 4:48 PM Premium

Director hopes Oscar-nominated film will help end Pakistan honour killings

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account for the deaths of hundreds of women and men each year.