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Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees until year end
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has permitted registered Afghan refugees to remain in the country until the end of the year, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday, as an earlier deadline was set to expire.
 
An act of terror
Pakistani mourners gather around an ambulance carrying the coffin of Sufi musician Amjad Sabri during his funeral in Karachi, Pakistan on Thursday, June 23. Thousands of Pakistanis thronged the streets of Karachi Thursday, .....
 
One of Pakistan's best known Sufi musicians was shot dead by unknown assailants riding a motorcycle in Karachi on Wednesday, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an "act of terror."
 
A pregnant woman and her husband have been abducted and shot dead by relatives who disapproved of their marriage, police said Sunday, the latest in a surge of reported "honor killings" in Pakistan.
 
Dishonorable killings
Mohammed Tofeeq holds his 10-month-old daughter, Gulshan Tofeeq, while he prays at the grave of his wife Muqadas Tofeeq, who local police say was killed by her mother, in Butrawala village on the outskirts of Gujranwala, Pakistan on Saturday, June 18.
 
A major Afghan-Pakistan border crossing reopened on Saturday after it was closed for several days following deadly clashes between the two countries following the construction of a gate on the Pakistani side to control cross-border movement, officials said.
 
Pakistan's transgender community face attacks, prejudice
Abandoned by family and mocked by their society, the life of a Pakistani transgender person is lonely. It can even be deadly.
 
The son of a murdered Pakistani governor who was kidnapped by Islamist insurgents has received a signed jersey from Manchester United after revealing that listening to their matches kept him "sane" during his five years in captivity.
 
Pakistani police announced Friday that all five suspects in the brutal killing of a 19-year-old schoolteacher who was tortured, doused with gasoline and set on fire earlier this week for refusing to marry a man twice her age are now in custody.
 
The foreign affairs adviser to Pakistan's prime minister said Thursday that "all indicators" confirmed that the former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike in the country's southwestern Baluchistan province, where he was traveling under a false name with fake Pakistani identity documents.
 
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