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Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens — Mostly Women and Children — at Park in Lahore, Pakistan

A faction of the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast, which targeted a park crowded with families celebrating Easter.
VICE News and Reuters
3.27.16
asia & pacific

Protests Erupt as Pakistan Executes a Murderer Who's Hailed as a Hero

Mumtaz Qadri was working as a bodyguard for Punjab governor Salman Taseer when he shot him dead in 2011. The politician was a vocal critic of harsh blasphemy laws.
Reuters and VICE News
2.29.16
misogyny

A Sandwich Shop Is Running a Shockingly Misogynistic Marketing Campaign

A restaurant in Islamabad has stirred outrage for purportedly offering a menu of sandwiches named after famous men who have a history of violently abusing women.
Wyatt Marshall
11.14.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Graffiti Artists Managed to Sneak the Phrase 'Homeland Is Racist' onto This Week’s Episode

Also "Homeland is watermelon."
Joe Goodman
10.15.15
asia & pacific

Pakistan Shuts Down Save The Children Office and Kicks Charity Out

Save the Children has previously been accused by Pakistan of facilitating a CIA vaccination program that tracked down Osama bin Laden. Now it's being accused of anti-Pakistan activities.
VICE News
6.12.15
defense & security

Pakistan Is Investigating a CIA Official Accused of Murder After a US Drone Strike

Islamabad police launched a formal investigation into a former CIA station chief in connection with a 2009 drone strike that killed three civilians.
Jason Leopold
5.1.15
asia & pacific

Pakistani Man Moves Closer to Bringing Murder Charges Against Former CIA Employees Over Drone Strike

Former CIA station chief Jonathan Banks and former legal counsel John A. Rizzo are facing murder charges in Islamabad for their involvement in a 2009 drone strike.
Mohammad Zubair Khan
4.7.15
middle east

Britain's Last Troops Leave Afghanistan After 13 Years of Fighting

It’s not clear who will fill the vacuum left by the Brits and Yanks after more than a decade of fighting that began as a response to the 9/11 terror attacks.
John Dyer
10.27.14
capsule

VICE News Capsule - Tuesday, September 16

African migrants drown off Libyan coast, video claims Yemen army brigade supports Shia rebels & more.
VICE News
9.16.14
middle east

Talks to Resolve Pakistan Crisis Crumble Amid Police Crackdown on Protesters

A large number of protesters in Islamabad were reportedly detained by authorities in a series of raids that began Friday evening.
Liz Fields
9.13.14
vice

The March on Islamabad (Dispatch 1)

VICE News was on the ground to witness some 200,000 people rally for democracy in Pakistan.
VICE News
9.2.14
asia & pacific

Protesters in Pakistan Storm State Television Station as Demonstrations Continue

Tensions and protester clashes with police escalate in Islamabad amid calls for the Prime Minister to step down.
Liz Fields
9.1.14
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