Afghan couple given 100 lashes for pre-marital sex

 An Afghan man and his girlfriend were each given 100 lashes in public for having sex outside of marriage, officials in the eastern Afghan province of Kapisa told EFE news agency.

Nov 19, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Pakistan court sentences 5 in dishonour killings case

A Pakistani court has sentenced one person to death and four others to life in jail for murdering four people in the infamous Kohistan dishonour killings case that made global headlines in 2012.

Feb 01, 2014, 02:28 AM IST

Girls who sang at party not produced before Pak SC

The five Kohistani women were sentenced to death by a jirga for singing and dancing with men during a marriage ceremony.

Jun 07, 2012, 15:01 PM IST

Gunmen open fire on bus in Pakistan, 18 killed

Gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus in the northern Pakistani district of Kohistan in an apparent sectarian attack on Tuesday, killing 18 people, police officials said.

Feb 28, 2012, 13:12 PM IST

18 killed in Pak bus massacre

Unidentified armed men opened
fire at a bus at Kohistan in northern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing
18 people and injuring seven others.

Feb 28, 2012, 13:05 PM IST

Over 20 people killed in flooding in Pakistan

Over 20 people were killed and several houses were destroyed during heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan’s Kohistan region.

Aug 25, 2011, 13:27 PM IST