Listen: Pakistan, Wilfred Allen, Ashiq Masih discussed on BBC World Service
"Politics that is lawful. Politics that tries to do right by the husband of a Christian woman in Pakistan who spent eight years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy is seeking asylum for the Coppola broad Ashiq Masih says it isn't safe for him and his wife to remain in Pakistan after her conviction was overturned. But Pakistan's information minister fuwad Chowdhary says she has nothing to fear she's in Pakistan, and the law enforcement agencies are taking careful there's no danger to her life has the security is when up your you that had life is not endangered world news from the BBC. It's emerged that a US soldier killed in Afghanistan in an apparent insider attack was a city mayor in the state of Utah branch Taylor who was father to seven young children was on his second tour of ghanistan. Initial reports suggested that. Salient was a member of the Afghan armed forces. And he was immediately killed by other Afghan troops football players and officials from Leicester City will be traveling to Thailand for the funeral of the English club's owner who died in a helicopter crash last weekend, which I see what an upper pause funeral began at a Bangkok temple on Saturday with Buddhist bathing rituals, and we'll be followed by recitation ceremonies. Mr. Wichai died with two members of his staff the pilot and a passenger. The same Tinari off the death of the first World War, poet Wilfred. Allen will be marked at his graveside today with the sound of bugle that he took from a dead. German soldier on the battlefield. The instrument will be played in public for the first time at the ceremony. Ause in northern France. Wilfred Allen was killed on the fourth of November nineteen eighteen just seven days before peace was declared. The first person to swim around the whole of the British coast is about to cross the finish line in Kent where he started his mouth and on the first of June Thirty-three-year-old Ross Ashley hasn't set foot on dry land for one hundred and fifty five days battling strong tides cold water currents and frequent jellyfish. He said he had underestimated the challenge I sat down one day. And I thought he wrote around people the runaround psychodrama, but one some around, and it just seems logical at the time that when I set off on June the law Margate, I was so naive. I've often said I'll so naive. I didn't think how Great Britain rating was Ross Edgeley. That's the BBC world news. It's six minutes."