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Slain Pakistani reporter to be honoured in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/AKI) Slain Pakistani reporter Syed Saleem Shahzad's name will be included in a two-storey glass memorial in US that will display the names of journalists who have ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerous for journalists: Daily


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Those in Pakistan's high offices pay lip service to the media but "what they desire is a media tuned to a level of sycophancy", said a ... Read more...

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Journalist killed in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A senior journalist of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper was found murdered in a house in Karachi Thursday, police said.Murtaza Razvi's body was found in an apartment in ... Read more...

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ISI left out in Pakistani journalist’s killing report: HRW


January 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of ... Read more...

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Seven Pakistani scribes killed in 2011; 29 in fivc years


December 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Seven Pakistani scribes were among at least 43 journalists who died in conflicts or were murdered this year worldwide, a media rights group said. In the ... Read more...

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Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

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Family waits for report on Pakistani journalist’s killing


November 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) An investigative report on the murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad is not likely be released as planned in November, said Shahzad's brother-in-law Hamza Amer."The ... Read more...

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Pakistan reporter was not supposed to be killed: Report


September 30th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 30 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad was probably killed by his country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, but the initial order was to rough him up ... Read more...

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Probe violence against journalists, UN to Pakistan


August 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 20 (IANS) The UN has urged Pakistan to "take immediate steps" to probe the recent spate of killings and disappearances of journalists in the country."In the past eight ... Read more...

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Shahzad’s widow to collect journalism prize


July 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), July 8 (IANS/AKI) Murdered Pakistani investigative journalist Saleem Shahzad's widow Friday travelled to the Italian island of Ischia to collect a journalism prize on her late husband's behalf.Anita ... Read more...

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ISI ordered Shahzad’s killing: US officials


July 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency had ordered the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad, a media report quoted US officials as saying.New classified intelligence shows ... Read more...

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Italian MP wants international probe into Shahzad’s murder


June 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Italian lawmaker has demanded an international investigation into the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad.Shahzad's battered body was found May 31 in a canal in ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court judge to head Shahzad killing probe


June 16th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday announced the formation of a judicial commission headed by a Supreme Court judge to investigate the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, Dawn News reported.Information ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoints official to probe journalist’s death


June 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has appointed the chief justice of a federal court as the head of a commission to probe the death of journalist Saleem Shahzad, a media ... Read more...

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Shahzad killing: Media organisation chief criticises ISI


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 3 (IANS) The head of a Pakistani media organisation has criticised the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) for terming as baseless the charge levelled by Human Rights Watch over ... Read more...

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Don’t malign us: ISI on journalist’s killing


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad should not be used to malign Pakistan's security agencies, said an unnamed Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) official.Clearly embarrassed by ... Read more...

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Cops squabble over jurisdiction in Shahzad probe


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Police in Islamabad are squabbling with their counterparts in Punjab province where journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad's body was found over who will probe his kidnapping and ... Read more...

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Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s killing outrages CJA


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Wednesday expressed outrage over the slaying of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad and urged the Pakistan government to do all ... Read more...

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Pakistan mourns Shahzad, killers roam free (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistanis Wednesday widely denounced the kidnapping, torture and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, whose in-depth reporting of Islamist groups had clearly rubbed Islamabad the wrong ... Read more...

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Pakistani leadership under attack over Shahzad killing


June 1st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A former Pakistani diplomat has moaned the lack of leadership in Pakistan while paying tributes to slain journalist Saleem Shahzad."The ruling elite has become almost ... Read more...

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US condemns Shahzad murder (Lead, changing dateline)


June 1st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has denounced the abduction and murder of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad."The US strongly condemns the abduction and killing of reporter ... Read more...

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Clinton condemns Pakistani journalist’s killing


June 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has condemned the killing of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad."The United States strongly condemns the abduction and killing of reporter ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists allowed to carry arms


June 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have been allowed to carry small arms for self-protection following the killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was said to have been picked ... Read more...

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Journalist’s killing may be due to personal enmity: Malik


June 1st, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday that journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad may have been kidnapped and tortured to death because of personal enmity.Malik visited the ... Read more...

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Anger grows over Pakistani journalist’s murder


June 1st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Twitter is abuzz with the brutal murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, with one user asking the UN to impose sanctions against the ISI ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s second autopsy conducted


June 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A second autopsy was conducted here on journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad who was said to have been picked up by the ISI and later found tortured ... Read more...

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Shahzad was killed for reporting truth: Pakistani daily


June 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, thought to have been picked up by the ISI and later found tortured and murdered, "paid the price for reporting the ... Read more...

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Abducted Pakistani journalist tortured and killed (Intro Night Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Celebrated Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, who went missing Sunday and was thought to have been seized by the ISI intelligence agency, was found tortured ... Read more...

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Abducted Pakistani journalist tortured, killed: Official (Night Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, who went missing Sunday amid speculation that he had been seized by the ISI intelligence agency, was found murdered ... Read more...

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Abducted Pakistani journalist is dead, says media (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, who went missing Sunday amid speculation that he had been seized by the intelligence agency ISI, was Tuesday found murdered, ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist abducted by ISI? (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist missing since Sunday after he alleged links between Al Qaeda and some navy officials has been taken away by Pakistan's spy agency ... Read more...

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Pakistan human rights commission urges release of missing journalist


May 31st, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS/AKI) The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over the disappearance of journalist Saleem Shahzad and over reports that say he might ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist in ISI custody: Rights body


May 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist who went missing Sunday after a story on the terrorist attack on a navy base is in the custody of Pakistan's spy agency ... Read more...

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Dozen Canadians training for jihad in Pakistani terror camp


January 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 17 (IANS) Canadian authorities are worried after reports that a dozen Canadian converts to Islam are getting trained for jihad at an Al Qaeda camp in ... Read more...

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