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Mexican cop’s badge saves his life


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A Mexico City police officer survived a shooting when his badge stopped a bullet fired at him by a robbery suspect, authorities said.Juan Daniel Ruiz ... Read more...

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Two die in grenade attack in Karachi


February 8th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) At least two people were killed and six others injured in a hand grenade attack in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday night, police said.The attack ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s kite-flyers to be booked under terrorism act!


November 11th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 11 (IANS) Kite-flyers here would now be booked under Terrorism Act if they were found deliberately endangering lives of people by using dangerous strings, a police official has ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists operating suicidal networks from Pak brothels’


April 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 11 (ANI): Some high-profile terrorists are reportedly operating their suicidal networks from brothels, in the guise of hotels and guesthouses, in Pakistan."We have traced a few phone calls of ... Read more...

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Pak court directs FIA to implement Musharraf’s arrest warrant in BB murder case


April 9th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 9(ANI): A special Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to implement its orders to arrest former president Pervez Musharraf in connection with the ... Read more...

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Former Rawalpindi police officers released on bail in Benazir assassination case


April 8th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 8(ANI): Former Rawalpindi City Police Officer (CPO) Saud Aziz and Superintendent Police (SP) Khurram Shahzad have been released on bail in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The two officers were ... Read more...

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One killed, seven wounded in Quetta suicide attack targeting DIG Investigation


April 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 7(ANI): At least one person was killed and seven others injured in a suicide attackon the residence of Wazir Khan Nasir, Deputy Inspector General (Investigation) of police, in Quetta on ... Read more...

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Lahore HC gives both Pak, Punjab govts 10 days to recover heirs of Davis’ victims


April 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 1(ANI): The Lahore High Court has directed the federal and provincial governments of Pakistan to recover the legal heirs of the January 27 Raymond Davis shootout victims within ten days.The ... Read more...

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Six more Pak Taliban militants arrested in 2009 Sri Lanka team attack case


March 30th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 30(ANI): Another six members of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, including the mastermind of the March 3, 2009 deadly attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, have been arrested, Lahore ... Read more...

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Lahore police chief ignorant about whereabouts of heirs of Davis shootout victims


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): The Lahore police chief has expressed his ignorance regarding the mysterious disappearance of the families of the January 27 shootout victims.The heirs of the two youths- Faizan Haider and ... Read more...

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Lahore HC seeks explanation on ‘disappearance’ of heirs of Davis shootout victims


March 21st, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 21(ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought an explanation from the Capitol City Police Officer (CCPO) of Lahore regarding the mysterious disappearance of the families of the January 27 shootout ... Read more...

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Lashkar accuses Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa legislators of supporting Taliban


March 5th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 5(ANI): A tribal militia fighting the Taliban in the Adezai outskirts of Peshawar has accused local legislators of supporting the Taliban, and threatened to stop its fight if the ... Read more...

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RAW, MOSSAD or CIA could be behind Pak minister’s assassination: Report


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 3(ANI): A "foreign hand" could be behind the assassination of Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, a Pakistani newspaper has claimed.According to City Police Officer (CPO) Islamabad, ... Read more...

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Pak investigators retrieve data from Davis’ cell phones, GPS device


February 26th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 26(ANI): The data recovered from the GPS device seized from double murder-accused US national Raymond Davis' possession shows that the alleged Central Intelligence Agency agent had been to Islamabad, Lahore, ... Read more...

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US seeks immediate release of Davis


February 12th, 2011 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The US consul general in Lahore has called for immediate release of Raymond Davis, an American national arrested for gunning down two Pakistanis. While addressing the media Friday ... Read more...

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US official to be charged with murder: Pakistani police


February 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The Pakistani police Friday said they will lodge a murder charge against the US official Raymond Davis, whose judicial custody was extended by 14 days by a court ... Read more...

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Pak police says it has proof that US diplomat’s shooting was “clear murder”


February 11th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis intentionally killed two Pakistani men in Lahore and the act was not committed in self-defence, Capital City Police Officer Lahore Aslam Tareen has ... Read more...

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Musharraf named as accused in Bhutto’s assassination case


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 7(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has added the name of former President Pervez Musharraf to the list of accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.Musharraf's name was revealed ... Read more...

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15 killed in suicide blasts targeting Shiites in Lahore, Karachi (Third Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including a woman and four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during ... Read more...

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Two killed in Karachi blast


January 25th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 25 (IANS) At least two people were killed and more than five were injured in a suicide blast in a police van in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday evening, ... Read more...

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Pak security agencies warn of ‘vehicle-borne terror attacks’


January 25th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 25(ANI): Pakistan's National Crisis Management Cell has warned the country's law enforcement agencies that three vehicles can be used in Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIED) attacks, and directed the ... Read more...

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Pillion-riding ban in Karachi extended till January 29


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 23(ANI): The Sindh Government has extended its ban on pillion riding in Karachi by a week.The Sindh Home Department issued a notification, saying that the pillion-riding ban had been extended ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination probe: Pak ATC extends remand of detained police duo


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 22(ANI): In the latest development in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a special Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Pakistan has extended the physical remand of two former police officials, Saud ... Read more...

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Benazir murder probe: No clue about cell phones used by cop on December 27, 2007


January 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Saud Aziz, the then Rawalpindi police chief when former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on December 27, 2007, has refused to hand over his mobile phone ... Read more...

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Some religious groups supporting terrorists in destabilising Pakistan: Malik


January 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 20(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said terrorists are destabilising the country, and that he will not allow anyone to disrupt peace in Karachi.Talking to journalists, Malik said ... Read more...

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435 people arrested in Karachi for violating pillion-riding ban


January 17th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 17(ANI): As many as 435 people riding bikes were arrested from different parts of Karachi on Monday for violating of the pillion-riding ban imposed in the Pakistani metropolis.Several announcements were ... Read more...

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One-week pillion riding ban imposed in violence-hit Karachi


January 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 17(ANI): The Sindh Government has imposed a one-week ban on pillion riding in Karachi.Capital City Police Officer Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari said the ban would be enforced across the city."Initially ... Read more...

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20 killed in blast outside Pakistan police station (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 15 injured in a suicide blast targeting a police station in Bannu district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Wednesday evening, ... Read more...

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Suicide blast in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


January 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A suicide blast targeting a police station in Bannu district in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province reportedly caused several casualties Wednesday evening, a media report said."The suicide bomber ... Read more...

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‘Zardari stopped Pak authorities from conducting autopsy on Benazir’s body’


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan heard that President Asif Ali Zardari had stopped authorities from conducting an autopsy on Benazir Bhutto's body after she was shot dead ... Read more...

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Accused former Rawalpindi cop’s u-turn on Benazir Bhutto’s security claims


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): Saud Aziz, the former City Police Officer (CPO) of Rawalpindi who was involved in security arrangements and in subsequent investigation of the assassination of former Pakistan Prime ... Read more...

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Balochistan chief minister escapes bid on life (Second Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province escaped an attempt on his life Tuesday when a suicide blast targeted his cavalcade in capital Quetta, killing ... Read more...

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19 killed in Karachi suicide blast (Third Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and more than 110 were injured Thursday night when an explosives-laden vehicle rammed into a police station in a ... Read more...

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Blast at religious shrine in Pakpattan kills four


October 25th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Pakpattan(Pakistan), Oct 25 (ANI): Four people were killed in a blast at a religious shrine in Pakpattan district in the Punjab province of Pakistan on Monday.According to police, the blast took place ... Read more...

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Approver police officer holds three responsible for Benazir’s murder


October 24th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 24 (ANI): Superintendent of Police (SP) Ashfaq Anwar, who was assigned to provide box security to former premier Benazir Bhutto during her last rally, turned an approver in her ... Read more...

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