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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Six NATO soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan, of whom three were killed by an Afghan police officer.A police commander in Helmand province shot ... Read more...

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Missing Pakistani found buried in kitchen


May 12th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) The body of a man who had been missing for the past seven months has been found buried in his kitchen in Rawalpindi city, police said.The ... Read more...

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Hindu among five abducted in Pakistan


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) A Hindu driver and four officials have gone missing and are feared to have been kidnapped in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said Tuesday.Driver Himmat Lal and ... Read more...

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Lahore HC prevents Blasphemy Law amendment until judicial ruling on Aasia case (Amended)


December 6th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 6(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) prevented any amendment in Pakistan's Blasphemy Law until the judicial ruling on Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, is ... Read more...

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Lahore HC stays Blasphemy Law amendment until judicial ruling on Aasia case


December 6th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 6(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ordered a stay against making any amendments in Pakistan's Blasphemy Law until the judicial ruling on Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death ... Read more...

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Pak cleric puts bounty on blasphemy accused Christian woman


December 4th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 4(ANI): A Pakistani cleric has announced a 500,000-rupee-bounty on Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman who has been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges.Maulana Mohammad Yousaf Qureshi, a cleric of ... Read more...

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Kayani behind General Wyne’s appointment as new JCSC chairman of Pakistan?


September 29th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 29 (ANI): Amidst speculation about a change in the government, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's move to promote Lt-Gen Khalid Shamim Wyne as a four star general and his ... Read more...

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British forces hand over restive Afghan district to US


September 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/London, Sep 20 (DPA) British forces in southern Afghanistan have handed over control of volatile Sangin district to US troops in a transfer of security responsibility agreed earlier this year. The Ministry ... Read more...

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Iran court jails rights activist for ‘waging war against God’


September 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): An Iranian court has jailed a prominent human rights activist and journalist for six years after convicting her of "waging war against God" and other charges.According to The Guardian, ... Read more...

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Awan slams Sharif for targeting Pak govt. and ignoring “agonies” of flood victims


August 13th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister Babar Awan has slammed former premier Nawaz Sharif for targeting President Asif Ali Zardari and the federal government during his visits ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber attacks Afghan wedding, kills 40 civilians (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar (Afghanistan), June 10 (DPA) A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a wedding party in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 40 people and injuring 87 others, officials said Thursday. At ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court bars deportation of US origin ‘jihad’ seekers without its permission


December 17th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.17 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has prohibited the deportation of the five US origin terror suspects, arrested last week from Sargodha, without its permission.Hearing the case of the terror ... Read more...

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Bangladesh cricketers blame the system for quitting


September 15th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Six Bangladesh cricketers, who announced premature retirement Sunday, had been quoted in the media as saying that they took the drastic step in view of the aberrant functioning ... Read more...

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Two more militants arrested in CRPF camp attack case, ISRO was target too


February 11th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI): The special task force of Uttar Pradesh police today arrested two more militants for their alleged involvement in the January 1 attack on the CRPF camp.The arrested militants ... Read more...

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First woman suicide bomber strikes in Peshawar


December 4th, 2007 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 4 (ANI): A woman wearing a veil today blew herself up at a checkpost in Peshawar, which is said to be country's first such attack carried out by a female ... Read more...

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