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Pakistani gunned down in Copenhagen


September 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 12 (IANS) A 48-year-old man of Pakistani ethnicity was Wednesday killed in a brutal street shooting in the Danish capital, Xinhua reported.Police said the murder was committed in ... Read more...

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British woman kidnapped in Lahore


September 10th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A British woman of Pakistani origin has been kidnapped in Lahore city, police said Sunday night.The 20-year-old Aisha Ali came to Lahore to attend a wedding ... Read more...

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Big hotel rooms, best part about fame: Malik


August 17th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Fame brings luxury, feels Britain based Pakistani origin singer Zayn Malik who says that the perks of being part of the band One Direction is that ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily worried over intra-family killings


August 7th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) A man and his two sons murdered his wife and two daughters, prompting a Pakistani daily to exhort people not to tolerate intra-family killings and repudiate ... Read more...

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Pakistani parents found guilty of killing teenaged daughter


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The parents of a Pakistani-origin teenaged girl were Friday found guilty of murdering her because they believed she had brought shame on the family with her ... Read more...

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LeT recruitment module busted in Kashmir


July 4th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) A recruitment module of the terror group Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district and seven peoplehave been arrested, police said Wednesday, ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani sex gang had Punjabi values’


June 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A British historian has been termed a "racist" and "bigot" after he said a Pakistani sex gang that preyed on young white schoolgirls in Britain had ... Read more...

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Victim asks court to jail Pakistani rapist for life


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani-origin cab driver in Britain, who was the ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, should be jailed for life, ... Read more...

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Pakistani traffickers stealing British data


June 19th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Human traffickers in Pakistan are intercepting information from British-Pakistanis to forge documents to help illegal migrants settle in Britain, a daily said Tuesday.Several hundred people of ... Read more...

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Sexual grooming of white girls an Asian problem: Official


June 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Gangs that rape and sexually exploit vulnerable young white girls in Britain is a "particular problem" in Asian communities, one of the country's top prosecutors has ... Read more...

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Pakistani-origin man charged with murdering Thai lover


May 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A man of Pakistani origin has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend in a subway in Britain's Berkshire city. She was a trained kick-boxer ... Read more...

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British minister slams Pakistani men’s mentality


May 19th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British minister has hit out at the "small minority" of Pakistani men who view white girls as "fair game" for sexual abuse.Baroness Warsi, who is ... Read more...

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Pakistani-British MP offers reward for Obama’s capture


April 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin member of the House of Lords was suspended from the Labour party after it was reported he had offered a reward of 10 ... Read more...

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Pakistani tortured by relatives in Britain


March 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A 27-year-old Pakistani-origin man was beaten and physically tortured for three years by his relatives who regarded him as a financial burden, a British court has ... Read more...

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Doctor shoots family, kills self in US


February 29th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin doctor in the US opened fire at his family, killing one daughter and wounding the other. His wife was also critically wounded in the ... Read more...

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Britain jails nine for bomb plot, terror camp in PoK


February 10th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) A British court Thursday sentenced nine people, including one of Pakistani origin, for plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Azhar Mahmood, now British citizen, is on IPL roster


February 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now a British passport holder, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab at Saturday's Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore.Azhar, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s credits: Headley interrogation, Kasab conviction


December 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) "Successful" prosecution and conviction of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab and access to interrogate Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley in the US are among the ... Read more...

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‘EU-India free trade top priority for Britain’


November 11th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 11 (IANS) Britain has made the European Union (EU)-India free trade agreement (FTA) "as its number one priority", a British member of the European Parliament said.Sajjad Karim, ... Read more...

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Pakistanis held in Britain for plotting another 9/11


September 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A six-member gang of suspected Pakistani-origin suicide bombers have been arrested for plotting a terror attack in Britain similar to 9/11, police said.However, no specific targets ... Read more...

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Pakistani GenNext in US doesn’t want to return: Jabeen Akhtar


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In the new generation of Pakistani immigrants to the US, the ties that bind youngsters to their Asian homeland are fast disappearing, says Jabeen Akhtar, ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants hurdles in US ties removed


August 11th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said it was working with the US at every level for removal of hurdles in bilateral ties.Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua said bilateral relations ... Read more...

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Imran Khan to meet Pakistani-Britons


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would visit Britain and speak to Pakistani-origin people about the current political situation in his country, an official said.Imran -- who is also ... Read more...

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Adequate security for Bal Thackeray, family: Chavan


May 26th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Thursday that Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and his family members have been provided adequate security.Chavan's statement comes in ... Read more...

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Political, police circles flummoxed by ‘Rajaram Rege’


May 24th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) "Who is Rajaram Rege, a public relations officer (PRO) in the Shiv Sena?"This is the question perplexing the Sena, Maharashtra's political circles, the police and intelligence ... Read more...

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In touch with France on Indian’s terror link: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With France arresting an Indian national over terror links, India Monday said it was in touch with the French authorities to obtain details, but ... Read more...

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‘Indian Al Qaeda activist arrested in France was SIMI man’


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) An Indian engineer arrested in France for his suspected terror links with Al Qaeda was being watched in this country as he has been ... Read more...

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Three Americans, Three Pakistanis booked on terror charges


May 15th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Three Pakistani-origin Americans, including two clerics at mosques in Florida, and three Pakistanis have been charged with providing support to the Pakistani Taliban, a media ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror suspect Rana to be arraigned May 4


April 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 27 (IANS) Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana is set to be arraigned in a US district court here May 4 for his role in the November ... Read more...

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On official trip to Pakistan, UK minister joins family wedding


April 16th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin British cabinet minister, who went on an official trip to the country to witness the devastation caused by floods, slipped out to attend a ... Read more...

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Pak-origin teen girl in US runs away to escape arranged marriage back home


April 16th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A Pakistani-origin teenage girl reportedly ran away from her parent's home in Skokie, Illinois, to avoid an arranged marriage back home.Sixteen-year-old Zaineb Chaudhary was last seen on ... Read more...

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British Muslim, a Miss Universe contender, gets death threat


March 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old British Muslim woman, who entered the qualifying rounds of the Miss Universe contest, has reportedly received death threats -- on charges of denigrating ... Read more...

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Visa procedure streamlined for NRIs: Goa commissioner


March 11th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) Visa for Indians, particularly Goans, settled in Pakistan in the pre-partition days has become easier with the union home ministry streamlining visa clearances, Eduardo Faleiro, commissioner ... Read more...

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Freed 7/7 bombers’ helper supported killings of Americans


March 10th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Pakistani origin American terrorist Mohammed Junaid Babar expressed his support for violence against the United States in "occupied" Muslim countries at the time of his early release in ... Read more...

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I can bring more professionalism to Bollywood: Sofia Hayat


March 8th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Sofia Hayat, a Britain-based singer-actor of Pakistani origin, rues the lack of professionalism in the Indian film industry, alleging some producers were unpleasant to ... Read more...

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