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Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two suspects have admitted their involvement in the murder of a newly-married couple residing in Karachi allegedly on the orders of a jirga. The accused, Ziaul Haq and Ghulam Rasool, stated to a judicial magistrate that a jirga had ordered the torture and murder of Abdul Hadi and Hussaini Bibi for contracting a free-will marriage. Haq and Rasool told […]

Two human rights campaigners killed in Philippines

Two human rights campaigners killed in Philippines

MANILA: Two campaigners investigating alleged human rights abuses have been shot dead in the Philippines, authorities said Wednesday, deepening concerns that a “climate of impunity” is threatening rights activists. The pair, who were looking into accusations of land-grabbing by a mayor on the central island of Negros, were riding a motorcycle when gunmen on two other […]

Afghan police recover Indian engineer after two months of abduction

Afghan police recover Indian engineer after two months of abduction

An Afghan policeman stands at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan September 13, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS An Afghan policeman stands at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan September 13, 2017 Afghan police recovered an Indian engineer in a rescue operation on Saturday in Wardak province, TOLO news reported. Local police officials confirmed the operation, adding […]

Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

By News Desk Hajah Bah and Fatmata Mansaray, both cousins and students of Freedom High School, Virginia, allege that the school administrators harassed them over their decision to don hijabs. PHOTO: INSIDE NOVA Two Muslim students in a US school were allegedly sent home for wearing hijabs without carrying notes from parents. Hajah Bah and […]

Two political administration officials killed in Kurram Agency

Two political administration officials killed in Kurram Agency

  Our Correspondent PARACHINAR: At least two officials of the political administration were killed when their car came under attack in Kurram Agency late on Saturday night. Political agent Muharrar Sarfaraz Hussain and his security guard Mumtaz Hussain were on a routine patrol when their vehicle was targetted in Tangi Khwar area of the agency near […]

Bilawal Bhutto condemns putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government

Bilawal Bhutto condemns putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government

KARACHI, May 3: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto has condemned putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government through PEMRA and warned Sharif brothers to desist threatening free media. “World is celebrating Press Freedom Day and the Nawaz Sharif government is attacking media on the day” the PPP Chairman said in a statement. […]

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

AFP Two Muslim men have died after they were attacked by Indian villagers who suspected them of stealing cows, police said Monday, the latest such attack over the animal Hindus consider sacred. Police in the northeastern state of Assam said they had registered a murder case over the deaths of Abu Hanifa and Riyazuddin Ali […]

Two killed as light aircraft crashes in north France

Two killed as light aircraft crashes in north France

By AFP STRASBOURG:  Two people were killed when a light aircraft crashed, for unknown reasons, into a field in northeastern France on Saturday, the local council said The accident happened shortly after the plane took off from a strip 70 kilo metres from the city of Metz in the Moselle region. For a reason not […]

Two US inmates charged for killing 4 fellow prisoners

Two US inmates charged for killing 4 fellow prisoners

By AFP WASHINGTON DC:  Two US inmates were charged in the murders of four fellow prisoners at a South Carolina maximum security prison, the state’s law enforcement division said on Saturday. The four men were found dead in a cell at the Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia, South Carolina on Friday, according to the arrest […]

Two ‘high-value terrorists’ killed in Operation Raddul Fasaad raid: ISPR

Two ‘high-value terrorists’ killed in Operation Raddul Fasaad raid: ISPR

A ‘high-value terrorist’, along with his accomplice, affiliated with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Sajna group were killed when security forces carried out an operation near Jandola, South Waziristan, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. According to the ISPR, Mehmoodul Hassan alias Khawaja Madni and his accomplice were killed during the operation. PHOTO: ISPR […]

Military courts resume for two years after president gives assent

Military courts resume for two years after president gives assent

President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday gave his assent to an amendment in the Constitution granting legal cover to military courts, Radio Pakistan reported on Friday. The president has signed the Constitution’s 23rd Amendment bill 2017 and Inquiry Commission Bill after which the bills have become Acts. The bills had already been passed by parliament. As […]

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