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February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Guards retake control of Brazilian prison

RIO DE JANEIRO: The last of 18 hostages seized in a prison riot near Rio de Janeiro have been freed and guards have retaken control of the facility, officials said. The uprising in the overcrowded prison began on Sunday and was quelled after a few hours, the state penitentiary administration said in a statement late on Sunday. Eight guards and 10 inmates

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Zardari, Bilawal oppose privatisation of PIA, Steel Mills

ISLAMABAD: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has warned Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to defer privatising PIA and Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) or get ready to face tough resistance from his party both inside and outside the Parliament, Geo News reported. While chairing a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP), Abbasi approved 2

February 16, 2018 6:18 AM 'Mentally disturbed' Florida suspect confesses to carrying out shooting that killed 17

The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and carried extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released on Thursday. Nikolas Cruz told investigators that he shot students in the hallways and on the grounds 2

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Public hanging: Islamic punishment means to stop crime, says CII

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday officially conveyed to the Senate that the government and the court can go for public hanging of a convict without amending any law. The CII added that Islamic punishments are meant to create deterrence against the crime in the society. In its response to the Senate’s recent reference on the question 1

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Accused confesses to murdering minor Asma in Mardan

PESHAWAR: The prime accused in the murder case of minor Asma confessed to his crime before a court on Monday. According to the police, the hearing was held in the court of senior civil judge Asim Riaz where Muhammad Nabi, the accused, was presented and confessed to raping and murdering the four-year-old, according to Geo News report. Police said the accused 4

February 10, 2018 12:00 AM Afghan gets life term in Germany for killing Christian mother

BERLIN: A German court on Friday handed a life term to an Afghan asylum seeker who stabbed to death a compatriot mother-of-four because she had converted to Christianity. The 30-year-old, who was not named by authorities, murdered the woman in front of two of her children outside a supermarket in the southern city of Prien am Chiemsee last April. She was stabbed 1

February 5, 2018 7:37 PM Jirga in Laki Marwat gives Feb 28 deadline to arrest Asma's killers

The Marwat tribe on Monday held a grand jirga in Laki Marwat to decide the future course of action in their struggle to seek justice for the murder of Asma Rani, DawnNews reported. The jirga members gave the government a deadline of February 28 to arrest the main suspect, after which they said they will block the Indus Highway in protest. Asma Rani, a third-year 3

February 5, 2018 12:00 AM Huge quantity of spurious injections seized

LAHORE: The FIA Corporate Crime Circle raided a housing on Ferozepur Road and recovered a huge quantity of unregistered and spurious injections on receipt of secret information. According to the FIA, accused Qaiser Mehmood Sulheri was arrested, as he was involved in manufacturing and selling spurious drugs. An FIR has been registered and a huge quantity 3

February 5, 2018 12:00 AM Accused admits helping Asma Rani’s killer flee abroad

KOHAT: The accomplice of the accused in the murder of Asma Rani, a medical student, confessed helping Mujahidullah to escape to Saudi Arabia, police said on Sunday. The police arrested Shahzaib from his home in Kohat Development Authority after the information provided by another suspect Sadiqullah on Saturday. Shahzaib confessed that he helped Mujahidullah 3

January 30, 2018 9:40 PM We told police, Aftab Alam about life threats but received no help, Asam Rani’s sister says

LONDON: Sister of murdered Asma Rani has said that both the Khybe Pakhtoonkhwa (KP) and President of PTI Kohat district Aftab Alam knew about life threats to her sister but did absolutely nothing to stop Mujahid Afridi from killing her. Asma Rani’s sister Sofia Rani made extraordinary revelation in an interview here in West London where she shared 4