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April 2, 2018 3:44 PM Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists including Amjad Sabri's killers

ISLMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has approved death penalty for 10 militants including those who shot dead noted qawwal Amjad Sabri, the military's media wing said in a statement. The late musician was murdered in Karachi while he was going to record a TV show. The ISPR said that the militants, tried in a military court, were involved in killing 9

March 29, 2018 7:45 AM Man handed two terms of life imprisonment in couple's honour killing case

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Thursday convicted a man for his involvement in an honour killing case of a couple who had eloped. The man, Mehboob, after being declared guilty was handed two terms of life imprisonment and fined Rs0.5 million by admin Judge Sajjad Ahmad. The prosecution said that Mehboob — who is the third convict in the case — was involved 4

March 26, 2018 8:44 PM Naqeebullah Mehsud’s friend mysteriously killed in Karachi

KARACHI: Another friend of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who was killed in an alleged encounter led by former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, was mysteriously murdered in Karachi, sources said. Sources said Manial Mehsud was gunned down in Gulshan-e-Buner area of Karachi on Sunday. Police said Manial died instantly after unknown gunmen opened fire on him. However, Landhi 6

March 23, 2018 12:00 AM Journalist killed in Mexican state

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico: A Mexican journalist was shot and killed on Wednesday in a state plagued by drug cartel violence, a committee to protect reporters said. Leobardo Vazquez Atzin, 48, was gunned down outside his house in eastern Veracruz state, said the State Commission to Aid and Protect Journalists. Veracruz is Mexico’s most dangerous state for reporters 5

March 18, 2018 12:00 AM Child murdered after sexual assault

HAFIZABAD: A five-year-old child was murdered after sexual assault at Mohallah Ahmadabad on Saturday. Shahroz, son of Muhammad Tariq and brother of four sisters, went for play in a street one day ago but did not return. Later, his body was found from a heap of garbage in a sack near Tariq’s house. The deceased was murdered after sexual assault. Later 4

February 21, 2018 12:00 AM Lynch mob drags child-killers from Indian police station

NEW DELHI: Two men suspected of raping and murdering a five-year-old girl in a remote northeast Indian state were dragged from a police station and lynched by an enraged mob, police said on Tuesday. The girl’s disappearance from Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh state, and the discovery of her badly disfigured body, sparked widespread anger. The accused 11

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers, civil society protest for judges’ family protection

KARACHI: Legal fraternity and civil society demanded for foolproof security for a family of two serving judges, one retired judge and a senior lawyer, under attack from last three years and has lost the lives of three family members in a feud with another clan. Servants of Sindh (SoS) a human rights organisation comprised of writers, intellectuals, educationists 14

February 17, 2018 12:00 AM Myanmar army chief honoured by Thailand despite Rohingya crisis

BANGKOK: Myanmar’s army chief received a royal decoration from Thailand on Friday, despite accusations his security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state. Global condemnation has rained down on Myanmar since August 25 when a military crackdown on Rohingya insurgents prompted an exodus of nearly 700,000 of the stateless 16

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 5

February 14, 2018 3:32 PM India deliberately targeting civilians along LoC, Defence Minister tells NA

ISLAMABAD: A total of 66 civilians embraced Shahadat and 228 sustained injuries due to Cease Fire Violations (CFVs) committed by Indian forces since in last five years (Jan 1, 2013 to date), Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir Khan told National Assembly. Answering the question of Shamas-un-Nisa during question hour in the National Assembly, the Defence 9