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October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Istanbul thrives as Arab media hub despite Khashoggi anxiety

Istanbul, the buzzing Turkish metropolis where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago, has since the Arab Spring become a hub for Arabic-language media despite Turkey’s own reputation for eroding press freedoms. Arabic-language journalists from countries who have found refuge in the city from authoritarian regimes or war say they have been rattled 5

October 4, 2018 1:03 PM Two women among three killed for honor in Swabi

SWABI: Three people, including two women, were gunned down in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday in the name of honor, police said. According to police, the assailant shot and killed his sister, her friend over suspicions that two were having an affair. When mother of the deceased Shehanshah came to rescue her son, she too was hit with a bullet 3

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM 57 murders a day in South Africa!

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s murder rate rose again last year, official statistics showed on Tuesday, with over 20,000 people killed across the country -- about 57 a day -- as police admitted they were struggling to keep control. A total of 20,336 people were murdered in the 12 months to March this year, a rise of 6.9 percent over the previous year and one of the sharpest 2

September 9, 2018 9:54 AM Two murdered in Karachi over 'honor'

KARACHI: Two suspects have been arrested after a man and a woman were murdered over ‘honor’ in Karachi on Saturday night. The bodies of a 22-year-old woman and an 18-year-old boy carrying torture marks, were found hanging at Karachi’s FB Area, reported the police. Police suspect that the father of the woman recognized as Khair Muhammad Khan along with her husband 2

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Man murdered over minor issue

LAHORE: A 35-year-old man was killed by his neighbour over a petty issue in the Factory Area police limits on Saturday. The victim was identified as Javed Masih, a sweeper by profession. On the day of the incident, he had a scuffle with one Rafaqat Masih, over which, the latter hit the victim with a knife. As a result, he suffered multiple injuries and died in hospital 2

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM 2 murdered in Okara incidents

OKARA: Two people, including a woman, were murdered in separate incidents on Wednesday. Muhammad Imran of 48/GD village was beaten to death with sticks by accused Shafqat Abbas and his accomplices over an employment issue. Ansar Ali and Ali Raza shot dead Zakian Bibi of Lakhan village over her ‘character’. Police have registered cases. TWO DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENT 4

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM IS ‘danger’ grips Iraqi desert

BAGHDAD: Seven shepherds and farmers have been found murdered after the Islamic State Jihadist group kidnapped dozens of people in the desert region of central Iraq, a local official said on Tuesday. In a renewed threat to the region, IS attacked several remote villages and seized 30 locals from their homes, Ali al-Nawaf, a municipal council chief, told AFP. "The bodies 6

June 19, 2018 8:16 PM Viral video shows another bus hostess facing harassment by security guard

KARACHI: Days after a bus hostess in Faisalabad was murdered for turning down a marriage proposal, a similar video has emerged on social media of a security guard harassing a female hostess in Karachi. The security guard can be seen misbehaving with the bus hostess in the circulating footage followed by the female getting hit in response to resistance 23

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 18

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 8