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March 24, 2018 1:42 PM 20 suspected in 2014 Kot Radha Kishan lynching of Christian couple acquitted by ATC

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Saturday acquitted 20 people suspected of involvement in the lynching and burning alive of a Christian couple who were accused of blasphemy in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014. Shahzad and Shama were burned alive in a brick kiln by a frenzied lynch mob ─ incited by announcements made from mosques in the area ─ ranging 1

March 24, 2018 12:00 AM India’s CWG TT squad drops Ghosh after rape allegation

NEW DELHI: India on Friday dropped table tennis star Soumyajit Ghosh from its Commonwealth Games (CWG) squad after a teenager accused him of rape, officials said. The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) executive said in a statement said that 24-year-old Ghosh had been placed under “provisional suspension”.“During the suspension, the paddler will not be able to participate 1

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 1

March 23, 2018 12:00 AM May says Russia poses threat to all of Europe

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would tell other European Union leaders on Thursday that Russia posed a threat to the whole bloc, not only to Britain, following an attack using a military-grade nerve agent in England. "Russia staged a brazen and reckless attack against the United Kingdom," May told reporters on arriving at an EU summit

March 22, 2018 8:54 PM DG ISPR thanks UN for acknowledging Pakistan’s peacekeepers

RAWALPINDI: Military Spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has thanked the United Nations for acknowledging Pakistan’s peacekeepers. In a response to United Nations tweet, Director General Inter Services Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor said, “Pakistan is one of the leading contributors for global peace since 1960.” The military spokesman

March 22, 2018 7:06 PM Supreme Court dismisses Sindh government's appeals against A.D. Khowaja

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ruled that there was 'no merit' in the Sindh government's appeals against a Sindh High Court (SHC) verdict that had granted Inspector General of Police A.D. Khowaja complete autonomy over his police department. Chaired by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, a three-member bench of the apex court heard the Sindh government's

March 22, 2018 10:43 AM Naqeebullah case: Rao Anwar remanded in police custody till April 21

KARACHI: An-anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday sent former Malir SSP Rao Anwar on 30-day physical remand in Naqeebullah murder case a day after his dramatic appearance in the Supreme Court of Pakistan . He was brought to the ATC situated in Clifton area of the city amid tight security. Anwar was presented before the ATC by SP Investigation Abid Qaim Khani

March 22, 2018 12:00 AM Five Indian soldiers, five militants killed in IHK gunbattle

SRINAGAR: Five Indian soldiers and five suspected militants were killed in a gunbattle near the border between India and Pakistan in the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday, a senior police official said. The militants attacked security forces carrying out a search operation in forests around Kupwara, 95 kms north of Srinagar, said Shamsher Hussain 1

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM SHO martyred in Kohat clash with proclaimed offender

KOHAT: Station House Officer (SHO) was killed in clash with a proclaimed offender (PO) in Spina Khawra area here early Tuesday, official sources said. They said that acting on a tip-off about the presence of a proclaimed offender (PO), the police party led by SHO Abbas Ali raided a house in Spina Khawra area. As the police party raided the house, the PO identified 1

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Two dead in Moldova grenade explosion

CHISINAU: Two people were killed and two others injured in Moldova on Tuesday after a man set off a grenade near a shop where he tried to steal several packs of cigarettes, the country’s police chief said. A man went into a shop in the capital Chisinau before midday, took 10 cigarette packs and tried to leave without paying, the chief of Moldovan police 2