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Bhutto murder case prosecutor shot in Pakistan

Police say a leading Pakistani prosecutor handling the 2007 Benazir Bhutto assassination case has been shot dead while driving through Islamabad. Initial reports said several assailants fired from a motorcycle or a taxi. Pakistani police said gunmen shot and killed leading prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfikar Ali in a busy Islamabad street on Friday as he was driving to a court hearing ... Read More »

Blast near MQM election office on Burns Road, 8 injured

  KARACHI UNITED NEWS: A blast near an election office on Burns Road in Karachi on Thursday evening injured at least 8 people. The explosion occurred near an election office of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) where many party workers were present at the time of the explosion. The election office is an old MQM sector office located near the popular food ... Read More »

Campaign trail: On the prowl with the ‘Lion of Punjab’

Lahore – United News: A peacock spreads his feathers in the manicured lawns of the Raiwind estate, in Lahore. But this is not peacock territory, Raiwind is home to the ‘Lions of Punjab’, the Sharif brothers, who have governed the province for approximately 17 years and now have their sights firmly set on the premiership of the country itself. Their ... Read More »

Sarabjit’s family returns to India

WAGAH BORDER, LAHORE: The dejected family of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in Kot Lakhpat Lahore jail last week returned to India via Wagah Border on Wednesday as the condition of the Indian prisoner remained highly critical amid reports that he is brain dead. Sarabjit Singh was attack by two death row prisoners who apparently wanted to take ... Read More »

May 11 polls contest between pro and anti-Taliban parties – ANP

KARACHI: The upcoming election is a contest between pro-Taliban and anti-Taliban parties, Awami National Party (ANP) Sindh leader Shahi Syed said on Wednesday. Syed was addressing a joint press conference along with leaders of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Claiming that the terrorists are dictating the agenda, the ANP leader said the criminal elements want parties sympathetic ... Read More »

Imran Khan terms 2013 as year of change

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Monday felicitated the Pakistani nation on the eve of New Year 2013. In his felicitation message, he termed the New Year as year of change and urged the people to vote for a change in year 2013 to get rid of “corrupt, incompetent and dishonest rulers.” Khan said thankfully general elections are ... Read More »

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