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Court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Musharraf

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ISLAMABAD: A court in the federal capital on Thursday without bond issued orders for the arrest of former President Pervez Musharraf after he failed to appear at a hearing despite repeated assurances. The court was hearing the murder of Abdul Rashid Ghazi, former chief cleric of Lal Masjid in Islamabad. The court had previously issued arrest warrants for Musharraf dance March 10. Hearing the case … Continue reading

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PM chairs high-level meeting, to decide on Saudi request for troops

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ISLAMABAD Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was chairing a high level meeting on Thursday to review the situation developing in the war in Yemen,  Sources told Geo News that the meeting has the presence of Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, General in Chief of the Army Raheel Sharif, the chief of the Air Force, and the acting head of the Pakistan Navy, among others. The meeting is … Continue reading

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Nine suspects arrested in police operation near Karachi’s Tariq Road

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KARACHI: At least nine suspects were arrested in a search operation launched by large-scale police here Shahrae Quaideen near Tariq Road in the early hours of Thursday. Police sources said the inputs and outputs of Shahrae Quaideen and Tariq road were blocked during the search operation. More than 100 police took part in the massive crack down on criminal elements. Meanwhile, the two suspected murderers … Continue reading

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Peace Committee leader gunned down in Tank

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TANK: Unidentified gunmen shot dead the leader of a local peace committee in the area of Kot Azam tank on Tuesday. Sherpao leader Mehsud Committee was traveling in his car when unknown assailants opened fire on his vehicle. Mehsud was killed instantly, while two of his commanders were seriously injured in the attack.

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Four prisoners hanged in different jails across Punjab

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RAWALPINDI: Four prisoners were hanged to death early Tuesday in different jails across the province of Punjab. Convicted of murder Hubdar Hussain Shah was executed in the central prison in Mianwali. Hussain was convicted of killing two siblings Personal enmity in 2000. Pendant Hussain had been scheduled for March 25, but had stopped at the request of the families of the victims. However, the execution … Continue reading

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Mirza was in contact with Altaf just before arrest: wife

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KARACHI: The wife of the condemned Saulat Mirza on Monday revealed that her husband was in contact with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain shortly before being arrested by authorities in Karachi Movement. In an exclusive interview with “Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath”, the wife of former MQM worker said he visited the party headquarters, Nine Zero, last seen in the previous month (February). … Continue reading

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Pak-Saudi joint military exercises are part of normal routine, claims DG ISPR

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RAWALPINDI: Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Bajwa said Monday that the joint military exercises between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are part of the normal routine. In a tweet, Bajwa said a joint exercise pre-programmed-Pak Arabia, was held Samsam-5 from the March 19 in Taif, Saudi Arabia. He added that it was not a display of operations and that 292 Pakistani soldiers … Continue reading

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Saulat Mirza’s execution postponed for 30 more days

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ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has, on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, postpone for 30 days running Saulat Mirza, death row inmate and former member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). The delay has been ordered for the third time after the declaration from Saulat Mirza video that aired hours before his scheduled for March 19 Initially hanging execution was postponed for 72 hours. … Continue reading

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Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur

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Khairpur: At least 13 people died and over 20 were injured early Wednesday when a passenger bus collided with a truck in Khairpur. The accident took place in the city Setharja Mehran near Khairpur district in Sindh, about 400 kilometers from the provincial capital Karachi road. According to the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Fida Hussain Aiwan, the bus was traveling from Multan to Karachi … Continue reading

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Committee formed to probe Saulat Mirza’s video recording dissolved

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Quetta: The Interior Department has withdrawn Balochistan to probe the video recording of Saulat Mirza and dissolved the committee of one of the members comprising IG Prisons formed for this purpose. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior of Balochistan, no need for a committee to research by black because of Saulat Mirza has been issued. Fresh death sentence was issued Tuesday … Continue reading

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