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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's security establishment has demanded foolproof security for ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is facing a Taliban death threat following his return to the country from self-exile, a media report said. The General Headquarters wrote a letter to the Defense Ministry seeking security for Musharraf, who flew into Karachi from...
ISLAMABAD: Mir Hazar Khan Khoso was today sworn in as Pakistan's caretaker Prime Minister by President Asif Ali Zardari during a ceremony held at the presidency. The ceremony was attended by former premiers Raja Pervez Ashraf and Yousuf Raza Gilani, leaders of political parties, top military officials, bureaucrats and diplomats. Khoso sat...
LAHORE: A Pakistani anti-terrorism judge has given the death sentence to the mastermind of a 2010 suicide attack on a Sufi shrine in Punjab province despite facing death threats from the Taliban during the trial. Judge Asif Majeed of the anti-terrorism court in Dera Ghazi Khan, 400 km from Lahore, yesterday...
DHAKA: A low intensity crude cocktail bomb exploded today outside a hotel here, where President Pranab Mukherjee is staying, during a general strike in Bangladesh called by fundamentalist Jamaat-Islami to protest the conviction of three of its top leaders for 1971 war crimes. Mukherjee was inside the Sonargaon Pan-Pacific hotel when...
DHAKA: President Pranab Mukherjee today made out a strong case for Bangladesh granting transit and connectivity to India, contending that this can pave the way for greater integration in South and South East Asia. As India presses Bangladesh for the transit to connect its mainland to the northeastern Indian states to...
ISLAMABAD: A top Pakistani prosecutor has said that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf will be arrested as soon as he returns to Pakistan from self-exile as an anti-terrorism court has issued "perpetual warrants" for him. Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali, a special prosecutor for the Federal Investigation Agency, said Musharraf would be...
DUBAI/ISLAMABAD: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who has been living in self-exile for nearly four years, has said he would return to Pakistan within a week of the formation of a caretaker administration later this month. "As soon as the interim government is in place, which we believe will be...
LAHORE: The lawyer of Sarabjit Singh, who is on death row in a Pakistani prison, has said he had received a death threat from the Taliban for pursuing the case of the Indian national. Awais Shiekh said a letter written by an anonymous activist of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan had...
DHAKA: Bangladesh today deployed paramilitary border guards to beef up security after a top Islamist opposition leader was sentenced to death, sparking nationwide riots that killed at least 42 people. "Our troops were deployed in 15 troubled districts in aid of civil administration... BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh) has been kept alert...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities today issued a list of 109 "most wanted" terrorists, including Lashkar-e-Jhangvi member Mati-ur-Rehman who was accused of involvement in a suicide attack on former premier Shaukat Aziz. The list, made public on the website of Punjab Police, includes 28 members of the banned LeJ, which claimed responsibility for...