Pak. SC accepts appeal by Daniel Pearl’s family

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl seeking to keep a British-born Pakistani man on death row over the beheading of the Wall Street Journal reporter. The court delayed until next week hearing the appeal over the lower-court acquittal of …

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Shehbaz Sharif arrested ahead of protest launch

He was to lead efforts against govt. Pakistani anti-corruption officials arrested the country’s opposition leader on Monday, days after he vowed to help lead efforts to dislodge Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government. Shehbaz Sharif — who heads the Opposition in the country’s National Assembly — was arrested in Lahore after …

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Pakistan’s provincial KP government to buy ancestral houses of Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar

The Department of Archaeology in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has decided to allocate sufficient funds for purchasing the two buildings, which have been declared as the national heritage. The provincial government in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has decided to purchase the ancestral houses of legendary Bollywood actors Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to conserve …

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Gilgit-Baltistan | The land of peaks, streams and disputes

Pak.’s move to give full statehood to the mountainous region claimed by India is set to escalate tensions between the two Seven decades after it took control of the region, Pakistan is moving to grant full statehood to Gilgit-Baltistan, which appears as the northernmost part of the country in its …

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75th U.N. anniversary: India counters Pakistan’s J&K references

‘We reject the malicious reference made to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir’ Exercising its right of reply, India countered on Monday, references that Pakistan had made to Jammu and Kashmir during remarks delivered via video by Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the U.N.’s 75th Anniversary Commemoration. …

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Pakistan record on 26/11 under scanner ahead of FATF meet

Last week, a meeting of the Asia Pacific Joint Group (APJG) of the FATF reviewed actions taken by Islamabad against terror-financing and money laundering. As a plenary session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) prepares to make a final decision on Pakistan’s “grey list” status at a meeting on …

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