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17 killed in Florida school shooting by former student: sheriff

AFP | Authorities in Florida could offer no explanation Wednesday night as to why a former student armed with an AR-15 rifle opened fire at...

Iran military official: West used lizards for nuclear spying

AFP | The former chief-of-staff of Iran's armed forces said Tuesday that Western spies had used lizards which could "attract atomic waves" to spy on...

Prime suspect in Asma rape and murder case caught

News Analysis | The prime suspect in four-year-old Asma’s rape and murder case has been arrested by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Wednesday. The...

Brother of Asma’s murderer arrested in Kohat

News Analysis | The brother of the main accused, Mujahid Afridi, in the murder case of Asma Rani, a medical student, was arrested on Tuesday....

Innocent Naqeebullah killed in fake encounter: Inquiry Report

News Analysis | The police inquiry committee probing the Naqeebullah murder case finished its report on Friday. The 15-page report declared Naqeebullah innocent and the...

‘Padmaavat’ opens in India despite brutal protests by radical groups

AFP | Thousands of police in riot gear guarded cinemas across India on Thursday amid threats of violence by Hindu hardliners opposed to the release of a...

Zainab case: Police finally arrest culprit!

News Analysis | Punjab Police arrested a suspect in the Zainab murder case on Tuesday. The suspect, Imran, is a neighbor of Zainab. Police claims...

Chinese county bans school children from mosques

AFP | Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in northwest China have banned schoolchildren from going to mosques during their winter holidays, a state-run daily reported...

How similar are the US and the former British Empire?

Jacob G Hornberger | Over the holidays, I began watching a Netflix/BBC series entitled The Last Post, which revolves around a contingent of British troops in the...

Has Saleem Shahzad left MQM for PTI?

News Analysis | Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Saleem Shahzad called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday and exchanged views on...

Divided UN Security Council meets on Iran unrest

AFP | The United States and Russia clashed over Iran at the UN Security Council on Friday as a third straight day of pro-regime rallies...

58th suspect linked to Mashal Khan’s tragic murder arrested

News Analysis | On Thursday, the Mardan Police arrested another suspect in relation to the brutal murder of Mashal Khan, which now brings the official...

Former hostage freed by Pakistan arrested on sexual assault charges

AFP | A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges...

Is Iran’s failing economy the real cause for protests?

AFP | Despite demonstrators chanting provocative slogans against Iran's Islamic rulers, analysts say the roots of the current protests lie in the same anger at...

52 people protesting high prices arrested in Iran

AFP | An Iranian official said Friday that 52 people had been arrested in the previous day's protests against high prices that highlighted deep-rooted economic...

Carol singers arrested as Hindutva members go on a rampage in...

News Analysis | Six carol singers have been arrested in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh after a man accused them of trying to...

French journalist arrested for filming in Indian Occupied Kashmir

Reuters with additional input from News Desk | An Indian court on Monday remanded in custody a French journalist for five days after he was...

Over 7,000 Pakistanis jailed abroad are without government support

GVS Special Report | On the 8th Session of the National Assembly Secretariat in 2014 during the “QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS AND THEIR REPLIES”, the...

Will Lebanon pay the price of Saudi Intervention?

James M Dorsey | The proof will be in the pudding when Prime Minister Saad Hariri returns home in the coming days to a country...

 Hammad Siddiqui Arrested. What Does This Mean For Families of the...

News Analysis | Hammad Siddiqui, the prime suspect in the Baldia Town factory blaze and former chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Karachi organizing...

BLF leaders’ wife arrested from Chaman: Why is it significant?

News Analysis | Law-enforcement agencies in Balochistan have arrested three women from Chaman, claiming that they belong to banned outfits. Reports assert that one of...

Jamshed Dasti pleads for mercy from the snakes and scorpions in...

A video surfaced on Thursday, today, showing Member of National Assembly and Awami Raj Party chairperson Jamshed Dasti pleading for help from behind the...

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