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Three killed in Pakistan blasphemy row

Pakistani police officials gather beside the smoke-charred house of an Ahmadi Muslim resident. AFP

An angry mob in Pakistan torched an Ahmadi Muslim minority neighbourhood killing a woman and two girls in a row over blasphemy, the police said Monday, in the latest attack on one of the country’s mos

Pakistan cops foil attack against Sharif home

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Pakistani police fought for more than 10 hours with militants it said were planning to attack the home of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the officials said on Thursday.An intelligence officer and two mi

Hafiz Saeed addresses seminar in Lahore court

Just days after his organisation was declared a terror outfit by the US, Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, who orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, addressed a seminar at the Lahore High Cour

Five charged for stoning Pakistani woman to death

Five persons were on Saturday charged by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan in connection with the stoning to death of a pregnant woman for marrying a person of her choice.

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.