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‘Sharif’s daughter forced to quit post’

In an embarrassment for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter had to resign following court orders from the chairperson of his multi-billion youth loan programme.

Pakistani brothers kill mother, sisters for ‘adultery’

Two Pakistani brothers were arrested Tuesday for killing their mother and two teenage step-sisters after accusing them of adultery, the police said.

Pakistan brothers kill mother, sisters on adultery suspicions

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Two Pakistani brothers were arrested on Tuesday for killing their mother and two teenage step-sisters after accusing them of adultery, police said.

Kin of slain Pakistan couple want to be complainants

The family of the Pakistani Christian couple, who were burnt alive by a mob for allegedly desecrating the Quran, has pleaded before a court to make them the complainant in the case saying they doubt t

Pakistan cop kills Shia accused of blasphemy

People protest against the killing of a Christian couple in Islamabad on Wednesday.  — AFP

A Pakistani policeman used an axe to kill a man arrested for allegedly committing blasphemy, officials said Thursday, days after an enraged mob murdered a Christian couple accused of the same crime.

Mumbai attacks trial to resume on October 29

A new anti-terrorism court judge has been appointed to conduct the trial of seven Pakistani suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks after seven of his predecessors were transferred, hampering speed

Pakistani court upholds death for Christian woman

A Pakistani court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy four years ago, as her lawyers vowed to appeal.

There are several ways of looking at the debates around freedom of speech.

This is truly epic. Though, perhaps, hysterical is a more apt description.