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Pakistan rejects US man’s self-defence claim

Pakistani police on Friday rejected the self-defence claim of a US official who shot two men in broad daylight as a court extended his remand, pending a legal battle over diplomatic immunity.

Hundreds of Pakistanis demand death for US gunman

Hundreds of Pakistani protesters took to the streets on Friday to demand the hangman's noose for a US official under arrest for double murder as police rejected his claim of self-defence.

Man falls from plane in Lahore, dies

An apparent attempt at human trafficking went horribly wrong when a man died after falling out of a cargo plane shortly after takeoff here, officials and local residents said Saturday.

26/11: Hafiz Saeed asks Pak govt to defend him in US court

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has petitioned the Lahore high court to direct the Pakistani government to defend him as a citizen of the country in a US court, where he is arraigned for the Mumbai terror strike.

FIA summons NGO official for interrogation

Transparency International Pakistan chairman Adil Gilani is facing a probe by the Federal Investigation Agency in connection with a land scam involving the National Insurance Corporation Limited.

Pak court restrains govt from amending blasphemy law

A Pakistani court on Monday restrained the government from amending the blasphemy law, which has been at the centre of a heated debate after a Christian woman was convicted under it and sentenced to d

Terrorist arrested for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore

A key terror suspect has been arrested for his involvement in the March 2009 brazen attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore that left six players injured and six escorting policemen dead.

Pakistan seeks life imprisonment for five Americans

A Pakistani court on Monday accepted a government request to seek life sentences for five Americans already jailed for 10 years on terror convictions.

Gilani assures sikhs that Pakistan will act on their demands

The Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has assured visiting Indian sikh pilgrims that he will act on several of their demands, including the retrieval of land attached to two gurdwaras in this eastern

Abida Parveen undergoes emergency heart surgery

Renowned sufi singer Abida Parveen underwent emergency heart surgery on Sunday after being hospitalised in this eastern Pakistani city, a doctor said.

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