Faisalabad killer belongs to a banned outfit

The three-member committee – constituted by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to find out facts regarding December 8 riots in Faisalabad in which a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) worker was killed – has put entire burden of the tragedy on police and local administration.

On December 8, the PTI was observing a shutter-down strike in . . . → Read More: Faisalabad killer belongs to a banned outfit

Faisalabad shut down after PTI activist killed

Violent clashes between supporters of the ruling PML-N and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Monday left a PTI worker dead. At least 12 activists and five policemen were injured.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan called for a countrywide day of mourning on Tuesday.

While workers of the two parties were clashing with each other on the Novelty . . . → Read More: Faisalabad shut down after PTI activist killed

Grand Jury verdict sparks fresh outrage in US

Grand jury decision not to indict white policeman who killed black Eric Garner in New York City in July sparks outrage.

Protests have been held in US cities after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man who had been stopped on . . . → Read More: Grand Jury verdict sparks fresh outrage in US

Religious leader gunned down in Islamabad

Unidentified men shot dead a member of Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) and a former Peshimam of the Central Imambargah Parachinar, Kurram Agency, Muhammad Nawaz Irfan alias Irfani, in Sector E-11/4, on Wednesday.

The police said Irfan went to see someone in the area when unidentified men riding motorcycles opened fire on him as he was heading . . . → Read More: Religious leader gunned down in Islamabad

Rabbi shot in Jerusalem increases clashes

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the Israeli closure of the al-Aqsa mosque compound as a “declaration of war”, while clashes raged in east Jerusalem after Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian man suspected of shooting and wounding a far-right rabbi.

Israel temporarily shutdown the flashpoint religious shrine on Thursday in what police called a temporary measure . . . → Read More: Rabbi shot in Jerusalem increases clashes

Is India trying to glamorize it’s notorious bus gang rape?

1. Mumbai-based fashion photographer Raj Shetye released his photo series The Wrong Turn last week. It depicts a lone Indian woman surrounded by men on a bus, fending off their advances.

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2 policemen shot dead in Vegas shooting

A man and a woman have shot and killed two police officers in the US city of Las Vegas before fatally shooting a third person and then killing themselves, police say.

The pair on Sunday walked into CiCi’s Pizza restaurant and shot at point-blank range officers Alyn Beck, 42, and Igor . . . → Read More: 2 policemen shot dead in Vegas shooting

Karachi police dig out 7 tortured bodies

KARACHI: In the recent episode of violent incidents and target killings in the business hub of the country, seven tortured bodies were recovered from Manghopir area while a policeman was also killed in Korangi on Monday morning, Geo News reported.

According to the rescue sources, the bodies bearing torture marks were found dumped in the . . . → Read More: Karachi police dig out 7 tortured bodies

US should worry about their own issues rather than pointing fingers at others

Gun violence is erupting in America’s schools and colleges at a rate of more than three incidents a month, with 13 school shootings recorded in the first six weeks of 2014 alone, a new study on the impact of gun violence since the Newtown tragedy shows.

The analysis by groups campaigning for tighter gun controls in the US . . . → Read More: US should worry about their own issues rather than pointing fingers at others

Schoolgirl raped by teacher

A schoolteacher was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old student at school, police said.

They added that the suspect allegedly subjected the Class III student to a criminal assault in the toilet of the government school in Memon Goth during recess.

The police arrested the teacher following a complaint by the girl’s father . . . → Read More: Schoolgirl raped by teacher