By Ahsan Waheed
As of now Pakistan has no enemies. Even those who hate us and want to do us in are not really our enemies. Take India for example—basking in the glow of its many achievements it is gloating as Pakistan stews in its own juices. All it has to do is wait for . . . → Read More: PAKISTAN HAS NO ENEMIES
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has said that the sectarian killings in the city are a part of a conspiracy and urged the government and security forces to bring an end to the killings.
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The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is unhappy that cases have been lodged against its activists who protested against the anti-Islam film on Friday, when mobs ransacked banks and cinemas in downtown Karachi.
. . . → Read More: 9 PML-N activists booked for causing damage in protests last Friday
KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari ordered indiscriminate targeted action against criminals on Monday and said that the menace of lawlessness and target killings in Karachi could be eradicated only if the PPP, MQM and ANP joined hands.
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By Saleem Shahid
The banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) claimed responsibility for the killing.
Balochistan Chief Minister Aslam Raisani suspended eight policemen, including an inspector, for negligence of duty. They were part of a team patrolling the area.
. . . → Read More: Sectarian violence kills 6 people in Quetta
Eighteen bloodied bodies, shot Gestapo-style, lay by the roadside. Men in army uniforms had stopped four buses bound from Rawalpindi to Gilgit, demanding that all 117 persons on board alight.Those with Shia sounding names on their national identification cards were separated out. Minutes later it was all over; the earlier massacres of Hazara Shias in Mastung and . . . → Read More: Why should religion make us lose respect for human life?
Today US Congress has taken up the Balochistan issue on its own shoulders. Ali Dayan Hassan, Human Rights Watch head of Pakistan, presented a case in front of an American panel about the atrocities carried out in Balochistan by the Pakistani government and army. Certain facts that Pakistanis have supposedly grown up with regarding the . . . → Read More: 20 Feb 2012, Jasmeen Manzoor discusses the Balochistan issue
Targeted killing of Hazara has continued for last 12 years. It has not only been ignored by successive governments and security officials but by the very ‘Ghairatmand’ and patriotic people of Pakistan who take to the streets in millions to protest against the killings of their fellow countrymen by a foreign citizen but never . . . → Read More: Getting Facts Straight
PESHAWAR: At least four people were killed and one was injured on Friday morning when gunmen opened fire on a passenger vehicle in Lower Kurram Agency, increasing the death toll in violence over the past two days to 11.
According to sources, the vehicle, bound for Sada in central Kurram, was intercepted by gunmen in the . . . → Read More: Day 3: Kurram – Four dead in second attack in the agency
PESHAWAR: Four people killed in the suicide attack in Lakki Marwat on Thursday were laid to rest in their hometowns on Friday amid tight security.
Four persons were killed and 24, including 12 policemen, were injured when a suicide bomber in a vehicle was fired upon by police personnel.
. . . → Read More: Day 2: Lakki Marwat – Four killed in botched attempt on police station