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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    8 killed in Lahore as Pakistani police clash with backers of popular cleric

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore 8 killed as police clash with backers of cleric Eight people were killed yesterday when Pakistani riot police armed with assault rifles clashed with followers of a prominent preacher and anti-government critic in the eastern city of Lahore. The clash, a rare act of political violence in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home city, involved ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Lahore Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy A court has convicted a Pakistani Christian man and sentenced him to death in a blasphemy case that sparked a riot last year in the eastern city of Lahore, according to his lawyer. Naeem Shakir, the lawyer for Sawan Masih, said a judge announced the verdict on Thursday during a hearing at the jail where ...

  3. The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Manreet Sodhi Someshwar The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid Hamish Hamilton, HK$176 In a small cafe in Lahore, Changez, a bearded Pakistani, initiates a dialogue with an American ... examination of the chasm that opened up after the fall of the twin towers and the irrevocable change it wrought on many lives. In Lahore, Changez hails from a middle-class family that's high ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US orders non-essential staff out of consulate in Pakistan’s Lahore

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 11:20am by Agence France-Presse in Lahore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore The United States has evacuated all non-emergency staff from its consulate in the Pakistani city of Lahore, citing “specific threats” amid a worldwide alert ... of State ordered the departure of non-emergency US government personnel from the US Consulate General in Lahore, Pakistan,” the State Department statement said. “The Department of State ordered ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Bangladesh may be first to tour Pakistan since Lahore bus attack

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... have refused to tour Pakistan since the attack on the Sri Lankan team's bus in Lahore in March 2009 left eight people dead and seven Sri Lankan players wounded. Bangladesh had also ... in Lahore from January 12 to 13, one of which would be a 50-over international game and the other a Twenty20 contest. In October, Pakistan successfully hosted two Twenty20 exhibition matches ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Factory fires kill more than 300 in Karachi and Lahore

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... died at a shoe factory in Lahore, close to the Indian border. Dozens of others were hurt in Karachi as they jumped out of windows from the four-storey building to escape the blaze that began ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Imran Khan injured from election rally fall

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:18am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore Pakistan cricket star turned politician Imran Khan sustained head injuries and was rushed to hospital Tuesday after falling off a lift taking him onto ... of Lahore, footage broadcast by private Dunya television showed. “Imran Khan fell from a lifter. He has received injuries to his head and he has been taken to hospital,” Malik Ishtiaq, a local ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    India demands justice after ‘spy’ dies in Pakistan

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 02:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore, Pakistan An Indian man on death row in Pakistan for spying died on Thursday nearly a week after he was attacked by fellow prisoners, who were swiftly charged with murder as New Delhi demanded justice. Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced 16 years ago over deadly bombings, died in the early hours as a result of the savage assault in Lahore’s Kot ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Suicide bombing kills dozens at Pakistan border crossing

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore At least 45 die as blast rips through crowds at ceremony near border crossing with India Dozens killed in suicide bombing A suicide bomber killed at least 45 ... border gate near the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore came after the "flag-lowering" ceremony, a display of military pageantry that attracts thousands of spectators every day ...

  10. HK pick Lahore over Karachi for warm-up

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong have settled for Lahore over Karachi as the venue for a series of warm-up games prior to the Asia Cup later this month. The squad, captained by Tabarak Dar, will leave on Thursday. 'We decided to stick to Lahore as it was easier to organise the warm-up matches. The team was in Lahore last month, and they had made contacts with other teams who were ...




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