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  1. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Sunni militant chief 'must face trial' QUETTA- Pakistani Shiites yesterday demanded that the leader of a banned Sunni militant group be put on trial, a day after his arrest following deadly sectarian attacks in the city of Quetta. Malik Ishaq, the leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, was held on Friday after two recent bombings in the city targeting the Shiite Hazara minority ...

  2. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 18, 2013

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... don't know, frankly, what has happened to the people that the Pakistanis have released," James Cunningham said. AFP   19 more killed in wave of Iraqi violence BAGHDAD - A spate of bombings targeting Shiite Muslims across Iraq killed 19 people, the latest in a spike in unrest amid weeks of anti-government protests and a political crisis engulfing the country. The attacks marked ...

  3. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 2, 2013

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Suicide bombing on Shiite mosque kills 21 PESHAWAR - A suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside a Shiite mosque in northwestern Pakistan as worshippers were leaving Friday prayers, killing at least 21 people and wounding 36. Shiite Muslims in Pakistan have increasingly been targeted by radical Sunnis who consider them heretics, and 2012 was the bloodiest year ...

  4. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... But as the curfew ended, separatist groups opposed to Indian rule in the Muslim-majority region announced a two-day strike. AFP   47 killed in Pakistan bomb targeting Shiites QUETTA, Pakistan - A remote-controlled bomb targeting Shiite Muslims killed 47 people including women and children and wounded more than 200 in Pakistan's insurgency-hit southwest. The bomb exploded in Hazara, an area ...

  5. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 27, 2013

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... guard shot dead in Pakistan PESHAWAR- A Pakistani policeman was shot dead while protecting a polio vaccination team. No one has claimed responsibility for the killing, at Ghalla Dher near ...



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