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Ofcom fines TV channel DM Digital for broadcasting 'duty to kill' speech by Islamic scholar

A television channel has been hit with a hefty fine after broadcasting a speech by an Islamic scholar who said Muslims had “a duty to kill” anyone who insulted the prophet.

Dr Imran Farooq: The Pakistani politician living in exile in London was murdered in the capital in 2010

Man arrested in connection with London murder of Imran Farooq

Scotland Yard on Monday made its first arrest for nearly three years in connection with the murder of a prominent Pakistani politician who was battered and stabbed to death while continuing to work from exile in London.

Suspects found guilty and sentenced to death in Shahzeb Khan murder case

Case sparked widespread debate over whether the country’s elite could be held accountable for crimes they committed

Hussain: educator, activist, poet and mentor as well as a politician

Zahra Shahid Hussain: Politician who worked for a better Pakistan

She was known to many young women as ‘big sister Zahra’; they looked to her for advice

Mr Khan's party has claimed it was the victim of vote rigging in several areas of Pakistan, including Karachi, in national elections held on May 11.

Imran Khan blames rival for murder of politician Zahra Shahid Hussain in Pakistan amid continuing dispute over poll rigging

Imran Khan has blamed a political rival based in Britain for the murder of a politician from his own party who was shot dead outside her house in Karachi on Saturday night.

Ali Haider Gilani: The kidnapped politician is running for parliament

Son of former Pakistan prime minister kidnapped at election rally

Yousaf Raza Gilani's son, Ali Haider, who is running for parliament, was at a small gathering of supporters when gunmen struck

Musharraf returns from exile to angry judiciary

Former leader has shoe thrown at him in court as he faces conspiracy charges

Pervez Musharraf: Is this dictator's vanity worth the risk of yet another assassination?

The Pakistan which Musharraf ruled  isn’t particularly memorable for the people he left behind

Pakistani militant arrested over 2002 murder of American reporter Daniel Pearl

Pakistan has arrested a former militant leader in connection with the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, security officials said.

Firefighters battle the blaze at one of the factories in Karachi

Pakistan PM at centre of allegations over dropped Karachi factory fire murder charges

The prime minister of Pakistan is again at the centre of controversy – this time over allegations that he instructed officials to drop murder charges against the owner of a Karachi factory where 259 people died in a fire.

Bomb explodes in crowded area of Pakistani city Karachi

A bomb exploded in a crowded area of Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi and 15 people were taken to hospital, police said.

Rukhsana Bibi grieves over her daughter, a health worker, yesterday

Killed as they tried to save lives: Pakistan polio workers targeted

Vaccination programme suspended after five women are shot dead

Postcard from... Karachi

Karachi, Pakistan's largest and most volatile city, has been in lockdown this weekend.

Police at the front of the house in Harlow

Girl still critical after Harlow house fire

A three-year-old girl remains in a critical condition after a suspected arson attack that killed her mother and four siblings.

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