Enemies of country's toughest policeman finally catch up with him
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Monday 10 January 2011
Twenty thousand supporters of fundamentalist parties have rallied in the streets of Karachi in support of Pakistan's blasphemy laws as they escalated threats against liberal politicians who, like Salmaan Taseer, the slain governor of Punjab, want to see them amended.
Saturday 08 January 2011
Pakistan's political crisis eased yesterday as a junior coalition partner said that it was rejoining the government, restoring its slim majority and averting any attempts to oust the Prime Minister.
Friday 12 November 2010
Militants launched a gun and bomb attack on the anti-terrorist police headquarters in Pakistan's largest city yesterday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 100 others. Six armed men fought a gun battle with police before a truck filled with explosive rammed the headquarters of Karachi's Criminal Investigation Department, detonated and levelled the building.
Thursday 11 November 2010
Militants attacked a police compound in the heart of Pakistan's largest city today with hail of gunfire and massive car bomb, leveling the building and killing at least 15 people, authorities and witnesses said.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral today of a Pakistani politician who was stabbed in London in September in a slaying that set off rioting in his hometown of Karachi.
Friday 05 November 2010
Police investigating the murder of a Pakistani politician released an e-fit of one of his suspected attackers today.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Gunmen have opened fire in a commercial market in Karachi, killing 11 people and raising the death toll from political violence to 51, a Pakistani official said.
Monday 18 October 2010
Gunmen have killed at least 25 people in Karachi in the past 24 hours, raising tensions in Pakistan's largest city as voters cast ballots to replace a provincial MP murdered in August.
Friday 08 October 2010
Two suspected suicide bombers attacked the most revered Sufi shrine in Pakistan's largest city yesterday, killing at least seven people and wounding 65 others.
Sunday 26 September 2010
A passenger jet at the centre of an alleged terrorism bomb hoax resumed its flight to Pakistan after a brief stop in the UK.
Friday 24 September 2010
The widow of the murdered Pakistani politician Imran Farooq collapsed with emotion yesterday as she appealed for help to catch his killer.
Saturday 18 September 2010
As one of Britain's most prominent exiled Pakistani politicians and the subject of long-standing death threats, Imran Farooq was always cautious about his security. He regularly changed addresses, rented homes under assumed names and, occasionally, employed a bodyguard.
Friday 17 September 2010
The murder of a prominent Pakistani politician in London brought Pakistan's second largest city to a standstill today.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
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