British family shot dead at funeral 'were victims of an honour killing'

The wedding celebrations had just subsided when Muhammad Yousaf, his wife and daughter, all from Nelson in Lancashire, went to the dusty cemetery to remember the friends and family who had died since their last visit to Pakistan.

Lumb blows away Punjab with quick-fire 83

Michael Lumb, recently selected in England's World Twenty20 squad, smashed a superb half-century as the Rajasthan Royals handed the Kings XI Punjab a humiliating nine-wicket defeat in the Indian Premier League in Jaipur yesterday.

Joy for family as Pakistan kidnap boy Sahil Saeed freed

The mother of a five-year-old British boy kidnapped by gunmen in Pakistan spoke of her joy today after he was released unharmed.

Kidnap boy's father is helping police in search

The father of a five-year-old boy who was kidnapped in Pakistan last week has been reunited with his wife and is helping officers find his son, British police said yesterday. Raja Naqqash Saeed, 28, is aiding authorities "to ensure the safe return of Sahil", Detective Chief Superintendent Darren Shenton, of Greater Manchester Police, said.

Father helping UK police to find son in Pakistan

The father of a five-year-old boy who was kidnapped in Pakistan last week has returned home and is helping officers find his son, police said today.

Mystery of the missing father of kidnapped boy

A simple abduction case has been enveloped by a web of intrigue.

Kidnapped boy to be returned 'within 48 hours'

The Pakistani government has reassured the father of a five-year-old British boy that his son will be returned "within 48 hours" as the police were said to be closing in on the kidnappers.

Kidnappers of UK boy in Pakistan 'contacted father'

A gang who abducted a five-year-old British boy from his grandmother's home in Pakistan contacted the boy's father on Friday, it was claimed last night.

Waiting, praying and crying: a father's vigil for kidnapped Sahil

Official says snatching of child may have a family connection

Police teams in Punjab scramble to find missing child

Kidnapping has long menaced Pakistan. From the notorious Dacoits who prowl the Thar desert, to Taliban militants along the Afghan border, grabbing people for ransom sadly continues to prove a lucrative trade.

I want my sweet son back, pleads kidnapped boy's mother

Armed gang demands £100,000 for return of five-year-old abducted in Pakistan

Child kidnappings a growing problem in Pakistan

The gang who snatched five-year-old Sahil Saeed could be linked to wider militant groups - with child kidnappings becoming a growing problem in Pakistan, leading experts said today.

'My people refuse to talk about honour killings'

Jagdeesh Singh's sister was murdered by her in-laws for daring to seek a divorce. But, he tells Jerome Taylor, it is a crime his community would prefer to ignore

Explosion kills 22 in central Pakistan

A car bombing outside a politician's home in central Pakistan has killed 22 people and wounded 70 others.

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