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Pakistan government secures release of 11 policemen from TLP

Eleven police personnel of Pakistan’s Punjab Police were released on Monday by the Tahreek-e-Labbaik (TLP), a radical Islamist Party

Pakistan: Banned TLP members clash with police; 3 killed, police offer 'brutally tortured'

As visuals of heavy clashes between Islamists and cops in Lahore emerged on Sunday, Pakistan police said members of the recently proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) "brutally tortured" a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) while TLP claimed three of their activists died from gunshots, media reports said

Sikhs in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa facing law and order issues

Struggling for months with falling business returns due to the raging COVID-19, the Sikh community in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province is now battling law and order issues, with snatching and extortion calls adding to their travails

Daniel Pearl's parents say their son slain to create fear

American journalist Daniel Pearl’s parents have told the Pakistan Supreme Court that the motive behind their son’s brutal murder was not personal enmity but a ploy to intimidate not only the Pakistani government but other countries and organisations as well, Tribune reported

Aurat March organizer booked for blasphemy in Pakistan

Organizers of the Aurat March in Pakistan were booked over blasphemy charges by Peshawar Police on the order of a local court, Dawn reported

US clamps sanctions against Pakistani company functioning as Russian proxy

The US on Thursday sanctioned a Pakistan-based organisation and six individuals for trying to influence the US presidential 2020 election on behalf of a Russian network, the News reported

Pakistan briefly blocks access to all major social media platforms

Authorities in Pakistan Friday had blocked access to all social media platforms in the country on Friday, media reports said

Pakistan faces new challenge as private market opens up to sell vaccines

Pakistan is facing a major challenge as a growing number of cases and slow vaccination drive carried out by the Imran Khan government, the South Asian nation has been forced to allow the private sector to import and sell vaccines

Pakistanbans TLP after days of violent protests

The Pakistan government on Thursday formally banned the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after days of violent protests by the members of the radical islamist group following the arrest of their leader

US report showcases severe human rights violations in Pakistan

A US State Department released report on human rights violation has identified unlawful, arbitrary and extrajudicial killings and disappearances as major issues in Pakistan, media reports said

French Embassy in Pakistan asks citizens to leave country

The French embassy in Pakistan asked all its citizens and companies to “temporarily” leave the country, citing “serious threats”, media reports say

Pakistan plans to ban Islamist group responsible for violence

The Pakistan government is considering a proposal to ban the Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Pakistan ( TLP), the radical Islamist group responsible for the recent violent protests across major cities in the country

Plea to PPP and ANP to rejoin Pakistani opposition alliance

The chief of the opposition alliance in Pakistan has asked two constituents, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP), to “reconsider” their decision of quitting the alliance but declared that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will continue its struggle even if the two parties do not return to its fold, according to a report in Dawn

Four killed, thousands injured as Islamist violence rocks Pakistan

At least four people were killed and thousands injured, including members of security forces, as violent protests, led by a radical Islamist group, Tehreek-e Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), continued for the second day on Tuesday across major cities in Pakistan, forcing the government to deploy paramilitary forces

Pakistan: Blast during football match in Karachi leaves seven hurt

A blast during a football match in Karachi's Hub area in Pakistan on Tuesday left at least seven people hurt, media reports said

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