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  • Nishtar Park massacre case of 2006 may take several more years to conclude

    More than 50 people, including several religious leaders, were killed and over 100 others were wounded in the massive bombing that ripped through a congregation of Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) at Nishtar Park in April 2006...

    Sultan Mahmood alias Saifullah, Mufti Zakir Hussain Siddiqui, Mohammad Amin, alias Khalid Shaheen, and Rehmatullah, said to be associated with the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, were held for their alleged involvement in...

  • SC turns death sentence to life imprisonment in 2006 murder case

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday overturned the death sentence awarded to a murder convict by a Pakpattan trial court in 2006, converting the sentence into life imprisonment...

    The trial court had handed Ghulam Mustafa a death sentence over a decade ago for murdering his paternal uncle and the uncle's five children...

  • 2006 Fokker crash SHO told to submit report about registration of case

    MULTAN: An additional district and sessions judge on Wednesday directed the Cantonment SHO to submit a report on a petition seeking registration of a case against former officials of PIA and CAA for their alleged negligence in the Fokker crash incident in 2006...

    The petitioner made respondents the then PIA chairman Tariq Kirmani, air safety senior vice-president Capt Shahnawaz Dara, SVP’s flights operation S...

  • ‘German football officials knew about 2006 Cup payment’

    FRANKFURT: In a political feud that could tarnish the reputation of Franz Beckenbauer, the former president of the German football federation has accused 2006 World Cup officials of knowing about a questionable payment to FIFA as early as 2002...

    Niersbach has said he first heard of the payment this year and learned the details only last week from Beckenbauer, the former Germany great who was the president of the 2006 organising...

  • Was the 2006 FIFA World Cup bought?

    BERLIN: The German FA (DFB) is set to answer corruption allegations on Friday as accusations the 2006 World Cup was “bought “threaten to give FIFA another headache...

    The 2006 finals were lauded in Germany as a huge success with fans from all the world lapping up the well-organised tournament over four sun-soaked weeks...

  • Germany pledged millions to Warner for 2006 World Cup vote: report

    BERLIN: Germany's football association promised a package worth millions of euros to secure a crucial vote from disgraced official Jack Warner for its bid to host the 2006 World Cup, Der Spiegel said Friday...

    The news magazine -- which in October broke the story alleging Germany bought votes to secure hosting rights for the tournament -- said it has seen a contract detailing perks that the Trinidad and Tobago official and the...

  • Anwar Ali emerges from shadows of that 2006 spell

    Pakistan all-rounder Anwar Ali, who once ironed socks for a living as a teenage factory labourer, may have finally found his feet in international cricket after years of unfulfilled promise...

    Ali smashed a 17-ball 46 with four towering sixes and three fours to help Pakistan clinch a last-gasp over win in the second Twenty20 against Sri Lanka in Colombo in their recently concluded tour, prompting fans to hail him as the second coming...

  • Fed edges towards its first rate hike since 2006

    WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September...

    When it meets this week, though, don’t expect any timetable for a rate hike to be spelled out in a post-meeting statement...

  • FIFA opens probe into 2006 World Cup bidding

    ZURICH: The FIFA ethics committee opened a bribery investigation Tuesday into Franz Beckenbauer and other officials from Germany’s 2006 World Cup bid team...

    The new case relates to “the 2006 FIFA World Cup host selection and its associated funding,” FIFA ethics prosecutors said in a statement...

  • Indian court sentences five to death over 2006 Mumbai blasts: PTI

    MUMBAI: An Indian court Wednesday sentenced five people to death for a series of blasts that ripped through packed trains in Mumbai in 2006, killing nearly 200 people, the Press Trust of India reported...

    Read: Indian court finds 12 guilty of 2006 Mumbai train bombingsSeven bombs went off within 15 minutes on the packed trains during the evening rush hour in Mumbai on July 11, 2006...

  • Dry core drilling at Moenjodaro due since 2006 set to start

    LARKANA: After a long delay, the Sindh culture department has awarded the contract for resuming the dry core drilling at Moenjodaro, a mandatory requirement of Unesco, to determine the actual areas of the historical site...

    PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari had launched the dry core drilling project on April 5, 2014 which Unesco has been demanding since 2006...

  • SC restores review petition against its 2006 judgement on PSM privatisation

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday restored a review petition instituted against its 2006 judgement in which the sale of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) was annulled...

    When asked by the court what purpose would it serve even if the court restored the review petition since the bid for the sale of the mills could not be opened now, the senior counsel explained that he would make an effort to convince the court about certain defective...

  • German investor confidence highest since March 2006

    4 in June, the same level as in March 2006, as “confidence grows that the growth trough will pass in summer,” ZEW chief Achim Wambach said...

    But Wambach noted that “revenue expectations remain very different for different sectors,” with pessimism for export-oriented car and machine-tool makers and financial firms while IT, ­telecoms and services enjoy a more ­positive outlook...

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