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  • Raymond Davis pens tell-all on 2011 Pakistan incident

    Raymond Davis — United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book about his experience...

    In his memoir, titled The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis, Davis talks in detail about his experience in Pakistan
  • Ranatunga wants Sri Lanka’s loss in 2011 World Cup final probed

    COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday demanded an investigation into the country’s 2011 World Cup final defeat by India amid allegations of match-fixing...

    Ranatunga, 53, in a video posted on his Facebook page, said he was shocked by Sri Lanka’s six-wicket defeat in the final at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium
  • Syria war has claimed more than 330,000 lives since 2011: monitor

    More than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of them civilians, a monitor said on Sunday...

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has documented the deaths of 331,765 people across Syria since the conflict erupted in mid-March 2011 with anti-government protests
  • IHC decided 29,784 cases since 2011

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) decided 29,784 cases since its establishment in January 2011, said Chief Justice Mohammad Anwar Khan Kasi...

    Addressing the enrollment ceremony of lawyers in the IHC building on Saturday, Justice Kasi said despite shortage of judges the high court decided a large number of cases in about four years
  • Nisar, Saudi envoy discuss 2011 killing of diplomat in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan assured the Saudi ambassador to Pakistan that those responsible for the murder of a Saudi diplomat in Karachi in 2011 would be brought to book at all costs...

    During a meeting here on Thursday, the minister and Saudi Ambassador Abdullah Marzouk Al Zahrani discussed progress in the investigation into the assassination of Saudi consulate official Hassan Al Qahtani
  • ‘More than 3,000 Hazaras killed since Sept 11, 2011’

    ISLAMABAD: More than 3,000 members of the Hazara community have been killed since Sept 11, 2011 according to official figures while unofficial reports say 4,000 Hazaras have been killed in the same time, most of whom are men...

    Briefing the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights on Wednesday lawyer and human rights activist Jalila Haider said the committee should look into the plight of the Hazara community where 10,000 plus women...
  • Top court acquits three men sentenced by BHC for involvement in 2011 bus carnage

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday acquitted three men who had been sentenced by the Balochistan High Court (BHC), and imprisoned for seven years, for their involvement in an attack on a passenger bus in Sibi, citing a lack of evidence...

    The men, Rehmatullah, Abdul Rehman and Murad Ali, were accused of setting a passenger bus that was en route to Quetta on fire when it stopped over in Sibi, killing 15 people
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