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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Blasts near Hazrat Zainab's shrine in Syria kill 20, IS claims responsibility

    AMMAN: Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide and car bomb blasts that struck a Damascus suburb on Saturday near Syria's holiest Muslim shrine, and a monitoring group said at least 20 people were killed...

    State television showed debris, mangled cars and wrecked shops in a main commercial thoroughfare near the Sayeda Zeinab shrine, in an area where at least three bomb attacks claimed by Islamic State have killed and wounded...
  • Bomb attacks near Hazrat Zainab's shrine in Syria kill 50, wound 110

    DAMASCUS: At least 50 people were killed and 110 wounded on Sunday in three bomb blasts near the revered shrine of Hazrat Zainab (RA) outside the Syrian capital Damascus, state media said...

    Also that month, a blast ripped through a bus carrying Lebanese pilgrims headed to Hazrat Zainab (RA), killing at least nine people, in an attack claimed by Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front...

  • Justice for Zainab: Agitators in Kasur turn on PML-N lawmakers

    CM Shahbaz meets Zainab’s father who wants probe body head replaced; Tehreek-i-Labbaik chief leads funeral prayersRescue-1122 services remained suspended between 12pm and 9pm as most roads were blocked...

    Two hours prior to his arrival in Kasur (at around 2am), Punjab government spokesperson Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan, MPA Malik Ahmed Saeed, MNAs of the Ansari biradari, including Usman Ibrahim of Gujranwala and Akram Ansari of...

  • Three more police officers included in JIT to investigate Zainab murder case

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Thursday expanded the scope of investigation into the rape-cum-murder of 8-year-old Zainab in Kasur by including three more senior police officers in the joint investigation team...

    A senior official told Dawn the chief minister in a meeting on Thursday discussed the matter pertaining to the identity of the criminal behind Zainab’s murder...

  • Activists vow to spread awareness in children as city mourns Zainab’s murder

    KARACHI: As Karachi united in protests demanding justice for Zainab on Thursday, NGOs, activists, women’s rights groups and members of civil society joined hands to also raise their voices about awareness programmes for children...

    At a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, founder and president Zindagi Trust Shehzad Roy with representatives of Aahung made an earnest appeal to introduce such programmes in primary schools across...

  • 'How long will it be till you forget Zainab?'

    As the sun began to set on Jan 4, six-year-old Zainab Amin performed her wuzu before setting out to her maternal aunt’s place for Quran lessons...

    “Zainab and her cousin, Osman, used to go to their khala’s house — which is a five-minute walk — every day around 6...

  • NA demands exemplary punishment for Zainab’s killer

    ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition in the National Assembly on Friday demanded exemplary punishment for the killer of Zainab, inclusion of chapters of sexual harassment in curriculum of schools and madressahs for awareness among children...

    She said the resolution being prepared by the NA on Zainab’s issue would be ineffective unless it demanded inclusion of specific chapters in the curriculum across the country...

  • New footage in Zainab case could frustrate probe

    KASUR: Police are scra­m­bling to find clues that could lead them to the culprit behind the rape and murder of Zainab in Kasur, while the deadline assigned to them by the Punjab police chief to make the arrest expired at 8pm on Saturday...

    According to people in the area, the new video could further frustrate attempts to zero in on the culprit as the man in it appeared different from the man shown walking with Zainab on Peerowala Road...

  • 'No major breakthrough' as investigations enter fifth day in Zainab murder case

    Two new images of suspects in Zainab's rape and murder case in Kasur came to the fore on Sunday as law enforcement agencies failed to make a major headway in the case five days after Zainab's body was recovered from a dump...

    Earlier, the joint investigation team (JIT) probing the rape and murder of Zainab, and eleven other children before her in Kasur, held a meeting with families of all victims excluding Zainab's at the residence of...

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