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Daniel Pearl murder case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders release of prime suspect Omar Saeed Sheikh
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Daniel Pearl murder case: Pakistan Supreme Court orders release of prime suspect Omar Saeed Sheikh

Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story on the links between the ISI and Al-Qaeda

US slams Pakistan court for overturning death sentence of convict in Daniel Pearl murder case, calls it 'affront' to victims of terror
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US slams Pakistan court for overturning death sentence of convict in Daniel Pearl murder case, calls it 'affront' to victims of terror

The US on Friday criticised a Pakistani court for overturning the death sentence of British-born top al-Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted in the abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl.

Daniel Pearl killing: Pakistani court overturns death sentence of prime accused Ahmed Omar Sheikh, acquits three others
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Daniel Pearl killing: Pakistani court overturns death sentence of prime accused Ahmed Omar Sheikh, acquits three others

Pearl, the 38-year-old South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story on the alleged links between the country's powerful spy agency ISI and al-Qaeda. Sheikh was arrested from Lahore in February 2002 and sentenced to death five months later by an anti-terrorism court.

Congress blames Modi for China roadblock in Masood Azhar issue, says PM's foreign policies are 'diplomatic disasters'
Politics

Congress blames Modi for China roadblock in Masood Azhar issue, says PM's foreign policies are 'diplomatic disasters'

The Congress attacked the Narendra Modi government after China blocked a bid at the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, saying the PM's foreign policy has been a series of diplomatic disasters.

Omerta explores human evil through Rajkummar Rao's character but fails to answer why
Entertainment

Omerta explores human evil through Rajkummar Rao's character but fails to answer why

Omerta tells the story of Sheikh as a violent, troubled man very well and Rao’s acting is extremely engaging. But the one question that the movie certainly doesn't answer is, why?

Rajkummar Rao plays Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh in Omerta; All you need to know about his character
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Rajkummar Rao plays Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh in Omerta; All you need to know about his character

In Omerta, Rajkummar Rao plays Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, a British terrorist of Pakistani descent with links to militant groups.

Omerta first look: Hansal Mehta, Rajkummar Rao team up again for this intriguing looking film
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Omerta first look: Hansal Mehta, Rajkummar Rao team up again for this intriguing looking film

Omerta will follow the life of the British born terrorist Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, known for his involvement in the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002, and his links to various Islamist organisations.