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Pakistani authorities sack chief of Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department in fake encounter case
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Pakistani authorities sack chief of Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department in fake encounter case

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday sacked the head of the Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) after a probe into a weekend shootout revealed that three members of a family were killed in a fake encounter on a highway.

Peshawar University students' protest against fee hike turns violent; seven injured during clash with police; 28 arrested
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Peshawar University students' protest against fee hike turns violent; seven injured during clash with police; 28 arrested

Students of Peshawar University on Thursday clashed with the Pakistani Police while protesting against an increase in the semester fee.

Policeman assigned to protect polio workers on Pakistan-Afghanistan border shot dead hours into nationwide vaccination drive
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Policeman assigned to protect polio workers on Pakistan-Afghanistan border shot dead hours into nationwide vaccination drive

A policeman assigned to protect polio workers has been shot and killed by unknown assailants in Pakistan's northwest tribal district bordering Afghanistan, hours after a massive nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive was launched.

Day before Nawaz Sharif's return to Pakistan, police arrests former PM's supporters in Punjab to 'avoid violence'
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Day before Nawaz Sharif's return to Pakistan, police arrests former PM's supporters in Punjab to 'avoid violence'

Pakistani police were detaining scores of supporters of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his party said Thursday, claiming it was an attempt to prevent them from staging a welcome-home rally upon the ousted leaders return from London.

Pakistani journalist working for Indian TV channel assaulted by unknown men in Islamabad, escapes kidnapping attempt
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Pakistani journalist working for Indian TV channel assaulted by unknown men in Islamabad, escapes kidnapping attempt

A Pakistani journalist, known for criticising his country’s military establishment, said on Wednesday he had narrowly escaped being kidnapped by armed men

Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Two senior Pakistani cops acquitted as Lahore HC suspends their 17-year sentence
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Benazir Bhutto assassination case: Two senior Pakistani cops acquitted as Lahore HC suspends their 17-year sentence

Two senior police officials convicted by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case are set to walk free from jail after a court suspended their 17-year sentence, media reports said on Friday

Pakistani man beheads wife for refusing to quit job as labourer in Lahore
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Pakistani man beheads wife for refusing to quit job as labourer in Lahore

A man in Pakistan's Punjab province has decapitated his 37-year-old wife with a chopper for refusing his demand to quit her job, a media report said on Monday.

Pakistan police arrest Qandeel Baloch's sister, cousin for 'possible involvement' in murder
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Pakistan police arrest Qandeel Baloch's sister, cousin for 'possible involvement' in murder

Pakistani police on Monday arrested sister and cousin of Qandeel Baloch for their "possible involvement" in the murder of the social media celebrity.

Pakistani policeman arrested for assaulting a Hindu octogenarian
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Pakistani policeman arrested for assaulting a Hindu octogenarian

Sindh police ordered the arrest of Ali Hussain after the family of Gokal Das posted pictures of the octogenarian who was beaten and bruised badly.

Police book five suspects for setting Pakistani girl on fire
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Police book five suspects for setting Pakistani girl on fire

Pakistan police claimed to have arrested all five suspects involved in setting a teenaged girl on fire for refusing to marry a divorcee twice her age

Pakistan police begin probe into mysterious death of Reuters bureau chief
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Pakistan police begin probe into mysterious death of Reuters bureau chief

Pakistan police have rounded up some people for questioning into the death of Reuters bureau chief in the country, who police said was found dead in Islamabad under mysterious circumstances.

Wagah blast 'mastermind' killed in Lahore encounter, say Pak police
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Wagah blast 'mastermind' killed in Lahore encounter, say Pak police

Pakistan police today claimed to have killed the alleged mastermind of Wagah suicide bombing - that claimed 61 lives last year - in an encounter.

Wagah blast: Pakistan police take into custody 45 suspects
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Wagah blast: Pakistan police take into custody 45 suspects

A total of 45 suspects have been taken into custody by Pakistan police in connection with the deadly suicide blast at Wagah border which killed 63 people.

Pakistan police slaps murder charges on Sarabjit's attackers
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Pakistan police slaps murder charges on Sarabjit's attackers

The Lahore Police added murder charges to the FIR registered against death row prisoners – Amer Aftab alias Amer Tambewala and Mudassar – who were booked for the attack on 49-year-old Sarabjit on Friday last week.

Court raps Pak police for letting Musharraf escape
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Court raps Pak police for letting Musharraf escape

The Islamabad High Court today pulled up police officials here for allowing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to flee dramatically from the courtroom last week.

Pakistan seeks help to rescue 23 policemen abducted by Taliban
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Pakistan seeks help to rescue 23 policemen abducted by Taliban

Pakistani officials pressured tribal elders Friday to help rescue 23 policemen believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban during attacks on their posts in the country's troubled northwest tribal region.

Pakistan's shame: Police rescue over 50 'chained' rehab patients
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Pakistan's shame: Police rescue over 50 'chained' rehab patients

There is little or no state help for drug addicts in Pakistan, and other seminaries in the country offer similar treatment.