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Provinces to submit: Top court seeks report on women prisoners

ISLAMABAD:  A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, hearing a suo motu case regarding the miserable conditions of women prisoners in the country’s jails, has appointed senior lawyer Asma Jahangir as amicus curiae and directed the provincial governments to file comprehensive report in this matter. While submitting a report before the bench, headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Assistant Advocate ...

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Mysterious development: Jamaatul Ahrar chief, deputy resign

ISLAMABAD: The chief and deputy chief of a Taliban splinter group have resigned, the faction’s spokesman announced on Wednesday, as security forces intensified air and ground offensives against militants in Khyber Agency. “Maulana Qasim Omar Khorasani, chief of TTP Jamaatul Ahrar, and Omar Khalid Khorasani, the supreme commander of the group, have resigned voluntarily,” spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan said in a statement ...

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Germany held by Australia in friendly

German soccer fans paid tribute to the victims of the Germanwings Flight 9525 air crash ahead of their national team’s friendly international against Australia on Wednesday.

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Germany held by Australia in football friendly

German soccer fans paid tribute to the victims of the Germanwings Flight 9525 air crash ahead of their national team’s friendly international against Australia on Wednesday.

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The dilemma posed by police powers

When NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were shot dead in December 2014, the police department in the city exhibited such symbolic solidarity with the slain officers that it shamed, albeit briefly, New York City Hall and fuelled national debate on policing. During a period of increasing tensions between police officers and civilians, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

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Return of The X-Files

Cult television thriller The X-Files will return for a limited series with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their FBI agent roles, Fox Broadcasting network said on Tuesday, reported REUTERS. The X-Files, which premiered on Fox in 1993, followed FBI special agents Fox Mulder (Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Anderson) as they investigated cases of the unexplained, UFOs and often paranormal ...

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