• Pakistani police Feb 24

    Police in Pakistan Train to Fight Crime on Rollerblades

    A new 20-member police unit will roll out next month in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city.

  • Associated Press Aug 5, 2019

    India Government Revokes Disputed Kashmir's Special Status

    India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule. Home Minister Amit Shah announced the revocation amid an uproar in India’s Parliament and while Kashmir was under a security lockdown that kept...

  • cellular telephone Nov 8, 2017

    Woman Charged With Deadly Poisonings Had Warned Against Being Forced to Marry

    Aasia Bibi had warned her parents time and again that if they forced her to marry her cousin, a man she disliked, she would be capable of going to any length to exit the union. She was already in a relationship, she said, and should be allowed to marry the man of her choice. Now, investigators in this tiny, remote...

  • judge Nov 1, 2017

    Pakistani Bride Kills 17 in Botched Plot to Kill Husband

    Pakistani police arrested a newly married woman on murder charges after she allegedly poisoned her husband’s milk and it inadvertently killed 17 other people in a remote village, a senior police officer said Wednesday. District police chief Sohail Habib Tajak said a judge allowed police to question the woman, 21-year-old Aasia Bibi, for two weeks to determine whether it was...

  • Facebook Oct 18, 2017

    Pakistan Arrests Cleric Over Involvement in Murder of Model

    Pakistani police say they have arrested a Muslim cleric for alleged involvement in the 2016 murder of social media model Qandeel Baloch. She was found strangled in her home in the city of Multan after posting racy pictures on Facebook of herself with the cleric, Mufti Mohammad Qawi. Her slaying is among Pakistan’s recent cases of so-called honor killings. Nearly...

  • NBC Jul 28, 2016

    Ex-Husband of UK ‘Honor Killing' Victim Surrenders to Pakistan Police

    The ex-husband of a British woman whose death is being investigated as a suspected “honor killing” turned himself in to Pakistani police for questioning on Thursday, NBC News has learned. Samia Shahid, 28, had been visiting her estranged parents in northeastern Pakistan when she died. Her former husband had been on the run since the afternoon of her death but...

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