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Mubasher Bukhari

Pakistani cleric charged with sexual abuse at religious school

Jun 17 2021

LAHORE, Pakistan A Muslim cleric who has led anti-blasphemy rallies in Pakistan has been charged with sexually abusing a student at a religious school, police said on Thursday.

Pakistan court overturns blasphemy conviction of Christian couple

Jun 03 2021

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the death sentence of a Christian couple in a blasphemy case, acquitting them for lack of evidence after they had spent seven years on death row, lawyers said.

Islamists call halt to Pakistan protest after government allows vote on French envoy

Apr 20 2021

ISLAMABAD A banned Pakistani Islamist group called an end to violent nationwide anti-France protests on Tuesday, after the government called a parliamentary vote on whether to expel the French ambassador and said it would halt criminal cases against the group's members.

Deadly clashes after Islamists take police hostage in Pakistan's Lahore

Apr 18 2021

LAHORE, Pakistan Police in Pakistan said a hardline Islamist group had taken six security personnel hostage at its headquarters in Lahore on Sunday after a week of violent clashes following the arrest of the group's leader.

Pakistan Islamists clash over French cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammad

Apr 13 2021

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) -Thousands of Pakistani Islamists clashed with police for a second day on Tuesday in protest against the arrest of their leader ahead of rallies denouncing French cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad, officials said.

Pakistan Islamists clash with police over French cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammad

Apr 13 2021

ISLAMABAD, April 13 Thousands of Islamists blocked highways and rail tracks and clashed with police in different parts of Pakistan in protest against the arrest of their leader ahead of rallies denouncing French cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad, officials said.

Two men sentenced to death for Pakistan gang rape: prosecutors

Mar 20 2021

LAHORE Two men were sentenced to death on Saturday for gang-raping a woman on the side of a highway in Pakistan last year, an attack that triggered nationwide protests and calls for tougher laws.

Pakistan suspends flagship cricket tournament after COVID-19 cases among teams

Mar 04 2021

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan is suspending its flagship cricket tournament that started last month after seven team personnel tested positive for COVID-19, the cricket board said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Pakistan suspends flagship cricket tournament after COVID-19 cases among teams

Mar 04 2021

LAHORE, Pakistan, March 4 Pakistan is suspending its flagship cricket tournament that started last month after seven team personnel tested positive for COVID-19, the cricket board said on Thursday.

Two white tiger cubs in Pakistan likely died of COVID, zoo officials say

Feb 13 2021

LAHORE Two 11-week-old white tiger cubs that died in a Pakistani zoo last month appear to have died of COVID-19, officials said. | Video

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