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PM Modi ’s Lahore yatra By Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on Dec 25 on a quasi “surprise” visit, where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were present to receive him. This is the first time an Indian premier has visited Pakistan in more than a decade. Television footage showed Modi exit his jet and embrace PM Nawaz, after which the two heads flew in a helicopter to Nawaz Sharif’s private residence in Raiwind. The Modi visit is likely to provide the Indian prime ministerRead More


Farkhunda mob killing case: Judge sentences 11 in Kabul

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KABUL: An Afghan judge sentenced 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of a woman in Kabul who was accused of burning a copy of the Holy Quran. The incident happened when a frenzied crowd beat and kicked the woman, named Farkhunda, to death on March 19 and set her body on fire as several policemen looked on near a shrine in central Kabul. The judge freed eight other officers accused of failure to carry out their duty for lack ofRead More