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San Bernardino Shooting Investigators Seek Clues to Motive

San Bernardino Shooting Investigators Seek Clues to Motive

The New York Times By IAN LOVETT, RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT  DEC. 3, 2015  SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Investigators on Thursday hunted for a motive in the backgrounds of a husband and wife suspected in a shooting rampage that left 14 dead and 17 others wounded here, while federal agents traced the origins of the four guns recovered […]

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They shut down my column

They shut down my column

By Mohammad Taqi Pakistan’s globetrotting Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has been peddling the ostensible success of a military operation called Zarb-e-Azb in assorted world capitals. The director of the Inter-Services Public Relations, Lt General Asim Saleem Bajwa, has unleashed a social and conventional media blitzkrieg that creates a halo of accomplishment, nay infallibility, around his boss, […]

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Pakistan’s Ahmadis battle mob and state for identity

Pakistan’s Ahmadis battle mob and state for identity

By Khurram Shahzad Islamabad (AFP) – “Are these the people with bullets who took my papa away?” two-year-old Sabiha Ahmad asked her mother anxiously when AFP visited her family, members of Pakistan’s persecuted Ahmadi minority, who are currently living in hiding. The toddler’s family have had little contact with anyone since they were forced to flee for their lives on […]

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Pakistani Man Sentence in US to 40 years Prison for Al Qaeda Plot

Pakistani Man Sentence in US to 40 years Prison for Al Qaeda Plot

By Nate Raymond A Pakistani man was sentenced by a U.S. judge to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England, as part of an al Qaeda plan to carry out attacks in Europe and the United States. Abid Naseer, 29, had faced up to life in prison following his conviction by a […]

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