LAWYERS showered the suspected killer of a prominent Pakistani governor with rose petals when he arrived at court yesterday and an influential Muslim scholars group praised the assassination of the outspoken opponent of laws that order death for those who insult Islam.
Thu, 06 Jan, 2011
THE governor of Pakistan’s wealthiest and most populous province was shot dead in the capital yesterday by one of his own guards, who later told interrogators that he was angry about the politician’s stance against the country’s blasphemy law, officials said.
Wed, 05 Jan, 2011
THE captured chief cleric of a militant mosque was allowed to lead funeral prayers for his slain brother yesterday and he predicted that the deaths of the mosque’s defenders in an army raid would push Pakistan toward an “Islamic revolution”.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2007