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Pakistan: Deadly clashes in Lahore after Islamists take police hostage

Pakistan: Deadly clashes in Lahore after Islamists take police hostage

Lahore: Pakistan authorities on Sunday said a hardline Islamist group had taken six police personnel hostage at its headquarters in Lahore after a week of violent clashes following the arrest of the group’s leader. Following the France row, the Tehrik-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) group had given the government an April 20

Twitter, FB, WhatsApp and YouTube suspended in Pakistan amid violent protests

Twitter, FB, WhatsApp and YouTube suspended in Pakistan amid violent protests

Islamabad: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday suspended social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, WhatsApp and Telegram till 3 pm, amidst tension in Pakistan over violent anti-France protests that paralysed large parts of the South Asian country this week. As per the Interior Ministry, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

Eight people shot at Indianapolis Fedex facility in the US: Police

Eight people shot at Indianapolis Fedex facility in the US: Police

Washington, United States: At least eight people were killed in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis by a gunman who is believed to have then killed himself, police said. The victims were all found at a Fedex facility near the international airport where the shooting took place late

Pakistan govt deploys paramilitary forces to thwart violent Islamist protests

Pakistan govt deploys paramilitary forces to thwart violent Islamist protests

Islamabad: Pakistan government had to deploy Paramilitary forces overnight in the eastern province of Punjab after police struggled to squash violent demonstration by Islamists protestors over the arrest of their leader, in which two police officers lost their lives while 125 policemen were hurt in clashes with protesters in Lahore.