Pakistan Supreme Court has instructed to shift the main accused in the Daniel Pearl kidnapping and murder case to a government-run rest house from a death row cell
To hear the government's position on the case, the Pakistan Supreme Court extended the interim detention by one day of the main accused and his three aides
The Sindh government and family of Pearl filed petitions in the apex court, challenging the high court verdict.
Pearl, the 38-year-old South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded while he was in Pakistan investigating a story in 2002 on the links between the country's powerful spy agency ISI and al-Qaeda.
According to the short verdict, the bench also directed to release the suspect. One member of the bench opposed the decision.
Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded for investigating links between Pakistan's spy agency ISI and al-Qaeda
Despite the painstaking work by Nomani and her colleagues, the mystery surrounding the kidnapping and murder of Pearl still remains unresolved. Many questions remain unanswered satisfactorily
The beheading of the Polish engineer, Peter Stanczak, coinciding with the seventh anniversary of the murder of Daniel Pearl, increase concern over the fate of an Iranian and an Afghan diplomat and a Chinese engineer, who were also kidnapped in Pakist
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"I was responsible for surveying and financing for the destruction of the Israeli Embassy in India, Azerbaijan, the Philippines and Australia," admits Khalid Sheikh Mohammad.
Hail to the greatest "ally" of the US and the UK in the war against terrorism. No wonder Al Qaeda and the Taliban are making hay while Musharraf shines.
The Omar Sheikh riddle remains unsolved. If he knows some deadly secrets about the involvement of Musharraf himself, all the latter has to do is to have the appeal dismissed by the court and have him executed quickly. What gives?
The killing of Amjad Hussain Farooqi, the alleged mastermind behind the two abortive attempts to kill Gen.Pervez Musharraf in Rawalpindi in December last year, with involvement in Daniel Pearl case, brings HUJI in the spotlight once again. The untold
After Daniel Pearl, Nick Berg. The modus operandi is similar. Musharraf is denounced along with Bush. .Reliable sources in Karachi say that the beheading has the clear finger-print of the same three organisations, which had kidnapped and brutally kil
Why is the US now bringing into the open secret information/findings tending to cast doubts on Pakistan's dependability as an ally in the war against terrorism?
The case relating to the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl continues to be in a limbo, while one of the dramatis personae, a former officer of ISI, could be rewarded with an ambassadorial appointment
The only movement in the barbaric case, consigned to perpetual limbo, seems to be that of the ISI handling officer of Omar Sheikh - who's being sought to be protected and rewarded with an ambassadorial appointment.
While the devious handling of the case by Musharraf is not a surprise, what is surprising and beyond comprehension is the seeming willingness of the US to go along with him.
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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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