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Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 05:34

The owner of a nine-storey building that collapsed and killed 1,135 Bangladeshi garment workers in April last year is to face murder charges, police said today.

Musharraf singled out in treason case: Lawyer tells court

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 19:56

Pervez Musharraf`s lawyer on Tuesday claimed that the former Pakistan president was being singled out in the treason trial and all those involved in the imposition of the emergency in 2007 should be tried together.

Afghanistan poll hopeful Ghani wants Pak `special relationship`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 18:08

Afghan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani says rapprochement with the Taliban`s old backers Pakistan, along the lines of France and Germany after World War II, is key to ending instability in his conflict-torn nation.

Pak cannibal brothers released from jail, boy`s head found in their home

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 17:24

In a shocking case, the head of a boy was found at the house of two brothers in Pakistan who were recently released from prison for indulging in cannibalism.

Afghan deputy minister kidnapped: Officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:54

An senior Afghan government official was kidnapped along with his driver on his way to work in Kabul Tuesday, an interior ministry official said.

Pak Senate adopts resolution binding PM to attend its session

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:47

Pakistan`s Senate has passed a resolution making it mandatory for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend its session at least once a week after he failed to turn up since assuming the position last year.

Pervez Musharraf`s treason case hearing resumes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:53

The special court constituted to try former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday resumed his trial for high treason after his formal indictment last month.

Sri Lanka to provide counselling to kin of war missing

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:30

A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said Tuesday.

Indian woman dies of heart attack after meeting brother in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:19

An Indian woman, who arrived in Pakistan to meet her brother after a span of 16 years, has died after a severe heart attack at the Lahore railway station.

Indian woman dies of heart attack after meeting brother in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:01

An Indian woman, who arrived in Pakistan to meet her brother after a span of 16 years, has died after a severe heart attack at the Lahore railway station.