Pakistan Government defers execution of former MQM activist by 30 days

 The Pakistan government today deferred by 30 days the execution of an ex-MQM activist convicted for target killings, amid allegations by him that the murders were carried out on party chief Altaf Hussain's order.

Cabinet defers decision on Piracy Bill

The Union Cabinet on Thursday deferred
a decision on having a new law that will make piracy at sea a criminal offence.