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Prosecution fails to link two police officers to Benazir’s murder

LAHORE – A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) observed that the prosecution has failed to unearth any incriminating material that connects the former Rawalpindi CPO Saud Aziz and an SP Shahzad Khurram with Benazir Bhutto’s assassination.
The bench observed that despite keeping the said people in a 24-day remand, the joint investigation team of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) could not establish the allegations under which both police officers had been charged. The

40% of Americans link Islam to violence: poll

WASHINGTON – Four in 10 Americans believe Islam is more likely to encourage violence than other religions, up sharply from March 2002, six months after the September 11 attacks, according to a new Pew poll. The figure is lower than July 2004, when a post-9/11 high of 46 percent of respondents said the Muslim faith is more likely than others to foment attacks, but it marks a significant rise from the 25 percent recorded in March 2002 and 35 percent from just seven months ago.

Don’t link minister’s murder to blasphemy: govt

GENEVA – The government on Thursday called on other countries not to link Wednesday’s killing of its only Christian government minister, Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, to the wider issue of blasphemy. Bhatti, who had called for changes to the blasphemy laws, was shot in broad daylight in Islamabad.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan said they had assassinated him as a punishment for blasphemy. “We believe it would not be helpful to link the highly regrettable killing squarely in

Israel says ‘no link’ of Palestine issue in Arab turmoil

BRUSSELS – Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, on Tuesday said there was “no linkage” between turmoil in the Arab world and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as the EU pressed for quick progress on peace talks to ensure stability.
“The Israel-Palestinian conflict is not the main issue, not the main problem,” Lieberman said after talks in Brussels on EU-Israeli ties.”The main reason for instability is poverty, misery, inefficient government,” he said at a press conference

PIA to provide daily link to over 100 int’l routes

STAFF REPORT – The PIA would provide daily link to over 100 international destinations from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad under a joint venture commercial arrangement with Turkish Airlines, the PIA spokesman said on Thursday. Pakistani passengers have been demanding that the PIA should provide daily flights to all operational international destinations and also link other major cities of the world with Pakistan.
This is not possible because of the limitations of fleet and