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Islamists end protest in Pakistani capital

Mar 31, 2016 - 12:58 AM

The stand off comes as Pakistan mourns more than 70 people killed in a Taliban suicide bombing targeting Christians celebrating Easter Sunday in Lahore

PAKISTAN PROTEST. Supporters of Mumtaz Qadri, a police guard who was executed last month for killing former Governor of Punjab province over a blasphemy law comment, end their 3-day long protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 30, 2016. Photo by T. Mughal/EPA

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Mar 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Pakistan police clash with supporters of executed Islamist assassin

Mar 27, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Tear gas is fired as thousands of Mumtaz Qadri s supporters try to push closer to Pakistan s heavily barricaded capital

Supporters of executed Islamist Mumtaz Qadri retreat from smoke after tear gas shelling by authorities during an anti-government protest in Rawalpindi on March 27, 2016. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of stone-throwing supporters of an Islamist assassin, a month after he was hanged for killing a provincial governor for alleged blasphemy / AFP / FAROOQ NAEEM

Kidnapped son of assassinated Pakistan governor found after 5 years

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:09 PM

Taseer who is in his early thirties is described as being in feeble health

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Blast kills 13 as Pakistani Taliban avenge executed Islamist

Mar 07, 2016 - 5:58 PM

The Pakistani Taliban s Jamat ul Ahrar faction says it avenged the hanging of Mumtaz Qadri

epa05198932 An unidentified relative of one of the victims of the suicide bomb attack, reacts after his loved one was killed, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 07 March 2016. At least thirteen people were killed on 07 March in a bombing in Pakistan's north-western province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, police said. The bombing targeted a local court in the Shabqadar area of Charsadda district during rush hour, local police officer Jahangir Abdul Sattar said. "Seven people including three women and one police official were killed in the bombing," he said. EPA/ARSHAD ARBAB

Pakistan tensions high ahead of Islamist assassin's funeral

Mar 01, 2016 - 3:02 PM

UPDATED Tens of thousands gather for the funeral of Mumtaz Qadri while police line the procession route

IN PROTEST. Supporters of Mumtaz Qadri, an ex-police guard who had in January 2011 killed a former governor for opposing the country's blasphemy laws, shout slogans during a protest after he was hanged to death, in Hyderabad, Pakistan, February 29, 2016. Nadeem Khawer/EPA

Thousands protest in Pakistan as governor's killer is hanged

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:02 PM

Thousands protest in Pakistani cities against the execution of a man hailed by hardline Islamists as a hero for killing a provincial governor who was seeking reform of the blasphemy law

PROTEST. Pakistani riot policemen watch as supporters of former police bodyguard Mumtaz Qadri burn tires during a protest against Qadri's execution in Islamabad on February 29, 2016. Photo by Aamir Qureshi