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Eight Pakistanis arrested for terror links

Eight Pakistanis arrested for terror links

MADRID: Spanish police have arrested six Pakistanis and a Nigerian suspected of providing forged passports to organisations linked to Al Qaeda, including the group accused of plotting the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
Three others – two Pakistanis and a Thai national – were held in Thailand as part of the same Operation Kampai, which “neutralised a vast cell that helped provide passports for Al Qaeda”, it said in a statement.
Spanish police

64 Pakistanis arrive at Wagah

LAHORE: Haggard and tired, after being imprisoned for years, 64 Pakistanis released by India arrived at the Wagah border on Tuesday. They were received there by South Asia Partnership, Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum, Pakistan Institute for Labour Education and Research and members of the civil society.
Of those released, 55 were fishermen who belonged to districts and fishing villages of Karachi and Thatta, while the rest were imprisoned for various crimes, and were released after

Pakistanis must follow Iqbal’s teachings: Shujaat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League organised a ceremony to pay homage to Allama Muhammad Iqbal on his 133 birth anniversary. Addressing the function at the PML House, PML President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain said, “We have to forget all differences for the sovereignty, solidarity of the country and to materialise the dreams of Iqbal.
He said that taking the country out of chaos was not possible for one party and all political forces should join their brains to evolve a strategy that

Govt warns UK to refrain from mistreating Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Expressing concern over the reported targeting of Pakistanis in the UK by immigration authorities, Pakistan on Thursday warned the British government that ill treatment of its citizens would have an impact on bilateral ties.
The warning was conveyed by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to British High Commissioner Adam Thomson, who was summoned to the Foreign Office in the wake of media reports that Pakistanis living in the UK were being targeted by the UK