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Unattended bag creates panic at airport

The Airport Security Force (ASF), on Thursday, spotted an unattended bag in the parking area of Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad, which caused the police and bomb disposal squad to rush the

‘Killing spread panic and insecurity’

The murder case against paramilitary personnel allegedly involved in the murder of Sarfaraz Shah was launched under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997, as the incident was pre-planned and spread extreme panic, sense

Panic selling on KSE, slides by 252pts

KARACHI – Panic selling in high-priced blue chip scrips let the bears prevail at the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) on Friday that saw the political and strategic situation dog local and international share traders. The investors’ fear of foreign selling led to panic selling at the KSE owing to disturbing developments like a destabilising political backlash after the controversial release of American spy Raymond Davis and Thursday’s drone attack on a Pakistani tribal Jirga and a rare

Desperation, panic grip Japan after quake

FUKUSHIMA – Survivors of Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami huddled in shelters and hoarded supplies on Saturday as rescue workers searched a mangled coastline of submerged homes, cars and stranded boats. Aerial footage showed buildings and trains strewn like children’s toys after powerful walls of seawater swamped areas around the city of Sendai, about 130 km from the epicenter of the earthquake and among the worst-hit areas.
“Everything is so hard now,” said Kumi

LCCA scrutiny causes panic among local clubs

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board has directed the Lahore City Cricket Association to hold scrutiny of club and disband dysfunctional clubs. There is also a general feeling among the club players that the directives have been issued to reduce the number of clubs from 134 to 80 because this would benefit certain officials.
Some officials of local clubs believe that if the scrutiny is done on merit, some LCCA members would lose their authority because they are running bogus

Threatening calls to Rehman Malik stir panic

ISLAMABAD: Three threatening phone calls at the office of Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Monday spread panic among the staff and visitors of the two Pak Secretariat blocks.
According to a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, unidentified callers made three phone calls at Malik’s office to inform his staff about a bomb at the office that would go off ‘shortly’, while adding that the office bombing would be followed by another blast at Malik’s residence in the evening. Soon

Baghdad Christians in firing line as deadly bombs stir panic

BAGHDAD: A string of anti-Christian bombings has cost six more lives in the wake of the Baghdad church bloodbath, sowing panic in Iraq’s 2,000-year-old minority on Wednesday, many of whom now want to flee.
“Since Tuesday evening, there have been 13 bombs and two mortar attacks on homes and shops of Christians in which a total of six people were killed and 33 injured,” a defence ministry official said. “A church was also damaged.”
An interior ministry official earlier gave a

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