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Aliran Online
Don’t undercut independence of the Barof justice and protect the interest of the legal profession as well as that of
Don’t undercut independence of the Bar
Aliran Online / Posted 15 hours ago
of justice and protect the interest of the legal profession as well as that of the public.” It is managed by a 38-member Bar Council, elected annually from among its members. Consistent with its stated purpose, the Malaysian Bar has been an... Read more
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Pilipino Star
2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awards: Philippines’s top graft buster can be ‘coy as a kitten’and instead of getting disheartened, she took them as a challenge. “So when I
2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awards: Philippines’s top graft buster can be ‘coy as a kitten’
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
and instead of getting disheartened, she took them as a challenge. “So when I was interviewed by the JBC (Judicial and Bar Council), I was already half-decided (to) accept the nomination,” Morales told The STAR in an interview at the Ramon... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Resign Senate post, critics urge De Limaappointments to the judiciary. De Lima, a former justice secretary, automatica
Resign Senate post, critics urge De Lima
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
appointments to the judiciary. De Lima, a former justice secretary, automatically sits as member of the Judicial and Bar Council tasked to recommend to the Office of the President candidates for appointment to the metropolitan and regional... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Call for independent task force to probe police misconductthe number of deaths in police custody to 11 cases last year from 14 in the yea
Call for independent task force to probe police misconduct
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
the number of deaths in police custody to 11 cases last year from 14 in the year before, one death is still too many, said Bar Council constitutional law committee co-chairperson Firdaus Husni. Firdaus, who gave a presentation at the Sabah Law... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippine’s top graft buster can be ‘coy as a kitten’and instead of getting disheartened, she took them as a challenge. “So when I
Philippine’s top graft buster can be ‘coy as a kitten’
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
and instead of getting disheartened, she took them as a challenge. “So when I was interviewed by the JBC (Judicial and Bar Council), I was already half-decided (to) accept the nomination,” Morales told The STAR in an interview at the Ramon... Read more
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Rappler
CJ: ‘I trust President’s judgment’ in naming justicesdoubt. He has already said that he is strongly against the corrupt, he is stron
CJ: ‘I trust President’s judgment’ in naming justices
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
doubt. He has already said that he is strongly against the corrupt, he is strongly against the laggards." The Judicial and Bar Council applies the same standards in shortlisting candidates for SC justice, she said. On Duterte, Sereno added, "I... Read more
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Aliran Online
G25: Proposed amendments to Legal Profession Act will impede self-regulation of BarMalaysian legal system. Such a negative perception will make Malaysia less attr
G25: Proposed amendments to Legal Profession Act will impede self-regulation of Bar
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
Malaysian legal system. Such a negative perception will make Malaysia less attractive as an investment destination. The Bar Council has announced that it is vehemently opposed to the proposed amendments. The G25 strongly and wholeheartedly... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
A weak case: Law has never been a hotter career, but education standards are slipping in the fieldreleased a merit list based on the applicants’ Class 12 scores. While the CET r
A weak case: Law has never been a hotter career, but education standards are slipping in the field
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
released a merit list based on the applicants’ Class 12 scores. While the CET results have been out for a while, the Bar Council of India has de-recognised three top Mumbai institutes and barred them from accepting applications. These are GJ... Read more
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The Hindu
Don't publish names of judges, lawyers while reporting court news, HC tells mediathe case to gain publicity, the judges directed the Registrar (Judicial) of the
Don't publish names of judges, lawyers while reporting court news, HC tells media
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
the case to gain publicity, the judges directed the Registrar (Judicial) of the High Court to take up the matter with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for initiating necessary action against him, preferably within six months, for... Read more
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Contractor UK
Slump in business CCJs on back of court fee hiketotal worth of those 42,091 CCJs was also down, representing the biggest drops
Slump in business CCJs on back of court fee hike
Contractor UK / Posted 7 days ago
total worth of those 42,091 CCJs was also down, representing the biggest drops in both value and volume that the Bar Council has witnessed since before the financial crisis in 2008. The declines follow a decision last year by the... Read more
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The Hindu
Plea to revoke suspension of 125 lawyersThe Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has recommended to the Bar Council
Plea to revoke suspension of 125 lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has recommended to the Bar Council of India to revoke the suspension of 125 advocates who had boycotted courts against certain proposed amendments to the Advocates Act. “I was supposed to file a report by... Read more
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asianage
Delhi University gets 1-year to comply with conditions of BCIPutting an end to the tussle between Delhi University and the Bar Council of In
Delhi University gets 1-year to comply with conditions of BCI
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Putting an end to the tussle between Delhi University and the Bar Council of India (BCI) over reduction of seats in law courses, the legal education regulator announced on Sunday that the decision will be implemented from next academic session. “In... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Wanted: 2 Supreme Court justices; applications to JBCTHE JUDICIAL and Bar Council (JBC) has opened nominations to two Supreme Court
Wanted: 2 Supreme Court justices; applications to JBC
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
THE JUDICIAL and Bar Council (JBC) has opened nominations to two Supreme Court seats to be vacated in December. Applications or recommendations for the seats of Associate Justices Jose Portugal Perez and Arturo D. Brion would be accepted until Sept.... Read more
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Aliran Online
Rights groups call for Malaysia to accede to UN Convention Against TortureSuhakam, Bar Council Malaysia, Amnesty International Malaysia, Lawyers for Libe
Rights groups call for Malaysia to accede to UN Convention Against Torture
Aliran Online / Posted 9 days ago
Suhakam, Bar Council Malaysia, Amnesty International Malaysia, Lawyers for Liberty and Suaram have renewed their campaign calling for Malaysia’s accession to the UN Convention Against Torture. Nearly two decades ago on 12 December 1997, the United... Read more
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dna
Amity student suicide: Authorities, faculty members get a clean chitfor readmission in fourth semester, the committee said. It said the faculty was
Amity student suicide: Authorities, faculty members get a clean chit
dna / Posted 10 days ago
for readmission in fourth semester, the committee said. It said the faculty was following rules laid down by GGS IPU and Bar Council in regards to attendance and also did its best to give extra attendance for extra-curricular activities. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Bar Council stays suspension of lawyersJoint Action Committee (JAC) of the Bar associations in Tamil Nadu announced th
Bar Council stays suspension of lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Bar associations in Tamil Nadu announced that it would withdraw the court boycott, the Bar Council of India (BCI) passed an order on Tuesday temporarily staying the suspension of 124 lawyers of the... Read more
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The Hindu
Bar Council stays suspension of lawyersJoint Action Committee (JAC) of the Bar associations in Tamil Nadu announced th
Bar Council stays suspension of lawyers
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Bar associations in Tamil Nadu announced that it would withdraw the court boycott, the Bar Council of India (BCI) passed an order on Tuesday temporarily staying the suspension of 124 lawyers from the... Read more
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New Kerala
Justice in Terror - newkerala.com #10580717, 2007: at least 17 people were killed as a suicide bomber blew himself up ou
Justice in Terror - newkerala.com #105807
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
17, 2007: at least 17 people were killed as a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the venue of the District Bar Council Convention in Islamabad, killing some PPP political workers waiting for the arrival of the then deposed Chief... Read more
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Perth Now
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claimhad read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claim
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
had read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was quick to expose the girl’s lie. Picture: The Bar Council McCulloch, a former police officer who is now a barrister at Church Court Chambers, persuaded the judge to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claimhad read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claim
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
had read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was quick to expose the girl’s lie. Picture: The Bar Council McCulloch, a former police officer who is now a barrister at Church Court Chambers, persuaded the judge to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claimhad read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claim
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
had read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was quick to expose the girl’s lie. Picture: The Bar Council McCulloch, a former police officer who is now a barrister at Church Court Chambers, persuaded the judge to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claimhad read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was
Daughter uses Fifty Shades for rape claim
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
had read the book (honest!).”media_cameraDefence barrister Cathy McCulloch was quick to expose the girl’s lie. Picture: The Bar Council McCulloch, a former police officer who is now a barrister at Church Court Chambers, persuaded the judge to... Read more
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dna
SC imposes Rs 25,000 cost on apex bar body BCIThe Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Bar Council of India, the
SC imposes Rs 25,000 cost on apex bar body BCI
dna / Posted 15 days ago
The Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Bar Council of India, the apex body for lawyers, for failing to respond to a plea seeking setting up of a permanent body to hold Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). A bench comprising Chief Justice... Read more
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Business Standard India
US ambassador calls for globalisation of Indian legal sectorpartners’, while making a bid for increased interaction between the two legal s
US ambassador calls for globalisation of Indian legal sector
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
partners’, while making a bid for increased interaction between the two legal sectors. “The United States commends the Bar Council (of India)’s recent attempt at opening of the (Indian) legal sector and will keep working with the council and... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Could village pub be knocked down to make way for hotel?way for hotel? A village pub could be demolished to make way for a new hotel.
Could village pub be knocked down to make way for hotel?
Weston Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
way for hotel? A village pub could be demolished to make way for a new hotel. Plans have been submitted to North Somerset Council to replace The Bungalow Inn, in Butcombe, with a two-storey hotel, near Bristol Airport. If built, it would have 36... Read more
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Boston Globe
An entire generation of a city’s lawyers was killed in Pakistanstory and photo gallery about the attack on its homepage on Tuesday evening. B
An entire generation of a city’s lawyers was killed in Pakistan
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
story and photo gallery about the attack on its homepage on Tuesday evening. Barkhurdar Khan, a member of the Baluchistan Bar Council, was one of the few lawyers who survived the attack. He has practiced in Quetta for nine months. After the... Read more
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The Hindu
Advocates observe fast in Ramanathapuramwithdrawal of amendments to the statutory rules of the Madras High Court, empow
Advocates observe fast in Ramanathapuram
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
withdrawal of amendments to the statutory rules of the Madras High Court, empowering courts to debar erring lawyers and Bar Council of India’s order suspending 126 advocates. The lawyers who had been boycotting courts for more than two months,... Read more
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Deepika
World News Detailtoday. Taliban's Jamaatul Ahrar faction and Islamic State extremists claimed
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 20 days ago
today. Taliban's Jamaatul Ahrar faction and Islamic State extremists claimed responsibility for the attack. Pakistan Bar Council in a statement said, "Lawyers throughout the country will boycott court proceedings in protest against the... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombinga hospital in the western city of Quetta in the Balochistan province. The Supr
Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombing
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 20 days ago
a hospital in the western city of Quetta in the Balochistan province. The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Pakistan Bar Council said its members were holding a week of mourning and would boycott the courts in protest at the deaths, the BBC... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombinga hospital in the western city of Quetta in the Balochistan province. The Supr
Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombing
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 days ago
a hospital in the western city of Quetta in the Balochistan province. The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Pakistan Bar Council said its members were holding a week of mourning and would boycott the courts in protest at the deaths, the BBC... Read more
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dna
Shoojit Sircar reveals whether 'Pink' is inspired from the Nirbhaya casehelmer revealed the makers took help of lawyers to understand the legal aspects
Shoojit Sircar reveals whether 'Pink' is inspired from the Nirbhaya case
dna / Posted 20 days ago
helmer revealed the makers took help of lawyers to understand the legal aspects, "The Delhi High Court and Supreme Court, Bar Council helped us. We are thankful to lawyers as they allowed us to be in one of the sessions court and saw many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Law Society Stands With Lawyers Over Reprisals for Speaking Out Against Tortureto the UN Committee against Torture for a report on Burundi. A Burundi prosecu
Regional Law Society Stands With Lawyers Over Reprisals for Speaking Out Against Torture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
to the UN Committee against Torture for a report on Burundi. A Burundi prosecutor then asked the head of the Bujumbura Bar Council to strike the lawyers off the professional register for alleged involvement in an attempted coup, according to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Mass failure at Law Faculty again, 45% 1st year students fail at least 1 subjectTarun Narang. The college will be forced to trim student intake by around 800
Mass failure at Law Faculty again, 45% 1st year students fail at least 1 subject
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
Tarun Narang. The college will be forced to trim student intake by around 800 this year after an adverse report by the Bar Council of India (BCI) that regulates legal education. “Now we have 10 sections with 80 students each. Making ex-students... Read more
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USA Today
Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombinga hospital in the western city of Quetta in the Balochistan province. The Supr
Lawyers in Pakistan boycott courts after bombing
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
a hospital in the western city of Quetta in the Balochistan province. The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Pakistan Bar Council said its members were holding a week of mourning and would boycott the courts in protest at the deaths, the BBC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawyers Persecuted Over Torture Reportto reprisals for cooperating with the committee. On 29 July, a Burundian prose
Lawyers Persecuted Over Torture Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
to reprisals for cooperating with the committee. On 29 July, a Burundian prosecutor asked the President of the Bujumbura Bar Council to strike the lawyers off, alleging that they had committed several offences, including involvement in an... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pakistan lawyers boycott courts after suicide blast that killed 70proceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yest
Pakistan lawyers boycott courts after suicide blast that killed 70
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
proceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yesterday,” said a statement from the Pakistan Bar Council, adding that provincial and district bar councils would follow suit. Balochistan government spokesman... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
PCB announced weeklong mourningISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and the Supreme Court Bar Association
PCB announced weeklong mourning
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Monday condemned the brutal act of terrorism in Quetta whereby lawyers and bar leaders were massacred, and announced a weeklong mourning and a three-day... Read more
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dna
Quetta attack: Lawyers immobilise courts throughout country after 40 of their brethren killedinjured. Taliban's Jamaatul Ahrar faction and Islamic State extremists claimed
Quetta attack: Lawyers immobilise courts throughout country after 40 of their brethren killed
dna / Posted 20 days ago
injured. Taliban's Jamaatul Ahrar faction and Islamic State extremists claimed responsibility for the attack. Pakistan Bar Council in a statement said, "Lawyers throughout the country will boycott court proceedings in protest against the... Read more
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International Business Times
Growing concerns for threatened Burundi lawyers who provided information to UN torture watchdog Rights (OHCHR) warned in a statement. According to the body, a Burundian prose
Growing concerns for threatened Burundi lawyers who provided information to UN torture watchdog
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
Rights (OHCHR) warned in a statement. According to the body, a Burundian prosecutor asked the president of the Bujumbura Bar Council to strike the lawyers off the professional register on 29 June According to the CAT, on 29 July, a Burundian... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pakistan lawyers boycott courts after suicide blastproceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yest
Pakistan lawyers boycott courts after suicide blast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
proceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yesterday," said a statement from the Pakistan Bar Council, adding that provincial and district bar councils would follow suit. Balochistan government spokesman... Read more
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Aljazeera
Quetta attack: Pakistan mourns as lawyers begin boycottproceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yest
Quetta attack: Pakistan mourns as lawyers begin boycott
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
proceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yesterday," said a statement from the Pakistan Bar Council, adding that provincial and district bar councils would follow suit. 'Mourn the loss' Balochistan government... Read more
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Rappler
Pakistan lawyers boycott courts after suicide blastproceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yest
Pakistan lawyers boycott courts after suicide blast
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
proceedings on Tuesday in protest against the killing of lawyers in Quetta yesterday," said a statement from the Pakistan Bar Council, adding that provincial and district bar councils would follow suit. Balochistan government spokesman... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistani lawyers announce week of mourning over hospital blast - newkerala.com #102352Islamabad, Aug 9 : The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and the Supreme Court Bar Ass
Pakistani lawyers announce week of mourning over hospital blast - newkerala.com #102352
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Islamabad, Aug 9 : The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Tuesday announced a week of mourning and a three-day strike to express solidarity with lawyers, mediapersons and others who lost their lives in the... Read more
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New Kerala
UN rights experts 'gravely concerned' by reports of reprisals against Burundian lawyers - newkerala.com #102330on 28 and 29 July. According to the Committee, on 29 July, a Burundian prosecu
UN rights experts 'gravely concerned' by reports of reprisals against Burundian lawyers - newkerala.com #102330
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
on 28 and 29 July. According to the Committee, on 29 July, a Burundian prosecutor asked the President of the Bujumbura Bar Council to strike the lawyers off the professional register, alleging that they had committed several offences, including... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Pakistani militants attack legal center, 70 deadan amusement park in Lahore last March . Many of those killed or wounded in the
Pakistani militants attack legal center, 70 dead
KGTV San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
an amusement park in Lahore last March . Many of those killed or wounded in the blast were lawyers, as well. The Pakistan Bar Council has announced a three-day strike in protest of the violence and called on state and local governments to pay... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70an amusement park in Lahore last March. Many of those killed or wounded in the
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70
KIVI Boise / Posted 21 days ago
an amusement park in Lahore last March. Many of those killed or wounded in the blast were lawyers, as well. The Pakistan Bar Council has announced a three-day strike in protest of the violence and called on state and local governments to pay... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70an amusement park in Lahore last March. Many of those killed or wounded in the
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70
KGTV San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
an amusement park in Lahore last March. Many of those killed or wounded in the blast were lawyers, as well. The Pakistan Bar Council has announced a three-day strike in protest of the violence and called on state and local governments to pay... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70an amusement park in Lahore last March. Many of those killed or wounded in the
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 21 days ago
an amusement park in Lahore last March. Many of those killed or wounded in the blast were lawyers, as well. The Pakistan Bar Council has announced a three-day strike in protest of the violence and called on state and local governments to pay... Read more
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Breitbart
Jihadist Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 70 at Pakistan Hospitalbe allowed to disturb the peace of the province.” Syed Ali Zafar, president of
Jihadist Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 70 at Pakistan Hospital
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
be allowed to disturb the peace of the province.” Syed Ali Zafar, president of Pakistan’s Supreme Court Bar Association, described the assault as “an attack on justice,” while the Pakistan Bar Council announced a nationwide lawyers strike on Tuesd... Read more
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International Business Times
Pakistani Taliban claim Quetta hospital suicide bombing that killed at least 70 people of the province. The people, police and security forces in Balochistan have giv
Pakistani Taliban claim Quetta hospital suicide bombing that killed at least 70 people
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
of the province. The people, police and security forces in Balochistan have given sacrifices for the country." The Pakistan Bar Council has announced a nationwide strike by lawyers to take place on Tuesday 9 August. And in the capital Lahore lawyers... Read more
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