The PTI party chairman, Imran Khan, blamed Zahra Shahid Hussain's death on a rival party. Police told Pakistan's Dawn newspaper that she was killed during an armed robbery.
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The Syrian president also left no room for his departure. "The captain of a ship doesn't flee when faced with a storm," he said during an interview with an Argentine newspaper.
The bill would have banned violence against women, child marriages and forced marriages. Detractors said the bill would bring Western values into Afghanistan.
The breach of protocol comes after Russia expelled an American diplomat they said was a spy. Analysts said the potential outing is an escalation.
The launch comes at a time when tensions had been ebbing, following months of escalating tensions, including threats of nuclear strikes. All three missiles landed in the waters off the country's east coast.
Parliament had passed the legislation in April, but the main opposition party challenged its constitutionality. A ruling by the Constitutional Council on Friday paved the way for President Francois Hollande's official blessing.
The Toronto Star says its reporters have seen a video that purportedly shows Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
British consular officials say they've gotten odd requests over the past year, ranging from help in getting Olympic tickets to checking the credentials of an online date.
The apparent drowning death of British sailor Andrew Simpson has some questioning the safety of cutting-edge catamarans that are difficult for crews to control.
Following her brief testimony, she broke down and pleaded with the court, "Please bring justice for my daughter." Meanwhile, lawyers for the accused say their clients have been "tortured" since the beginning of the trial.
Jorge Rafael Videla ruled Argentina from 1976-1983 and orchestrated a "Dirty War" against opponents that killed as many as 30,000 people.
Efforts to stop the war between the Assad regime and those trying to topple it could be set back again by Russia's actions, U.S. lawmakers say.
Authorities in Idaho announce the arrest of a 30-year-old man on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and a foreign terrorist organization.
In his first major statement on the global financial crisis, the pontiff calls on world leaders not to forget the poor.
David Beckham, who starred for Manchester United, Real Madrid, and England's national team before heading to the United States and Paris, is retiring at age 38. The news was confirmed Thursday by England's Football Association. He appeared for England in 115 games.
Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites — and especially Twitter — "has lost this world and his afterlife." Many Saudis have turned to social media sites for news and to discuss issues they might otherwise not be able to bring up.
A suicide bomber in a car reportedly blew up himself and the vehicle as a NATO convoy passed by. Afghans who were nearby by, as well as some people in the convoy, were killed. Dozens of others were injured. The militant group Hizb-i-Islami has taken responsibility for the attack.
The Associated Press story that prompted a Justice Department subpoena of journalists' phone records blew the cover of a double agent embedded in Yemen's al-Qaida affiliate.
The world's largest retailer has declined to join European labels in a legally binding agreement to improve safety at factories in the South Asian country.
Nigeria has been accused of doing "too little, too late" to stem militant Islamist violence, and President Goodluck Jonathan has acknowledged he's not fully in control.