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Suspect charges with murdering British lawmaker to face trial next year

LONDON: The man accused of stabbing to death British lawmaker David Amess at a church where he was meeting voters last week is due to go on trial next year, London’s Old Bailey court heard on Friday. Ali Harbi Ali,

Nine dead, 20 injured as Kabul car bombing targets lawmaker

KABUL: A car bombing in Afghan capital Kabul targeting a lawmaker killed at least nine people on Sunday. Lawmaker Khan Mohammad Wardak survived the blast but is among 20 injured including women and children, Afghan Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi said.

Former MQM lawmaker robbed at gunpoint in Karachi

KARACHI: A former MPA of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Kamran Akhtar, was robbed at gunpoint by four unidentified men. According to the police, the incident took place Tuesday night. A police officer said Akhtar was standing outside his house when

Iranian lawmaker with coronavirus dies as outbreak spreads

TEHRAN: An Iranian lawmaker who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has died, a state-run news agency has reported. Mohammad Ali Ramazani Dastak, who was recently elected as the representative for Astana Ashrafieh, is reported to have tested positive for

Lawmaker from KP seeks asylum in India

Peshawar: Former Member of Provincial Assembly Baldev Kumar has sought asylum in India. Baldev Kumar, who hails from Khyber Paktoonkhuwa, belongs to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.   Baldev Kumar with his immediate family members, which include his wife and two children have