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Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared fugitive, 2 cops jailed

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday sentenced two police officers to 17 years in jail and declared former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. The court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi acquitted five accused – all suspected members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – for lack of… Read More »

‘Post-truth’ declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries has declared “post-truth” as its 2016 international word of the year, reflecting what it called a “highly-charged” political 12 months. It is defined as an adjective relating to circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than emotional appeals. Its selection follows June’s Brexit vote and the US presidential election. Oxford Dictionaries’… Read More »

‘Post-truth’ declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries has declared “post-truth” as its 2016 international word of the year, reflecting what it called a “highly-charged” political 12 months. It is defined as an adjective relating to circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than emotional appeals. Its selection follows June’s Brexit vote and the US presidential election. Oxford Dictionaries’… Read More »