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Law allowing military courts to try suspects on terror charges expires

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani law allowing secret military courts to try suspects on terrorism charges expired on Saturday. Lawmakers amended the constitution in January 2015, responding to an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters on a military-run Army Public School in Peshawar that killed scores of children but inserted an expiry clause to keep the measure temporary. According to media reports, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said no proposals were under consideration at the moment with regards to a renewal amendment of the…

“They went to school and never came back” – nation remembers APS martyrs on second anniversary

KARACHI: The brazen militant attack on Army Public School, Peshawar, in December 2014 brings back haunted memories of the deadliest day that claimed over 150 innocent lives, mostly children, and nation remembers the martyrs in mourning on second anniversary of the attack. More than 150 lives were lost in the Peshawar school massacre of December 16, 2014, the deadliest extremist attack in Pakistan's history. Two year on, those who survived now study in the same rooms where they huddled in terror as their classmates fell…