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Shafqat, who was due to be hanged on the morning of March 19, was given a reprieve just hours before the marked time after a campaign by his lawyers and members of the civil society pointed out the possibility of a mistrial.
Entries marked Time Off/Swingball Competition should be sent on a postcard with your name and address, by May 30, to the address above.
In the meantime, Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati's attempts to form a new government marked time with no solution in sight to break the nearly four-month-long Cabinet deadlock that has plunged the country into a power vacuum and paralyzed state institutions.