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Kashmir women’s group seeks Aafia Siddiqui’s release


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, January 27 (IANS) Muslim women separatist group, Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters of Faith) headed by Asiya Andrabi, staged a demonstration in Srinagar Friday, demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a former ... Read more...

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Rana betrayed by Headley, says his attorney


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 23 (IANS) US attorney Charles Swift, who is representing Canadian-Pakistan Tahawwur Hussain Rana in his trial here for his alleged role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, says ... Read more...

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Pakistani Consul General visits Aafia Siddiqui at Texas detention facility


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan's Consul General in Houston, Aqil Nadeem, has visited Pakistani neuroscientist and terror convict Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Carswell detention facility in Texas.Nadeem had a two-hour meeting with ... Read more...

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Blow-by-blow account of how US pressure on Pakistan led to release of Raymond Davis


March 17th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17(ANI): The United States' pressure on Pakistan to release double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis has finally paid off as the US official was freed on Wednesday, reportedly ... Read more...

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Pak Islamist parties manipulating public events to suit desired outcomes: Writer


March 12th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12(ANI): While the protests by religious Pakistani parties against double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' release have finally begun to subside, the eruption of Islamist parties back into the public ... Read more...

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US says no to Pakistan proposal for swapping Davis


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Washington has turned down Pakistan's proposal to swap US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men in Lahore, with Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist who is serving ... Read more...

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US showing ‘no leniency’ on Pak terror-suspect Aafia Siddiqui to end Davis’ detention


March 1st, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): Despite the US-Pakistan standoff on double murder-accused Raymond Davis' detention issue that threatens to derail their partnership in the war against terror, the Americans are showing no leniency ... Read more...

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US turns down Pak Govt’s offer to trade terror-suspect Aafia for CIA contractor Davis


March 1st, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistan Government offered to trade double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis with Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who is suspected by US intelligence to be an al Qaeda operative ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-IV)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
First, anti-Americanism in Pakistan is deep-rooted. Recent incidents like the Aafia Siddiqui case and the continuing drone attacks have heightened such anti-Americanism. The handling of the Raymond Davis affair and US pressure ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Musharraf during London conference


February 7th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7(ANI): A man threw a shoe at former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf when he was addressing a gathering in London.According to the News, the shoe fell in the front ... Read more...

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‘Bold steps’ by Pak govt. might help in Aafia Siddiqui’s release, says sister


January 31st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 31(ANI): The sister of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who was sentenced to 86 years in prison by a US federal court, has said that strong efforts by the Pakistan ... Read more...

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MQM criticises US court order against Pak intelligence personnel


December 26th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bhitshah, Dec 26 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has strongly reacted to a US Court order seeking appearance of top Pakistani intelligence personnel to testify in a compensation suit ... Read more...

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‘No Pakistani safe across the globe following Aafia’s 86-year prison sentence’: IJN


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): Criticising the justice system in the United States as biased towards Muslims, the executive director of the International Justice Network, Tina Monshipour Foster, has said that following the ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda repeats call to take revenge over Pak neuroscientist’s US sentencing


December 16th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 16(ANI): Al-Qaeda has repeated calls to avenge Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who was sentenced to 86 years in prison by a US federal court for trying to kill American agents ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks exposed true faces of Pak military, political leadership: Jamaat-e-Islami


December 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 6(ANI): The whistle-blower website, WikiLeaks, has exposed the true face of Pakistan's military, political and democratic leadership, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has said.The JI staged a rally and sit-in on the ... Read more...

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Now, a declaration ‘justifying’ killing Musharraf for his unpardonable crimes


October 24th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 24 (ANI): Pakistani political leaders and religious scholars have made a unanimous declaration justifying the call for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's murder for his allegedly unpardonable crimes.The theme ... Read more...

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Musharraf has the right to enter politics: Zardari


October 8th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 8 (ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has a right to take part in politics, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has stated.During an interaction with media representatives, Zardari said ... Read more...

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Musharraf promised to send Pak troops to Iraq: Mir Jamali


October 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf had pledged to the United States to send a Pakistani military contingent for the Iraq attack, former Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan ... Read more...

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Violation of Pak’s sovereignty “unacceptable,” Zardari warns US


October 1st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1(ANI): Pakistan has warned the United States that any violation of his country's sovereignty would be "unacceptable".During a meeting with the Central Investigative Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta, President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistan Supreme Court’s website hacked


September 30th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The website of Pakistan's Supreme Court was hacked Thursday by two people, including an Indian national, a media report said.The hackers - one of whom was a Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pak govt preparing talks with India to sabotage Kashmiris: JI chief


September 27th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 27 (ANI): While criticising the Pakistani government for forgetting the Kashmiris, Syed Munawwar Hasan, head of Jamaat-e-Islami, has said that the rulers were preparing for fresh talks with India ... Read more...

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Taliban will swap kidnapped UK aid worker for arrested Pak scientist Aafia Siddique


September 27th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.27 (ANI): Militants claiming to have kidnapped a British aid worker are demanding an exchange for the Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui.A local Taliban commander named Mohammad Osman said he had ... Read more...

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Haqqani’s ‘dubious role’ in Aafia case exposed


September 26th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistani scientist and terror suspect Dr Aafia Siddiqui might have escaped the 86-year jail term by a US court, had Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani acted ... Read more...

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Dr Aafia’s sentence to intensify hatred against US among Muslim world, warns Imran Khan


September 25th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 25 (ANI): While condemning the 86 year sentence to Dr Aafia Siddiqui by a US court, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, has announced launching a countrywide protest against the ... Read more...

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International treaties hamper Aafia’s return to Pakistan


September 25th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan will have to sign with foreign countries two international treaties dealing with the exchange of prisoners to enable the return from the US of Aafia ... Read more...

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Pak chalks out strategy for Dr. Aafia’s repatriation from US prison


September 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 25 (ANI): The Pakistan government has reportedly chalked out a strategy, including legal and political efforts, for Dr Aafia Siddiqui's repatriation from a US prison.A federal court in Manhattan ... Read more...

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Protests in Pakistan against Aafia Siddiqui’s 86-year prison sentence in U.S.


September 25th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A series of protests hit the streets of Pakistan on Friday after a U.S. court in New York on Thursday issued Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui a prison ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests US court verdict on neuroscientist


September 24th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Top Pakistani leaders have protested the sentencing by a US court of a Pakistani-origin neuroscientist to 86 years in prison on charges of being a ... Read more...

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Aafia’s family vows ‘movement’ for her release from American jail


September 24th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 24 (ANI): Following a US federal court's decision to sentence Pakistani scientist and terror suspect- Dr. Aafia Siddiqui- to 86 years in prison for attempted murder of US officers ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks repatriation of terror suspect Aafia


September 19th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has sent a letter to the US Attorney general's office requesting repatriation of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is currently under detention in America ... Read more...

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Pak terror accused student in UK seeks Chief Justice’s help against extradition to US


July 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Pakistani student Tariq-ur-Rehman, who was arrested last year in Britain in connection with the bungled Easter bombing plot, has filed a petition with the Pakistan Chief Justice requesting ... Read more...

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Dr Aafia’s fate will take a while to be decided: US envoy to Pak


June 1st, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 1 (ANI): The fate of Pakistani neuroscientist with alleged Al Qaeda links, Dr Aafia Siddiqui will take a while to be sealed, as the matter was still sub-judice said US ... Read more...

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Is Hakeemullah Mehsud behind Times Square bombing plot?


May 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5 (ANI): Media reports suggests that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chieftain Hakeemullah Mehsud may be behind the failed Times Square bombing plot.According to The Dawn, nearly two months back ... Read more...

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No one raised concern over Pak’s nuke programme during Washington summit: Qureshi


April 18th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Apr.18 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said none of the countries, including India, raised any concern over the country's nuclear programme during the just concluded nuclear security summit ... Read more...

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Pak likely to offer ‘deal’ to Karzai over Baradar’s extradition during his Islamabad visit


March 9th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.9 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is likely to officially ask Islamabad to hand over Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Afghan Taliban's second-in command, to Kabul during his scheduled two-day ... Read more...

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