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‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Osama ordered suicide squads against Obama, Nato commander


May 4th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Osama bin Laden ordered suicide squads to be created in Pakistan and Afghanistan to track down US President Barack Obama and then NATO commander Gen. ... Read more...

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Zardari: Cornered in Pakistan, to pray in India


April 6th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari goes to Ajmer Sharif Sunday with a prayer on his lips after grappling with a string of problems, including ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Memo Commission gets six-week extension


March 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday extended the term of the Memo Commission by six weeks, Geo News reported.The apex-court-appointed Memo Commission is probing Pakistan-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz's ... Read more...

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Memo case: SC to hear Haqqani’s plea Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A 10-member Pakistani Supreme Court bench would Thursday hear a petition by former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani seeking a video link facility from London ... Read more...

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Haqqani seeks video testimony in Memo case


March 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Citing security reasons, Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has sought the Supreme Court's permission for recording his testimony to the Memo commission via ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants to appear in Pakistan’s Memogate probe


March 18th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chairman of the Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has sought permission from the Pakistan Supreme Court to appear before the Memogate probe ... Read more...

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Threat call for Mansoor Ijaz’s daughter


March 14th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) A caller has threatened to kidnap and kill the daughter of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz in London, it was reported here.Ijaz's son received the call on ... Read more...

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Memogate: Ijaz submits details of communications with Haqqani


February 24th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz Friday handed over to the Memo Commission four pages of his Blackberry bill detailing his communications with then Pakistani envoy to ... Read more...

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Zardari instucted Haqqani on memo: Ijaz


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz said Thursday that Husain Haqqani, Islamabad's former envoy to the US, had "directives" from Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on delivering ... Read more...

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Pakistan commission records Ijaz testimony


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) A commission probing the memo scandal here Wednesday began recording the testimony of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key figure in the controversy, through video-conference from ... Read more...

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Pakistani official to meet Ijaz in London


February 19th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) An official of the commission probing the memo scandal has left for London to collect evidence from Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz.Commission secretary Raja Jawad Abbas ... Read more...

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Haqqani flies out of Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani flew out to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on his way to Washington after the Supreme Court granted ... Read more...

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Court allows Haqqani to travel abroad


January 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani was Monday permitted to travel abroad by the Supreme Court, which is probing a memo sent to ... Read more...

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US assured me support during Pakistan visit, says Ijaz


January 21st, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has said that the US government assured him of its support during his forthcoming visit to the country. He said he has ... Read more...

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Won’t support any coup, says Imran Khan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Thursday said the party would not support a military coup as the country witnessed a stand-off between the political ... Read more...

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Gilani sacks defence secretary, takes on army (Intro Night Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Islambad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's political and military establishments were set for a showdown as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani sacked the defence secretary Wednesday after coming under attack ... Read more...

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Gilani sacks Defence Secretary, takes on army (Night Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's political and military establishments were set for a showdown as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani sacked the defence secretary Wednesday after coming under attack ... Read more...

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Gilani dismisses Pakistani defence secretary (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday sacked the Defence Secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd.) Naeem Khalid Lodhi, for his "misconduct and the unlawful steps he ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliamentary panel to summon ISI chief in memo case


December 31st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary committee, investigating the memo allegedly sent to US authorities saying that Zardari feared a coup after Osama bin Laden's May 2 killing, will ... Read more...

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Obama expresses condolences, but no apology to Pakistan


December 5th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Eight days after a NATO airstrike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and chilled US-Pakistan relations, President Obama called Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to express condolences, but ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani official refuses to head memo probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Tariq Khosa, former director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has refused to head a panel formed to probe the memo-controversy that led to the ... Read more...

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No threat of military coup: Gilani


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) There is a no threat of a military coup, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, referring to a secret memo to Washington that said ... Read more...

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Memogate raised critical questions about Pakistan: Foreign Minister


November 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has admitted the "memogate" controversy raised questions about the strength of the country's civilian government and the army's preponderant ... Read more...

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Memo issue will grow bigger and bigger, says Pakistani daily


November 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The controversy over a secret memo to Washington would not end with Husain Haqqani's resignation as the country's envoy to US. In fact, it may ... Read more...

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Zardari spokesperson’s email hacked


November 24th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The email account of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's spokesperson, Farhatullah Babar, has been hacked.The account was hacked Tuesday night soon after Husain Haqqani resigned as ... Read more...

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Probe into memo will be made public: minister


November 24th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The result of an inquiry into the secret memo to Washington claiming that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a military coup would be made public, ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman appointed Pakistan’s envoy to US


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Former minister Sherry Rehman, known for her outspoken views, was Wednesday appointed Pakistan's ambassador to the US after Husain Haqqani stepped down over a secret ... Read more...

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Memogate: Never met or knew Ijaz, says Mullen


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy over Pakistan's "memogate" a spokesman for Admiral Mike Mullen has asserted that the former Chairman US Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee never ... Read more...

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Haqqani ready to face memo probe, mulls legal action


November 21st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has offered to hand over his BlackBerry phone to assist in the probe into a secret memo that claims ... Read more...

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India concerned at Pakistan coup buzz, but looks at big picture


November 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Instability continues in Pakistan but India will work with who it can, informed sources said here Sunday amid mounting speculation that the country could ... Read more...

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Haqqani discusses secret memo with Zardari


November 20th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani met Asif Ali Zardari here Sunday over a secret memo to Washington claiming that the president had feared ... Read more...

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