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PPP accepts Gilani’s disqualification verdict


June 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday said it accepted the verdict of the Supreme Court that said Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified as the prime ... Read more...

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‘What kind of Pakistan do Pakistanis want?’


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) What kind of Pakistan do Pakistanis want, a leading daily wondered Friday in the midst of a tense stand-off between the political leadership and ... Read more...

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Dengue forces Twenty20 tournament out of Lahore to Karachi


September 21st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Wednesday shifted the Faysal Bank Cup Twnety20 tournament from Lahore to Karachi on the advice of President Asif Zardari following a virulent ... Read more...

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McCain’s visit sparks debate in Kashmir


August 18th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) The visit of US Senator John McCain to Kashmir earlier this week has generated an interesting debate here -- some are pointing to the fact that he ... Read more...

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New era of cooperation with India: Khar


July 27th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Visiting Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday said the resumption of peace process with India had led to the dawn of a "new era" ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s India focus behind failure to find Osama: envoy


May 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Pakistani Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has suggested that it was neither complicity nor incompetence but Islamabad's focus on India that they failed to ... Read more...

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Pakistan replacing US with China as its principal arms supplier


March 27th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 27(ANI): Pakistan is expanding its nuclear-capable arsenal by embracing China as its new strategic arms partner and backing away from the United States, according to analysts.Until the mid-1960s, the US ... Read more...

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After Musharraf’s exit, Zardari ‘new face of disaster for Pak’: Nisar


March 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is the new face of disaster for the country after the exit of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the Leader of Opposition in ... Read more...

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A Pakistani gang causes accidents to abduct, rape women


December 21st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) A gang of criminals in Pakistan's Karachi city deliberately causes an accident and then abducts women in these vehicles to loot and gangrape ... Read more...

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Zardari promised Kayani he would grant pardon, immunity to Musharraf: WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 4(ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani had convinced Pervez Musharraf to resign as president, assuring that his successor, Asif Ali Zardari was going to provide him immunity, a ... Read more...

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U.S. Attempted To Remove Uranium From Pakistan For Years, WikiLeaks Reveals


November 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. State Department diplomatic documents that have been recently released by WikiLeaks have pointed out that for years United States has been instrumental in removing ... Read more...

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Mid-term polls an option for ending dismal PPP rule in Pak, says opposition leader


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 2(ANI): Opposition leader in the Pakistan National Assembly, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, has said that mid-term elections could be one of the options to get rid of the ruling ... Read more...

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Musharraf cronies, PPP backing Asma to beat Pak CJ loyalists in SCBA polls


October 27th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 27 (ANI): With the crucial Supreme Court Bar Association polls taking place today, old cronies of former president Pervez Musharraf are pinning strong hopes on candidate Asma Jahangir to ... Read more...

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Cases against Zardari can’t be reopened in Swiss courts: Khosa


October 15th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): The Pakistan government's counsel in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Senator Latif Khosa, has ruled out any possibility of reopening the cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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US, UK, Oz intelligence sent teams to foil attacks on Delhi CWG


October 5th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5(ANI): The United States, Britain and Australia had reportedly sent intelligence teams to India last year to help stop Pakistan-based groups from launching a terrorist attack on the ongoing Delhi ... Read more...

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Miandad suggests way to reform trouble-stricken PCB to Zardari


September 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) director general Javed Miandad has been pushing for radical reforms in the board, including enhanced powers for himself, and has conveyed his suggestions to ... Read more...

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Zardari’s decision to leave ‘flood-hit’ Pak for overseas visit will backfire


August 9th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 9(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Zardari's trip to France and Britain despite the country reeling under the worst floods in its history has created an image of an indifferent and arrogant ... Read more...

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Zardari, top US commander meet


June 26th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen Saturday and discussed the fight against militancy and the regional security situation. Pakistani ... Read more...

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Zardari’s popularity sinks to all-time low, Sharif on new high: Survey


June 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18(ANI): A new survey has found that Pakistan President Asif Zardari's popularity has sunk to an all-time low, while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif's popularity has reached ... Read more...

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Holbrooke cancel Pak visit as Zardari, Qureshi not in town


June 8th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office on Tuesday confirmed that U.S. Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, would not be visiting Islamabad for talks with the Pakistani leadership.Holbrooke ... Read more...

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PCB mulling IPL-like T20 tournament in UAE


May 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly mulling to launch a T20 cricket tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the lines of the much famous Indian ... Read more...

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Chronology of India-Pakistan meetings since 26/11


May 11th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The last round of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan took place Nov 26, 2008, hours before Pakistani terrorists unleashed mayhem in Mumbai, ... Read more...

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Pakistan minister to represent country at Sania-Shoaib reception


April 15th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistan Population Welfare Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan, cricketer Sohail Tanvir and singer Waris Baig have arrived here to attend the wedding reception of Shoaib Malik and Indian ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda behind Peshawar blasts: Pakistan senator


April 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS/AKI) The Al Qaeda was behind the attack on the US Consulate in Peshawar and was seeking to provoke a serious political crisis, a Pakistani senator has said. "If ... Read more...

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My blood froze when Zardari became president: Fatima Bhutto


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says her "blood froze" on the day Asif Ali Zardari became the country's president and ... Read more...

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I have no plans to retire: Sohail Abbas


March 10th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.10 (ANI): Despite a forgettable show in the ongoing Hockey World Cup, Pakistan's star drag flicker Sohail Abbas has said he has no plans to hang his boots in the ... Read more...

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Rafique urges Zardari to avoid joint session until approval of reforms


March 8th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader MNA Khawaja Saad Rafique reckons that Pakistan President Asif Zardari should avoid addressing the joint session of the parliament until the approval of the ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike over Zardari judicial control


February 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS/AKI) Lawyers and opposition parties in Pakistan took to the streets across the country Monday to protest against the decision by President Asif Ali Zardari to appoint judges ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants dialogue with India, not war: Gilani


February 11th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistan has always favoured dialogue with India to a war, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said while appreciating India's "intention" to resume talks. Reiterating Pakistan's stance on resumption ... Read more...

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Zardari’s nuke remote control to be snatched


February 1st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): A new bill passed by the Pakistani parliament may snatch the remote control of the country's nuclear bombs from President Asif Ali Zardari.The Chairman Joint Chiefs of ... Read more...

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Zardari echoes Indira, says every Pakistani will get ‘Roti, Kapra aur Makan’


January 19th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Faisalabad, Jan.19 (ANI): Replicating former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi over resolving issues of the masses, Pakistan President Asif Zardari has said that his government would provide basic amenities such as food, ... Read more...

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Shahbaz offers to resign, asks Zardari and other ministers to follow suit


January 11th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 11(ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that there is no one-sided accountability being carried out, adding that he is ready to resign and asked President Asif Zardari and ... Read more...

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Pak Sports Ministry to now have overriding say in ’scam-hit’ PCB affairs


January 5th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 5 (ANI): After remaining a mere observer for many years, Pakistan's Sports Ministry has finally secured a decisive role in the Pakistan Cricket Board's policy-making process under the new ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Office yet to receive instructions on reopening Zardari’s Swiss case


December 18th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18(ANI): The Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) has said that it has not received any instructions or communication from the Law Ministry regarding reopening of the SGS reference against President ... Read more...

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Zardari is a billionaire


December 10th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Zardari is a billionaire overseeing a vast global empire built on property and investments, the country's Supreme Court has heard.According to The Telegraph, his ... Read more...

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