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US repositioning military forces around Libya for ‘any eventuality’


March 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The US defence department has said that it is repositioning forces around Libya, putting further pressure on the autocratic ruler Colonel Muammar Gaddafi after asking him to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi threatens to “burn all of Libya” if citizens don’t cease protests against regime


February 26th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 26 (ANI): Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has warned to "burn all of Libya" if the citizens do not cease protests against him.In a surprise televised appearance, Gaddafi warned he ... Read more...

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UK asks Gaddafi loyalists to withdraw support of face war crimes trial


February 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Britain has warned senior Libyan regime officials to stop supporting Colonel Gaddafi or face trial along with the autocratic ruler for crimes against humanity.British officials are personally contacting ... Read more...

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Egyptians won’t allow repressive govt. to fill Mubarak’s void: Obama


February 7th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that although Washington cannot force out Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, he hopes that a "whole bunch of secular" people in Egypt ... Read more...

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British government mum on Musharraf’s security protocol removal


April 27th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.27 (ANI): The British Government has neither denied nor confirmed reports regarding the removal of expensive security contingent, including three to four Scotland Yard officials and an armoured car, guarding ... Read more...

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Musharraf to join ‘practical politics’ soon, says close aide


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.22 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is likely to join 'practical politics' soon as he is expected to be made the president of the newly floated All Pakistan ... Read more...

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Musharraf may be quizzed in Benazir murder case: Pak Presidential spokesman


April 21st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.21 (ANI): Amidst the rising demand for former President General Pervez Musharraf's prosecution following the UN enquiry commission's report over former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, Presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar ... Read more...

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Musharraf plotted Benazir’s assassination: Talal Bugti


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.9 (ANI): Top Baloch leader and Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) chief Nawab Talal Bugti has blamed former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf for Benazir Bhutto's assassination, saying the autocratic ruler ... Read more...

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‘Exiled’ Musharraf eating out at high-class eateries, shopping at Harrods in London


February 17th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Pakistan may be facing number of issues, which are even threatening its very existence, but former President General Pervez Musharraf, who many believe is much to blame for ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to rename establishments bearing Ziaur Rahman’s name (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has decided to rename all the establishments named after former president Ziaur Rahman. The decision prompted opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party to announce a stir to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to rename establishments bearing Zia’s name


February 16th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has decided to rename all the establishments named after Ziaur Rahman who became president in 1977. "According to the cabinet decision, no structures or institutions will ... Read more...

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Musharraf hints at returning to Pak amid judiciary, executive tussle


February 16th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.16 (ANI): Amid the ongoing tussle between the executive and the judiciary in Pakistan, former President General Pervez Musharraf has hinted that he re-enter the country's politics.Addressing the Chatham House ... Read more...

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Musharraf may return soon: ex-Pak Army official


February 7th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb.7 (ANI): A former Pakistan Army official has said that former President General Pervez Musharraf could return to the country soon, as both the Pakistan People's Party and the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Sharif pushes for Musharraf’s trial for years of ‘misdeeds’


July 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): The bitter feud between former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President General Pervez Musharraf continues abated, with Sharif now calling for a trial of the ... Read more...

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PML-N asks govt. to try Musharraf for Bhutto’s assassination


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun. 3 (ANI): Alleging that the former President General Prevez Musharraf was responsible for former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has urged the government to ... Read more...

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Trying Musharraf on charges of sedition “wishful thinking”: Pak legal experts


March 27th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.27 (ANI): While a volley of treason cases are being filed in Pakistan against the former President General Pervez Musharraf, legal experts in the country believe that the autocratic ruler ... Read more...

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The sooner Mush retires from public life, the quicker the prevailing crisis will end


November 29th, 2007 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has stepped down as chief of the army, but the prevailing political crisis will continue to remain in the country until the retired general ... Read more...

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Emergency in Pak reveals Faustian nature of Bush-Mush bargain: NYT


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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