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NATO attack on check-posts not deliberate: US envoy


January 31st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) The NATO air strike on two Pakistan Army check-posts that killed 24 soldiers was not deliberate and it will be ensured that such incidents do not ... Read more...

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Vacate airbase in Balochistan, Pakistan tells US


June 30th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan has told the US to withdraw its troops from the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan that has been used to launch drone attacks, a media report ... Read more...

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Gates worried over polio in Pakistan


June 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates has voiced concern about recurring cases of polio in Pakistan.Gates shared his worries with Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday ... Read more...

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Baloch rebel chief Brahmdagh Bugti seeks political asylum in Switzerland


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 2(ANI): Brahmdagh Bugti, chief of an outlawed Baloch rebel group, is seeking political asylum in Switzerland, the party's spokesperson has said."Brahmdagh Bugti, who leads the banned Baloch Republican Party (BRP), ... Read more...

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Balochistan problems cannot be resolved at gunpoint: Sharif


November 28th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Nov 28 (ANI): Expressing concern over the worsening law and order situation in Balochistan, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that the problems of the province cannot ... Read more...

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Floods leave at least 30 dead in Balochistan, Pakistan


July 24th, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – At least 30 people were killed and hundreds of houses were swept away by floods triggered by heavy rains in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, local television ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Taliban, Haqqani Network leaders


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on three prominent members of the Taliban and its affiliated Pakistan-based Haqqani Network "for supporting acts of terrorism".Those targeted ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks conclude, differences remain


February 25th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Although India and Pakistan both said that the foreign secretary level talks is a "first step" towards the resumption of formal dialogues, certain differences could be ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ’shadow governors’ arrested in Pakistan: Army


February 18th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Taliban's "shadow governors" of two Afghan provinces were arrested in a raid against insurgents in Balochistan, Pakistan military said Thursday. Taliban's so-called governor for Kunduz Mullah Abdul Salam ... Read more...

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Sharm-el-Sheikh statement: MEA to decide step on CIC order


January 19th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Ministry of External Affairs will decide on action on the Central Information Commission's order to disclose the file notings related to the Sharm-el-Sheikh India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Who drafted Sharm-al-Sheikh statement, CIC asks ministry


January 18th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has asked the external affairs ministry for the files on the India-Pakistan joint statement, issued after the meeting at Sharm-al-Sheikh. The petitioner, ... Read more...

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Pak may fence 2,250-mile border with Afghanistan


January 18th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 18 (ANI): Pakistan is likely to fence its 2,250 miles long porous border with Afghanistan, as the country has failed to get state-of-the art technology to effectively check cross-border infiltration ... Read more...

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Balochistan CM faints during Independence Day ceremony


August 14th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan, Pakistan), Aug.14 (ANI): Balochistan Chief Minister, Nawab Aslam Raisani, fell unconscious on Friday while delivering a rather interesting speech at an Independence Day ceremony here.Before he was taken away ... Read more...

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One killed, seven injured in latest Quetta blast


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan, Pakistan), Jan.3 (ANI): One person was killed and seven others injured in a blast at the Mastoong Bazar Chowk here on Saturday. Saturday''s blasts indicate that violence in Balochistan ... Read more...

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Over 170 killed in Pakistan quake (Night Lead)


October 29th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (DPA) A powerful earthquake rattled Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province Wednesday, killing more than 170 people, injuring hundreds more and leaving thousands homeless, officials said.The US Geological Survey website said ... Read more...

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