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Ties with Israel can bring India-Pakistan closer: Musharraf


January 7th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistan's former president General Pervez Musharraf has advocated for establishing relations with Israel, saying it could help bring India and Pakistan closer to each other, ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return home Jan 25 or 27


January 6th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who has been in self-imposed exile, has said he is ready to face the courts and would be returning home ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return to Pakistan in January


December 19th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who is living in London in a self-imposed exile, has said he will return home in ... Read more...

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Man attempts to throw shoe at Musharraf


November 5th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) A man tried to hurl his shoe at Pervez Musharraf when he was addressing a gathering in London, the second such attempt on the former ... Read more...

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Challenges ahead for Libyans: Experts


October 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After the death of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday, the country faces challenges in the days ahead, experts said.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron ... Read more...

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Gaddafi was alive when captured, shows YouTube video


October 21st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi was alive when he was captured by the National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte shows a video on YouTube. The video appears to ... Read more...

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Libya’s deposed leader Gaddafi captured: A profile


October 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured. Here is a brief profile:Muammar Gaddafi was born to nomadic parents in the desert region of Sirte in ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s elder son Mohammad escapes from rebels


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's elder son, Mohammad, has escaped, Al Jazeera said. He was captured by the rebels earlier Monday.Mohammad, who was arrested in his house ... Read more...

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Rebels tighten grip on Tripoli, capture Gaddafi’s sons


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Libyan rebels Monday tightened their grip on Tripoli with the capture of three of Muammar Gaddafi's sons and a hunt was on for the 68-year-old Libyan leader. Rebel ... Read more...

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No danger to democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


July 6th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) There is no danger to democracy in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says."There is no danger to democracy. Democracy will continue...there is no alternative ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif a liar, says Musharraf


June 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has termed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif a "compulsive liar", a media report said.In an interview with ARY channel, Musharraf said ... Read more...

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Tunisia begins extradition procedures against ex-president


June 18th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 18 (IANS) Tunisia has started extradition procedures against former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Xinhua reported.Ben Ali took power in a bloodless coup in 1987 and ... Read more...

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Musharraf says Osama raid was technically an act of war


May 25th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) The US raid to take out Osama bin Laden was technically "an act of war", said former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who described as "arrogance" ... Read more...

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Royalists seek fresh election in Nepal


April 26th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's only royalist party Tuesday fired a salvo at the struggling government, warning it would not allow the deadline for framing the new constitution to be ... Read more...

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Ousted Tunisian president plans to write autobiography


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, April 22 (IANS/AKI) Tunisia's toppled president Zin El-Abidine Ben Ali plans to write an autobiography that will restore his badly tarnished image and defend his decades-long rule, a media ... Read more...

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Keep away from Pakistan, daily tells Musharraf (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) A Pakistani newspaper Tuesday urged former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf not to return home from London, saying "threats to his life are real".It ... Read more...

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Don’t put yourself in the line of fire, Daily tells Musharraf


April 19th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) The threats to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who is keen to return to Pakistan, "are real", warned a Pakistani daily as it advised the former ... Read more...

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Britain may hand over Musharraf to Pakistan: Cameron (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Britain will consider handing over former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, said British Prime Minister David Cameron during ... Read more...

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Fierce fighting keeps Libya on the edge (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 7 (IANS) It was another day of pitched battles in Libya Monday with troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi battling rebels in several places as UN Secretary General Ban ... Read more...

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Intense fighting in Libya as Gaddafi holds on to power (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 6 (IANS) Pitched battles were fought in Libya, with gunfire being reported in capital Tripoli Sunday as troops loyal to 68-year-old leader Muammar Gaddafi attempted to wrest back ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army threat always lurking: Pakistani daily


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) A political party's appeal for "patriotic generals" to rescue Pakistan was described as hollow by a leading Pakistani daily which, however, warned that "it does ... Read more...

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All my people love me, says Gaddafi


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 1 (IANS) Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who is facing a mass uprising that threatens his four-decade rule, says he is loved by all and that his people would die to ... Read more...

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Rulers and their reigns in Middle East and North Africa


February 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) Here is a list of leaders in Middle East and North Africa who have been in power for years:Libya: Ruled by Muammar Gaddafi who came to power ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s daughter denies fleeing her country


February 25th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafis' daughter has denied reports by Arabic media that she had fled to Malta amid serious unrest in her North African country. Speaking on state ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda backs Libya unrest amid genocide reports (Roundup)


February 24th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Sana'a, Feb 24 (IANS) Reports of genocide in Libyan towns did the rounds Thursday as Muammar Gaddafi's troops went on a killing spree to crush the 10-day uprising that seems to have ... Read more...

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France, Egypt send planes to Libya to evacuate people


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 22 (IANS) France and Egypt sent armed forces' aircraft Tuesday to evacuate their nationals from Libya, after fighter jets bombed parts of the Libyan capital Tripoli where furious anti-government protesters ... Read more...

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Protests continue in Arab world, aircraft bomb Tripoli (Roundup)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Rabat, Feb 22 (IANS) Intense unrest continued to rock the Arab world Tuesday as teeming protesters in the Libyan capital stood firm despite aerial bombing, fresh pro-democracy protests broke out in Morocco, ... Read more...

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Libya bloodshed: Defiant Gaddafi says he is in Tripoli (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 22 (IANS) Scotching rumours, a defiant Muammar Gaddafi, one of Arab world's longest ruling leader, appeared on the state TV and insisted he was "in Tripoli and not in ... Read more...

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Libyan unrest toll tops 100 after mourners shot dead (Lead)


February 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli/New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Libya's eastern city of Benghazi continued to be tense Sunday, a day after at least 15 people attending the funeral of anti-government protesters were shot dead by ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A Pakistani court has ordered arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf and directed him to appear before it Feb 19 on the charge that, though he knew ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A court has issued a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf on charges that he was aware that former premier Benazir Bhutto was to ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf


February 12th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has issued a warrant for arrest of former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a ... Read more...

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Musharraf is now an accused in Benazir killing


February 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf's name was Monday included in the list of accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said.Musharraf's name was added ... Read more...

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Man throws shoe at Pervez Musharraf


February 7th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A man threw a shoe at former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf when he was addressing a gathering here Sunday. The shoe didn't hit the former military dictator, ... Read more...

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Nepal’s king traded Tibetan refugees for US support: WikiLeaks


January 15th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) After ordering the closure of the Dalai Lama's envoy's office in Kathmandu and taking over absolute power with a military-backed bloodless coup in 2005, Nepal's King ... Read more...

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