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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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Anti-Islam film protests grip Pakistan; one killed (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. Pakistan summoned a US diplomat to lodge an official ... Read more...

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One dead as Pakistan protests anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. US Charge D'Affaires Richard Hoagland was summoned to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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One dead in anti-Islam film protest in Pakistan


September 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was fatally shot while demonstrators set ablaze two cinema halls in Pakistan's Peshawar city during a protest against an anti-Islam film, police said.The demonstrators ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Eight die in terror attack on Pakistani airbase (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Six militants and two security personnel were killed when heavily armed terrorists Thursday morning mounted a brazen attack on an airbase in Pakistan's Punjab province, military ... Read more...

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A Pakistani train that broke down seven times


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The ill-health of Pakistan Railways was highlighted when a train broke down seven times and reached its destination a staggering 35 hours late.Jaafar Express, which began ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin talks on Sir Creek dispute


June 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Seeking a lasting solution to the decades-old maritime boundary dispute over Sir Creek in the Rann of Kutch marshland, India and Pakistan Monday began a ... Read more...

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Islamabad battles water crisis


June 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistani capital Islamabad seems to be headed for a hard time following no rains. The city is left with water barely enough to sustain its requirements ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda had planned major attacks in Pakistan: CIA


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Al Qaeda had planned to carry out major attacks in Pakistan, show documents that US Marine commandos took away from the residence of Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

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Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniforms stopped a bus, ordered the ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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Aerial surveillance for Pakistani capital


January 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Temporary aerial surveillance has been ordered over the already heavily-protected Pakistani capital in view of fresh terror threats, the police said Tuesday.The aerial surveillance by helicopters, ... Read more...

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Terror bid foiled in Pakistan capital


December 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A terror bid was Wednesday foiled in the Pakistani capital with the arrest of six suspected terrorists including a suicide bomber, police said.Bin Yameen, inspector general ... Read more...

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14 killed in Pakistan accident


November 29th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 14 people, including children, were killed Tuesday in an accident near Pakistan's Taxila town, a media report said.The accident took place close to Taxila, ... Read more...

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Islamabad to have four cinema halls


November 19th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan's capital Islamabad, which doesn't have a single cinema house, will see Rs.1 billion being spent to set up four cinema halls.The Employees' Old-Age Benefits Institution ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force aircraft crashes, pilot killed


November 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) A Pakistani Air Force trainer crashed Monday morning in a hilly area some 80 km west of capital Islamabad, killing its pilot, a PAF spokesman said. Rescue ... Read more...

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16 die in blast at Pakistani mine


September 27th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed in a massive explosion at a marble mine in Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, media reports said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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38 die in Pakistan school bus accident


September 27th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 38 people were killed and some 70 injured Monday night when a bus packed with school children overturned while returning from a picnic in ... Read more...

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Pakistani fans happy with hockey team despite loss to India


September 14th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Pakistan hockey team may have lost to its arch-rivals India in Asian Hockey Championship final but most of the Pakistani people and hockey officials here ... Read more...

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Six die in Pakistan suicide blast


July 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) At least six people, including three policemen, were killed and 19 injured Monday in a suicide blast at a political gathering in Pakistan's restive northwest, a ... Read more...

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France puts sale of heavy military hardware to Pakistan on hold


May 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) France said Friday it has put on hold the sale of heavy military equipment to Pakistan and awaits an explanation on its spy agency's ... Read more...

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Unified commanders meet to debate security threats


May 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Three days after India took stock of its nuclear arsenal and delivery platforms, top commanders of tri-services commands, including the all-important strategic forces command, will ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda-linked outfit threatens Obama’s grandmother


May 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS) An Al Qaeda-linked outfit has threatened to take out US President Barack Obama's grandmother in Kenya in retaliation for the US special forces raid ... Read more...

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Bin Laden died before US raid: Iranian intelligence minister


May 10th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS) Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi has claimed that Tehran has evidence to prove Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had died of disease long before the ... Read more...

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I would have apologised for Abbottabad: Musharraf (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The presence of Osama bin Laden deep in Pakistan was "embarrassing", said former president Pervez Musharraf, adding he might have apologized for failing to ... Read more...

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Osama’s youngest bride in US-Pakistan tug of war


May 5th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) The US might have eliminated Osama bin Laden, but this has left Washington and Islamabad locked in a diplomatic stand-off over the fate of the Al ... Read more...

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Was Osama protected by ISI?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) US and European intelligence officials increasingly believe active or retired Pakistani military or intelligence officials provided some measure of aid to Osama bin Laden to stay ... Read more...

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After Osama’s death, India says no change on dialogue with Pakistan (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India said Wednesday that talks with Pakistan will continue, even as it expressed concern about the impact on Afghanistan by an early withdrawal of coalition ... Read more...

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Talks with Pakistan to continue, reiterates India


May 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Two days after the killing of Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, India Wednesday reiterated that talks with Pakistan would continue and expressed concern about ... Read more...

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Osama’s death “shared achievement” by US, Pak, Afghanistan: Grossman


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): The killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is a "shared achievement" by the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan, US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Marc Grossman, has ... Read more...

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Geelani lone Kashmiri leader to condemn Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) Syed Ali Geelani, who heads the hardline faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, is the only leader to condemn the US operation to kill ... Read more...

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No more excuse for Western invasion in Middle East: Iran


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After killing Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Western powers no longer have an excuse for invading Middle Eastern countries, the ISNA news agency ... Read more...

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