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Top Pakistan Army officers meet


August 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army's top brass met Friday night with an agenda which the Dawn described as "extraordinary".Top army officers met amid reports of Pakistan and the US ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ties based on mutual respect: Gilani


December 14th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and friendly relations with other countries based on mutual respect, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a top Pakistan Army official.Talking to ... Read more...

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Hillary arrives on two-day Pakistan visit


October 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here Thursday evening on a two-day visit amid escalating tensions between Washington and Islamabad, Xinhua reported. Pakistan's ruling party ... Read more...

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When a hungry Kayani had just biscuits to eat


May 16th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) A nearly 12-hour session of parliament to discuss the killing of Osama bin Laden proved to be quite a challenge for army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired a short range surface to surface ballistic missile, HATF II (Abdali), with a range of 180 km, official sources said.The missile ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test-fires Hatf-VII Cruise Missile


February 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired the Hatf-VII Cruise Missile, which can carry strategic and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful test fire of the indigenously developed Cruise Missile Hatf-VII ... Read more...

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Pakistan is ‘epicentre’ of global terrorism: US


January 13th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Calling Pakistan as the "epicentre" of global terrorism, a top US military official has said that America can't succeed in Afghanistan unless terrorist safe havens ... Read more...

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Pak defence committee terms WikiLeaks expose ‘attempt to harm Pak image’


December 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistan's Defence Committee of the Cabinet (DCC) has termed the release of diplomatic cables by whistle blower website WikiLeaks as an attempt to harm the nation's image.The committee, ... Read more...

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Pak Army vows to ‘retaliate’ against US ‘hot pursuit’ within border in future


October 8th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 8 (ANI): In a corps commanders meeting, the Pakistani military leadership has vowed to take retaliatory action in the event of any incident of territorial violation in future.The cross-border strikes' ... Read more...

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Petition in Pak SC seeks Army’s involvement in implementing court judgments


September 18th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 18 (ANI): A constitutional petition has been filed in Pakistan Supreme Court to invoke Article 190 of the Constitution, directing the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) to take all ... Read more...

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Afghan minority leaders up in arms against Karzai’s efforts to strike deal with Taliban


June 27th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 27 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's efforts to strike a deal with Taliban leaders with the help of Pakistan has not only concerned the international community, particularly the ... Read more...

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Pak armed forces exhibit capability in targeting drones


April 19th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Apr 19(ANI): The Pakistan Army and the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) have effectively targeted a drone aircraft, displaying their capability as part of the Azm-e-Nau III military exercise that is ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan border region ‘critical’ for success in war on terror: Mullen


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.5 (ANI): The Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, US Armed Forces, Admiral Mike Mullen has described the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan as 'critical' for the ongoing offensive against ... Read more...

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Gates reassures Pak of continuous US support in war against Taliban


February 10th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.10 (ANI): Describing the Pakistan Army's offensive against the Taliban and other extremist groups as "terrific", US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has assured Islamabad that Washington would keep supporting the ... 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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Pak snubs US, says can’t launch any new offensive against extremists


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.22 (ANI): Cold-shouldering US' demands of doing more against extremists in the tribal region along the lawless tribal region, the Pakistan Army has made it clear that it would not ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court seeks answer from A Q Khan over state’s ‘nuke’ secret leak


January 20th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.20 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has sought an answer from disgraced nuclear scientist Dr.Abdul Qadeer Khan regarding a report that he revealed sensitive information about Pakistan's nuclear programme to ... Read more...

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‘Worried’ Pak govt. planning to stifle AQ Khan through legal action


January 17th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 17 (ANI): The Pakistan government is worried over the recent disclosures made by disgraced nuclear scientist Dr A Q Khan about state secrets to the international media, and has ... Read more...

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US should address Pak’s concern over troop surge in Afghanistan: Zardari


December 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed concern over the US troop surge in Afghanistan, saying that Islamabad should be taken into confidence on the deployment of ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak SC against Musharraf, General Kayani


September 7th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 7 (ANI): A petition has been filed in Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday against 481 persons including former President Pervez Musharraf and former premier Shaukat Aziz and Army Chief ... Read more...

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Pak Army against allowing US to expand its war on terror


September 4th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.4 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has decided not to allow the US to expand its 'war on terror' inside the country's geographical territory, sources said.Sources privy to the 121st Corps Commander ... Read more...

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Army Chief meets Admiral Mullen, CENTCOM chief


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor, during his five day visit to the US, has had meetings with met General David H Petraeus, Commander, US Central ... Read more...

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General Deepak Kapoor to begin US visit from today


July 20th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor will begin an official visit to USA from today.During his visit, General Kapoor is scheduled to interact with senior military and ... Read more...

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General Kapoor to visit US from July 20-25


July 16th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Taking Indo-US strategic partnership to a higher level for synergized and concerted efforts to combat the scourge of global terrorism and to bring peace and stability in ... Read more...

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‘Pak ‘Troikas’s’ trio of meetings within a week suggests something “significant” being planned’


July 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani for the third time in less than ... Read more...

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N-weapons cornerstone of Pakistan’s deterrence: Gilani


May 29th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear weapons are the cornerstone of its deterrence and there is complete national consensus on this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani maintained Friday. "We are determined ... Read more...

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Pakistan demands Predator aircrafts from US


April 24th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.24 (ANI): Pakistan has asked the United States to provide it the Predator aircrafts and other advance surveillance aircrafts to counter the increasing terror threat perception in the country.According to The ... Read more...

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Zardari urges Pakistan to move on


March 21st, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 21 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the nation to forget the recent political crisis, and said the restoration of the sacked judges offers an opportunity to ... Read more...

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Pak Army will not intervene in political crisis: Kayani


February 28th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.28 (ANI): Pakistans Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Kayani has assured that the Pakistan military would not poke its nose in political affairs of the country. Kayani, who is ... Read more...

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India has key role to play in Afghanistan: US


January 28th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Advocating a regional approach to Afghanistan, the US defence chief has said that India has an important role to play there despite historic tensions with Pakistan accentuated by ... Read more...

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Pak doesnt need to prove its sincerity on war on terror: General Majid


January 21st, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has asked world leaders to stop demanding that it do more to prove its sincerity on the war on terror.Pakistan, a close ally of ... Read more...

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Sino-Pak accord to boost military cooperation


December 16th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 16 (ANI): Pakistan and China have signed an agreement for military cooperation to take existing bilateral military ties to new heights.The signing ceremony took place in Beijing between Chairman ... Read more...

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Pak cabinet’’s defence committee to discuss security in wake of tensions with India


December 8th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.8 (ANI): The Defence Committee of the Pakistan Cabinet, which has not met for close to a decade, will meet here on Monday to discuss security situation against the backdrop ... Read more...

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Navy chief announces joint doctrine for Special Forces operations


September 30th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): The ''Joint Doctrine for Special Forces Operations'' was formally unveiled here today by the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Admiral Sureesh Mehta.Authored by the Headquarters ... Read more...

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PM: Government has gone beyond recommendations of Sixth Pay Commission


August 15th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said during the course of his address to the nation on the occasion of the 62nd Independence Day that ... Read more...

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