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5.4-magnitude quake hits northwest Pakistan (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit northwest Pakistan Saturday morning, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department.The quake took place at 9.16 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return between Jan 27 and 30


January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, has said he will return home between Jan 27 and 30 from his self-exile in London.Musharraf, who heads the All ... Read more...

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NATO commander meets Pakistan army chief


September 10th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) The commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has met Pakistan's army chief and discussed with him ways to improve regional ... Read more...

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5.5 magnitude quake strikes Pakistan


August 27th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Rawalpindi city among various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in the wee hours Saturday, Geo News ... Read more...

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5.6-magniude quake jolts Pakistan


March 21st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 jolted various parts of Punjab and upper regions of Pakistan Monday, a media report said.The quake, which occurred at 2.55 p.m. ... Read more...

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Quake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in north India (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit the Hindu Kush region in Afganistan early Saturday and tremors were felt in several parts of north ... Read more...

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Osama hunter ‘American Rambo’ says Qaeda’s now put a bounty on his head


June 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 30 (ANI): The American construction worker who was nabbed in Pakistan's Chitral region while on a solo mission to hunt down and kill Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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Defiant American ‘Rambo’ eager to finish his mission of killing bin Laden


June 24th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 24 (ANI): Ten days after he was apprehended from a jungle in Pakistan's northern Chitral region, the American construction worker, who claimed to be on a solo mission to ... Read more...

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American ‘Rambo’ nabbed in Pak released, headed back to US


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 23 (ANI): An American construction worker, who was detained from Pakistan's Chitral region last week while on a solo mission to find and kill Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has ... Read more...

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Burqa clad German terror suspect arrested in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A German terror suspect, clad in burqa, has been arrested by Pakistani security officials in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province' Bannu District.According to local police officials, the German man was ... Read more...

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Dying American ‘Rambo’ nabbed in Pak may be released soon


June 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): The American construction worker, who is currently in Pakistan's detention on suspicion of wanting to kill Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is likely to be released soon because ... Read more...

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US gets access to ‘Rambo’ arrested in Pak while on mission to kill bin Laden


June 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18(ANI): US consular officials in Pakistan were allowed to meet the American construction worker, who was nabbed while on a solo mission to 'hunt' down and kill Al-Qaeda warlord Osama ... Read more...

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US seeks access to ‘Rambo’ arrested in Pak while on mission to kill bin Laden


June 17th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.17 (ANI): The United States has formally asked Pakistan to grant access to the American construction worker, who was nabbed while on a solo mission to 'hunt' down and kill Al-Qaeda ... Read more...

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Greece holds Pakistan responsible for abduction of its citizen


September 30th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.30 (ANI): Greece is holding Pakistan responsible for the abduction of one of its citizens, Athanasius Lerounis, from Chitral earlier this month."The Ministry of Interior is directly responsible for kidnapping ... Read more...

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Problems remain for Swat people as Taliban turn common criminal


September 24th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.24 (ANI): Problems for people in Swat and Malakand Divisions are far from over as the crime rate in the valley has witnessed a sudden rise in the recent past.With ... Read more...

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Pak military continues to pound Taliban hideouts, 15 militants killed in Bajaur


June 20th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has reportedly killed 15 more Taliban insurgents, and injured seven others in its operation in the Charmang area of Bajaur Agency.According to the Inter-Services ... Read more...

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Sufi Muhammad warns Swat judges to cease hearings


March 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 17 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat Muhammad (TNSM) chief Sufi Muhammad has warned judges of the Swat lower judiciary to cease their hearings, as sharia courts would start operations in the district ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden could be in Pak trekker paradise Chitral: US


March 15th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.15 (ANI): New investigation undertaken by a New York-based daily reveals that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden could be ensconced in Pakistans trekker paradise of Chitral. The area has been ... Read more...

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Pak security forces clueless about missing foreign diplomats, journalists


November 16th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 16 (ANI): Security forces in Pakistan have been unsuccessful in finding clues about the kidnapped Afghan and Iranian diplomats, besides a host of foreign nationals in the country.Security personnel ... Read more...

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Geedar and Machchar colonies are just a few names that define Karachis history!


October 4th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.4 (ANI): Pakistans commercial capital Karachi has become a city with weird and unique names. Each name, however, has a history behind it. According to the Daily Times, the names have ... Read more...

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Battle for Chitral memorial resumes after 113 years


April 28th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Nowshera, Apr.28 (ANI): One hundred and thirteen years after the siege and battle of Chitral, a family that once ruled over the area, wants a neglected British monument to be moved ... Read more...

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Shariah rule will further nurture sectarianism in NWFP


January 25th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 25 (ANI): Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has described North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Governments plan to promulgate regulation for law enforcement through Qazi courts in its Provincially Administered Tribal ... Read more...

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