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A difficult year for Pakistan (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) The year 2011 saw Pakistan making headlines for all the wrong reasons, compounded by yearend uncertainty about the political future of a nation that is ... Read more...

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Zardari will return, says family; no coup, says US


December 8th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The US discounted rumours of a "silent coup" against embattled President Asif Ali Zardari, who abruptly left for Dubai over a heart ailment, and Prime ... Read more...

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US welcomes Gilani comment seeking good ties


December 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) The US has welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's comment that Islamabad seeks to have good ties with Washington and wants to enhance its ... Read more...

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Pakistan gave the go-ahead for NATO strikes, says report


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani officials, who were unaware that their soldiers were in the area, gave the green signal for NATO airstrikes that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader opposes commission on Osama killing


June 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A senior Pakistani politician is not in favour of an independent commission to probe into the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, saying the country ... 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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India capable of doing an Abbottabad, but show restraint: Experts


May 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India has a long list of most-wanted living in Pakistan and can pull off an Abbottabad-like covert operation, but it should show restraint, say defence ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI chief may quit


May 7th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt. Gen. Ahmad Shuja Pasha may step down after the debacle over Osama bin Laden, a media report said Friday.To ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda confirms Osama’s death (Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda has confirmed the death of its chief Osama Bin Laden in a statement posted on jihadist internet forums.Osama's death would be a "curse" for ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda confirms Osama’s death


May 6th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) The Al Qaeda terrorist organisation has for the first time confirmed the death of its leader Osama bin Laden in a statement posted on an ... Read more...

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Can India go after Mumbai masterminds in Pakistan? US not sure


May 6th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Describing the commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden deep inside Pakistan as "clearly unique", the US has declined to say if India had the same ... Read more...

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Israel envoy to US rejects UN flotilla clash inquiry


June 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Israel's Ambassador to the United States, Michael B. Oren said Sunday that his country would reject an international inquiry into last week's deadly raid on a Turkish ship.However, ... Read more...

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Ahnmedis shocked with kid glove treatment of mosque attackers by Pak Punjab Govt


June 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.4 (ANI): After the brazen attack on two mosques belonging to a minority sect in Lahore last Friday, people of the Ahmedi sect hoped that the Punjab government would take some ... Read more...

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PML-N, Taliban links prime reason behind Lahore mosques’ terror siege: Taseer


May 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 29 (ANI): Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer has said that the close links between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Taliban was the prime reason behind Friday's ghastly terror ... Read more...

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Punjab Govt. warned in advance regarding terror threat to minorities: Malik


May 29th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 29 (ANI): Political bickering has started over the deadly terror attack on two mosques in Lahore, in which over 70 people were killed, with Interior Minister Rehman Malik saying that ... Read more...

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Lahore terror siege ends, at least 45 killed


May 28th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 28 (ANI): Over 1500 hostages were freed as the terror siege of the two mosques which were raided by a dozen of heavily armed Taliban suicide attackers ended after ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill two militants involved in GHQ attack


February 20th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Faislabad, Feb.20 (ANI): Pakistani security officials have reportedly killed two suspected terrorists, who were involved in the General Headquarters (GHQ) attack in Rawalpindi last year, in an encounter here.According to sources, the ... Read more...

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Three US soldiers, 25 militants killed in Afghanistan


October 17th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 17 (DPA) Three US soldiers were killed in bomb blasts, while Afghan and NATO forces killed 25 militants in Afghanistan's volatile southern and eastern regions, officials said Saturday. The two ... Read more...

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Pak govt. to skip probe into GHQ terror attack fearing its downfall


October 14th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.14 (ANI): The Pakistan government is unlikely to order a probe into the audacious terror attack on the Army's General Headquarters in Rawalpindi which rocked the troubled nation last Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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PAF jets pound South Waziristan, 31 extremists killed


October 12th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.12 (ANI): Hours after Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik announced that a military offensive in South Waziristan was 'imminent' following the audacious terror attack on the Army General Headquarters (GHQ) ... Read more...

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Military operation in South Waziristan ‘imminent’ after GHQ attack: Malik


October 12th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Oct.12 (ANI) : Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that following the brazen terrorist attack on the Army General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, military offensive against the militants in ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi GHQ hostage drama over, 25 hostages freed


October 11th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct.11 (ANI): The Pakistan Army on Sunday said that the attack launched by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists on the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi was in its final stages, ... Read more...

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Four militants killed, two nabbed for attacking Pak Army GHQ


October 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct.10 (ANI): Pakistani security forces killed four militants and nabbed two others following an hour-long commando operation in Rawalpindi on Saturday.The extremists, who arrived in a white car, opened firing near ... Read more...

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Afghan troops kill 15 militants


August 4th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (Xinhua) Fifteen militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province Tuesday, the Afghan Army said. "Troops conducted a commando operation in Marja village ... Read more...

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Peshawar bombing: Pakistan officials ignored warning of hotel threat


June 10th, 2009 - 3:15 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Foreign nationals are amongst the dead and injured following a massive bomb blast in front of the luxury Pearl Continental hotel in the northern Pakistan city of Peshawar tonight.At least 11 ... Read more...

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Lashkar denies involvement in Major General Alvi’s murder


May 14th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi,May 14 (ANI): A day after security officials in Pakistan claimed that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was involved in the murder of Major General Aamir Faisal Alvi, the banned terror outfits has denied any ... Read more...

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Lashkar killed General Alvi for his role against terrorists


May 13th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 13 (ANI): The banned militant outfit Laskar-e-Taiba assassinated Major-General Aamir Faisal Alvi to avenge his role against militancy in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Islamabad Police said in a chargesheet.On ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Red Mosque cleric freed (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Thursday freed Maulana Abdul Aziz, the hard-line cleric of Islamabad's Red Mosque, a day after the Supreme Court granted him bail. Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad Asadullah Faiz ... Read more...

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Zardari admits killed Mumbai attackers may have been born in Pakistan


April 8th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): For the first time Pakistan has admitted that nine terrorists who were killed in the commando operation during the November 26-29 siege in Mumbai last year may have ... Read more...

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Luxury hotel, government buildings were next on Manawan attackers hit list


April 1st, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.1 (ANI): The Afghan terrorist, Hijrat Ullah, who was nabbed alive during the commando operation at the Manawan Police academy, has revealed that they had several other government run agricultural and ... Read more...

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Pakistan detains dozens after deadly assault on police academy


March 31st, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (DPA) Pakistani police have detained around 50 people in connection with the deadly assault on a police training centre that left at least seven recruits and four militants ... Read more...

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Baitullah Mehsud claims responsibility for Lahore police training camp attack


March 31st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar.31 (ANI): Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud has claimed responsibility for Monday's terror strike on the Lahore police training academy, The News reported."Yes, we have carried out this attack. ... Read more...

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Forces well trained to face terror threat from across the border: Army


March 30th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Concerned over the terror attack on the Lahore police Academy, Indian Army on Monday assured that security forces are well equipped to meet any challenges spilling over ... Read more...

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Four attackers killed, three nabbed alive as Lahore police training camp siege ends


March 30th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore,Mar .30 (ANI): The eight hour long siege at the Lahore police training camp is reportedly over. Security forces have claimed that they have nabbed three attackers alive during a commando operation.According ... Read more...

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15 killed, 1500 taken hostage in attack on Lahore police training school


March 30th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.30 (ANI): At least fifteen people have been reportedly killed and over eighteen injured in a terror attack on the police training center in Manawaan area here.According to sources, 10 to ... Read more...

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