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Osama’s relative in Pakistan to shift family


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistan has allowed slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family to leave the country, and a Yemeni brother-in-law of the militant leader has arrived here ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldiers, woman executed for illicit relations


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers and a woman were publicly executed for allegedly having an illicit relationship, following a decision by the jirga or tribal council in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to lease 50 rail engines from India


September 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan Railways has decided to lease 50 railway engines from India to restart some defunct services, a media report said Sunday.The decision was taken at a ... Read more...

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‘With 290 suicide attacks, Pakistan suffered most since 9/11′


September 9th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Pakistan suffered the most in the US-declared "war on terror" after the 9/11 attacks, facing almost 300 deadly suicide bombings and the assassination of former ... Read more...

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New Pakistani Kashmir president meets Kayani


September 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistani Kashmir President Sardar Yaqoob Khan met army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and discussed various issues, including the situation on the Line of Control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army chief to visit Britain end-September


September 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will visit Britain in the last week of September for discussions on military ties between the two countries.Kayani's ... Read more...

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‘An Anna Hazare needed in Pakistan too’


August 29th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An Anna Hazare is needed in Pakistan to lead the struggle against corruption if the country's political parties continue to be averse to taking decisive ... Read more...

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Indian diplomats hold discussions with MQM senator


August 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Two Indian diplomats visited the Parliament Lodge here Sunday and held discussions with a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senator despite having no permission or invitation to ... Read more...

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24 commodities dearer in Pakistan in Ramzan’s first week


August 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) The prices of 24 essential commodities have gone up across Pakistan in the first week of Ramzan, affecting the poor and middle-class people the most, a ... Read more...

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No witnesses appear before Abbotabad panel


August 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A high level commission, set up by the Pakistan government to probe the presence of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad and the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to repay $8 bn to IMF


August 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Pakistan will have to repay to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by the 2014-15 fiscal the $8 billion it has received from the global lending agency, ... Read more...

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Power cuts darken Pakistan in Ramzan


August 4th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Power cuts continued in several cities and towns in all four provinces of Pakistan despite the government's assurances not to resort to load-scheduling during the holy ... Read more...

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No power outages during Ramzan, daily tells authorities


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Authorities must abide by their announcement that no power cuts would be resorted to at the beginning and end of fasting during the month of ... Read more...

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No travel curbs on US diplomats, says Pakistan


July 31st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) There are no specific travel curbs on US diplomats in Pakistan, the foreign ministry has said.Refuting reports in a section of media, the foreign office spokesperson ... Read more...

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China to give squadron of J10-B fighters to Pakistan


July 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Taking bilateral defence relations to a new high, China will give Pakistan a squadron of the advanced J-10B fighter aircraft, a media report said.The offer was ... Read more...

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Pakistani officials told not to appear before court


July 30th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) In a step that could exacerbate tensions between the executive and judiciary, the Pakistani government has instructed its officials not to appear or depose before the ... Read more...

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India is American policeman: Pakistani paper


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's remarks show that America has made New Delhi its "policeman" in Afghanistan and the Asia-Pacific region, a Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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US to restore military aid to Pakistan? (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The US is mulling to restore the suspended $800 million in military aid and equipment to Islamabad, Pakistan's spy chief was quoted Sunday as saying.Lt Gen ... Read more...

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US to respect Pakistani’s sovereignty: ISI chief


July 17th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Under fire for intruding into Pakistan and killing Osama bin Laden, the US has promised to respect Islamabad's sovereignty, the country's spy chief was quoted Sunday ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts conspiracy to sabotage dialogue: Pakistani papers (Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) The serial bomb blasts in Mumbai Wednesday bring back disturbing memories of the 2008 terror attack and seem to have the same purpose -- sabotaging the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s foreign office spokeswoman new envoy to Italy


July 11th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua has been appointed the country's next ambassador to Italy, a media report said Monday.Janjua will also represent Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Judge rejects list of Musharraf’s properties


July 10th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A Pakistani court hearing the Benazir Bhutto murder case has rejected the details of the properties and assets of former president Pervez Musharraf - declared ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives two sets of dates to India


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) Pakistan has proposed two sets of dates - July 17-18 and July 25-26 - for the meeting of Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Terrorists hiring jobless at Rs.40,000 a month: Pakistani lawmaker


July 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Terrorist outfits in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province are recruiting jobless youth by paying them up to Rs.40,000 a month, a Pakistani lawmaker has said."Terrorists are luring these youth ... Read more...

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Midterm polls only solution to Pakistan’s problems: Imran Khan


June 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Midterm elections are the only way to resolve the problems plaguing Pakistan without bloodshed, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said."Midterm elections are the only solution to ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto posthumously honoured at Tehran conference


June 26th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto has been posthumously conferred an award for her struggle against terrorism and militancy, a media report said.The award was conferred ... Read more...

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Army to quit Waziristan if tribals cooperate: Kayani (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Pakistani Army will withdraw from Waziristan near the Afghan border if its tribal population takes on terrorists, says army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani.Addressing ... Read more...

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No army in Waziristan if tribals behave: Kayani


June 24th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Pakistani Army will withdraw from Waziristan if the tribal residents behave responsibly and act against foreign terrorists, said Army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, ... Read more...

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Shun violence or quit: Waziristan clerics to foreign terrorists


June 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Condemning "various forms" of terrorism in North Waziristan, an assembly of clerics in the volatile area blamed foreign fighters for the problem and said they ... Read more...

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Suspect in Shahzad murder held in Pakistani Kashmir (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A man suspected of involvement in the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has been arrested in Pakistani Kashmir, a media report said Tuesday.Police also ... Read more...

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Suspect in journalist’s murder held in Pakistani Kashmir


June 21st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A man suspected of involvement in the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has been arrested from Pakistani Kashmir, a media report said Tuesday.Islamabad Police ... Read more...

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Navy base attackers seem to be Central Asians: Pakistani daily


June 20th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The four men who attacked the karachi naval base in May were foreigners, possibly of Central Asian origin, a Pakistani paper said Monday, adding the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Americans in Pakistan advised to avoid crowds, demonstrations


June 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The US has warned its citizens in Pakistan to avoid crowded places in big cities and keep their travel documents up-to-date, a media report said Sunday.An ... Read more...

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Polls in Pakistani Kashmir on, despite incorrect electoral lists


June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The election commission in Pakistani Kashmir has admitted to many mistakes in the electoral lists but said the June 26 polls for the 41-member legislative assembly ... Read more...

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Ahead of talks, India and Pakistan in diplomatic row (Roundup)


June 18th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) India and Pakistan were locked in a diplomatic row Saturday, ahead of talks between their foreign secretaries in Islamabad next week.After Pakistan alleged that an ... Read more...

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