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Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Zardari likely to appoint former AG Latif Khosa as Punjab Governor


January 9th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 9 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is likely to appoint former Attorney General Sardar Latif Khosa as the new Punjab Governor, according to Advisor to the President Qayyum Soomro.The ... Read more...

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Powerful blast levels Karachi police building killing at least 17


November 11th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A major explosion leveled a police building in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Thursday, killing at least 17 people and injuring at least 115, officials and local ... Read more...

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Airblue passenger plane crashes in Islamabad, kills all 152 people on board


July 28th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane crashed in Islamabad, Pakistan killing all 152 people on board, including two U.S. citizens, after it attempted to land in rainy and clouded conditions.Airblue flight ... Read more...

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Five survive Islamabad plane crash


July 28th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Five people survived the passenger plane crash in Margalla Hills close to this Pakistani capital city Wednesday morning, a minister said. Some media reports, however, said that 40-45 ... Read more...

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Fire erupts at U.S. Embassy in Islamabad; no casualties reported


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A fire broke out at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday, Pakistani media reported, but there were no reports of casualties.The fire broke out around 1.20 p.m. ... Read more...

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At least 25 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful explosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 25 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan (Update)


April 19th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful explosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 21 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful epxlosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 21 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 10 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people have been killed and others have been injured after a powerful explosion during a rally in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on ... Read more...

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At least five dead, several injured after car bomb attack against Pakistan police station


April 18th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed in a car bombing at a police station in northwest Pakistan on Sunday morning, according to local media reports.Private TV channel Express ... Read more...

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Report: At least 50 dead, scores injured after twin blasts at refugee camp in northwest Pakistan


April 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Two back to back explosions at a refugee camp in northwest Pakistan on Saturday killed up to 50 people and injured scores of others. The blasts happened at the ... Read more...

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Report: At least 8 dead, including journalist, after blast at Pakistani hospital


April 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed when an explosion struck a civilian hospital in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, news reports said.Express News TV reported ... Read more...

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Explosion partly destroys school in northwestern Pakistan


April 8th, 2010 - 4:58 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion partly destroyed a school in northwest Pakistan on early Wednesday, local media reported.Express News reported that the blast happened near a school in the ... Read more...

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‘Huge’ explosion near school in Pakistan’s Peshawar


April 8th, 2010 - 4:37 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A 'huge' explosion shook the Pakistan city of Peshawar on early Thursday, according to local media reports.Express News reported the blast happened near a school in the ... Read more...

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No casualties after small explosion in Islamabad


April 8th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A small explosion rocked the Pakistani capital on Wednesday evening, local media reports said.The explosion happened in Sector F-7, near the Girls College.Express News reported there were no ... Read more...

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Series of powerful explosions rock Peshawar near the U.S. Consulate; at least one dead


April 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A series of large explosions rocked the city of Peshawar in northwest Pakistan on Monday, reports said, killing at least one person and injuring several others. At least ... Read more...

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At least 25 dead, 100 injured after blast during ANP rally in Pakistan’s North-West Frontier Province


April 5th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by BNO News
TIMERGARA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 25 people were killed and more than one hundred others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during an Awami National Party (ANP) ... Read more...

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Pakistani lawmakers refuse body scan, cut short US visit


March 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 7 (DPA) A delegation of Pakistani lawmakers refused to subject themselves to a controversial full-body X-ray scan at a Washington airport, a media report said Sunday. The six-member group of the ... Read more...

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Two bombings kill 12 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and several more injured Friday in two bombings in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi and a tribal district near the ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks TV channels for covering attack on army HQ


October 10th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (DPA) The Pakistani government Saturday blocked the transmissions of four private news channels as they were covering a stand-off at the military headquarters in Rawalpindi where six soldiers died ... Read more...

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Atleast 3 killed in Rawalpindi General Headquarters terrorist attack


October 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Unidentified gunmen attacked the headquarters of the Pakistani Army in Rawalpindi on Saturday morning, according to local media reports. At least several people were reported dead while ... Read more...

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Reports: Gunmen attack Pakistani army headquarters


October 10th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Unidentified gunmen attacked the headquarters of the Pakistani Army in Rawalpindi on Saturday morning, according to local media reports.The attackers opened fire near the army headquarters using ... Read more...

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India’s proof in 26/11 Mumbai attacks probe insufficient: Pakistan


September 5th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Multan (Pakistan), Sep 5(ANI): The Government of Pakistan on Saturday claimed that the evidence provided by Government of India regarding the 26/11 Mumbai attacks probe is insufficient and further movement will depend ... Read more...

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UN hostage said to have been killed is alive (Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) An American UN official abducted by Baloch militants and said to have been killed is still alive, the outfit holding him said Monday. John Solecki, who led the UN ... Read more...

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UN official killed in Pakistan: Reports


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (DPA) Baloch insurgents Monday claimed to have executed a UN official held captive for about three weeks in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, media reports said. John Solecki, a US ... Read more...

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25 killed in Pakistan polling station blast (Lead)


December 28th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (Xinhua) At least 25 people were killed in a blast at a polling station in a Pakistan province as voting was underway in a by-election to the assembly Sunday, ... Read more...

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Ailing Pak ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan in hospital


October 30th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 30 (ANI): Noted Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan was admitted in Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi last evening after his health deteriorated.owing to his deteriorating health, Express News ... Read more...

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Pak tribesmen ban entry of outsiders, set up lashkars to combat Taliban


October 6th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 6 (ANI): Local tribesmen in Orakzai Agency have reportedly decided to ban outsiders entry and directed that anyone found providing shelter to outsiders will be shot dead and ... Read more...

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US drones continue flights over Pak tribal areas despite warning


September 20th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sep 20 (ANI): American drones are continuing their flights over various areas of North and South Waziristan, spreading panic and fear among locals despite a warning from Pakistan not ... Read more...

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Eight feared killed in Pakistan twin blasts


August 21st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (Xinhua) At least eight people were feared killed Thursday in twin blasts in Pakistan, private TV channel Express News reported.The blasts occurred in Wah Cantonment near Taxila, some 50 ... Read more...

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Musharraf not to leave Pakistan: Report


August 19th, 2008 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (Xinhua) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday said he was not leaving the country in the wake of his resignation from the highest post. The local TV channel Express ... Read more...

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Islamic militants free abducted Christians in Pakistan


June 22nd, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani Sunday said the government had secured the release of 16 members of the minority Christian community abducted by militants in the restive ... Read more...

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Pakistani ambassador to Afghanistan released from tribal region


May 17th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan, abducted around three months ago in the country's restive tribal region, has been released, media reports said Saturday. Tariq Azizuddin was handed over by ... Read more...

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PCB chief slaps $3.2 million notice on Akhtar


April 3rd, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, with new figures)Lahore, April 3 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's bad days are far from over. On Thursday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nasim Ashraf through a legal notice asked ... Read more...

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