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Iran to unveil ‘advanced’ cruise missile


September 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) A senior Iranian defence ministry official announced Sunday that his ministry plans to unveil a highly advanced cruise missile."God willing, Meshkat (Lantern) cruise missile with a ... Read more...

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Kidnappers of Afghan Ambassador to Pak break silence after a year-and-a-half


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 3 (ANI): The kidnappers of Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi have broken their silence after almost a year-and-a-half to claim that the diplomat is alive and in ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban asks militants to stop anti-government attacks


January 27th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 27 (ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has asked its militants to stop attacks on Pakistan Government installations, kidnapping for ransom, bank dacoities and car snatching across the country.A statement purportedly ... Read more...

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Pak police claims kidnappers of Iranian, Afghan envoy arrested


December 24th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 24 (ANI): Inspector General of the North West Frontier Province, Malik Naveed Khan, today said that the masterminds behind kidnapping of Iranian and Afghan diplomats have been arrested.Talking to ... Read more...

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Local gangs assisting Pak Taiban in NWFP


November 26th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 26 (ANI): NWFP police chief has reportedly said that a group of Afghan and local criminal gangs were helping the Pakistans unit of the Taliban, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), ... 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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Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Pakistan


November 13th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat was kidnapped and his security guard killed Thursday by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's lawless northwestern region as Tehran demanded full security for its diplomatic corps, ... Read more...

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Iranian diplomat in Pakistan kidnapped, guard killed


November 13th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 13 (ANI): The Commercial Attache of Iranian Consulate, Hashmatullah Atharzadeh, has been kidnapped from Hayatabad on Thursday after unknown gunmen killed his guard.Police sources said that Atharzadeh was traveling ... Read more...

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Abducted Afghan diplomat’s family urges speedy rescue efforts


November 10th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) The relatives of Afghan diplomat Abdul Khaliq Farahi, who was abducted from Peshawar in September, have urged the governments in Pakistan and Afghanistan to speed up efforts for ... Read more...

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Afghan minister’s brother abducted in Pakistan


October 31st, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Oct 31 (DPA) Unidentified gunmen Friday abducted Afghan Finance Minister Anwarul Haq Ahadi's brother in Pakistan's North Western Frontier Province, his family said.They said Ziaul Haq Ahdi was on his way ... Read more...

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Pak officials say abducted Afghan envoy not freed yet


October 1st, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Oct 1 (ANI): Denying reports appearing in the Pakistani media that the abducted Afghan envoy Abdul Khaliq Farahi was released on Monday morning, senior security officials in Peshawar have ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Afghan envoy recovered in Pakistan


September 30th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (Xinhua) Afghanistan's consul general to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi, who was kidnapped last Monday by some unidentified gunmen in northwestern Pakistan, has been released, media reports said Tuesday."Farahi had ... Read more...

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Abducted Afghan envoy freed in Peshawar


September 30th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Sept 30 (ANI): After seven says of being abducted, Afghan envoy Abdul Khaliq Farahi was released last evening in Peshawar . He was brought to the city on Monday ... Read more...

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Afghanistan denies Pak claim that kidnapped envoy was careless over his security


September 26th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Sept 26 (ANI): The Afghanistan Government has refuted Pakistan s claims that the kidnapped Afghan Ambassador-designate Abdul Khaliq Farahi didnt take enough security measures to protect himself.Sultan Muhammad Baheem, ... Read more...

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Afghan government sends team to Pakistan over envoy’s kidnapping


September 23rd, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 23 (DPA) Afghan foreign ministry said Tuesday it was sending a team to Islamabad to work with Pakistani officials to secure the release of its diplomat, who was kidnapped ... Read more...

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Pak assures safety of abducted Afghan envoy


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 23 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly assured Afghanistan of taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety of its abducted ambassador Abdul Khaliq Farahi in Pakistan .Pakistan Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Afghan envoy kidnapped in Pakistan


September 22nd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's Consulate General to Pakistan, Abdul Khaliq Farahi, was kidnapped Monday evening by gunmen disguised as begggars who seized him in the country's volatile tribal region after killing ... Read more...

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Afghan ambassador-designate kidnapped in Pakistan (Lead)


September 22nd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (Xinhua) Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi was kidnapped in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar Monday.The vehicle carrying Farahi was attacked by unidentified gunmen in the Hayatabad ... Read more...

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Afghan envoy abducted in Peshawar


September 22nd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sept.22 (ANI): Afghanistan''s ambassador to Pakistan was abducted and his driver killed in an ambush on the diplomat''s car Monday, in Peshawar. Afghan consulate sources said: "The driver was killed in ... Read more...

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Afghan consul general kidnapped in Pakistan


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (Xinhua) Afghanistan's consul general in Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi was kidnapped by armed gunmen Monday in the country's restive northwest region, state-run PTV reported. Unidentified gunmen fired at ... Read more...

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Energy focus of Ansari’s talks with Kazakh leaders


April 7th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, April 7 (IANS) Energy and trade were the focus as Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari began the second leg of his weeklong visit to Central Asia by meeting ... Read more...

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Ansari arrives in Kazakhstan


April 6th, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by admin
Astana, April 6 (IANS) Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari arrived here Sunday on the second and concluding leg of his week-long visit to the Central Asian republics of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. ... Read more...

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