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3,000 human traffickers punished in Pakistan in 2011


July 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A total of 2,861 human traffickers were brought to justice in Pakistan last year, parliament was informed Tuesday.Minister of State for Interior Affairs Imtiaz Safdar Warriach ... Read more...

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Four killed, over 50 wounded in Pakistan bombing (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least four university pupils were killed and more than 50 other people injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit ... Read more...

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Four killed, over 50 wounded in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than 50 injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit a bus carrying university ... Read more...

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Three dead, 35 wounded in Pakistan bombing


June 18th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 35 injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit a bus carrying university students in ... Read more...

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Pakistan probes smuggling of wild animals from Tanzania


June 11th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan has launched an investigation into the alleged smuggling of wild animals, including elephants and lions, from Tanzania in southeastern Africa.The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched ... Read more...

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Musharraf warrant valid till compliance: Pakistan to Interpol


May 21st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has informed the Interpol that the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf issued by an anti-terrorism court will remain ... Read more...

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Iran deports 82 Pakistanis


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) A total of 82 Pakistani nationals have been deported by Iran for living illegally in the country, Daily Times reported Monday.The Pakistanis were arrested by Iranian ... Read more...

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10 Pakistanis deported from Greece


May 11th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Ten Pakistani nationals have been deported from Greece for illegally entering the country, a media report said Friday.The men, who had illegally crossed into Greece after ... Read more...

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Goa’s drug mafia nexus: Swedish model’s statement recorded


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) After nearly three years of delay, investigating authorities have finally managed to record the statement of Swedish model Lucky Farmhouse, whose video footage uploaded on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan taps Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


March 1st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan has urged Interpol to issue a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been directed to write to global policing agency Interpol for issuing an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez ... Read more...

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‘$94 bn graft mars Gilani government’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan has lost Rs.8,500 billion ($94 billion) in corruption, tax evasion and bad governance during the rule of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, graft watchdog ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls panel to probe fake drugs deaths


January 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan may set up a judicial panel to probe over 100 deaths due to spurious drugs in its Punjab province.Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday hinted at ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani paramilitary men killed


January 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Suspected gunmen from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi outfit attacked a checkpost in Pakistan's Balochistan province and gunned down five paramilitary troopers, officials said Thursday.The pre-dawn attack was launched ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb ... Read more...

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Pakistani commission to visit India in 26/11 case (lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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26/11 attack: Pakistani judicial panel to visit India


January 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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Pakistan targets foreign exchange dealers who break rules


January 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan has begun a crackdown on foreign exchange dealers who violate rules and will set up a task force to check irregularities, said Interior Minister Rehman ... Read more...

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Musharraf to be arrested on return to Pakistan


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will be arrested on his return in connection with the 2007 assassination of two-time prime minister Benazir Bhutto, said an ... Read more...

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42 Pakistanis deported from Turkey


December 16th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) At least 42 Pakistani nationals deported from Turkey reached Pakistan Friday and were taken into custody, a media report said.Immigration officials from the Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani official refuses to head memo probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Tariq Khosa, former director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has refused to head a panel formed to probe the memo-controversy that led to the ... Read more...

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80 Afghans held for illegally entering Pakistan


November 25th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A total of 80 Afghans have been arrested for illegally entering Pakistan through a border town in southwestern Balochistan province, officials said.The Afghans entered through Chaman ... Read more...

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Over 4,300 human traffickers held in Pakistan: Malik


October 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Over 4,300 human traffickers have been arrested in Pakistan in the past three years, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.These criminals were apprehended by the Federal ... Read more...

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Pakistani who hacked apex court website tracked


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The hacker who defaced the website of Pakistan's Supreme Court has been tracked, authorities said.The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cyber crime wing traced the hacker, reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan looks for new domestic spy chief


September 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan is looking for an officer to head the Intelligence Bureau (IB), its domestic agency, after the incumbent rejected an offer of extension, a media ... Read more...

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Bhutto case: US journalist becomes witness


September 10th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) American journalist Mark Siegal has become the prosecution's witness in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said Saturday.Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor-general Chaudhry Zulfiqar ... Read more...

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Pakistani bureaucrat taken for a ride


August 31st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A Pakistani bureaucrat fell for a scam when he was told that he had won a new car which he would get after paying a token ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf’s assets


August 28th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Saturday ordered confiscation of property of former president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the ... Read more...

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Top US guitar maker accused of illegal Indian wood imports


August 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Legendary US guitar maker Gibson has halted production amid a federal investigation alleging its instruments are being made from illegally imported wood from endangered plants ... Read more...

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Bomb scare in Lahore


August 13th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) building in Lahore was Saturday evacuated after reports said a bomb was planted there. However, no explosives were found.A banned terrorist ... Read more...

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Government respects judiciary: Pakistani PM


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says his government respects the judiciary and implements its decisions.Speaking in the National Assembly, Gilani said: "How can a ... 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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Pakistani prosecutors submit 26/11 evidence in court


July 9th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistani prosecutors Saturday submitted the documentary evidence of India to an anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven men charged with involvement in the Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Pakistani probe agency saw 5 chiefs in 30 months


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has had five chiefs heading it within a short span of two-and-a-half years.Five of the FIA's chiefs have been changed within ... Read more...

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Over Rs.500 mn missing from Pakistan ministry


June 21st, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Over half a billion rupees are missing from Pakistan's interior ministry, and auditors want to know where the money went, a media report said Tuesday.The Dawn ... Read more...

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