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No joint anti-terror operation with US: Pakistan


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan has no plans to conduct a joint military operation with the US against the Taliban in the country, the army announced Friday.Army chief Gen ... Read more...

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Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case


August 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination ... Read more...

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A Pakistani train that broke down seven times


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The ill-health of Pakistan Railways was highlighted when a train broke down seven times and reached its destination a staggering 35 hours late.Jaafar Express, which began ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India hold talks on Siachen (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield. Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India open talks on Siachen


June 11th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday opened two-day talks to look for a solution to the dispute over Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battle field, officials said.Defence Secretaries ... Read more...

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Indian defence secretary in Pakistan


June 11th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Indian Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma arrived in Pakistan Sunday for talks on Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, where the guns have been silent for ... Read more...

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Pakistan, ISAF discuss border coordination


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and ISAF commanders met in the garrison city of Rawalpindi Saturday and discussed "operations in border areas and coordination mechanisms to avoid untoward incidents", ... Read more...

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118 killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) At least 118 people were killed in Pakistan when an airliner with a 127-strong complement on board crashed near Islamabad city Friday evening in inclement weather, ... Read more...

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Two Italians held in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Two Italian nationals were Saturday detained for taking photographs of sensitive places in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi, police said.Apollo Nacolia and Sermon Fabreco work ... Read more...

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Pakistani military intelligence chief appears before Osama panel


October 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A Pakistani commission, investigating the US sneak raid to kill Osama bin Laden in the northwestern city of Abbottabad near Islamabad on May 2, Wednesday questioned ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s top army officers discuss security situation


July 13th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's top army officers met at Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi to discuss the security situation in the country.The 140th Corps Commanders' Conference was held at ... Read more...

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Abottabad venue for Af-Pak cricket match


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Afghanistan will play a one-day cricket match against Pakistan A in the garrison city of Abbottabad, a few kilometres from the hideout where Al-Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe Osama raid


May 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistani government will probe how Osama bin Laden was able to live in that country undetected.Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told parliament Monday ... Read more...

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Yes, I was embarrassed: Musharraf on Osama in Pakistan


May 7th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has frankly admitted he was "embarrassed" that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was staying in Abbottabad city where ... Read more...

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Don’t put yourself in the line of fire, Daily tells Musharraf


April 19th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) The threats to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who is keen to return to Pakistan, "are real", warned a Pakistani daily as it advised the former ... Read more...

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Britain may hand over Musharraf to Pakistan: Cameron (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Britain will consider handing over former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, said British Prime Minister David Cameron during ... Read more...

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Bhutto murder: New arrest warrant against Musharraf


February 19th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi Saturday again issued an arrest warrant in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case against former president Pervez Musharraf, a ... Read more...

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Pak Army seals Rahwali Cantonment following Taliban attack threat


August 10th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Gujranwala (Pakistan), Aug.10 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has virtually sealed the Rahwali Cantonment here amid reports of the Taliban planning an attack inside the garrison city.Rahwali Cantt has been sealed for ... Read more...

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Divorce rate among love marriages couples is on rise in Rawalpindi


June 14th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 12 (ANI): There has been a rise in cases of divorce seeking love marriage couples during the last six months in Pakistan's Rawalpindi district, revealed a survey of various family ... Read more...

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Times Square Bombing: Pak Army major among two arrested


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Washington, May 22 (ANI): An army officer and a businessman have been detained in connection with the foiled Times Square bombing, as part of a widening inquiry into a circle of Pakistanis ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest against ‘blasphemous’ cartoons


May 21st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), May 21 (DPA) Thousands of Pakistanis took to the streets Friday to protest against "blasphemous" caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed on the social networking website Facebook and video sharing ... Read more...

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Protests across Pakistan against prophet’s cartoons on Facebook


May 21st, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Rallies and demonstrations were held across Pakistan Friday to protest publishing of blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Mohammad on social network site Facebook and Youtube. Protesters urged the government ... Read more...

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Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility for Kohat car bomb attack


April 19th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kohat (Pakistan), Apr 19(ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for Sunday's suicide car bomb attack in Northwestern Pakistan's Kohat region.At least seven people were killed and over 31 others ... Read more...

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Pakistan ruling party to take action in Bhutto’s murder


April 18th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (DPA) Pakistan's ruling party is to take legal action against people implicated in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, officials said Sunday. The move follows the release ... Read more...

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Five policemen among seven killed, over 25 injured in Kohat suicide blast


April 18th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.18 (ANI): Northwestern Pakistan's Kohat region was once again rocked on Sunday with a suicide car bomb attack killing seven people, including five police personnel, and injuring over 25 others."We ... Read more...

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UN moving one-fourth of its foreign staff out of Pakistan


January 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 1 (ANI): The United Nations has decided to move a quarter of its international staff (60 employees) out of Pakistan over fears of security concerns for at least six ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi attack: Concern over JeM-Taliban partnership


December 5th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.5 (ANI): Friday's gruesome suicide attack on a mosque in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, in which about 40 people were killed, including two military generals, has raised concerns about ... Read more...

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10 killed in terror attack at Rawalpindi mosque (Lead)


December 4th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a terror attack at a mosque Friday in this Pakistani garrison city where the army headquarters are located. The suicide attack ... Read more...

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Terrorists wanted to hold Pakistani generals hostage: Report


November 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The terrorists who carried out a brazen attack on the Pakistani Army Headquarter in the garrison city of Rawalpindi in October had chalked out a plan to hold ... Read more...

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Terror leaves Pakistanis mentally scarred, says expert


November 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Prolonged insecurity, caused by a string of terror strikes across Pakistan, has left the entire country in "a state of trauma", said a psychologist who feared that ... Read more...

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Pakistanis get the jitters on hearing firecrackers during marriages (Lead)


November 4th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistanis, who are witnessing a string of terror strikes, are getting the jitters during marriage ceremonies, where bursting firecrackers and firing in the air takes place, as ... Read more...

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Bursting of crackers during marriages give jitters to Pakistanis


November 4th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistanis, who are witnessing a spate of terror strikes, are getting the jitters during marriage ceremonies, where bursting crackers and firing in the air takes place, as ... Read more...

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Tight security at posh Karachi schools


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Police checkposts have come up in and outside schools located in posh localities of Pakistan's commercial capital following a string of terror attacks across the country, including ... Read more...

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34 dead in Rawalpindi suicide blast, bounty on Taliban heads (Fourth Lead)


November 2nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 34 people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle triggered a powerful explosion close to a luxury hotel and a bank in ... Read more...

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Suicide blast kills 22 in Rawalpindi (Third Lead)


November 2nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle triggered a massive explosion near a luxury hotel and a bank in ... Read more...

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