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Pakistan not hostile towards anyone: General Kayani


June 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan "harbours no aggression towards anyone", said the country's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at the launch ceremony of a book on an ... Read more...

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Russian army officer jailed for spying for US


June 1st, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian army officer has been sentenced by a Moscow court to 12 years in prison for spying for the US, the Federal Security Service ... Read more...

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Kayani wants democracy to continue in Pakistan


May 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated that he would like to see the continuity of the democratic system in the country, amid ... Read more...

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US, Philippines troops stage war games


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.Filipino naval vessel ... Read more...

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Pakistani army to court-martial brigadier


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has decided to court-martial a brigadier for his alleged links with the banned Hizb-ul-Tehrir outfit, sources said.Brigadier Ali Khan, who was posted at ... Read more...

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Child made one-day officer in Abu Dhabi


January 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati child's dream to become a police officer was fulfilled by the Abu Dhabi Police who made him a Captain for a day.Abdullah Al ... Read more...

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Pakistan disagrees with US findings on NATO attack


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan does not agree with the US findings on a NATO airstrike last year that left 24 of its soldiers dead, authorities said.Inter Services Public Relations, ... Read more...

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Army to provide security to Mansoor Ijaz


January 13th, 2012 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) A meeting of the Pakistan Army's top commanders has decided to provide security to Mansoor Ijaz, one of the central figures in the memo scandal, ... Read more...

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When a Pakistani officer’s posting fuelled coup rumour


January 12th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) An Pakistani Army officer taking command of a brigade was enough to fuel coup rumours as the formation had in the past been used to ... Read more...

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India handovers fresh list of insurgent camps to Bangladesh


December 15th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 15 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday said that Bangladesh has assured firm action against insurgents operating from its territory against India."We have handed over a list ... Read more...

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Bangladesh assures firm action against Indian insurgents


December 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's border guards Monday assured firm action against insurgents from India's northeastern states taking shelter in that country, an Indian officer said.The commitment was made at ... Read more...

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NATO strikes an act of blatant aggression: Pakistan Army


November 30th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The NATO air strikes on Pakistani checkposts were an "unprovoked act of blatant aggression" as the coalition was informed that it was an army check-post that ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan spends on three soldiers what India spends on one’


October 20th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan spends on three soldiers what India spends on only one soldier, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said here.During the briefing of defence committees ... 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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Pakistani army discuss security at emergency meet


September 25th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan's top military commanders held an emergency meeting Sunday to discuss the "prevailing security situation" in the country, the army said.The special corps commander's conference ... 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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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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Four Pakistani majors questioned for Islamist links (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four Pakistan Army majors have been questioned for purported links with a banned group that seeks to oust pro-Western regimes in Muslim lands, raising concerns about ... Read more...

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Four serving Pakistani majors being questioned


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four serving Pakistan Army majors are being questioned for their purported links with a banned group, a media report said Thursday. The questioning comes barely two ... Read more...

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`Brigadier arrested: Soul-searching time for Pakistan Army’


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) It is time for the Pakistan Army to do "some serious soul-searching" following the arrest of a brigadier for his links with a banned group, said ... Read more...

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Senior army officer held in Pakistan over militant links (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A senior Pakistani army officer has been taken into custody for his alleged links with a banned militant group, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Brigadier Ali Khan had ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Top Pakistani officer removed


June 14th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The chief of a Pakistani paramilitary force was removed Tuesday on the orders of the Supreme Court in connection with the killing of an unarmed youth ... Read more...

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If sovereignty is breached, US ties will be reviewed: Kayani


May 5th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Stinging from the US commando strike in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden, Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Thursday decided to minimise the US ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s role in war on terror should not be doubted: Kayani


May 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 5(ANI): Pakistan's role in the war against terrorism should not be doubted, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said.Kayani was speaking during a meeting at the ... Read more...

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Kayani, top US official have short, crisp talk


April 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had a "short and crisp" talk with a top US military official during which they discussed ways to improve ... Read more...

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Reshuffle in top brass of Pakistan Army


April 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 16(ANI): In a major reshuffle in the Pakistan Army, Major General Ashfaq Nadeem has been appointed as the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).Nadeem replaces Major General Javed Iqbal, who ... Read more...

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Kayani ‘happy’ with Army tribal region operations despite ‘damning’ US report


April 9th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has "expressed satisfaction" with the progress made by stability operations in the militancy-hit tribal region, just days after a White House report ... Read more...

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Pak Army to penalise corrupt generals involved in 1.8-bn-rupee scandal


March 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): Pakistan's military leadership has shown its willingness to penalise generals involved in the 1.8-billion-rupee corruption scandal at the army-owned National Logistics Cell (NLC).Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Chaudhry ... Read more...

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US, Pak had agreed to date of Davis’ release: Report


March 21st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): The United States had informed the proposed dates for the Trilateral Dialogue to Pakistan one week before the release of double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, which indicates that ... Read more...

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Davis’ release paves way for Zardari’s ‘on-hold’ visit to US


March 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): The release of double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis has paved the way for Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari`s visit to the US, with reports saying that governments ... Read more...

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Pak Army, ISI unwilling to take on Taliban despite being their direct target


March 9th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9(ANI): The Pakistani military and the nation's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence have shown reluctance to take on the conglomerate of terror groups inside Pakistan despite being their direct ... Read more...

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Pak Army too says only court can decide murder-accused US diplomat’s case


February 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): The top brass of the Pakistan Army has supported the government's decision on the double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis' case, saying that it is a sub judice matter ... Read more...

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ULFA split, Paresh Baruah rejects Feb 10 peace talks


February 7th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 7 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has vertically split with the elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah Monday rejecting the proposed Feb 10 peace talks between ... Read more...

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High costs ground Pakistan gunships in terror war


January 26th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The Pakistan military is struggling to maintain the ferocity of its campaign against the Taliban guerrillas in the tribal regions due to a resource crunch that has ... Read more...

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US embassy, ISPR deny presence of US forces in Quetta


November 28th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 28 (ANI): The United States embassy has denied reports that Pakistan has allowed the US military and its coalition partners in Afghanistan to maintain a presence in Quetta, Balochistan."This reporting ... Read more...

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