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Pakistan military hid Osama in Abbottabad: Ex-army chief


December 24th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistani military had harboured Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden with the knowledge of former president General Pervez Musharraf, former army chief General Ziauddin Butt ... Read more...

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A Pakistani hospital thrice launched, never built


August 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A hospital in Pakistan's Punjab province was launched thrice, but it hasn't yet got built.The 150-bed hospital was announced by then president General Pervez Musharraf during ... Read more...

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Nawaz terms PML-Q supporters of dictators, rules out alliance


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 22 (ANI): Terming an alliance with the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) a curse, the PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that his party would not shake hands with the ... Read more...

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Government treats militancy with kid gloves: RSS leader


February 14th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Feb 14 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) spokesperson Ram Madhav has accused the Central Government of tackling the issue of militants with kid gloves.Addressing a public meet here on Sunday, Madhav ... Read more...

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Pak military forced govt. to record protest with UN on Benazir murder report


December 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan's military establishment had reacted strongly to the United Nations Commission report on former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and forced the government to write a letter ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto murder: Musharraf sent questionnaire (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pervez Musharraf has been sent a questionnaire by the interior ministry regarding the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, when he was the president.Dawn ... Read more...

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Musharraf sent questionnaire on Benazir Bhutto murder


December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been sent a questionnaire by the interior ministry regarding the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.Dawn reported Friday that ... Read more...

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Zardari ordered army officer to provide security to Musharraf


November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) In a move described as unprecedented by experts, President Asif Ali Zardari ordered a senior army officer to provide security to former military dictator Pervez Musharraf during ... Read more...

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Lahore Court postpones hearing of petitions against Musharraf to Nov 1


October 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed the hearing of two petitions seeking registration of a high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his ... Read more...

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Musharraf had coup plans since becoming COAS in ‘98: Ex Pak Army Chief


October 12th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 12 (ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf had plans to topple the Pakistan government ever since his inception as Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) in 1998, retired general ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ex-brigadier ready to testify against Musharraf


October 9th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) A retired brigadier of the Pakistani Army is ready to testify against former president Pervez Musharraf in the killing of a popular Baluch tribal leader, a local ... Read more...

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Pir Pagara distances himself from Musharraf


October 8th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 8 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML) President Pir Pagara has distanced himself from former president Pervez Musharraf. He said he and his party have 'nothing to do' with ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s Kashmir remarks widely accepted fact: India


October 6th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) India Wednesday said former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's reported remarks about Pakistan training militants against India in Kashmir confirmed what it has been saying all along ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s ‘Pak trained militants to fight in Kashmir’ statement ‘misunderstood’: Spokesman


October 6th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 5 (ANI): Following a huge uproar over former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's candid confession that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir, his spokesman Fawwad ... Read more...

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Judiciary can interfere if institutions cross limits: Pakistan Chief Justice


September 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 15 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that while the state institutions can function within their legal ambits, the judiciary can step in if any ... Read more...

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Pakistan and its ‘Topi Drama’


July 26th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, July 26 (ANI): It is a term ordinary Pakistanis use to describe a theatrical production staged by the army to fool people into believing just about anything. ... Read more...

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Musharraf has no future in country’s politics: PML-Z chief


July 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 18 (ANI): In what can be seen as a setback for former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's political ambitions, a top leader of one of the Pakistan Muslim League's ... Read more...

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‘Katil bhi aur investigator ek,’ says Akhtar Mengal


July 15th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashIslamabad, July 15 (ANI): "Katl karne vaale bhi vo hain aur investigation karne vaale bhi vahin hain" says Akhtar Mengal, leader of the Balochistan National Party blaming the government for ... Read more...

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Musharraf prepares to storm Pakistan politics


July 8th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Igor G. Barbero Islamabad, July 8 (IANS/EFE) Former president and ex-chief of Pakistan Army Pervez Musharraf has secured himself a launchpad for his return to the country from his exile in ... Read more...

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Sharif accuses Zardari of exploiting judiciary to cancel his electoral eligibility


July 6th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 6 (ANI): The war of words between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and President Asif Ali Zardari refuses to die down, as the former Prime Minister has ... Read more...

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Pakistan unlikely to give Musharraf second chance to rule: Editorial


June 11th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.11 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's aim of returning to country's political stage may have received a boost recently with the launch of his newly floated party-the All ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s political party formally launches recruitment drive in Pak


June 9th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.9 (ANI): In a bid to garner public support before his much awaited comeback, former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's political party the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has lunched ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik had significant role in Bhutto’s security management: Report


April 19th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 19(ANI): The Benazir Bhutto Commission Report has found that Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who was in charge of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, had a significant role ... Read more...

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My blood froze when Zardari became president: Fatima Bhutto


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says her "blood froze" on the day Asif Ali Zardari became the country's president and ... Read more...

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Terrorism result of Musharraf’s pro-US policies: Shahbaz Sharif


March 15th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 15 (ANI): Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has accused former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf of enacting a bloodbath of innocent Pakistanis at the behest of foreigners in order ... Read more...

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BB assassination probe commission asks Pak to arrange meeting with Musharraf, ISI officials


November 6th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): The UN commission probing the former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case has asked the government to arrange a meeting with the former President General Musharraf and ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s meeting with American officials ‘unofficial’, says US State Department


October 25th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.25 (ANI): The US State Department has clarified that former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's meeting with some officials of the Obama Administration has 'no significance'.Addressing a media briefing here, US ... Read more...

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Its raining court cases for beleaguered General Musharraf


October 19th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 19 (ANI): It seems the floodgates have opened with regard to court cases against Musharraf, with a sessions court in Pakistan's Dera Ghazi Khan ordering the police to register a ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan’s effort to revive Khalistan agitation, an effort in vain


September 28th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Sep.28 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its recent Punjabi Darbar programme has given an indication that Pakistan wants to revive the Khalistan agitation which caused misery to thousands of Sikhs in ... Read more...

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NAB clears Zardari, Sharif and others of involvement in 2006 sugar crisis


September 26th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26(ANI): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has submitted a revised report to the Supreme Court which clears Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) chief Nawaz Sharif ... Read more...

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Shaukat Aziz’s regime gave birth to hoarding mafia : PPP


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.23 (ANI): Senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Raza Rabbani has blamed the former President Shaukat Aziz's regime for the birth of hoarding mafia in the country.Interacting with party workers during ... Read more...

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Musharraf followed predecessors’ footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-III)


September 15th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Recollections of a communicatorMusharraf followed predecessors' footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-III)New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): When the United States succeeded in forcing the Soviet Forces out of Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Musharraf followed predecessors’ footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-I)


September 15th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Recollections of a communicatorMusharraf followed predecessors' footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-I)New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has not surprised anyone in India by 'disclosing' that ... Read more...

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Musharraf relaxed after resurfacing of scandal involving Nawaz


September 1st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): The resurfacing of the 20-year-old scandal of Nawaz Sharif accepting millions from the ISI for political shenanigans has thrown a fresh lifeline to besieged former President Pervez ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out Musharraf’s high treason trial


August 20th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has virtually ruled out the trial of former President General Pervez Musharraf for high treason, saying such step a could trigger political ... Read more...

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