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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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Krishna returns from Pakistan visit


September 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Sunday after a three-day visit to Pakistan that he described as "fruitful".On the last leg of his visit, ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Khar overshadows a seasoned Krishna (Islamabad diary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) He is 80-plus and a seasoned politician and she is all of 34 years of age. But when it came to a face-off in front of ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister Rehman Malik likely to visit India


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik is likely to visit to India on an invitation from visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, a media report said Sunday.Krishna, ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful, says Krishna (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday described his three-day visit to Pakistan as "fruitful".Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal International Airport for ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Roundup)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some core irritants continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be "held hostage to things that ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Fourth Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some of the core irritants in their relationship continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Third Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Underlining their will not to be held hostage to the past and script a new chapter in their relations, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact to ease travel, trade (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed a key agreement that will ease the visa regime to promote greater trade, travel and people-to-people contacts between the two ... Read more...

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Share intelligence to avoid Mumbai type attack: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India must share intelligence on terrorists with Pakistan so that a "Mumbai type terror attack does not take place again", Interior Minister Rehman Malik said here ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed an agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries.The agreement was signed between Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ease visa norms for visitors


September 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The new visa policy between India and Pakistan, to be signed Saturday, has eased restrictions on visitors from both the countries.There will be a single-entry visitor ... Read more...

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Mumbai trial delay due to system: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Denying that the Pakistan government had anything to do with the delay in the trial of alleged conspirators behind the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistan's Interior ... Read more...

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Visa pact to be signed Saturday, will benefit common people: Rehman Malik (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India and Pakistan will Saturday sign the much-awaited visa agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s counter-terror betrays utter lack of strategy’


September 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan's fresh effort to tackle domestic counter-terrorism "betrays an utter lack of strategy", said a Pakistani daily that called for a wholesome zero-tolerance approach towards ... Read more...

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New visa regime to top India-Pakistan talks


September 5th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan will discuss the roadmap of bilateral relations when their foreign ministers meet in Islamabad Saturday, with a new visa regime likely ... Read more...

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Ecuadorian interior minister’s brother murdered


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Juan Antonio Serrano, the brother of Ecuadorian Interior Minister Jose Serrano, was murdered Sunday and five people have been arrested in connection with the killing, the ... Read more...

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Stop the terrorists, Pakistan tells Kabul


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has told the Afghan government to stop terrorists from entering Pakistan, a media report said Sunday.Stressing that terrorists had again started ... Read more...

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PM says “proper atmosphere” needed for Pakistan visit


August 31st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after he met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday he said was keen ... Read more...

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Keen to visit Pakistan but in ‘proper atmosphere’: Manmohan Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday he was keen to visit Pakistan but only if the "proper atmosphere" was created."I am ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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Few takers for post-paid connection in Pakistan


August 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Less than five percent Pakistanis have post-paid mobile phone connections, while the rest - about 96 to 97 percent - have pre-paid connection, a media report ... Read more...

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Krishna to present proof on morphed images to Pakistan


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India is readying evidence on the alleged Pakistan-origin of morphed pictures of Assam violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states ... Read more...

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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

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Pakistan restricts phone service for safe Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan will temporarily shut the mobile phone services in some cities during the Eid celebrations Monday to thwart possible terror attacks.The militants always use mobile phones ... Read more...

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Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Can’t be denied Hindus faced persecution: Pakistani daily


August 16th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It cannot be denied that "minorities, and particularly Hindus, have faced persecution over the past few decades" in Pakistan, said a daily that wished minorities would ... Read more...

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It’s official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country


August 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a centre of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said, citing the seizure of 17.6 ... 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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Visas to Pakistani Hindus: India rejects conspiracy


August 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India Saturday rejected Pakistan's charges of a "conspiracy" about giving so many visas to Pakistani Hindus, saying due process and diligence was exercised in accordance ... Read more...

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Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pakistani daily


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus


August 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-member committee of parliamentarians to meet Hindus in Sindh province and reassure them of their security after Hindu ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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