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Rehman Malik resigns from Pakistani Senate


July 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Former interior minister Rehman Malik, who is now adviser to the Pakistani prime minister on internal affairs, Tuesday said he has resigned from the Senate, the ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik resigns as minister, made PM’s advisor (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani just after he resigned as interior minister ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik made advisor to Pakistani PM


June 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Geo News reported.The Supreme Court Monday suspended ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court suspends Rehman Malik from Senate (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik for holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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Gilani supports dual citizenship for MPs


May 28th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Days after the Supreme Court suspended a member of parliament over her dual citizenship, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he was in favour ... Read more...

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Pakistan court suspends MP over dual citizenship


May 25th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court has suspended a parliamentarian over her dual citizenship, a media report said Friday.National Assembly member Farahnaz Ispahani also holds an American ... Read more...

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Haqqani flies out of Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani flew out to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on his way to Washington after the Supreme Court granted ... Read more...

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Court allows Haqqani to travel abroad


January 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani was Monday permitted to travel abroad by the Supreme Court, which is probing a memo sent to ... Read more...

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Shutter-down strike in Sindh against MQM leader’s killing


May 1st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): A complete shutter-down strike is being observed in Karachi, Hyderabad and other cities of Sindh against the killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Liaquat Qureshi.The MQMobserved a ... Read more...

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‘Keen learner’ Bilawal Bhutto not to jump headfirst into Pak politics


May 1st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is set to "take up some political responsibility in September this year," will not be jumping headfirst into politics, ... Read more...

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Jang Group expresses “deep sorrow” over notice on Zardari’s possible remarriage story


February 6th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6(ANI): The Jang group of newspapers has expressed "deep sorrow and regret over the release of a legal notice" issued by Pakistani authorities for publishing a story on President Asif ... Read more...

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Has Zardari secretly married US-based PPP activist?


February 4th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan's Presidency and Dr Tanveer Zamani, a practicing surgeon and PPP activist in the US, have commented quite differently on a flood of reports and Internet blogs referring ... Read more...

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Tech-savvy Pak politicians increasingly using tweets to communicate with voters


January 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 15(ANI): The widespread popularity of social networking sites and other Internet-based tools have led certain tech-savvy Pakistani politicians to use them liberally to communicate with voters and complain about ... Read more...

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‘Zardari to issue pardon or grant clemency to blasphemy convict Pak-Christian woman’


November 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 25 (ANI): Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian woman sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy, will be granted a presidential pardon or clemency, an aide to President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban rejects LSE report over its links with ISI


June 16th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.16 (ANI): The Afghan Taliban has rejected the London School of Economics (LSE) report, which claimed that it receives funding and training from the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), terming it ... Read more...

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Zardari likely to order new ‘proper’ investigation after UN’s Benazir assassination report


April 16th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.16 (ANI): The UN enquiry commission's report regarding former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination may pave way for another 'proper' investigation into the December 2007 gun and bomb attack, ... Read more...

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Pak envoy’s remark on war criminals angers Dhaka lawmakers


February 18th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) A remark by a visiting Pakistani envoy that the "time is not ripe" for Bangladesh to try "war criminals" who are accused of atrocities on civilian population during ... Read more...

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