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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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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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`Kayani’s speech a welcome change from persecution complex’


August 15th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Independence Day eve speech is a welcome change from "the persecution complex and denial of responsibility that so often ... Read more...

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Top Pakistan Army officers meet


August 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army's top brass met Friday night with an agenda which the Dawn described as "extraordinary".Top army officers met amid reports of Pakistan and the US ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Pakistan army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John R. Allen Thursday called on Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss issues related ... Read more...

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ISAF commander to visit Pakistan Thursday


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan Gen John Allen will arrive here Thursday in an one-day official visit.The top commander will discuss ... Read more...

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Pakistan discusses reopening of NATO supply routes


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's top political and military leadership held a meeting at President House over reopening of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.The meeting was held late Saturday night ... Read more...

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Gilani, Kayani to attend Saudi prince’s funeral


June 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani left for Saudi Arabia Sunday to attend the funeral prayers of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to continue talks on Siachen row (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to make "serious, sustained and result-oriented" efforts for seeking an amicable resolution to the dispute over the Siachen ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan talks on Siachen end


June 12th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) The two-day talks between Pakistan and India to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, ended Tuesday, a media report said.Pakistan was led ... 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 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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India, Pakistan gain nothing from Siachen: Pakistan minister


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan gain nothing out of Siachen, the world's highest battleground where armies of the two neighbours stand eyeball-to-eyeball, and the matter is only ... Read more...

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Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Rescue teams have found equipment belonging to Pakistani soldiers at the site of a massive avalanche that buried 138 soldiers and civilians in Siachen in April, ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India to talk Siachen on June 11, 12


May 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India will hold discussions on the Siachen glacier row June 11 and 12, less than a month after army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani ... Read more...

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BlackBerry phones of Haqqani, Ijaz to be tested


May 10th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The BlackBerry handsets of former Pakistani envoy to US, Husain Haqqani and Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the main characters involved in the memo scandal, will undergo ... Read more...

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Pakistan plans to export 400,000 tonnes of sugar


May 4th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan plans to export 400,000 tonnes of sugar, out of 4.7 million tonnes that it produces, an official said."The news about surplus sugar was given ... Read more...

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Kayani’s speech baffling: Pakistani daily


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's speech on institutions working within their constitutional sphere is baffling since "few institutions have so damagingly strayed beyond their ... Read more...

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Pakistan must not leave Siachen unilaterally: Imran Khan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan should not unilaterally withdraw its forces from Siachen, the world's highest battleground, opposition leader Imran Khan has said.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief said in Lahore ... Read more...

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Pakistan does a U-turn, says no change in Siachen policy


April 19th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) A day after Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize Siachen, the world's highest battleground, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Kashmir no excuse for Pakistan’s Haqqani ties: Senator


April 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has said the Kashmir dispute was not an excuse for Pakistan to not break ties with the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Pakistan favours demilitarization of Siachen: Kayani


April 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Wednesday that his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize the Siachen Glacier -- dubbed as the ... Read more...

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Hope fading fast for Pakistan avalanche victims


April 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Rescue workers Monday frantically searched for the 139 soldiers and civilians still trapped under snow after a massive avalanche struck an army camp in the country's ... Read more...

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US offers help in Pakistan avalanche rescue


April 9th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The US has offered help to Pakistan in searching 135 soldiers and civilians buried under snow following an avalanche in the country's Siachen region.The avalanche hit ... Read more...

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Pakistan daily wants ISI reined in


March 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan needs to ensure that the dreaded Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is "reined in", said a daily Tuesday.An editorial in the Daily Times said the intelligence ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily takes army to task


March 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has influenced the direction of the state "far beyond its official remit" and treated all other institutions as subordinate, said a leading daily. ... Read more...

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Gilani names Zaheerul Islam as new ISI chief


March 10th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has named Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam as the new director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Corps Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army offers to probe bus passengers’ killing


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) The Pakistani Army has offered to assist in the investigation into Tuesday's sectarian killing in which 18 bus passengers were shot dead on the Karakoram ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s defence in strong hands: Gilani


February 26th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is no threat to Pakistan as it is a stable and powerful country and its defence is ... Read more...

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Zardari instucted Haqqani on memo: Ijaz


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz said Thursday that Husain Haqqani, Islamabad's former envoy to the US, had "directives" from Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on delivering ... Read more...

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Ijaz sticks to his coup claim in testimony from London (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed commission probing the memo scandal here Wednesday began recording the testimony of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key figure in the controversy, ... Read more...

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No threat to democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


January 29th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is no chance of a military coup in the country because the army favours democracy and ... Read more...

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