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Exporting terror led to internal warfare: Pakistan daily (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jehad to other countries, especially in South Asia, has triggered internal warfare in Pakistan, the Daily Times said Monday.Alleging that "most terror networks operating ... Read more...

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Exporting terror has caused internal warfare: Pakistan daily


June 27th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jihad to other countries in the world, especially in the South Asian region, has led to internal warfare, said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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Do not fast repeatedly, Digvijay advises Anna


June 15th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday asked Gandhian activist Anna Hazare not to fast repeatedly over the issue of corruption due to his age.Wishing Hazare on ... Read more...

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Lal Masjid cleric indicted for killing Pakistani soldier


April 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Maulana Abdul Aziz, a former chief cleric of the Lal Masjid here, and 20 others have been indicted by an anti-terrorism court for killing a Pakistani ... Read more...

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Musharraf aide seeks FIR against Bugti over ‘billion rupee bounty on his head’ bid


October 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 26 (ANI): Dr Sher Afgan Niazi, a noted leader of the former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's newly formed party All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), has filed an application to ... Read more...

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Pakistani legislators want liquor ban to be lifted


October 23rd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistani legislators are advocating lifting of the ban on sale of liquor in state-run hotels and resorts in a desperate bid to "attract tourists and increase ... Read more...

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Lawyer pleads SC to issue red warrants against Musharraf for extradition to Pak


October 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): A local lawyer has moved an application before Pakistan's Supreme Court Lahore Registry, praying that red warrants for the extradition of former dictator Pervez Musharraf through Interpol ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Nawaz’s party lists charges against Musharraf


October 12th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday put out a list of charges, which includes the Kargil conflict, ... Read more...

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Talal Bugti announces bounty on Musharraf’s head


October 10th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 10 (ANI): Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) President Talal Bugti has announced a bounty of one billion rupees and a hundred acres of farmland on former President Pervez Musharraf for ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s remarks shameful, treasonous: Pakistani media


October 7th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's admission that his country had set up militant groups in Kashmir has drawn vehement criticism from the Pakistani media, with one paper ... Read more...

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‘Characterless’ Musharraf ‘threat to Pak integrity following ‘Kashmir statement’: Opp


October 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's candid confession that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir, the opposition leader, Chaudhry Nisar Ali ... Read more...

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PML-N female legislators hurl shoes, burn Musharraf’s picture at Punjab Assembly


October 6th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 6 (ANI): Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's remarks against their leader Nawaz Sharif, four Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) female legislators hurled shoes at a picture of the ... Read more...

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KP treasury, opposition want ‘ criminal’ Musharraf’s trial under Article 6


October 5th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 5 (ANI): The treasury and opposition benches in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Pakistan have said that former president Pervez Musharraf, who twice violated the constitution, should be "tried ... Read more...

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Musharraf should be tried, says provincial assembly in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf should not only be tried for violating the constitution, but also for getting Baloch leader Akbar Bugti killed and for staging the ... Read more...

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Pan-Islamists plan protests at ‘American slave’ Musharraf’s rally in Birmingham


September 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Protesters from all across the United Kingdom are expected to attend a demonstration in Birmingham at a rally organised by former President of Pakistan- Pervez Musharraf- as ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister for curbs on mourning processions


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad. Sept 3 (ANI): The recent suicide attacks by militants in Pakistan has prompted Interior Minister Rehman Malik to ask the Shia community to curb mourning processions in open areas."I request the ... Read more...

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Dramatic rise in suicide attacks in Pak after storming of Lal Masjid in 2007


August 13th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Pakistan has witnessed a dramatic rise in the incidents of suicide attacks in the country over the past three years since the storming of the Lal ... Read more...

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Pak Army kills 15 Taliban militants in Orakzai Agency


August 1st, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 1(ANI): At least 15 militants were killed and several others wounded during the Pakistan security forces' offensive in the Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).Pakistani fighter ... Read more...

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Pak Army kills 16 Taliban militants in Orakzai Agency


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 23(ANI): At least 16 militants were killed and several others wounded during the Pakistan security forces' offensive in the Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).According to ... Read more...

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Pak Army kills 39 more Taliban in Orakzai Agency


June 24th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): With the Pakistani security forces continuing its offensive in the Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), at least 39 more Taliban extremists were reportedly ... Read more...

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Locals, officials rebuff Pak Army’s claims of successful conclusion to Orakzai offensive


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jun.3 (ANI): The Pakistan Army may have announced a 'successful' end to the offensive in the Orakzai Agency, but local residents and officials have said that more than half of ... Read more...

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Musharraf is a coward: Lal Masjid cleric


May 31st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf is a coward and does not have the courage to return to Pakistan, the chief cleric of the Lal Masjid, the scene of ... Read more...

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Pak investigators quiz noted TV journalist Hamid Mir in ISI official’s murder case


May 29th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): Acting on a petition filed by Osama Khalid, son of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) official Khalid Khwaja, who was killed last month, Pakistani investigators quizzed noted TV ... Read more...

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Noted Pak TV journalist, Hamid Mir, Taliban, rubbish telephonic chat reports


May 18th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Noted Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has rubbished media reports that he had a telephonic conversation with a Taliban spokesperson during which he described former Inter Services Intelligence ... Read more...

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Abducted ISI official killed in Pakistan (Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A former ISI official taken hostage with two others, including a journalist, by terrorists in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan region over a month ago has been killed, ... Read more...

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Abducted ex-ISI official killed in Pakistan


May 1st, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan's former spy agent, who had been taken hostage along with two others for over a month by a terrorist group, was found dead in North Waziristan, ... Read more...

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Islamabad bombings mastermind arrested: Police


November 20th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The alleged mastermind of the suicide attacks on the World Food Programme office and on a police helpline office here has been arrested, police said Friday. Briefing reporters, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Islamabad police arrests UN building attack mastermind


November 20th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.20 (ANI): Islamabad police on Friday claimed to have arrested the mastermind of the suicide attack on the UN World Food Program building in which six UN officials were killed and ... Read more...

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Taliban has readied 25 vehicles for suicide bombings


November 15th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) The Taliban ordered that 25 vehicles should be packed with explosives for suicide bombings before the Pakistani military launched its offensive in South Waziristan, a media report ... Read more...

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Pak Govt says it is watching illegal madrassas closely


September 9th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 9 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has told the National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior that it is monitoring the activities of illegal madrassas in Islamabad.While responding to concerns expressed by ... Read more...

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‘Release of Saeed, Sufi casts shadow over Pak’s seriousness to crack down on terror’


July 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): The subsequent release of Lashkar-e-Toiba's (LeT) chief Hafeez Muhammad Saeed, the hardcore Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdullah Aziz, and now the Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammed (TNSM) chief Sufi Mohammad has ... Read more...

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Former Pak MNA nabbed with Mehsud’s letter to ex-ISI official


June 28th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Former Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Maulana Shah Abdul Aziz has been apprehended with a letter written by Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud to a former ... Read more...

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Lal Masjid cleric booked for provocative speech


June 10th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 10 (ANI): A case has been registered against Lal Masjid cleric Abdul Aziz for delivering a provocative speech in Taunsa Sharif, a private TV channel ha reported.According to ... Read more...

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Saeed’s detention was a drama : Former Pak minister


June 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.4 (ANI): Pakistan's former Human Rights Minister Ansar Burney has termed the house arrest and subsequent release of the Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed as a 'drama'.Burney said Saeed was never arrested, ... Read more...

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Govt. must answer why Swat operation was inevitable: Imran Khan


May 18th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 18 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said the government will have to give an answer as to what prompted it to initiate a military operation in the Swat ... Read more...

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