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‘Pakistan must learn democracy from India’ (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani newspaper Tuesday lauded India for the smooth conduct of presidential election, saying Pakistan should learn to hold similar events without "innuendo and suspicions".An ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to learn from India about democracy: Daily


July 24th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) The manner in which the Indian presidential election was conducted "with none of the innuendo and suspicions which surround similar events" in Pakistan is testimony ... Read more...

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Group of states provoking Syrian opposition, says Russia


September 1st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS) Russia Thursday said a group of states was "provoking" the Syrian opposition into boycotting discussions on reforms in that Middle East country, adding that it considers ... Read more...

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Stay away from politics: Pakistan chief justice to military


April 17th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Keep away from political activities, Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has told senior military officials.Chaudhry said Saturday that the armed forces oath called for true ... Read more...

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Pak Army bound by Constitution to keep away from all political activities: Chief Justice


April 17th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Quoting Indian Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's statement that "a country does not have to be fit for democracy; rather it has to become fit through democracy," Pakistan Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Anti-democratic intervention in the air due to corrupt government: Pak editorial


September 11th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 11 (ANI): Democracy has never taken roots in Pakistan because of military interventions, but even an avid supporter of democracy is put between a rock and a hard place when ... Read more...

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Cuban high priests predict tumultuous 2010


January 4th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Havana, Jan. 4 (ANI): Cuba's high priests have predicted massive social upheaval and internal conflict in the year 2010. "We can reach all we aspire to, but we can also destroy it ... Read more...

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Sharif softens stand on Musharraf’s trial following Saudi snub


October 29th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.29 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, it seems, has dropped the idea of insisting on former President General Pervez Musharraf's trial under high treason charges, as the issue ... Read more...

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Military rule damaged Pak Army’s image: General Abbas


August 24th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug 24 (ANI): The rule of former Pakistan army chiefs -- General Ayub Khan, General Yahya Khan, General Zia-ul-Haq and General Pervez Musharraf had badly damaged the image of the ... Read more...

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No personal grudge against Musharraf but trial a ‘must’: Sharif


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), had no personal grudge against former President General Pervez Musharraf, but that ... Read more...

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SC verdict will block Pak military intervention in future: Gilani


August 4th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): Hailing the Supreme Court (SC) verdict against the November 3, 2007 emergency, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani informed the National Assembly in his policy statement that it would ... Read more...

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Democratic, prosperous Pak in South Asias interest, says Gilani


July 29th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that if democracy prevailed in his country, it would surely lead to better relations with India , as ... Read more...

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British Foreign Minister says UK keen to see success of democracy in Pakistan


April 3rd, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 3 (ANI): The UK was keen to see the success and progress of democracy in Pakistan as the South Asian country was of major interest to Britain, said UK's ... Read more...

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UK, US square off on 9/11 military trials


February 13th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.13 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that his country is concerned about the Bush Administration's plan to try terrorist suspects before military tribunals. Milliband questioned whether Khalid Sheikh ... Read more...

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Kashmir issue to be resolved according to UN resolutions: Sharif


December 15th, 2007 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 15 (ANI): Former premier Nawaz Sharif, while announcing the election manifesto of his party, has said that every effort would be made to resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Three ousted Pak judges say Musharraf not fit to be president


November 20th, 2007 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Three ousted judges of the Pakistan Supreme Court have declared that President General Pervez Musharraf was not fit to contest the October 6 presidential elections.The judges, who ... Read more...

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Canadian Muslims urge Ottawa to unfasten links with Islamabad


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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