military regimes

Bangladesh court invalidates ex-military ruler’s laws


May 15th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court has declared illegal the laws and rules that were passed when General H.M. Ershad was in power.A six-member Appellate Division bench headed ... Read more...

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Al-qaeda ‘thrives’ in countries having weak governance: FBI


April 16th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Militant group Al-qaeda thrives in the countries facing political unrest and weak governance, said the US's top counter-terror official.FBI Assistant Director Mark Giuliano made these comments few hours ... Read more...

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Mexico enacts new asylum law


January 27th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon signed into law Wednesday a measure aimed at bringing Mexico's handling of refugee and political asylum claims into line with international agreements.The law was ... Read more...

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Pak’s “dysfunctional criminal justice system” threat to international security: ICG


December 7th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Brussels, Dec 7 (ANI): Pakistan's dysfunctional criminal justice system poses serious risks for domestic, regional and international security, and therefore the federal and provincial governments must make its reform a top priority, ... Read more...

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MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s call for martial rule exposed party’s ‘fascist’ face: WSC


August 25th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.25 (ANI): Criticising Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain's call for martial law in Pakistan, the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) has said the leader's statement has exposed the MQM's ... Read more...

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Gilani blames Zia, Musharraf regimes for rampant corruption in Pakistan


June 16th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.16 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has held the previous military regimes of General Ziaul Haq and General Pervez Musharraf for the rampant corruption in the country.Speaking at ... Read more...

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US-India ties will remain clouded by Pakistan (IANS Book Review)


May 29th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "The South Asia Story"; Author: Harold A. Gould; Sage Publications, Price: Rs.295; Pages: 136When the affable Chester Bowles was named ambassador to India in 1951, it was seen ... Read more...

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Pak religious party passes resolution on freedom from US slavery


December 26th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 26 (ANI): Pakistan's religious party Jamaat-e-Islami has resolved that freedom from US "slavery" is the country's foremost need.According to a resolution passed by the party with JI leader ... Read more...

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Democratic regimes in India have barred terrorism from country : Sharif


November 17th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.17 (ANI): Stressing on the need for a strong democratic set-up in the country, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that terrorism can not prevail in India ... Read more...

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‘Clinton’s ‘charm offensive’ failed to address Pak’s major grouses, including India’


November 1st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.1 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's maiden visit to Pakistan was marked by blunt talks by the top US Diplomat reprimanding the hosts for its dilly-dallying attitude towards countering ... Read more...

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Supporting dictators in Pak was a mistake, would not be repeated again: Clinton


October 31st, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.31 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, has said that Washington had committed a mistake by supporting successive military regimes in the ... Read more...

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PPP Govt. a ’speed-breaker in the way of democracy’: Imran Khan


September 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.6 (ANI): Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has said the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) - led government terming is a 'speed-breaker in the way of democracy.'Khan said the government has ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan handed over dossier on Mumbai terror attacks not Balochistan’


July 24th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Pakistan did not provide any dossier on Balochistan to India as news reports appearing in Pakistani media claimed.The one-and-half page document handed over ... Read more...

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Security forces targeting Mehsud’s network with ‘precision’: Malik


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 23 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud's terror network is being targeted with 'precision' by the security forces, Interior Advisor Rehman Malik has said.Malik said Pakistan is ... Read more...

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No one will be allowed to challenge writ of constitution: Zardari


July 19th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to transform his country into a 'great nation', saying no one will be allowed to challenge the writ of the ... Read more...

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India forced us to take water-dispute to International Court of Justice : Pak minister


July 19th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 19 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it was forced to take the water dispute with India to the International Court of Justice, as New Delhi had stifled water-flow to the ... Read more...

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Will Zardari relinquish key powers to create balance of authority with Gilani?


July 8th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): In an apparent bid to bolster the country's constitution and pull it out from the prevalent political pandemonium, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari may relinquish some of ... Read more...

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North Korean military workers sighted near Indian border: report


July 5th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) North Korean military workers have been sighted near the Indian border as the military regimes of Myanmar and North Korea forge an increasingly close alliance aimed at busting ... Read more...

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Special force needed to curb terror menace in Pak : Sharif


June 15th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed on the need for a special security squad to curb terrorism in the country, saying police forces lack the ... Read more...

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Pak Army is a self-destructing force: Newsweek


April 26th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.26 (ANI): As the Taliban continues to advance and establish its writ in the newer areas of the country, the Pakistan Army has mysteriously failed to offer any resistance, thus ... Read more...

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After Kasab heat, its back to the K-issue, UN and fragile border situation for Gilani


January 9th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.9 (ANI): After witnessing a lot of heat in the last two days over the Kasab issue, Pakistan it seems has has once again jumped back on its favourite subject ... Read more...

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Musharraf: Nemesis finally catches up with the tightrope veteran


August 18th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Pervez Musharraf, who resigned Monday after nine years as president of Pakistan, was finally trapped by the momentum of forces he unleashed following a series of questionable ... Read more...

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UN gears up for Myanmar emergency assistance


May 5th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, May 5 (DPA) UN agencies and international aid organisations met Monday in Bangkok to make preparations for a major disaster relief effort in neighbouring Myanmar, where a cyclone killed hundreds of ... Read more...

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US think tank urges world to convince Musharraf to step down


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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Shahbaz wants Pakistan and Bangladesh reunited


November 14th, 2007 - 8:21 am ICT by admin
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Oaths taken during dictatorship constitutional: Justice Ramday


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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