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Purge extremists within Pakistani military: Daily


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Pakistan does volte-face, says Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit, to be released (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan did a volte-face Tuesday night and said that instead of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death for spying, another Indian ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit Singh, to be released: Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Hours after reports emerged that Pakistan was to free Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, Islamabad Tuesday night clarified that another Indian prisoner named Surjeet ... Read more...

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Mali president finally resigns after coup


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Mali president Amadou Toumani Toure has finally resigned by handing over a letter to an emissary to deliver to the country's new leaders following a coup ... Read more...

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UN chief hails Fiji’s plan for new constitution


March 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday welcomed a plan by Fiji's military ruler to institute a new constitution in the Pacific island nation, saying that the ... Read more...

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Life-presidents and sit-tight leaders are in danger: Ex-Nigerian president


March 13th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) With the Arab uprisings causing serial upheavals in North African nations, it has rung warning bells for "the 'life presidents' and 'sit-tight leaders' of the ... Read more...

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Villagers threatened by dam cracks in Pakistan-administered Kashmir


January 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A reservoir dam of a mini hydel power project built with Chinese assistance in Pakistan-administered Kashmir has developed cracks threatening around 70 families living ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif a liar, says Musharraf


June 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has termed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif a "compulsive liar", a media report said.In an interview with ARY channel, Musharraf said ... Read more...

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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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Musharraf’s party’s ‘people-friendly’ manifesto to bring positive change in Pak: Tahir


April 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 30(ANI): The 'people-friendly' manifesto of the All Pakistan Muslim League will ensure a positive change in the country, APML Central Leader Naeem Tahir has said.On coming into power, the ... Read more...

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Hasina to meet panel on Islamic references in constitution


April 27th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will Wednesday appear before a parliamentary committee examining whether to retain or remove Islamic religious references in the country's constitution.Political ... Read more...

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FIA asks Pak court to declare Musharraf ‘absconder’ in Benazir murder case


April 24th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 24(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has requested the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the Benazir Bhutto assassination case to declare former military ruler Pervez Musharraf an absconder, and order ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s interview presented in court in connection with Benazir assassination case


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 23(ANI): An interview of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been produced before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) hearing the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.Musharraf, during whose presidency former Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Nobody can stop Musharraf’s return to Pakistan: APML


April 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 19 (ANI): Nobody can stop former president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf, who is currently in self-exile from Pakistan, from returning to the country, the ... Read more...

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Musharraf offers olive branch to archrival Nawaz Sharif


April 17th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Dubai, April 17(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said that he wants to make amends with Pakistan Muslim League -N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, but pointed out that reconciliation was ... Read more...

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Musharraf reiterates he’ll return to Pakistan before elections


April 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is currently in self-exile from Pakistan, has said that he will give a surprise to his nation by staging a come back ... Read more...

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‘Scared’ Musharraf dumps plan to return to Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 10(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has abandoned his plans of returning to Pakistan from self-exile in Britain after the Pakistani military leadership refused to provide him extra security ... Read more...

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US drone attacks in Pak no solution to terrorism: Nawaz Sharif


April 9th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif has stated that the US drone campaign is no solution to the menace of terrorism plaguing the Asian country.Nawaz said that the ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to seek Musharraf’s extradition only on court’s order


April 6th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 6(ANI): The Pakistan Government will formally write to Britain for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's extradition in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case only if the court directed ... Read more...

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Pakistan has not yet requested Britain for Musharraf’s extradition: Cameron


April 6th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 6(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that his government has not yet received any formal application from Pakistan for the extradition of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf ... Read more...

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Musharraf can’t escape arrest in BB murder case for long: Experts


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 3(ANI): The British government's refusal to hand over former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in connection with the 2007 Benazir Bhutto assassination case, owing to the absence of ... Read more...

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UK refuses to hand over Musharraf to Pakistan in absence of extradition treaty


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 3(ANI): The British government has refused to hand over former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, owing to the absence of ... Read more...

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Musharraf “seriously objects” to comparison with dictators Mubarak, Gaddafi, Ben Ali


March 27th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has objected to him being compared with the likes of Tunisia's Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak."I would like ... Read more...

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Existential threat posed by India forced Pakistan to go nuclear: Musharraf


March 27th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has cited India, which he said poses an "existential threat" to Pakistan, as the prime reason behind his country's nuclear armament."Yes, we ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination case: Pak to seek Interpol help in netting Musharraf


March 27th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 27(ANI): A Pakistani Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to contact the Interpol to bring former president Pervez Musharraf back to Pakistan in connection with ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s assassins arrested: Malik


March 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 26(ANI): The assassins of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto have been arrested and the facts of the case will be made public soon, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ... Read more...

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Foreign secret agents freely roaming in Pakistan: Musharraf


March 25th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): Former Pakistan President and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf has said that foreign secret agents are freely roaming in the country.Addressing the Pakistani community in ... Read more...

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Pak FIA told to produce Musharraf in court on March 26


March 19th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 19(ANI): An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to produce former President Pervez Musharraf in court during the Benazir Bhutto assassination case's hearing ... Read more...

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Pak Army responsible for country’s existential confusion: Mira Sethi


March 14th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan's existential confusion is the outcome of the "grand strategic designs" of its army, which advocates an anti-India ideology, shelters jihadists and cows liberal civilian politicians, Mira Sethi, ... Read more...

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After Musharraf’s exit, Zardari ‘new face of disaster for Pak’: Nisar


March 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is the new face of disaster for the country after the exit of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the Leader of Opposition in ... Read more...

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UK rejects Pak’s application for repatriation of Musharraf in Benazir murder case


March 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 13(ANI): The United Kingdom government has refused to accept the application of the Pakistan government for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s arrest warrant in Benazir murder case sent to UK Foreign Affairs Dept.


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case to British authorities.According to Interior Ministry sources, the Federal ... Read more...

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Sindh HC directs probe agency to act lawfully on treason petition against Musharraf


March 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 8(ANI): The Sindh High Court has directed Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to act lawfully on a treason petition filed against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.The court issued the ... Read more...

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FIA sends Musharraf’s arrest warrant to Pak High Commission in London


March 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has reportedly sent the non-bailable arrest warrant against former President Pervez Musharraf to the Pakistan High Commission in London.An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak probe agency gets 15 days to produce Musharraf in court in BB murder case


March 6th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 6(ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan has reissued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for the third time in connection with former Prime Minister Benazir ... Read more...

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