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Yousuf’s death has exposed rampant corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti (Interview)


October 9th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti says the custodial death of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference worker Sayeed Muhammed Yousuf has "exposed the ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM in Kabul for strategic talks (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived here Saturday with a high-level delegation, including the army and ISI chiefs, to hold strategically important talks with ... Read more...

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Gilani-led Pakistani delegation in Kabul for talks


April 16th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived here on a day-long visit Saturday to hold talks with the Afghan leadership.Gilani was received at the Kabul ... Read more...

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No end in sight to suffering of Kashmiris (News Analysis)


October 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Oct 4 (IANS) Caught between separatists and authorities, calling for shutdowns and curfews in turn, people in the Kashmir Valley say they are in a no-win situation and ... Read more...

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PAC to discuss multibillion scandal regarding embassy building


February 8th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is scheduled to meet on Tuesday to discuss the mega scandal regarding the sale of Pakistan Embassy's building in Tokyo at a throwaway ... Read more...

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Pak blames India of hampering its ‘war on terror’


November 28th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.28 (ANI): Pakistan has once again blamed India of harbouring terror inside the country through Afghanistan and hampering Islamabad's anti-terror efforts.In an interview to a television channel, Pakistan's Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies agreement with US over drone strikes in tribal areas


January 29th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.29 (ANI): Rejecting claims of the United States which said that Pakistan was aware about the USs plan of drone attacks inside its territory, Pakistan has said that there was ... Read more...

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There is no agreement with US for drone attacks: Pakistan


January 28th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (Xinhua) Pakistan has no agreement with the US that allowed drone attacks inside its territory, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Wednesday."There is no understanding between Pakistan and the United ... Read more...

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UN to constitute commission to investigate Benazirs murder soon


January 28th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 28 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon is expected to announce a commission to investigate the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto when he visits ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: Pak shares details of persons arrested with US


January 16th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 16 (ANI): Pakistan has shared with the United States the list and other details of persons arrested in connection with the Mumbai terror attacks.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilanis ... Read more...

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‘NSA sacking reveals cracks in Pakistani leadership’


January 8th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) The manner in which Pakistan's National Security Advisor (NSA) was sacked for owning up to Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist arrested during the Mumbai attacks reveals cracks ... Read more...

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Pak rules out official support for heinous crime committing Kasab


January 8th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.8 (ANI): After accepting that the lone surviving Mumbai gunner is a Pakistani national, Islamabad has now refused to give any official support to Ajmal Amir Kasab. Kasab has committed a ... Read more...

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Pakistan officially owns up to Kasab (Second Intro Roundup)


January 7th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) After weeks of denials, Pakistan Wednesday finally owned up to the lone survivor of Mumbai attacks Ajmal Amir Kasab but, given the heinous nature of the crime, ... Read more...

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Pakistan reviewing evidence on Mumbai evidence (second Lead)


January 5th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan said Monday that it was reviewing evidence handed over by Indian authorities on the deadly Mumbai attacks."The Indian Foreign Secretary has handed over some information material regarding ... Read more...

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Pakistan receives evidence on Mumbai blasts (Lead)


January 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan said Monday that it has received evidence handed over by Indian authorities on the deadly Mumbai attacks and was reviewing it."The Indian Foreign Secretary has handed over ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects Lashkar operatives confession


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.2 (ANI): Pakistan has denied reports suggesting that a Lashkar-e-Tayyaba operative had confessed to his involvement in the Mumbai attacks. We have no such information. We dont accept that report, the ... Read more...

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No plans of travel advisory against India: Pakistan


December 28th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Notwithstanding India issuing a travel advisory against going to Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai terror strikes and strained bilateral ties, Islamabad has said it has no ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan call back their diplomats for consultation


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Satyabarata Pal, Indian high commissioner to Pakistan and his Pakistani counter part in India, Shahid Malik would brief New Delhi and Islamabad respectively after their interaction with the authorities over the ... Read more...

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Pak says diplomatic channel with India operational


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): Diplomatic channels between Pakistan and India are fully operational, Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Muhammad Sadiq has said.He cited meetings between various officials of the two countries as ... Read more...

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UN dubs US air strikes on Pak tribal areas a bilateral issue


November 21st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 21 (ANI): The United Nations has reportedly said that the US drone strikes inside the Pakistani territory were a bilateral issue between the two countries, and that they must ... Read more...

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Pak summons US envoy over Bannu drone attack


November 21st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Government last evening reportedly summoned US envoy Anne Pietersen o register protests over Wednesdays US drone attack on Bannu, the first strike outside Pakistans tribal ... Read more...

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Pak FO says US strikes violate international law


November 14th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) has said that the US had been violating international law by launching missile attacks in the Tribal Areas, and that Pakistan government was ... Read more...

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Congress leader to contest Kashmir election as independent


November 11th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Congress leader and former MP Ghulam Rasool Kar Tuesday decided to fight the coming Kashmir elections as an independent candidate after his request for a party nomination ... Read more...

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US drone strikes on Pak destabilizing the country and helping terrorists


October 11th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 11 (ANI): The US air strikes on Pakistani territory, launched with the idea of busting the Taliban hideouts, were actually destablising the country and helping the terrorists, instead ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy pressing Pak Government for release of abducted engineers


September 13th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sep 13 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Lou chi Hoi is pressing the Pakistani Government to make efforts for the release of two kidnapped Chinese engineers after the abductors ... Read more...

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Pak summons US ambassador over killings in Wana raid


September 4th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 4 (ANI): Following the raid on Wednesday night by suspected US commandoes killing at least 20 civilians, the Pakistan Foreign Office summoned US Ambassador Anne W Patterson and ... Read more...

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Musharrafs ouster wont change Paks foreign policy


August 22nd, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Foreign Office has said that the countrys present day establishment was committed to the war against terrorism and ensuring peace with India, and that its ... Read more...

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India-IAEA accord a precedent for Pak for meeting energy needs


August 8th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 8 (ANI): The IAEA Safeguards Agreement announced for India last week will serve as a precedent for other countries, including Pakistan , to enter into similar agreements to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s PM to attend Olympic opening ceremony


August 7th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 7 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani would attend the opening ceremony of Beijing Olympics in place of President Pervez Musharraf, media reported Thursday. Musharraf was originally scheduled to ... Read more...

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Musharrafs visit to China re-scheduled for tomorrow (Lead: Musharraf)


August 6th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, August 6 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is likely to leave for China on Thursday to attend Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing.In view of our special relations with China, the ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan border violations top Gilanis agenda during US visit from July 28


July 19th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is expected to raise the issues of border (with Afghanistan ) violations and the build-up of NATO forces along the ... Read more...

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Pak refutes secret pact to allow unilateral US strikes on its territory


July 4th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 4 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office has strongly reacted to top US military man Mike Mullens recent statement regarding the US having a right to strike targets inside Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister to visit UN for Benazir killing probe


July 3rd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, July 3 (Xinhua) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Shah Qureshi would visit the UN headquarters in New York Tuesday for consultations with the world body for probe into the assassination of ... Read more...

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Pakistan decries US claim on cross-border operation


July 3rd, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, July 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday said its army has the sole responsibility of fighting terrorism on its soil and it would not allow cross-border operations by foreign troops in pursuit of ... Read more...

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Pakistani foreign minister Qureshi to visit India from Friday


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi begins a four-day visit to India on Friday for discussions on taking the sub-continental peace process forward and for deepening the bilateral ... Read more...

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