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Rehman Malik submits nomination papers for Senate


July 20th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Rehman Malik, former Pakistani interior minister and currently adviser to the prime minister, Friday submitted nomination papers for re-election to the Senate, Geo News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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Nawaz involved in corruption: Rehman Malik


April 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif was involved in corruption worth $32 million, Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted for contempt, opposition wants him out (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, the Supreme Court Thursday convicted him for contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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No need for Gilani to quit, says Pakistani cabinet


April 26th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The federal cabinet Thursday stood by Yousuf Raza Gilani whom the Supreme Court convicted for contempt of court, saying there was no need for ... Read more...

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Demilitarise Siachen, says Nawaz Sharif


April 18th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan and India must immediately pull out their troops from Siachen, said Pakistan's main opposition leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.Nawaz Sharif, who heads ... Read more...

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Nawaz hails Zardari’s India trip


April 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India will enable ties between Islamabad and New Delhi to move ahead on a positive path, said the country's ... Read more...

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Attempt to usurp Pakistani gurdwara foiled


February 26th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) An attempt to occupy an 18th century gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province has been foiled, a media report said Sunday.The police stepped in when a ... Read more...

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Gilani has no option but to write letter: Nawaz


February 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has no option but to write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, ... Read more...

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Gilani gets lawyer in contempt case (Evening Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani lawyer Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan will represent Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Supreme Court in the contempt of court case.Ahsan, also a ... Read more...

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PM should respect court orders: Nawaz


January 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Nawaz Sharif has said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani should accept the court orders if he believes in democracy. He ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks more time to appear before commission (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks time to appear before memo commission (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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Respect judiciary, will go before panel again: Sharif


January 9th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif said Monday if required he would present himself again before the judicial commission probing the memo scandal, as ... Read more...

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Memo commission orders grant of visa, security to Ijaz


January 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) The memo commission Monday directed Pakistan's attorney general to issue visa to Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz besides ensuring his security to enable him to ... Read more...

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Independent Election Commission sought in Pakistan


January 8th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazlur) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has urged Pakistan's opposition parties to evolve a consensus on setting up an independent Election Commission for holding ... Read more...

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Don’t trust Zardari: Punjab chief minister


January 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Punjab's chief minister Shahbaz Sharif has declined to discuss any national issue with President Asif Ali Zardari, saying he did not trust him, the Dawn ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘will respect’ parliament probe in memo scandal


January 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said he will respect the decision of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) regarding 'memo scandal' as ... Read more...

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Memo commission issues notice to Zardari


January 4th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission set up to probe the memo scandal has issued notice to President Asif Ali Zardari to appear before it at its ... Read more...

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Will bring Benazir killers to justice: Nawaz Sharif


December 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has vowed to bring to justice former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's killers if he comes to power, Dawn News reported. Addressing ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ex-foreign minister joins Imran’s party


November 28th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan's former foreign minister who was dropped from the cabinet and refused to take another portfolio, has joined cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan ... Read more...

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Memo issue will grow bigger and bigger, says Pakistani daily


November 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The controversy over a secret memo to Washington would not end with Husain Haqqani's resignation as the country's envoy to US. In fact, it may ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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After threat to Zardari, PML-N offices set ablaze


October 30th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants set ablaze offices of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in different places of Sindh province Saturday night, a day after PML-N leaders ... Read more...

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ISI not exporting terror: Shuja Pasha


September 30th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI is not exporting terror, its chief General Shuja Pasha has said.Pasha made the remark Thursday during his briefing to the ... Read more...

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Gilani calls back Khar from US (Lead)


September 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday called back Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar from the US amid strained ties with Washington following an accusation that ... Read more...

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Gilani discusses Pakistan-US ties with politicians


September 25th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday telephonically discussed with different political parties the situation arising out of US accusing Pakistan of supporting Haqqani network.The Nation ... Read more...

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Gilani speaks to political leaders on New Delhi talks


July 27th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has spoken to leaders of different political parties in an effort to take them into confidence on the Pakistan-India talks ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif to challenge Pakistani Kashmir voters list


June 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Former prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday his party would challenge at the Lahore High Court the ... Read more...

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Midterm polls only solution to Pakistan’s problems: Imran Khan


June 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Midterm elections are the only way to resolve the problems plaguing Pakistan without bloodshed, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said."Midterm elections are the only solution to ... Read more...

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Don’t push things under the rug: Pakistani daily on Osama raid


May 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The government is wringing its hands over the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden, a Pakistani daily said, adding that "we must not attempt ... Read more...

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Review Pakistan’s ties with US: Nawaz Sharif


May 11th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan-US ties should be reviewed following the US raid in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden, said opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif.US ... Read more...

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PML-Q to get Deputy PM post, several ministries on joining PPP-led Pak Govt: Report


April 30th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 30(ANI): Pakistan is heading for wide-ranging political developments in a few days as the country's second largest opposition party- the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid- is set to join the Pakistan ... Read more...

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PML-N goes overboard in protest against PPP in Pak parliament


April 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan's parliament witnessed the noisiest demonstration to date by the country's largest opposition party, the Pakistan Muslim League-N, as the Pakistan People's Party-led government seemed to seek cooperation ... 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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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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