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Surjeet freed, to come home via Wagah (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail after over three decades in captivity Thursday and reached the Wagah border on the ... Read more...

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India calls for Sarabjit’s release, upset at Pakistan’s U-turn (Roundup)


June 27th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's midnight U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, suspected to have been done under pressure from its powerful military-ISI establishment, has not gone ... 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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Osama’s wives, kids seen in new video


April 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A new video on Osama bin Laden's widows in a Pakistani prison shows a boy stacking teddy bears on a chair while another grabs a cricket ... Read more...

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26/11: Pak judicial panel to begin India visit Wednesday


March 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission begins a four-day visit to India Wednesday and will record the statements of key officials related to the 26/11 Mumbai carnage ... Read more...

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Terror from Pakistan-controlled territory a core concern: India


November 24th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid reports of Pakistan holding around 12,000-14,00 trained Kashmiri fighters in reserve in case of a sub-continental war, India Thursday underlined that terrorism emanating ... Read more...

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Pakistan says Kasab should be hanged, but hedges on Hafiz Saeed


November 10th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik Thursday sprang a surprise by saying Ajmal Amir Kasab, convicted by an Indian court for the 26/11 terror attack, ... Read more...

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Osama wanted his youngest wife to be of high moral value


May 10th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) A Yemeni cleric who helped arrange Osama bin Laden's fifth marriage has said the al Qaeda leader wanted his youngest wife to be of high moral ... Read more...

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Pakistan will provide US conditional access to Osama’s wives


May 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan will allow the US to question or take into custody the three wives of Osama bin Laden only if their "country of origin has been ... Read more...

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US seeks access to Osama three widows


May 9th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) As it seeks answers from Pakistan whether government or security officials were complicit in hiding Osama Bin Laden, the US has asked for access to the ... Read more...

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Pak motives point to “protecting” rather than “prosecuting ” 26/11 terror suspects: Analyst


April 15th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15(ANI): The fact that Lashkar-e-Tayyiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, one of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks accused, had been instructing LeT operatives while in Pakistani custody, raises questions over ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposition demands probe into Raymond Davis’ release


April 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, a Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) politician and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, has demanded the formation of a parliamentary committee or a ... Read more...

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Karzai-Taliban meeting vindication of Pakistan’s long-time Afghan control policy?


November 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistan's role in initiating a secret meeting between Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and three Taliban leaders in an effort to weaken the Haqqani network may allow Islamabad more ... Read more...

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Karzai holds ’secret talks’ with Taliban to contain Haqqani network


November 1st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 1(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has reportedly held a secret meeting with three Taliban leaders in an effort to weaken the Haqqani network.Jalaluddin Haqqani, a commander in the 1980s ... Read more...

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Pak now has two of Shahzad’s ‘collaborators’ in custody: US official


May 15th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 15 (ANI): At least two men suspected of having helped fund Faisal Shahzad, the man behind the botched Times Square bombing plot are currently in custody of Pakistani authorities, ... Read more...

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Pakistan told to check extremists as Shahzad accomplices nabbed (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Pakistan has arrested a militant who acted as an accomplice of Faisal Shahzad, the man who attempted to bomb Times Square, while three Pakistanis have been arrested ... Read more...

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Shahzad accomplices held in US, Pakistan (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Pakistan has arrested a militant who acted as an accomplice of Faisal Shahzad, the man who tried to bomb Times Square, while three Pakistanis have been arrested ... Read more...

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Pak agencies arrest Times Square bomber’s local TTP facilitator


May 14th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Pakistani security agencies have arrested a man having links with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who claims that he assisted Faisal Shahzad, the confessed Times Square bomber, US ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests militant who helped Shahzad


May 14th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) The Pakistani government has arrested a suspect with connections to a Pakistani militant group who said he acted as an accomplice to Times Square bombing supect, the ... Read more...

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India likely to give Kasab judgment copy to Pakistan


May 5th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India is likely to provide Pakistan a copy of the judgment of the Mumbai special court that held Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary talks is not part of composite dialogue: Krishna


February 24th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Wednesday clarified that the meeting between India and Pakistan Foreign Secretaries is not a continuation of the Composite Dialogue Process ... Read more...

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Malik snubs US, says deputy Taliban leader will not be handed over


February 20th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.20 (ANI): Pakistan has made it clear that it will not deport the Afghan Taliban's second-in command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, and two other top extremist commanders, who were nabbed ... Read more...

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Obama administration response to terror better than Bush administration: Biden


February 18th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 18 (ANI): US Vice President Biden has claimed that the Obama administration's response to the terror threat emanating from Afghanistan, Pakistan and other areas where al-Qaeda and Taliban hold ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander arrested, Pakistan army confirms


February 17th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The Pakistani army confirmed Wednesday that Taliban's top commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was captured in a joint raid by the US and Pakistani intelligence in Karachi. "At ... Read more...

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Report of Taliban commander’s arrest, a propaganda: Pakistan


February 17th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The reports that Taliban's top commander has been arrested in a joint raids by the US and Pakistani intelligence forces was a "propaganda", said Pakistan's Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Taliban deny reports about top military commander Mullah Baradar’s arrest


February 16th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 16(ANI): The Afghan Taliban has denied reports that US and Pakistani forces have captured its top military commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.A Taliban spokesman said that Baradar was ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander captured in secret raid in Pakistan: NYT (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistani and American intelligence forces have in a secret joint operation captured Afghanistan's top Taliban military commander in Karachi, the New York Times reported Tuesday citing American ... Read more...

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US claims Taliban military chief Mullah Baradar has been captured


February 16th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.16 (ANI): US Government officials have claimed that the Taliban's top military commander, Mullah Baradar, has been captured in Karachi.They said that Baradar was apprehended through a secret joint operation ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to act against perpetrators of 26/11 attacks


December 17th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): India on Thursday said it expects Pakistan to act with purpose against the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack.In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs ... Read more...

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Gujarat cancels licenses of fishing boats in Pakistani custody


November 24th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) The registration of all the 423 fishing boats registered in Gujarat and now in Pakistani custody has been cancelled for security reasons, according to official sources Tuesday. According to ... Read more...

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Evidence building of Headley and Rana’s links to 26/11


November 19th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS)Investigators probing David Coleman Headley's links in India said they were close to nailing the connection between American terror suspect and his Canadian accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana with ... Read more...

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UN seeks direct contact with Solecki’’s kidnappers


February 17th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): The United Nations has urged the kidnappers of John Solecki, the head of the UNHCR in Quetta, to make direct contact, and called for his immediate release. Solecki was ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan capable of shooting down US drones’


November 25th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (DPA) The chief of Pakistan's Air Force Tuesday said his forces were fully capable of shooting down the pilotless US aircraft that have carried out more than 20 strikes ... Read more...

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Raufs family believes he didnt die in US attack


November 25th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 25 (ANI): Rashid Rauf, the British terror suspect who Pakistan intelligence sleuths claimed died in an air raid in Pakistans tribal areas last week, was not killed in the ... Read more...

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Terror threat in UK ”approaching critical” status


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.3 (ANI): British security officials have warned that the terrorist threat in Britain is approaching critical status. The threat level is at the "severe end of severe" according to sources, who ... Read more...

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