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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

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Shooting at Pakistani news channel office


March 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Gunmen opened fire at a Geo News office in Karachi and smashed the windows of the news channel's satellite van, a media report said Tuesday.The Geo ... Read more...

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ISI ordered Shahzad’s killing: US officials


July 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency had ordered the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad, a media report quoted US officials as saying.New classified intelligence shows ... Read more...

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Pak spy agencies detain 11 people over Osama’s Abbottabad stay


May 5th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Abbottabad, May 5(ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have detained at least eleven people for questioning in connection with Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's stay at a luxury compound in Abbottabad.The Saudi-born terrorist, ... Read more...

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Pakistani news agency publishes fake WikiLeaks cables which attack India


December 10th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- It was the top story of many Pakistani newspapers on Thursday: leaked U.S. embassy cables described Indian officials as vain, egotistical and genocidal and said the Indian army ... Read more...

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Pakistani Cricketer Zulqarnain Haider Turns Up In London After Fleeing From Dubai


November 9th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani cricketer Zulqarnain Haider who was reported to be missing just few hours prior to the fifth and final ODI between Pakistan and South Africa in ... Read more...

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Pak wicketkeeper goes missing after receiving threats for not losing match


November 8th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 8 (ANI): Pakistan cricket is embroiled in one controversy after other and the latest is wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider going missing from team hotel ahead of the deciding ODI against ... Read more...

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Pak military-Zardari standoff as Gilani govt pushed for shake-up to the limit: NYT


September 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): The Pakistani military, enraged by the inept handling of the country's devastating floods by the government, and alarmed by the collapse of the economy, is pushing for ... Read more...

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India may send aid to Pakistan through UN (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 28th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) India is likely to send its aid to flood victims in Pakistan through the United Nations, as sought by the Pakistan government Saturday. "Once Pakistan accepted our ... Read more...

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IMF to review Pakistani budget in floods aftermath


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it has called a meeting to review Pakistan's budgetary and economic prospects in the aftermath of the floods that have ... Read more...

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Did Shakeel Pass Unsavory Comments Against India?


July 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In this industry there are no friends or enemies. That's politics that works here. India and Pakistan share a chequered history, but artists from the two ... Read more...

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152 killed as plane crashes into Islamabad’s Margalla Hills (Fifth Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) All 152 on board a private Pakistani airline flight from Karachi were killed when the jet crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly wooded Margalla ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed in Islamabad plane crash (Fourth Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) A private Pakistani airline jet crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly forested Margalla Hills near this Pakistani capital Wednesday morning, killing at least 100 ... Read more...

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At least 100 feared dead in plane crash near Islamabad (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) At least 100 people are feared dead when an aircraft of a private airline carrying 159 people crashed amid heavy rain in the wooded Margalla ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Zardari, discusses drone attacks


July 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and discussed a host of issues, including the drone attacks that Pakistan says undermines national consensus ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s central bank chief quits ahead of budget


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Pakistan's central bank governor has resigned citing "personal reasons", two days ahead of the announcement of the country's annual budget. Syed Salim Raza, Governor of State Bank of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak players Akmal, Rana Naved vow to fight SCG match fixing claims


March 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 1 (ANI): Pakistan cricketers -- wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and all-rounder Rana Naved-ul-Hasan have threatened to take legal action against all Pakistani news outlets for being implicated in a match-fixing scandal ... Read more...

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Pakistan detains five Americans in a raid tied to militants


December 10th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.10 (ANI): Five young Muslim American persons from the Washington suburbs, who disappeared late last month, have been detained in Pakistan on Wednesday, during a police raid on a house ... Read more...

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Despite unpopularity, Zardari immune to possible ouster


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Even though Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is a man nobody likes, he is politically immune to any possible ouster on the pretext of being an NRO ... Read more...

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US should review its policies regarding Pak nukes: Pak Minister


November 21st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.21 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Production Minister Abdul Qayyum Khan Jatoi has urged the United States to review its policies concerning Pakistan's nuclear establishments.In an interview with a Pakistani news agency, Jatoi ... Read more...

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Musharraf denies misuse of US aid, says Indian media highlighting ‘non-issue’


September 16th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.16 (ANI): Days after former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's statement that Islamabad had diverted US aid to strengthen its defence against India was splashed in the media all over, ... Read more...

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US taking Musharraf’s expose on aid use against India seriously


September 15th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.15 (ANI): The United States has said that it is taking revelations by former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf that aid provided by America for the war against terrorism was diverted ... Read more...

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Kashmir part of composite dialogue framework: Pak


July 20th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 20 (ANI): Pakistan has welcomed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remarks that New Delhi and Islamabad should settle the Kashmir problem bilaterally, and said it looked forward to resumption ... Read more...

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BJP advertisements yanked off Pakistani websites


May 16th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Advertisements prominently featuring Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and promising a "strong leader, decisive government" were quickly yanked off prominent Pakistani news websites Saturday as ... Read more...

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Taliban accepts ‘partial’ cable broadcast in Swat


April 8th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr. 8 (ANI): Taliban has accepted the cable TV operators demand to allow a partial broadcast of cable TV in Swat on the condition that only local news channels and ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to make Mumbai probe report public


January 29th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Amid reports that Pakistan has rejected India's dossier holding it complicit in the Mumbai attacks, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday demanded that Islamabad should honour its ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber targeted Pak village to avenge death of six Taliban militants


December 29th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 29 (ANI): The Pakistani mountain village of Shalbandi, which is less than 100 miles northwest of Islamabad, has been attacked by a suicide bomber belonging to the Taliban killing ... Read more...

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Geo TV’s ’stunning revelations’ on Bhutto killing a no-show


December 24th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Privately-owned Pakistani news channel Geo TV Wednesday inexplicably failed to air a programme containing "stunning revelations" on the assassination a year ago of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto ... Read more...

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India summons Pakistan’s envoy, toughens posture on Mumbai terror (Lead)


December 1st, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) With strong links emerging about the alleged complicity of Pakistan-based militants to Mumbai's bloody terror attacks, India Monday summoned Pakistan's high commissioner in New Delhi Shahid Malik ... Read more...

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Transmission of two Pakistani channels stopped in Karachi


November 17th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The transmission of two leading Pakistani news channels was stopped Monday in Karachi and several other cities of Sindh province but no government department has taken responsibility for ... Read more...

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Negroponte coming to Pakistan with no message for Musharraf


May 26th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): The United States Embassy has denied media reports suggesting that United States Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte will be in Pakistan next week with a message ... Read more...

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Prisoners’ plight may cast shadow on India-Pakistan talks


May 11th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The May 21 meeting between the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers in Islamabad was to help push forward the peace process between the two neighbours but reports ... Read more...

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US intervenes in Pakistan’s crisis over restoration of judges (Lead)


May 11th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 11 (DPA) A senior US diplomat intervened Sunday to end the deadlock between Pakistan's governing coalition partners over the reinstatement of deposed judges that seriously threatens their month-old alliance. President ... Read more...

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Dubai should end shutdown of Pakistani news channels: HRW


November 20th, 2007 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
New York, Nov.20 (ANI): The Dubai government should allow Geo Television and other Pakistani news channels, which broadcast from Dubai and function as Pakistan's most independent and respected television stations, to resume ... Read more...

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