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US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed but reaches Wagah in handcuffs (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wagah (Pakistan), June 28 (IANS) He may have been officially released from jail Thursday morning but when Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh alighted from the prison van at the Wagah border ... 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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Cop hurt as bomb in manhole explodes in Peshawar


May 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A Pakistani police officer was injured in Peshawar city Friday when a bomb hidden beneath a manhole cover exploded as soon as his vehicle by, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani police official shot dead


May 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A senior police official was gunned down in Pakistan's Quetta city Tuesday, a media report said.SP Crime Investigation Department (CID) Shahnawaz Khan was fatally shot in ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy jailed for stealing kite released (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy detained by Pakistani police on charges of stealing a kite, was released after he spent a night in jail.A sessions judge ordered the ... Read more...

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Police rescue 50 students from ‘Torture school’


December 15th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Islamabad, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani law enforcement officers have rescued more than 50 children who were subjected to torture. Some of the children were as young as seven years of age.When ... Read more...

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600 Pakistani police personnel fail English test


October 27th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Over 600 Pakistani police personnel failed an English language test that was conducted for deployment on UN peacekeeping missions.They were disqualified in the test conducted by ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US diplomats from travel without permission


October 12th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistani police Wednesday refused to allow American diplomats to go out of the port city of Karachi without proper travel documents, local media reported.Four vehicles of ... Read more...

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US embassy staff barred from entering Peshawar (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In a move sure to further strain US-Pakistan ties, Islamabad is repeatedly blocking American embassy staff from entering Peshawar.Quoting US and international aid officials, the Washington ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US embassy staff from entering Peshawar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In an action that would further strain US-Pakistan relations after the killing of Osama bin Laden on its soil by American special forces in May, Islamabad ... Read more...

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On official trip to Pakistan, UK minister joins family wedding


April 16th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin British cabinet minister, who went on an official trip to the country to witness the devastation caused by floods, slipped out to attend a ... Read more...

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Pakistani suicide bomber kills one (Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) A suicide bomber Thursday rammed his vehicle packed with explosives into a Pakistani police officer's home, sparking an explosion that killed one person and injured nine ... Read more...

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Nailing Mumbai attack accused ‘difficult fish for Pak to fry’ due to LeT links


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): Pakistan is trying to project itself as being tough on international terrorism on the one hand, but wants to remain "engaged" with Islamist militant group Lashkar-i-Taiba (LeT) on the ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 others injured Monday in a blast that occurred near a bus stand in Pakistan's northwest district of ... Read more...

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Kin of Indian jailed in Pakistan await his release


March 27th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) The Chandigarh-based family of Gopal Dass (50), an Indian set to be released from a Pakistani jail after 27 years, is elated and planning a grand ... Read more...

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Davis pardoned, released in accordance with Pakistani law: White House


March 17th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): The United States has welcomed the release of double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis, and stressed that he was freed in accordance with Pakistani law."The United States welcomes the ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud’s aide arrested in Karachi


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 23(ANI): Pakistani police have reportedly arrested five militants, including a close aide of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Baitullah Mehsud and a Lashkar-e-Jhangvi member, in Karachi.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Insurance scam probe in Pakistan turns into personal feud


February 17th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The investigation into the multi-billion rupee scam in Pakistan's National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) has now turned into a personal battle between the investigation officer and the ... Read more...

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Shocking secret audio recording suggests Pak handed over Aafia Siddiqui to US


February 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan did hand over alleged Al-Qaeda suspect Dr Aafia Siddiqui to the United States, suggests a new audio recording of a senior Pakistani police official.The recording has been ... Read more...

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US official to be charged with murder: Pakistani police


February 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The Pakistani police Friday said they will lodge a murder charge against the US official Raymond Davis, whose judicial custody was extended by 14 days by a court ... Read more...

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Pak police dismiss murder-accused US official’s “self-defence” claim as ‘unconvincing’


February 5th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistani police officials investigating into the double killings by US national Raymond Davis have dismissed his 'self-defence' claim as 'unconvincing' in their initial report to the Punjab government, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to release double murder-accused US diplomat soon: Report


February 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): Double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis, who is currently under Pakistani police detention, may be released soon, officials have indicated.Two Pakistani officials in the United States told a foreign ... Read more...

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U.S. demands release of American diplomat in Pakistan, says he has immunity


January 29th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday urged authorities in the Pakistani city of Lahore to immediately release an American diplomat who is being held in the shooting deaths of ... Read more...

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Court martial of Indian general gets Pakistan chief justice thinking


January 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Citing the example of a serving Indian Army general who was court-martialled, Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has wondered "why don't a few top guns in ... Read more...

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‘Blame-game’ over CIA’s Pak station chief leak to harm ‘fragile democracy’ Pak: Kerry


December 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, John Kerry, has rejected the claims that the pull out of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s station chief from Pakistan was a 'major ... Read more...

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ISI blew CIA official’s cover: NYT


December 18th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) The Islamabad CIA station chief's identity is suspected to have been deliberately blown by the ISI apparently in retaliation for naming of the Pakistan intelligence agency chief in ... Read more...

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‘ISI blew CIA station chief’s cover in retaliation to Mumbai massacre implication’


December 18th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency has pulled its top clandestine officer out of Pakistan amid an escalating war of recriminations between American and Pakistani spies, with some US officials ... Read more...

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Pak court accepts petition seeking life imprisonment for five Americans


November 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): A Pakistani court on Monday accepted the Punjab government's request seeking life sentences for five Americans already jailed for 10 years on terror convictions.Waqar Husain Khan, Ahmed Abdullah Mani, ... Read more...

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Pakistani police involved in rape, rights violations


November 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A large number of police officials across Pakistan have been booked for rape and human rights violations in the last three years, says an official report submitted to ... Read more...

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It happens only in Pak: Cops call bootlegger to switch premium scotch into local hooch!


September 27th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 27(ANI): Over 26,100 bottles of foreign branded liquor, including Blue Label and Black Label, which were seized by Pakistani police in Islamabad, have been reportedly replaced with bottles of local ... Read more...

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Dramatic rise in suicide attacks in Pak after storming of Lal Masjid in 2007


August 13th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Pakistan has witnessed a dramatic rise in the incidents of suicide attacks in the country over the past three years since the storming of the Lal ... Read more...

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Five convicted US ‘jihad seekers’ appeal against Pak court judgement


June 28th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): The five American terror suspects sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for plotting terror attacks across Pakistan have challenged their conviction, a counsel for the convicted men said.Hasan ... Read more...

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