political assassinations

US avoided ‘high profile trial’ by killing bin-Laden: Analysts

May 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): By killing Osama bin-Laden, the Obama administration has a high profile trial and denied al-Qaeda a chance of getting a propaganda boost.Although bin-Laden was officially wanted dead ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood forms party to contest elections

May 1st, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 30 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood, one of Egypt's prominent political forces, announced Saturday it would form its own party to contest up to half the parliamentary seats in ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban “not on the ropes yet”: NATO chief

February 2nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Lieutenant General David Rodriguez, head of the NATO Joint Command and Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, has warned that the Taliban is far from being ... Read more...

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Is the Pakistani Army getting ready to take over? (Part II)

January 7th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)Apart from its homegrown insurgency, Pakistan is in the throes of a large number of problems. These include ineffectual handling of last year's floods, which can be safely termed as the ... Read more...

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Politics not best way for change: Fatima Bhutto

April 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, the niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Sunday said politics was not the best way to bring about transformation in society ... Read more...

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Politicians sheltering mafia in Nepal: ex-police official

February 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 15 (IANS) Nine days after the daylight murder of controversial Nepali media tycoon Jamim Shah, a former police official said the "mafia" had entered the country and was ... Read more...

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Iraq frees 36 Iranian opposition members

October 7th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 7 (DPA) Iraqi authorities Wednesday freed 36 members of an Iranian opposition group detained during July clashes between Iraqi security forces and members of the group. The detainees were taken into ... Read more...

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CIA planned Al Qaeda assassinations: Report

July 13th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (DPA) A secret operation halted last month by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director planned assassinations of Al Qaeda targets, a newspaper reported Monday. The activities of the highly ... Read more...

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I did not say ’special death squad’ made by Cheney killed Benazir: Hersh

May 19th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 19 (ANI): US journalist Seymour Hersh has contradicted news reports being published in South Asia that quote him as saying a "special death squad" created by former US vice ... Read more...

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No request from Pak to probe Benazirs assassination: UN

January 8th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
United Nations, Jan 8 (ANI): The United Nations has not received any request from the Pakistan Government for help in investigating the "tragic" assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, UN Secretary-General ... Read more...

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