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Assange must face court, says Jemima Khan


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must face court and answer sex crime allegations in Sweden instead of trying to avoid extradition and taking refuge inside the Ecuador ... Read more...

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Gilani’s disqualification a victory of law: Imran Khan (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Imslamabad, June 21 (IANS) The disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani as Pakistan's prime minister by the supreme court was a victory for the constitution, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Gilani’s disqualification a victory of law: Imran Khan


June 21st, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Wednesday that the disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani from Pakistan prime minister's post was a victory for the constitution and law ... Read more...

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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Allegations against CJI aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran


June 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Convicted Gilani must quit, says opposition


April 26th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court, must resign immediately, demanded opposition leaders, including former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. ... Read more...

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Imran fears suicide attacks if NATO supply resumes


April 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday said he feared suicide attacks across the country following the reopening of the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory.The ... Read more...

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Zardari, Nawaz disappointed their voters: Imran Khan


March 25th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the country honoured President Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif but they disappointed their voters in ... Read more...

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Rushdie slams Imran Khan at India Today conclave


March 18th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Writer Salman Rushdie, the author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses", Saturday evening hit out at Pakistan politician Imran Khan describing him as a ... Read more...

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Pranab, Omar drop out, but Rushdie to attend India Today conclave (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A host of speakers, including Pakistan politician Imran Khan, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Jammu & Kashmir ... Read more...

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Akhilesh drops out of India Today conclave


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's new Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday dropped out of the India Today conclave 2012 because of official engagements."Akhilesh Yadav is now not attending ... Read more...

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Rushdie factor: Imran Khan won’t attend India Today conclave (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has refused to attend the India Today conclave this week because of the presence of "The Satanic Verses" author Salman ... Read more...

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Rushdie factor: Imran Khan stays away from India Today conclave


March 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would not be attending the two-day India Today conclave because of the presence of "The Satanic Veres" author Salman Rushdie, the ... Read more...

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I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily sizes up new ISI chief


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs and it will have to be seen "how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster", ... Read more...

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Imran Khan wants open border with Afghanistan


February 14th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Tuesday told the Afghan envoy here that it was his dream to see an open border between the two neighbours.Imran, also the ... Read more...

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Ten injured in grenade attack at Imran’s rally


February 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Ten people, including four police personnel, were injured in a grenade attack and firing at a rally of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Swabi area of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Kolkata Book Fair organisers apologise to Imran Khan


January 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Kolkata Book Fair authorities Tuesday said they had apologised to former Pakistani cricketer and politician Imran Khan for switching off power supply during a talk by ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan’s show cut short ‘intentionally’


January 31st, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) How to cut short an interesting programme? Kolkata Book Fair 2012 authorities Monday found a way out by 'intentionally' switching off power when a discussion by ... Read more...

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A political Anna would be more effective in fighting corruption: Imran


January 31st, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Monday said if social activist Anna Hazare forms a party and captures power then he would be far more effective in ... Read more...

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Won’t support coup, opposed to any military action: Imran (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) As a stand-off between the political leadership and the army lingered on Thursday, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan reiterated his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party will not support ... Read more...

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No chance of early elections in Pakistan: Gilani


December 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has dismissed any chance of early polls and said the general elections would be held after the country's parliament ... Read more...

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It’s monarchy in Pakistan, not democracy, says Imran


December 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Leadership of Pakistan's political parties is being passed on like batons from father to son like in a monarchy, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday.Imran, ... Read more...

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Several Sikhs join Imran Khan’s party


December 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Several members of the minority Sikh community in Pakistan Tuesday joined cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, a media report said.Sikh leader Sahib Singh made ... 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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Ex-minister Qureshi joins Imran Khan’s party


November 27th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan's former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Sunday joined cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) party as it was "working toward justice and change", a ... Read more...

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India concerned at Pakistan coup buzz, but looks at big picture


November 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Instability continues in Pakistan but India will work with who it can, informed sources said here Sunday amid mounting speculation that the country could ... Read more...

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ISI calls the shots in Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 14th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency is calling the shots in the country, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan says, adding that the government lacks moral courage, "giving ... Read more...

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Hindu doctors’ murder a sad day for Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has strongly condemned the killing of Hindu doctors by armed assailants in Pakistan's Sindh province.Four Hindu doctors were attacked near Shikarpur district ... Read more...

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Cricketing world welcomes jail for tainted Pakistanis


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The cricketing world Thursday welcomed the jail terms for tainted Pakistani players Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir, saying the punishments will serve as a ... Read more...

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Cut aid to Pakistan: Imran urges Britain


September 26th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has urged Britain to cut aid to Pakistan, saying it fuels corruption.Imran, also the chief of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, told BBC Radio ... Read more...

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Pakistan fast slipping into chaos: Imran


July 31st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan, in the absence of "basic governance", was fast slipping into complete chaos, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.Imran, also the founder chairman of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Imran Khan to meet Pakistani-Britons


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would visit Britain and speak to Pakistani-origin people about the current political situation in his country, an official said.Imran -- who is also ... 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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Pakistan enveloped by national depression, says Imran


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A "national depression" has gripped Pakistan following the killing of Osama bin Laden in an American strike that kept out the Pakistanis, politician Imran Khan ... Read more...

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