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US releases jihadist who trained 7/7 bombers after serving less than five of seventy year sentence


February 14th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 14 (ANI): Mohammed Junaid Babar, an American jihadist who had taught the process of making explosives to the 2005 London suicide bombers in his training camp, has reportedly ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s comment on failed Agra Summit: ‘Hidden Hand’ says ‘Maine Dekha Hai’


December 7th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.7 (ANI): Senior External Affairs Ministry official Vivek Katju on Tuesday said he had read former Pakistan President General (retired) Pervez Musharraf's acerbic comment that he was the "Hidden ... Read more...

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‘Zia’s remnants trying to malign Zardari, children by using Benazir banner’: PPP


November 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 24 (ANI): The remnants of former Pakistan President General Zia ul Haq are once again trying to create chaos within the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) as President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Mind reader part of India-Pakistan foreign secretary-level talks


June 24th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): The two-hour-long foreign secretary-level talks, which took place at the Pakistan Foreign Office here, included a mind reader among the officials taking part in the deliberations.Director General (South ... Read more...

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PPP must not insult superior judiciary: PML-N lawmaker


June 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 1 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentarian Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan lashed out at the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Government on Tuesday for insulting the superior judiciary by lying ... Read more...

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JI chief demands dialogue with Taliban in Pak


May 16th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Syed Munawwar Hasan has asked the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led Government to initiate peace talks with the Taliban, saying if dialogue can be ... Read more...

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PPP not scared by Musharraf’s ‘last bullet in pistol’: General Secretary


May 10th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Faislabad, May 10 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) General Secretary Jehangir Badar has challenged former President General Pervez Musharraf to face the probe being conducted into former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's ... Read more...

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Musharraf harbouring dreams of becoming Pak President again


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May.2 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf still harbours dreams of becoming Pakistan's President once again.Chatting with an Arab magazine reporter while sipping tea with his cronies at ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik had significant role in Bhutto’s security management: Report


April 19th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 19(ANI): The Benazir Bhutto Commission Report has found that Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who was in charge of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, had a significant role ... Read more...

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PPP to seek ’stern’ action against Musharraf following UN Benazir assassination report


April 18th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.18 (ANI): Backing the UN enquiry commission's report over former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has held former President General Pervez Musharraf responsible for the ... Read more...

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Official of Imran Khan’s party calls Musharraf “a habitual liar”


April 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 12(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Information Secretary, Omar Sarfraz Cheema, has described former Pakistan President General (r) Pervez Musharraf as "a habitual liar" with "a nerve for selling ridiculous ... Read more...

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‘Face reader’ to be Pak’s ’secret weapon’ during Feb 25 talks with India


February 24th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): The Pakistani delegation coming to India to take part in the foreign secretary-level talks on February 25 also includes a 'physiognomy' expert, who would read the faces of the ... Read more...

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Musharraf to address House of Lords


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Two Muslim members of House of Lords have been involved in controversy and blame-game over inviting former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf to address a meeting in one ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ex-minister escapes gun attack


February 9th, 2010 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Feb 9 (IANS) A former minister of Pakistan was shot and four of his body guards were killed when a group of armed assailants attacked the opposition Awami Muslim League's office ... Read more...

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Baitullah killed Benazir with Musharraf’s consent: Pak’s UK envoy


December 26th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 26 (ANI) : Holding former President General Pervez Musharraf responsible for former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hassan has said that Tehreek-e-Taliban ... Read more...

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Decision to reopen Swiss cases against Zardari challenged in Pak SC


December 20th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.20 (ANI) : A petition challenging the verdict to reopen the cases against President Asif Ali Zardari pending in foreign courts, has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court.The petitioner, ... Read more...

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Futile to blame India, US for terror emanating from within Pak: Editorial


December 11th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 11 (ANI): While the Pakistani leadership has been blaming foreign countries such as India and the United States for the recent wave of terror attacks in the country, which ... Read more...

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Musharraf ordered 35 bulletproof Mercedes from Japan to safeguard his ministers, bureaucrats


November 21st, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.21 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf certainly put the safety of his ministers and bureaucrats on top of his priorities even if it cost the nation millions of ... Read more...

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UN enquiry commission interrogates Musharraf in Benazir murder case


November 18th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.18 (ANI): The UN commission probing the former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case has reportedly quizzed former President General Pervez Musharraf.According to sources, the enquiry commission interrogated Musharraf ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination: Lahore High Court issues notice to Musharraf, others


November 14th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.14 (ANI): The Lahore High Court, for the third time, has issued notices against former President General Pervz Musharraf and former Punjab Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi in connection with former ... Read more...

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Former SCBA president offers to buy Musharraf return ticket to face music back home


October 30th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.30 (ANI): Former Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Chaudhary Aitzaz Ahsan has asked former President General Pervez Musharraf to return back to the country and fight the ... Read more...

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UN enquiry commission finding it hard to trace Musharraf for BB murder interrogation


October 29th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.29 (ANI): The United Nations commission, which is probing former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto' s assassination case, is finding it difficult to quiz former President General Pervez Musharraf.According to ... Read more...

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Zia-ul-Haq’s son blames former Army official for father’s plane crash death


October 15th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq's son, and Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) leader Ejaz-ul-Haq, has alleged that a former top Pakistan Army official had plotted the plane crash in 1988 ... Read more...

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Pak govt. to skip probe into GHQ terror attack fearing its downfall


October 14th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.14 (ANI): The Pakistan government is unlikely to order a probe into the audacious terror attack on the Army's General Headquarters in Rawalpindi which rocked the troubled nation last Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Baloch court orders Musharraf to be booked for Bugti’s murder


October 7th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct.7 (ANI): The Balochistan High Court (BHC) has ordered the concerned authorities to book former President General Pervez Musharraf along with former Prime Minister Sahukat Aziz and former Balochistan Chief ... Read more...

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NAB clears Zardari, Sharif and others of involvement in 2006 sugar crisis


September 26th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26(ANI): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has submitted a revised report to the Supreme Court which clears Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) chief Nawaz Sharif ... Read more...

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Shaukat Aziz’s regime gave birth to hoarding mafia : PPP


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.23 (ANI): Senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Raza Rabbani has blamed the former President Shaukat Aziz's regime for the birth of hoarding mafia in the country.Interacting with party workers during ... Read more...

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US favoured Musharraf’s ’safe exit’: Patterson


September 20th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.20 (ANI): The United States, for the first time, has disclosed that it wanted a 'safe exit' for the former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf after he stepped down from ... Read more...

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PML-N would not have been able to try Musharraf even in power: JUI-F chief


September 13th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.13 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman has challenged the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) that it could not have succeeded in trying former President General Pervez Musharraf even if ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s trial seekers should act rather than rant: PML-Q


September 12th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.12 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League -Quaid (PML-Q) has said that all those people who want former President General Pervez Musharraf to be tried for high treason should come forward ... Read more...

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Contempt of court petition filed against Musharraf for ‘illegally’ confining judges


September 11th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.11 (ANI): Cases against former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf continue to be filed abated, as now a petition has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking contempt-of-court proceedings against ... Read more...

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Musharraf to use secret ’smoking gun’ on Nawaz, Benazir if cornered


September 11th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.11 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf possess some secret records regarding Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, and may make them ... Read more...

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No ‘great deal’ with Musharraf to protect him against high treason trial: PML-N


August 31st, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.31 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has vehemently denied reports that it is preparing a deal allowing former President General Pervez Musharraf to escape the high treason trial under ... Read more...

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‘Musharraf, now an angry, frustrated and isolated figure, divorced from ground realities’


August 26th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.26 (ANI): Senior Pakistan Muslim League -Quaid (PML-Q) leader Humayun Akhtar has described former Pakistan President General Pervez Musahrraf as a person 'completely divorced from ground realities'.Akhtar, who recently met Musharraf ... Read more...

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Chances of Musharraf trial not finished yet: Gilani


August 23rd, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.23 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said chances of former President General Pervez Musharraf being tried under the Article Six of the Constitution still exist.Interacting with media ... Read more...

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