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Blow to Zardari as letter closing graft cases to be revoked (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to ... Read more...

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Setback for Zardari: Letter closing graft cases to be withdrawn (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case


August 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination ... Read more...

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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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Construction at Musharraf’s ancestral house stirs row


May 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The demolition of a portion of former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's ancestral home, Neharwali Haveli in Old Delhi's Daryaganj, has stirred a row with ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Pakistani jail, nearly 400 escape


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 inmates escaped from a Pakistani jail early Sunday after Taliban militants attacked the facility with guns and grenades.Over 100 militants launched the attack ... Read more...

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Ajmer agog with impending Zardari visit


April 8th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Surrounded by the Aravali mountains, this pilgrim city of 800,000 people is agog this Sunday as its people eagerly looking forwrd to the visit of ... Read more...

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No reunion, but union possible in subcontinent: Pakistani writer (With image)


March 29th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The subcontinent can become a paradise in the region by retaining cultural, social and political identities of countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, says former ... Read more...

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India to reopen consulate in Karachi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) India plans to reopen its consulate in the port city of Karachi, said Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal.Sabharwal said Tuesday that talks ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s opposition fumes over missing people


March 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) The main opposition Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has demanded the formation of a special parliamentary committee to monitor progress on the issue of the hundreds ... Read more...

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Pakistan taps Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


March 1st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan has urged Interpol to issue a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Pakistani-American pleads guilty to terror charges


March 1st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A Pakistani-American suspect, who is a legal US resident being held at Guantanamo Bay, has pleaded guilty to all charges as part of a deal ... Read more...

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Pakistan to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been directed to write to global policing agency Interpol for issuing an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez ... Read more...

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Musharraf told to appear before court for 2007 bloodshed


February 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has been directed to appear before the Sindh High Court April 7 for violence in Karachi May 12, 2007, a media ... Read more...

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‘Benazir killed for backing Lal Masjid operation’


February 12th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated for supporting the Lal Masjid operation, an anti-terrorism court has been told.Dawn quoted Magistrate Taufiq Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Musharraf may be returning to his own grief: Daily


January 26th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's heroics in returning to his country could prove to be another misadventure for him, a Pakistani daily said Thursday.Not ... Read more...

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Don’t come back, ISI chief told Musharraf in Dubai


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha had a secret meeting with former president Pervez Musharraf in Dubai and told him not to come ... Read more...

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Ex-military colleagues back Musharraf’s return


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has received support from his former military colleagues as he plans to return home from self-exile in London.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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Zardari has immunuity as president, Gilani tells Supreme Court (Night Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Embattled Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday made a rare personal appearance for a Pakistani prime minister in the Supreme Court here and stepped forth in defence ... Read more...

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Gilani, in Supreme Court, backs Zardari (Evening Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday made a rare personal appearance in the Supreme Court here to come out in defence of corruption-tainted President ... Read more...

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Musharraf delays return to Pakistan


January 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf, who was to return to Pakistan by the end of January, has postponed his arrival in view of the "emerging political ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan relationship at its lowest ebb: Musharraf


January 15th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said the current bilateral relationship between Islamabad and Washington was at its lowest ebb, even lower than that after ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return between Jan 27 and 30


January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, has said he will return home between Jan 27 and 30 from his self-exile in London.Musharraf, who heads the All ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return home Jan 25 or 27


January 6th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who has been in self-imposed exile, has said he is ready to face the courts and would be returning home ... Read more...

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Pakistan remembers Benazir Bhutto


December 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary.The day began with recitation of the Quran at Bhutto's mausoleum at Garhi ... Read more...

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A last tango between Washington and Islamabad? (Comment)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
The tension between Islamabad and Washington is being stretched to the limit. Reports from Washington say US officials are trying to "limit" its counter-terrorism alliance with Pakistan. But this time, ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return to Pakistan in January


December 19th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who is living in London in a self-imposed exile, has said he will return home in ... Read more...

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Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US leaves


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes ... Read more...

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Pakistan to review all accords with US, NATO: Gilani


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan will review all its agreements with the US and NATO in the aftermath of the NOv 26 airstrike that left two dozen Pakistan ... Read more...

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Shoes thrown at others, Pawar first to be assaulted (Timeline)


November 24th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hitherto, prominent personalities have had footwear thrown at them but without contact being made. Union Agriculture Minister is the first dignitory to be assaulted. ... Read more...

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Musharraf refused certificate for farmhouse


November 17th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has been refused a completion certificate for his farmhouse in Islamabad, a media report said.Under the law, a completion certificate ... Read more...

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Dawood held in high esteem in Pakistan: Musharraf


November 16th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has said that although he can't confirm gangster Dawood Ibrahim's presence in Pakistan, the suspected mastermind behind the 1993 ... Read more...

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India playing great game in Afghanistan, says Musharraf


November 7th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) India is trying to gain influence in Kabul after the planned US withdrawal by 2014 and President Hamid Karzai is "going along" with it, former ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks Musharraf for Bugti killing


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A high court in Pakistan Tuesday ordered the government to bring before it former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, two of ... Read more...

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Throwing footwear: A trend to showcase anger


October 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Throwing footwear on famous personalities by sullen people is becoming increasingly common as a gesture of protest. The latest to be targeted was Arvind ... Read more...

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