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Musharraf promised to send Pak troops to Iraq: Mir Jamali


October 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf had pledged to the United States to send a Pakistani military contingent for the Iraq attack, former Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan ... Read more...

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CIA to continue drone attacks in Pak after getting 100% results: Leon Panetta


September 30th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 30 (ANI): Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta has reportedly said that the CIA will continue staging drone attacks in Pakistan, a private TV channel reported.In his meeting ... Read more...

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Gilani says govt has ‘good relations’ with ‘perceived nemesis’ Army and judiciary


September 29th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated that the government has good relations with the establishment and the army, adding that the Army and the Inter-Services ... Read more...

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Pakistan never responded to US efforts for Aafia’s repatriation: Diplomatic sources


September 26th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): The US had contacted Pakistan a number of times for repatriation of Dr Aafia Siddiqui to her home country, but received no response from the Pakistan Government, American ... Read more...

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Zardari’s master plan to deal with NRO beneficiaries in line with Supreme Court’s diktat


September 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 25 (ANI): Following Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's statement in the Upper House asking the beneficiaries of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to resign, President Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly ... Read more...

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PPP ready to face any challenge: Zardari


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 23 (ANI): Reiterating that the federal government would complete its tenure, President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is ready to face any challenge, ... Read more...

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Afridi rubbishes allegations of third ODI against England being fixed


September 19th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad,Sept 19 (ANI): Pakistan's ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi has dismissed allegations of spot-fixing following his team's 23-run win in the third one-dayer against England."I thought we played hard cricket and ... Read more...

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Floods cause ‘major harm’ to Pakistan’s already fragile economy: IMF


August 11th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the floods will cause "major harm to the economy" of Pakistan as donor and investor concerns are growing over the disaster's ... Read more...

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Apex court to decide if act covers Hindu marriage abroad


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the estranged wife of a petitioner who has sought the court's ruling on whether the Hindu Marriage Act applies to ... Read more...

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Afghanistan shuts down private TV channel ‘Emroaz’ over ‘anti-national’ programming


July 28th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Afghanistan has closed down a private television station 'Emroaz TV', owned by an Afghan MP Najibulla Kabuli, for allegedly 'fueling religious tensions and harming national unity." The channel ... Read more...

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Indian-American questions marriage act in court


July 21st, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Wednesday on whether the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act apply to an American citizen of Indian origin whose wife has filed ... Read more...

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US not to chase terrorists into Pakistan: Holbrooke


June 21st, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The US will not violate Pakistan's sovereignty by chasing terrorists in Afghanistan across the border into this country, US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke ... Read more...

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24 arrested for Karachi killings, 4 more die


June 16th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 16 (IANS) Security forces arrested 24 people for their suspected role in a series of target killings that have rocked this southern port for the past few weeks, even as ... Read more...

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I will return to Pakistan soon: Musharraf


June 15th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said he will return to Pakistan soon to join national politics. In a telephonic address to a group of students here, ... Read more...

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Drone attack kills four in Pakistan


June 11th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) At least four people were killed Friday during a suspected US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area, media reports said. A drone fired two missiles at ... Read more...

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Eight militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal areas


June 11th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Eight militants were killed as helicopter gunships of the security forces targeted their hideouts in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas. Twelve others sustained injuries in the attack in ... Read more...

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Gaza Flotilla Intercepted By Israeli Army, Casualties May Go Up


May 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Gaza, May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development the Israeli navy has stormed a ship carrying pro-Palestinian activists along with thousands of tons of stuffs to the Gaza strip ... Read more...

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Talks with India can reduce trust deficit: Pakistan (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Hours after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said the trust deficit was the main obstacle in ties with Pakistan, Islamabad called for a "sustained and ... Read more...

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Pakistan for talks with India to build trust


May 24th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan Monday called for a "sustained and meaningful" dialogue with India after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the trust deficit was the main obstacle in their ... Read more...

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Asian Tigers threaten to kill ‘Osama’ if action taken against Hamid Mir


May 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 21 (ANI): The Asian Tigers have threatened to kill the son of former Inter-Services Intelligence officer Khalid Khawaja if any action is taken against Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir.Osama Khalid ... Read more...

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Zardari summons Sindh cabinet to Islamabad


May 10th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Monday postponed his visit to Karachi to attend a special meeting of the Sindh cabinet to review its functioning and has instead summoned ... Read more...

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Pakistan to increase defence budget to Rs.443 bn


May 10th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to increase its defence budget for fiscal 2010-11 by Rs.100 billion ($1.2 billion) to Rs.443 billion due to the additional expenditure caused by the ... Read more...

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23 militants killed in Pakistan’s Orakzai region


May 9th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani troops backed by helicopter gunships pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern Orakzai region Sunday, killing at least 23 fighters and injuring eight, an official said. The security ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills 12 in Waziristan


May 9th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) At least a dozen militants, including some foreigners, were killed and three others wounded in a US drone strike Sunday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region that is ... Read more...

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200,000 Facebook fans want me to return to Pakistan: Musharraf


May 9th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said 200,000 of his Facebook fans are asking him to return to the country from Britain and he will contest the ... Read more...

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Pakistani student approaches court for divorce!


May 6th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): A Pakistani girl in class seven, who was sold by her father for Rs 0.1 million, has approached a civil court in Shahdadpur in Mirpurkhas for divorce.A private ... Read more...

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Fire erupts at U.S. Embassy in Islamabad; no casualties reported


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A fire broke out at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday, Pakistani media reported, but there were no reports of casualties.The fire broke out around 1.20 p.m. ... Read more...

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Dhaka TV channel to challenge shutdown order


April 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) The management of Channel 1, a private TV channel that was shut down Tuesday, has said it was "ready to take legal steps against the government move". The government ... Read more...

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‘UN Bhutto probe team interviewed Musharraf’


April 21st, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) The United Nations team that probed Benazir Bhutto's assassination had met former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf during its investigations, the commission's head, Chilean Ambassador to the UN ... Read more...

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At least 25 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful explosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 25 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan (Update)


April 19th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful explosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 21 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful epxlosion at a bazaar in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during a political rally on Monday killed at least 21 people and injured scores ... Read more...

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At least 10 dead in blast during rally in northwestern Pakistan


April 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people have been killed and others have been injured after a powerful explosion during a rally in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on ... Read more...

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At least five dead, several injured after car bomb attack against Pakistan police station


April 18th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed in a car bombing at a police station in northwest Pakistan on Sunday morning, according to local media reports.Private TV channel Express ... Read more...

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Report: At least 50 dead, scores injured after twin blasts at refugee camp in northwest Pakistan


April 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Two back to back explosions at a refugee camp in northwest Pakistan on Saturday killed up to 50 people and injured scores of others. The blasts happened at the ... Read more...

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