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Pak probe team recovers ’spying equipment’ from murder-accused US official’s custody


February 8th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 8(ANI): A Pakistani investigation team has found maps and other 'spying equipment' from the possession of double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis.According to sources, the team recovered a pistol, facial ... Read more...

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Freed militant commander wanted to target Pak nukes


December 30th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 30 (ANI): Qari Saifullah Akhtar, the al-Qaeda-linked ameer of the Harkatul Jehadul Islami (HUJI), has been freed by Pakistan's Punjab government under mysterious circumstances despite the fact that he ... Read more...

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640 Pakistanis died in 37 suicide attacks this year


November 29th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 640 people were killed and 1,800 hurt in 37 suicide bombings across Pakistan this year, said a government report.The report compiled by the Counter-Terrorism Wing of ... Read more...

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Shrines in Pak Punjab province at risk of terror attacks in absence of security measures


October 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25 (ANI): Out of a total of 319 shrines across the Pakistani province of Punjab, only 58 have security arrangements, and that too, inadequate, a survey report prepared by an ... Read more...

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Pakistani court convicts five Americans for terrorism


June 24th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (DPA) A Pakistani court Thursday sentenced five Americans to 10 years each in prison on terrorism charges, a state attorney said. All five men, ages 19 to 25, were arrested ... Read more...

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Pak court adjourns hearing in case against five US nationals


April 27th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 27(ANI): A Pakistan Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of the case against five US nationals arrested from Sargodha till May 6.The hearing was held at ... Read more...

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Pakistan prosecutes five US citizens on terrorism charges


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (DPA) Prosecutors Tuesday laid out terror charges in a Pakistani court against five US citizens arrested last year for suspected links with Al Qaeda, a state lawyer said. The men, ... Read more...

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Pak police files charge sheet against US ‘jihad seekers’


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.2 (ANI): Pakistani Police on Tuesday submitted a charge sheet against five young US students, who were apprehended from Sargodha in December last year over alleged links with Al-Qaeda and plotting ... Read more...

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US ‘jihad seekers’ move bail application in Pak court


February 17th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): Terming the evidence against them as 'vague', the five American 'jihad seekers', who were arrested last year from Sargodha, have moved a bail application in a Pakistani court.However, there ... Read more...

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US to raise torture claims of its citizens in local custody with Pakistan


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI) : The US State Department has taken a serious note of allegations regarding the five American terror suspects, apprehended last year from Sargodha, being tortured by Pakistani agencies and ... Read more...

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US ‘jihad seekers’ were planning to attack Pak’s Chashma nuke plant


December 26th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.26 (ANI): The five US origin terror suspects, who were arrested from Sargodha earlier this month, were planning to attack the Chasma Nuclear Power Plant and other strategic establishments in the ... Read more...

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Hang us, don’t deport us: 5 Americans held on terror charges


December 24th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Hang us but don't deport us: That's the plea five US nationals arrested for their alleged involvement in terrorist activities have made to the Pakistani government. They ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court bars deportation of US origin ‘jihad’ seekers without its permission


December 17th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.17 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has prohibited the deportation of the five US origin terror suspects, arrested last week from Sargodha, without its permission.Hearing the case of the terror ... Read more...

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LHC stops deportation of detained Pak-origin US nationals


December 14th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 14(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued orders against any possible bid to deport the five Pakistan-origin US nationals detained in Pakistan.The five US nationals were arrested ... Read more...

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Pakistani court halts deportation of five American Muslims


December 14th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (DPA) A Pakistani court Monday blocked the repatriation of five American Muslims arrested on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks last week, a lawyer said. The high court in the eastern ... Read more...

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US terror suspects to be interrogated in Lahore by joint investigation team


December 13th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): All five US origin terror suspects, who were arrested from Sargodha earlier this week, have been shifted to Lahore, for further interrogation by a joint investigation team.The FBI ... Read more...

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US terror suspects moved to Lahore for further interrogation


December 13th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): All five US origin terror suspects, who were arrested from Sargodha earlier this week, have been shifted to Lahore, for further interrogation by a joint investigation team.The FBI ... Read more...

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Pak to deport arrested US terror suspects only after complete investigations


December 12th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.12 (ANI): All the five detained US origin terror suspects would be deported as soon as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) completes its investigations, a seniorPakistan Interior Ministry official ... Read more...

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Arrest of US terror suspects in Pak ‘wake up call for American Muslim community: CSM


December 11th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): The arrest of five young American Muslims from Pakistan's Sargodha region for their alleged involvement in possible terror activities has puzzled the investigators, as none of the five men ... Read more...

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US officials meet terror suspects arrested in Pak: Clinton


December 11th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the US officials have met the five American Muslims, who were arrested from Pakistan's Sargodha area on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Obama seeks series of investigations into Pak terror suspect arrests


December 11th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI) : Concerned by the arrest of five US Muslim men in Pakistan, who were purportedly on their way to the Taliban's 'jihad' camp, President Barack Obama has said ... Read more...

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Arrested US men were en route to Pak based Taliban sanctuary for ‘jihad’ training


December 11th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 11 (ANI): Five of the 'missing' young US Muslim men, who were apprehended in Pakistan's Sargodha on Wednesday, were on their way to the Taliban sanctuary being operated ... Read more...

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‘Arrested Americans had contacted jihadist groups in Pakistan’


December 11th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) The five Americans arrested in Pakistan had contacted radical jihadist organisations, including two terrorist groups with links to the Al Qaeda, say US media reports ... Read more...

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Pakistan detains five Americans in a raid tied to militants


December 10th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.10 (ANI): Five young Muslim American persons from the Washington suburbs, who disappeared late last month, have been detained in Pakistan on Wednesday, during a police raid on a house ... Read more...

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Five ‘missing’ Muslim Americans nabbed in Pak


December 10th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 10 (ANI): Pakistani security officials have reportedly apprehended five young Muslim Americans, who had disappeared last month from the Washington suburbs.The men, age ranging from late teens to early ... Read more...

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Five Americans with possible terror links arrested in Pakistan (Lead)


December 10th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Five young American Muslims have been arrested in Pakistan and are under investigation for possibly trying to meet up with a terror group implicated in the ... Read more...

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Mastermind of Pakistan Army HQ attack arrested


October 28th, 2009 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, Oct 28 (IANS) Qari Ishtiaq, the mastermind of the attack on Pakistan Army headquarters in Rawalpindi, was arrested here Tuesday, the police said. Ishtiaq guided his associates on phone during the ... Read more...

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Interpol issues arrest warrants against 25 Pakistanis


August 17th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Aug.17 (ANI): Interpol on the request of Pakistan Government has issued arrest warrants of 25 Pakistanis involved in smuggling, terrorism, murder and other heinous crimes.According to The News, among those Pakistanis, ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects reports about attack on nuke sites


August 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 12 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected reports that its nuclear facilities were attacked by militants at least thrice in the last two years."It is rubbish. These aspersions are factually incorrect and ... Read more...

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Pakistan n-facilities attacked thrice by terrorists: US official


August 12th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear facilities have been attacked three times by home-grown extremists over the past two years, but there is "no waning confidence regarding the safety ... Read more...

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Pak militants tried to capture country’s nuke facilities at least thrice: Report


August 11th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Home grown Pakistani militants attacked country's nuclear facilities at least three times over the last two years, according to a leading security expert.The incidents include an attack ... Read more...

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Indigenous JF-17 Thunder aircrafts to start flying by year-end: PAF chief


June 28th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, has said that indigenously made JF-17 Thunder fighter aircrafts would start flying by this year-end.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Pak cop on trial for not thrashing Long March participants


March 18th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): A Pakistani assistant sub inspector is on trial for declining to follow his seniors order to thrash Long March participants in Islamabad. Ironically, the Pakistan Government has ... Read more...

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Geo News telecast blocked in parts of Pakistan


March 14th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) The telecast of Pakistan's Geo News television channel was blocked in some parts of the country Friday, the channel's website said. The channel broadcast has been blocked in parts ... Read more...

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PAF not to scale down high alert till threat perception goes down


December 25th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): Even as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) sustained its state of high alert, there were reports of the fighter jets continuing aerial surveillance over the Chashma nuclear ... Read more...

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