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Iran pardons 130 inmates ahead of Eid al-Fitr


August 16th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 130 convicts held on treason charges have been released in Iran on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.The leader of ... Read more...

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‘Doctor who helped in Osama mission needs US help’


June 19th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US needs to make renewed attempts to help the jailed Pakistani doctor who led the US to Osama bin Laden, a Congressman has said.Republican Dana ... Read more...

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Pakistani military intelligence chief appears before Osama panel


October 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A Pakistani commission, investigating the US sneak raid to kill Osama bin Laden in the northwestern city of Abbottabad near Islamabad on May 2, Wednesday questioned ... Read more...

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Pakistani who helped CIA track down Osama faces treason charges


October 7th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A Pakistani panel, investigating the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbotabad May 2, Thursday suggested registration of treason charges against a doctor who ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe becoming a police state: Tsvangirai


March 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Mar.19 (ANI): Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said that the country is sliding into a 'police state' and regional leaders should intervene to save the shaky coalition he formed with ... Read more...

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LHC calls for Pak Govt’s report on plea seeking Musharraf’s high treason charges trial


February 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Lahore High Court has called for a report from the Pakistan Government on a petition seeking the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges.After ... Read more...

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Hearing of Musharraf’s extradition, trial pleas put off until February 24


February 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): The Lahore High Court has deferred the hearing of two identical petitions seeking the extradition and trial of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges until ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe may impose treason charges against PM Tsvangirai over Wikileaks revelation


December 28th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Dec 28 (ANI): Zimbabwe is considering bringing treason charges against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and other individuals over confidential talks to US diplomats leaked by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks'.A cable ... Read more...

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LHC seeks Pak govt’s reply on petition seeking Musharraf’s trial for high treason


November 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought a reply from the Pakistan government on December 21 on a petition seeking former president Pervez Musharraf's trial on high treason ... Read more...

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Musharraf warns of ‘another military coup’ in Pakistan


September 30th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): While preparing to launch his new party and rejoin Pakistan's turbulent politics, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has warned that the country's military could launch another coup. ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses ‘high treason’ petition against ’spot-fixing’ cricketers


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 23 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has dismissed a petition against Pakistani cricket players allegedly involved in the spot-fixing, as none of them have been proved to be guilty so ... Read more...

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Second day of unrest in Maldives


July 16th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (DPA) Demonstrators were on the streets of Male, the Maldives capital, Friday protesting the previous day's arrest of the leader of the main opposition party, officials said. The Maldives ... Read more...

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Spy swap talk grows (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (DPA) Ten Russian spy suspects are expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in a joint appearance in a New York federal court, fuelling discussion about a possible swap with ... Read more...

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Russia seeks spy swap to free agents in US


July 8th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (DPA) The Kremlin wants to resort to a spy swap reminiscent of the Cold War era to free some of the 10 Russians who were recently detained in the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist Adam Gadahn is not in custody


March 9th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Islamabad, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An American Al Qaeda terrorist had been arrested over the weekend and it was believed to be Adam Gadahn. But now the Pakistani intelligence officials have ... Read more...

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No chance of coup as Army, PPP working in tandem ‘for first time’: Gilani


December 25th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): Rejecting apprehensions regarding a possible military coup in the country, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government and the ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-N join hands for Musharraf’s high treason trial


November 12th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.12 (ANI): Joining hands with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in demanding former President General Pervez Musharraf's trial under the Article Six of the Constitution, the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) ... Read more...

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NRO a ‘non-issue’, MNA’s should help govt. to address ‘real issues’ : Gilani


November 4th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.4 (ANI): Terming the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) as a 'non-issue', Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged the members of the National Assembly (MNA) to let the judiciary ... Read more...

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Sharif softens stand on Musharraf’s trial following Saudi snub


October 29th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.29 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, it seems, has dropped the idea of insisting on former President General Pervez Musharraf's trial under high treason charges, as the issue ... Read more...

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Pak won’t allow foreign troops on its soil: Musharraf


September 21st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Philadelphia, Sep 21 (ANI): Former President Pervez Musharraf has said Pakistan would never allow foreign troops on its territory.Addressing a Pakistani doctors organization in Philadelphia, Musharraf said that Pakistan's defence ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return to Pakistan under pleasant conditions


September 21st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 21 (ANI): Former president Pervez Musharraf has said he will return to Pakistan under pleasant conditions.He added that he will not retaliate against those who are demanding to try ... Read more...

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Musharraf ’shedding crocodile tears’, says ex- Pak SCBA chief


September 19th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.19 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association's former President Aitzaz Ahsan has said that former President General Pervez Musharraf is 'shedding crocodile tears' while admitting that removing Chief Justice Iftikhar ... Read more...

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Musharraf alone cannot be prosecuted under high treason charges : Gilani


September 17th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.17 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again said that prosecuting former President General Pervez Musharraf under high treason charges was not feasible as such a step ... Read more...

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US, Britain negotiated covert deal allowing ’safe exit’ to Musharraf


September 17th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.17 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has accused the United States and Britain of playing a part in the secret negotiations for allowing a 'safe exit' to former President ... Read more...

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Musharraf must be prosecuted to end Army’s interference in country’s politics: Sharif


September 5th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.5 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that prosecuting former President General Pervez Musharraf under high treason charges for taking 'extrajudicial' actions on November 3, 2007 ... Read more...

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PPP has not given any ‘guarantee’ regarding Musharraf indemnity: Kaira


September 4th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.4 (ANI): Pakistan Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has rebutted reports regarding Pakistan People's Party (PPP) giving assurance not to prosecute former President General Pervez Musharraf on high ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-N reconciliation efforts hit hard by ’smear Sharif’ campaign


September 4th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.4 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) do not share a cordial relationship, and the recent brickbatting between the two parties, has further dented ... Read more...

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Outcome of Musharraf’s ’successful’ Saudi visit to be revealed soon: Qureshi


September 4th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.4 (ANI): Former Pakistan Presidency spokesperson Rashid Qureshi has said former President General Pervez Musharraf's meeting with Saudi King Abdullah has been 'successful', and the outcome of the talks between ... Read more...

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Sharif has inked secret ‘indemnity’ deal with Musharraf: JI chief


September 4th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.4 (ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Syed Munawar Hassan has said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has signed a secret deal with former President General Pervez Musharraf that awarded ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s trial would result in unmitigated chaos in Pak: Report


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.3 (ANI): While the ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) in Pakistan in under immense pressure to try former President General Pervez Musharraf under high treason charges for his 'extrajudicial' actions ... Read more...

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Musharraf says he asked ‘nothing’ for himself from Saudi King


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Jeddah, Sep.3 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has denied reports that his Saudi Arabia visit was aimed at requesting clemency from being tried under high treason charges, saying he 'asked ... Read more...

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“Optimistic” Musharraf leaves for London in ‘high spirits’ after Saudi visit


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Sep.3 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has returned to London after his three day visit to Saudi Arabia, and it seems his tour has yielded the desired results. ... Read more...

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One call from Saudi Arabia would seal Musharraf trial seekers’ mouth: PML-Q


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.2 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Secretary General Mushahid Hussain Sayed has said that former President General Pervez Musharraf had left the country after inking a deal with the present ... Read more...

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Pak enemies must be prosecuted under high treason charges: Musharraf


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jeddah, Sep.2 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf, who himself in facing high treason charges, has said that country's enemies must be prosecuted as traitors.A private television channel quoted Musharraf, ... Read more...

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PML-N’s abrupt U-turn on trying Gen Kayani for ‘high treason’


August 31st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.31 (ANI): A day after the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif's spokesman Zaeem Qadri said that Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani should also be prosecuted under high treason ... Read more...

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