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Peshawar airport renamed after Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


January 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The airport in Pakistan's Peshawar city has been renamed after noted freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.As a tribute to the Pashtun political and spiritual leader, ... Read more...

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Contempt of court: Gilani set to appear before apex court


January 19th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Thursday set to appear before the Supreme Court following a contempt notice for not implementing a directive to ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader shot dead


May 28th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) A leader of Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) was gunned down Saturday in Swat valley in the northwest tribal region, a media report said.Militants stormed the ... Read more...

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LeT also killing Pakistanis: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said India should not hold Pakistan responsible for the terror attacks carried out by the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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We should revisit blasphemy law: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said that there is a need to revisit the blasphemy law."No law is absolutely good or flawed, ... Read more...

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Need to revisit blasphemy laws: Pakistani politician


April 21st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Treading a cautious line on the controversial laws that make blasphemy a capital crime in Pakistan, Asfandyar Wali Khan, a top leader of the ruling ... Read more...

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LeT an enemy of Pakistan: Ghaffar Khan’s grandson


April 21st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asfandyar Wali Khan, grandson of legendary Pashtun leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and part of Pakistan's ruling coalition, said Thursday his country should not be ... Read more...

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Abdul Ghaffar Khan’s kin to visit India


April 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Afsandyar Wali Khan, a top leader of Pakistan's ruling coalition and grandson of legendary Pashtun leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, will be on a week-long ... Read more...

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High profile team accompanies Gilani for Mohali match


March 30th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar. 30 (ANI): A high-profile delegation is accompanying Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on his daylong visit to Mohali to attend Wednesday's World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan. ... Read more...

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ANP lays down ‘three conditions’ to Taliban for dialogue


January 27th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 27(ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has laid down three conditions for talks with the Taliban- accepting the writ of the government, stopping bloodshed and never ... Read more...

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Police detain 20 suspects as Karachi death toll rises to 27


January 15th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 15(ANI): Police have detained twenty suspects from Bukhari colony of Orangi Town in Karachi after a fresh wave of targeted killings and armed attacks in the city claimed 27 ... Read more...

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Journalist among 14 killed in Pakistan violence (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) A journalist of a private television channel was shot dead by a group of assailants in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, where at least 14 others were also ... Read more...

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Journalist among eight killed in Pakistan (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) A journalist of a private television channel was shot dead by a group of unidentified assailants in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, where at least seven others were ... Read more...

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Geo News reporter shot dead in Karachi


January 14th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) A reporter of Geo News was shot dead in Pakistan's southern Karachi city, the news channel said Thursday.Wali Khan Babar was on his way home from office when ... Read more...

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Zardari didn’t attend Taseer’s funeral but goes to US for Holbrooke’s memorial service


January 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari did not attend slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's funeral last week, but left for the United States on Wednesday to attend a memorial ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks unity of allies before US visit


January 13th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Seeking solidarity among ruling alliance partners on foreign policies, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari held talks with several leaders, including opposition PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, before leaving ... Read more...

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Asfandyar rejects WikiLeaks reports of Kayani offering him presidency


December 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 5(ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has dismissed whistle-blower website WikiLeaks' reports that said Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had offered him to become the ... Read more...

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ISI chief conspired against Zardari: WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik had told then US ambassador Anne Patterson that it was not chief of army staff Gen. Ashfaq Kayani but ISI chief Gen. ... Read more...

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Cablegate highlights America’s deep role in Pak’s power politics


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2(ANI): The latest leak of classified U.S. diplomatic cables out of Pakistan have highlighted America's deep role in the country's power politics.A March 2009 cable reveals that Pakistan Army ... Read more...

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“ANP chief declined Kayani’s offer to replace Zardari owing to lack of support”


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 2 (ANI): The Awami National Party (ANP) chief, Asfandyar Wali Khan, was offered the post of Pakistan president but he turned it down, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Information Minister Mian Iftikhar ... Read more...

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Kayani considered plans to oust Zardari, send him into exile


December 1st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani considered plans to oust President Asif Ali Zardari from office to prevent opposition leader Nawaz Sharif coming to power, according to ... Read more...

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All political bigwigs issued prohibited arm licences during Musharraf’s regime


February 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.26 (ANI): Over 400 prohibited arms licenses were issued to political leaders, parliamentarians and bureaucrats including President Asif Zardari and the Sharif brothers (Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif) during former ... Read more...

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Veteran ANP leader Ajmal Khattak dead


February 8th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb. 8 (ANI): Mohammad Ajmal Khattak, a household name in Pakhtun society because of his contribution to literature and politics died in Nowshera on Sunday night after protracted illness. He was ... Read more...

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Holbrooke ‘angry’ over continuous criticism of US by Pak media, leaders


January 16th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.16 (ANI): Consistent criticism of the US by the Pakistani leadership has angered President Obama's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke.During a meeting with the leaders of all ... Read more...

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Pak-Taliban’s hit list includes 70 VIPs


January 13th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan. 13 (ANI): Almost 70 Pakistani VIPs, including the current and former chief ministers of NWFP, leaders of political parties, sitting inspector generals of police and heads of paramilitary forces, ... Read more...

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Militants wearing suicide vests forced ‘peace deal’: ANP chief


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan.3 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said the peace accord between the Taliban and the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Government was inked under pressure ... Read more...

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Zardari in marathon meeting with allies over fall-out of SC verdict on NRO


December 19th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 19 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has been holding marathon consultations with his political allies to discuss the situation in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's verdict on the ... Read more...

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Pak political parties differ over charging Musharraf


August 14th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.14 (ANI): Political parties in Pakistan have no consensus among them over the trial of former president General Pervez Musharraf.While the Awami National Party (ANP) has supported charges against Musharraf, ... Read more...

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Zardari signs sharia deal following National Assembly’s green signal


April 14th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.14 (ANI): Following the National Assembly's nod, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has signed the sharia law deal which is to be implemented in the North West Frontier Province's Swat ... Read more...

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Surgeons remove eight-inch rod from boy’s abdomen


April 9th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, April 9 (IANS) Surgeons at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in the Aligarh Muslim University have successfully removed an eight-inch iron rod which had pierced the abdomen of a six-year-old ... Read more...

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US drones attacks on Balochistan will be counterproductive: Asfandyar


March 20th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 20 (ANI): Awami National Party leader Asfandyar Wali Khan has told to US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W. Patterson on Friday that drone attacks on Balochistan will be counter ... Read more...

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Sharif ready to give another five years to Zardari if he fulfils promises


March 14th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif has opened the door for reconciliation with President Asif Ali Zardari, by saying that he was ready to give Zardari the ... Read more...

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Zardari has accepted PML-N demands: ANP Chief


March 13th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 13 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has accepted at least two PML-N demands, and modalities are being finalised to launch the reconciliation process, Awami National Party (ANP) Chief ... Read more...

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Zardari accuses Sharif of hampering reconciliation efforts


March 8th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is ready to mend ways with the PML-N in order to bring the present political ... Read more...

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Zardaris sins of mocking Pakistanis will never be forgiven : Shahbaz Sharif


March 7th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.7 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) leader and deposed Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif has charged President Asif Ali Zardari of fooling Pakistani civilians. Addressing a public rally here, Sharif ... Read more...

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