war against terrorism

We are in midst of fourth world war: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's new President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday described the war against terrorism as the fourth world war since "it can raise its evil head anywhere ... Read more...

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Pakistan not doing enough on Mumbai attack: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Stressing that all those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack be brought to justice, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday accused Pakistan of not ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri Saturday clarified that he never asked Muslims to forget the violence that engulfed Gujarat a decade ago.Under fire from a section ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat riots


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Under fire from a section of Muslim community for his remarks on Gujarat riots, Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri has clarified that he only stated that ... Read more...

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Osama’s home shouldn’t have been razed: Daily


February 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's house should have been left intact so that "present and future generations can view them as a past that should not be repeated", ... Read more...

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US to blame if Pakistan fails in war on terror: Khar


December 15th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The US would be held responsible if Pakistan failed in the war against terror, Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday.Khar told the Parliamentary Committee ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s sovereignty must not be violated: Envoy


December 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan's sovereignty and independence should not be violated under any circumstances, Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan has said.Khan said Pakistan is committed to continuing cooperation ... Read more...

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South Asia should now launch war on poverty: Pakistani minister (Interview)


September 13th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The countries of South Asia should join hands to launch a war on poverty in the region just as they have done with the war ... Read more...

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Trusting Musharraf was a strategic failure: Former CIA analyst


September 8th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The biggest US mistake in the war against terrorism was to ignore Al Qaeda in Pakistan to invade Iraq after the September 2001 terror attacks ... Read more...

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9/11-like attack no longer possible: EU official


September 6th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 6 (IANS) Terror attacks similar to those that struck New York Sep 11, 2001, are "probably no longer possible", European Union (EU) counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove has ... Read more...

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Comprehensive strategy needed in war against terror: Gilani


July 8th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said a comprehensive national policy and strategy on the war against terrorism needs to be formulated in accordance ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks enhanced cooperation with Sri Lanka


July 6th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sought further enhancement of bilateral ties with Sri Lanka and welcomed the convening of the Joint Economic Commission ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to defend democracy


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to defend democracy in the country.Addressing a gathering in Naudero in Sindh province Tuesday, marking the 58th birth anniversary ... Read more...

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PPP to observe Benazir’s 58th birthday Tuesday


June 20th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) would observe Tuesday the 58th birth anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.The main ceremony will be held at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks joint strategy with US in Afghanistan


June 13th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday told an American delegation the importance of having a joint strategy to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan.The point was made by Prime ... Read more...

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Karzai tells NATO to stop bombing homes in Afghanistan


May 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday NATO air strikes on common people's homes in pursuit of the Taliban would no longer be allowed in ... Read more...

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Stop slandering Pakistan: Rehman Malik


May 17th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has called upon the international community to recognise his country's sacrifices in the war against terror and stop maligning it, Online ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s role in war on terror should not be doubted: Kayani


May 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 5(ANI): Pakistan's role in the war against terrorism should not be doubted, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said.Kayani was speaking during a meeting at the ... Read more...

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War against terror not over with bin Laden’s death: Gillard


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, May 2 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has welcomed the killing of Osama bin Laden, but cautioned that the war against terrorism 'must continue'.She warned that the Australians should ... Read more...

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Pakistan Tennis Federation to host tournament in war-torn Waziristan


April 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis bosses are planning to take the otherwise elitist sport to the war-torn, terrorist-infested region of Waziristan in the north-west of the country.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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Kayani’s ‘broken militants backbone’ repartee to counter US’ scathing war on terror censure


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): The Pakistan military has 'broken the backbone' of militants in the ongoing war on terror, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has said, just days after ... Read more...

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Kayani tells Mullen US drone attacks undermining war on terror


April 21st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 21(ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has told the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, that US drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas are undermining ... Read more...

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Kayani vows to protect Pak tribesmen against all internal and external threats


April 15th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated the military's resolve to bring peace and stability to the affected tribal areas in the country.General Kayani, who visited the ... Read more...

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18 per cent increase in Pakistan’s defence budget approved


April 8th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly Committee on Defence has approved the proposal for an 18 per cent hike in the country's defence budget for the next fiscal year.With this raise, the ... Read more...

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David Cameron to visit Pakistan today


April 5th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Islamabad on April 5 (today).During his one-day visit, Cameron will hold meetings with President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Zardari calls for addressing all issues souring US-Pak relationship


March 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has called for overcoming all difficulties that are souring the country's bilateral ties with the United States."It is time for the two countries to ... Read more...

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Gilani approves one-year extension to Pasha as ISI chief


March 15th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved an extension to Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha as director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence for a period of ... Read more...

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Pak-US relations can’t be held hostage to Raymond Davis case: Gilani


March 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): The relationship between Pakistan and the United States cannot be held hostage because of the Raymond Davis case, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.CIA contractor Davis was ... Read more...

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Pak losing war on terror due to flawed strategy: Imran Khan


March 10th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 10(ANI): The war against terrorism is slipping from Pakistan's hands owing to their "flawed strategy" in this regard, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said."We are losing the war ... Read more...

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US asks India to partner in counter-terrorism


March 9th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Without naming Pakistan, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday said the epicentre of global terrorism was located in Asia and asked India to partner with ... Read more...

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Davis-like isolated diplomatic incidents must not spoil US-Pak ties: Zardari


March 8th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan has urged the United States that their relationship should not be held hostage to isolated diplomatic incidents like the Raymond Davis case.The continued detention of Davis, the CIA ... Read more...

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Pakistan has sacrificed more than NATO in ‘war against terrorism’: Gilani


February 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan had to suffer more casualties and render more sacrifices than NATO in the 'war against terrorism', Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made these comments ... Read more...

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Pakistan looking for trade and market access, not international aid: Zardari


February 24th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan is not looking for aid, instead it is looking for trade and market access to "turn around" its shattered economy, President Asif Ali Zardari has said."Our people are ... Read more...

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Munter urges Bashir to certify diplomatic status of Davis to end US-Pak standoff


February 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 15(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has urged Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Secretary Salman Bashir to certify the diplomatic status of double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis to bring the ... Read more...

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Americans opinion on Pakistan, Afghanistan hits new lows


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Princeton, Feb 13(ANI): US public perceptions of Afghanistan and Pakistan have sunk to new lows this year, according to a new poll.Fourteen per cent of Americans have a favourable view of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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