war hysteria

North Korea slams South Korean president


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 21 (IANS) North Korea has accused South Korean President Lee Myung-bak of drumming up war hysteria, reports said Saturday.Lee Thursday toured a research institute, where he watched videos ... Read more...

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Citizens Initiatives for Peace calls for peace


April 20th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): Citizens Initiatives for Peace, an organisation which has prominent citizens as its members, has expressed it anguish over the recent killings of over 76 security personnel in ... Read more...

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Europe marking anniversary of start of World War II


August 30th, 2009 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, Aug 30 (DPA) Wreath laying and remembrance ceremonies are to be held throughout Europe Sep 1 to mark the outbreak of World War II 70 years ago.German Chancellor ... Read more...

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Objectivity need of the hour, say Indian, Pakistani scribes


April 15th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Nearly five months after 26/11, candour and introspection marked a seminar of Pakistani and Indian journalists and writers here Wednesday, as they admitted they sometimes tended to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks Pakistan to take concrete steps to fight terrorism


March 24th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday urged Pakistan to take concrete steps to fight terrorism and bring perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks to justice.We expect ... Read more...

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Musharraf takes strong anti-militancy stance, defends state (Lead)


March 9th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 9 (IANS) Taking a strong anti-militancy stance, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf Monday urged concerted efforts to prevent them from operating on the country's soil even as he extended his ... Read more...

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Musharraf calls for Pak cooperation in 26/11 investigations


March 8th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said that the Pakistani Government should cooperate in the Mumbai attacks investigations and punish the perpetrators behind them. Addressing a function ... Read more...

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ISI, RAW must stop confrontation: Musharraf


March 8th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf Saturday accused India of whipping up war hysteria after the Mumbai terrorist attacks and asked the intelligence agencies of both countries to ... Read more...

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Kashmir issue is constantly highlighted in UK: Pak envoy


February 2nd, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Pakistani High Commissioner to UK Wajid Shamsul Hasan has said the Kashmir issue is constantly highlighted in the UK, and British parliamentarians are voicing their concerns over ... Read more...

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Indian Army ready for war if diplomatic options fail


January 14th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor on Wednesday said the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks came from Pakistan, and warned that ... Read more...

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No troop movement but all options open: Indian Army chief (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) There was no troop movement on India's side and war was the "last resort" but the country had all options open following Pakistan's refusal to act against ... Read more...

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India keeping all options open: Indian Army chief


January 14th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A war with Pakistan was the last resort but India was keeping all options open given its view that the "perpetrators of 26/11" were from that country, ... Read more...

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India hopes Pakistan won’t backtrack on Kasab (Intro Roundup, changing dateline)


January 9th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) A day after Pakistan officially owned up to the nationality of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone Mumbai attacker in Indian custody, New Delhi Thursday hoped Islamabad ... Read more...

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India looking at what action Pak takes against Mumbai attackers: Anand Sharma


January 8th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma today said that New Delhi is looking at what action Pakistan will take against the Mumbai terror attackers ... Read more...

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Details of Mumbai attacks not evidence, says Pakistan (Lead)


January 6th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir said Tuesday that the details of the Mumbai attacks provided by India cannot be treated as evidence, besides which it does not contain ... Read more...

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PM blames Pakistan, calls for ’strong sense of nationhood’ to tackle terror


January 6th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan was engaged in "whipping up war hysteria", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday while calling for a "holistic approach" towards security and a "strong sense of ... Read more...

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HRCP asks India-Pakistan to de-escalate rising war fears


January 4th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.4 (ANI): While international diplomatic efforts are on to tone down tensions between India and Pakistan, civil society in both countries has urged de-escalation to stem rising war fears. The Human ... Read more...

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FBI evidence ‘corroborates’ India’s view on Mumbai attacks: Pranab (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) India Thursday said the evidence found by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) "corroborated" New Delhi's view that elements from Pakistan were responsible for the Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Post-Mumbai attacks, all options open: Pranab (Lead)


January 1st, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) India is keeping "all options open" in its response to the Mumbai carnage that it has blamed on elements operating from Pakistan but is not responsible for ... Read more...

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SAP urges India, Pakistan to preserve resources, instead of waging war


January 1st, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.1 (ANI): Expressing serious concern about the deteriorating relations between India and Pakistan, the South Asia Partnership (SAP) has said that precious and scarce resources must be converted for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan says Mumbai attackers could be Pakistanis


December 31st, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) After weeks of denial, Pakistan Tuesday said for the first time that the perpetrators of the Mumbai mayhem could be Pakistani nationals."Could be... could be - that's ... Read more...

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Act instead of whipping up war hysteria, India asks Pakistan (Roundup)


December 30th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to tone down its war rhetoric, and urged it to act against the perpetrators of the Mumbai mayhem instead. Only this will lead ... Read more...

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Mukerjee says India did not escalate tensions


December 30th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.30 (ANI): Responding to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi''s statement of the need for deescalating tensions between India and Pakistan, External Minister Pranab Mukherjee said war hysteria is ... Read more...

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No build-up of troops on border: Indian Army (Lead)


December 30th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian Army Tuesday denied there was a build-up of troops on the border and said they were only on alert after Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood ... Read more...

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India responded to terror attack with maturity: minister


December 29th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) India has acted with maturity and is treading the path of diploamcy in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Indian military officers speak to defuse tension


December 29th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and Indian military officers have made contact in a bid to defuse tensions in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks that almost sparked a sub-continental ... Read more...

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Pakistan postpones Army courses, fearing a war-like situation


December 28th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 28 (ANI): In the wake of the rising tensions between India and Pakisan, various officers training courses of the Pakistani army to be held for the first six months ... Read more...

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Half of Indian population, 120 mln Pakistanis will be wiped off in case of war, says Pak minister


December 27th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Obaro, Dec.27 (ANI): It seems that everyone in Pakistan enjoys being in news, and when the situation is as volatile as it is now, the easiest way to be in lime ... Read more...

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Pakistan tones down war hysteria under international pressure


December 27th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.27 (ANI): Amid rising international pressure, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his country does not want a military confrontation with India. ''We don''t want to have aggression with ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee asks Pakistan not to create war hysteria


December 27th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has asked Pakistan to stop creating a war hysteria and take immediate action against those involved in the recent Mumbai attacks. Talking ... Read more...

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Troop redeployment is Pakistan’s not-so-subtle message to Obama


December 27th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 27 (IANS) Away from Chicago's intensely cold winter and vacationing in the salubrious climes of his birth state Hawaii, President-elect Barack Obama is being delivered a not-so-subtle message by Pakistan.The ... Read more...

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Mirroring India-Pakistan tension, ceremonial frenzy at border increases


December 27th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Attari Border (Punjab), Dec 27 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troopers have always stamped their feet and postured in goose step as they lower their flags every evening at this border post between ... Read more...

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Stop war hysteria, hand over terror suspects: India urges Pakistan (Intro Roundup)


December 26th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) India Friday denounced Pakistan for whipping up "war hysteria" by moving troops towards the border citing threats of an Indian surgical strike following the Mumbai terror attacks, ... Read more...

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Pakistan troops move to border, India denounces war hysteria (Roundup)


December 26th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) India Friday denounced Pakistan for whipping up "war hysteria" after Pakistan moved troops towards the border citing threats of an Indian surgical strike following the Mumbai terrror ... Read more...

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Don’t whip up war hysteria, India tells Pakistan


December 26th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday urged Pakistan not to whip up war hysteria in response to Indian requests to take action against terrorists who attacked ... Read more...

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