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Al Qaeda man takes hostages in France (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) A man claiming to have links with Al Qaeda took four people hostage Wednesday in a bank in southern France's Toulouse town, while a French national ... Read more...

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French Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan


June 20th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Naamen Maziche, a French national and a senior member of terror outfit Al Qaeda, has been arrested near Pakistan's border with Iran, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Pakistani military ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily laments acid attacks


April 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A woman being sentenced to 34 years in prison for hurling acid at her former fiance's father is "an indication of how knowledge of the potential ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily laments fate of acid attack victim


March 27th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan should "save face" following the suicide of a Pakistani acid attack victim in Italy by ensuring that more women don't have to choose this way ... Read more...

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Libya exhibits Gaddafi’s belongings


October 25th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's new authorities have organised an exhibition of personal belongings of late Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Egypt's MENA agency said Tuesday.Gaddafi, who ran the country ... Read more...

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Afridi comes out of retirement


October 18th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi Tuesday came out of retirement saying he is available for selection for the limited-over formats now that a new chairman is ... Read more...

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UAE, Sri Lanka sign drafts of extradition pacts


October 9th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Sri Lanka have signed the final drafts of judicial agreements relating to the extradition of criminals and providing assistance in criminal cases.These ... Read more...

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Mohsin says he can get along with skipper Misbah


October 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's new cricket coach Mohsin Hasan Khan feels that nothing will go wrong between skipper Misbah-Ul-Haq and him during their upcoming series against Sri Lanka.Unlike ... Read more...

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Few takers for Pakistani cricket team coach


September 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received lukewarm response from well-known foreign coaches for the post of national head coach as the deadline to apply for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan can get to the top of world rankings: Waqar


September 24th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Waqar Younis, who quit as Pakistan cricket coach last week, says the squad he managed is highly capable of taking the country to the top of ... Read more...

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Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan coach


August 20th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 20 (IANS) Waqar Younis has stepped down as Pakistan cricket team coach citing personal reasons and said the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe will be his last assignment.Younis, who ... Read more...

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UAE’s finance ministry hosts Iftar


August 18th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 17 (IANS/WAM) The UAE finance ministry Wednesday held an annual Iftar dinner for its employees and senior management to reflect the spirit of the holy month of ... Read more...

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Sunken ship’s officials held, released on bail (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Within hours of their arrest, a court here Saturday granted bail to two top officials of cargo vessel MT Rak Carrier, which sank off Mumbai harbour ... Read more...

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Police nab officials of sunken ship


August 6th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) The captain and the chief engineer of the cargo ship M.T. Rak Carrier, which sank in the Arabian Sea two days ago, were arrested Saturday, Mumbai ... Read more...

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UAE, South Africa discuss judicial deal


May 28th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and South Africa are discussing a draft judicial agreement between the two countries on extradition of criminals and mutual legal ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi will use leftover chemical weapons to defeat rebels’


April 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 29 (ANI): A senior Libyan rebel military commander has warned that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi still possesses a quarter of chemical weapons, which he intends to use to 'the final drop ... Read more...

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Pak team certainly needs batting coach to overcome their problems: Akram


April 12th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 12(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has backed limited-overs skipper Shahid Afridi over his demand for a batting coach, saying that an expert can help the national team players ... Read more...

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Take loss with dignity, say Pakistanis on Twitter


March 31st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The world of Twitter was abuzz as excitement built up to the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match. And, when they lost, Pakistanis across the world ... Read more...

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Ajmal hoping to be man-of-the-match in Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal clash


March 26th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has promised to give a match-winning performance against India if given a chance to feature in the much-awaited World Cup semi-final in Mohali on March ... Read more...

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Afridi “very happy” on Pak reaching World Cup semis but plays down title chances


March 25th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 25(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has played down Pakistan's chances of winning the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 despite sweeping into the semi-finals with a ten-wicket win over the ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team has “no security concerns about going to India” for WC semis: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 24(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team has no security concerns over going to India for their World Cup semi-final at Mohali on March 30, coach Waqar Younis has said, adding that ... Read more...

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Afridi confident of Pak achieving aim of reaching World Cup semifinals


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has expressed his confidence that his team will achieve the target set at the start of the 2011 World Cup, which was to reach ... Read more...

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Gaddafi troops take control of Ras Lanuf


March 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar. 12 (ANI): Rebels forces opposed to Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi have reportedly been forced out of the northern oil town of Ras Lanuf.A BBC report said rebel fighters had been ... Read more...

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Pakistan hoping for a big victory against Canada


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan will be looking to unleash all its firepower against Canada in their Pool A match at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Thursday.Pakistan have won ... Read more...

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Akram offers to help Pak pacers Junaid, Wahab during World Cup 2011


February 24th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 24(ANI): Former Pakistan bowling great Wasim Akram has offered his services to the national team management to help groom two left-arm pacers in Pakistan's World Cup squad- Junaid Khan and ... Read more...

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Moin blasts Waqar over repeated ‘half-fit Shoaib’ statements in front of media


February 24th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 24(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has criticised national team coach Waqar Younis for "highlighting" the fitness issues of pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar in front of the media."I ... Read more...

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Libyan minister quits, diplomat claims genocide (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 23 (IANS) Libya's powerful interior minister resigned in support of protesters who are demanding an end to Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year rule while a senior Libyan diplomat said he has ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Libya's interior minister has resigned in support of protesters and predicted that the movement against Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-rule will achieve victory "in a matter of days or hours", ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt lauds Waqar for ‘handling Pak team well’ despite spot-fixing controversy


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt has lauded team coach Waqar Younis for his efforts to rebuild the national squad following the spot-fixing scandal that broke last August."I ... Read more...

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Waqar, Intikhab call for ‘fresh start’ for Pakistan following ICC ban on tainted trio


February 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis and team manager Intikhab Alam have called for a fresh start for the national side after three key Pakistani players were handed lengthy bans ... Read more...

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Akhtar must get ‘match-fit’ if he wants to play for Pak: Afridi


January 31st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Jan 31(ANI): Pakistan's ODI captain Shahid Afridi has said that fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was left out of the third ODI against New Zealand, as he needs to work harder ... Read more...

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Asim Kamal rues being “in and out” of Pak team despite performing well


January 30th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): Pakistan's middle order batsman Asim Kamal has expressed disappointment that he has not been able to cement his position in the national team despite performing well."What irks me ... Read more...

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PCB issues notice to Waqar Younis for violating board’s new media policy


January 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 20(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has issued a notice to team coach Waqar Younis for issuing a statement regarding the selectors' decision to withhold the name of the captain while ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Afridi, Waqar, Najam “favoured” suspended Pak trio, says Butt’s father


January 10th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan 10 (ANI): The statements given by Pakistan ODI skipper Shahid Afridi, coach Waqar Younis and the then former security manager, Major (retd) Khawaja Najam Javed, to the ICC's Code of ... Read more...

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Salman Butt’s former lawyer predicts ‘long-term ban’ for tainted trio at Doha hearing


January 6th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 6(ANI): Suspended Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt's former lawyer has predicted that the International Cricket Council (ICC) may hand out long-term bans to the tainted trio- Butt, Mohammed Aamir and ... Read more...

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