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Gilani visits Benazir grave


June 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was ousted from power by the Supreme Court, Thursday visited the grave of Benazir Bhutto to pay ... Read more...

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Chandigarh unhappy over protests against Osama movie


March 5th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Chandigarh artistes are unhappy over the protests against the shooting of Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" -- on the killing of Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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Pakistani commission to visit India in 26/11 case (lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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26/11 attack: Pakistani judicial panel to visit India


January 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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Musharraf to be arrested on return to Pakistan


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will be arrested on his return in connection with the 2007 assassination of two-time prime minister Benazir Bhutto, said an ... Read more...

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Pakistani provincial minister quits


November 19th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Sharjeel Inam Memon, information minister of Pakistan's Sindh province, has resigned, a media report said Saturday.Memon tendered his resignation from the provincial cabinet to President Asif ... Read more...

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Butt’s family postpones his sister’s wedding


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) Salman Butt's family is in a "state of shock" after the former Pakistani cricket captain was found guilty of spot-fixing and has postponed his sister's wedding ... Read more...

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Families stand by jailed Pakistani cricketers


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Aamir stood by them Thursday, saying they are innocent and have been implicated in the ... Read more...

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Bhutto case: US journalist becomes witness


September 10th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) American journalist Mark Siegal has become the prosecution's witness in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said Saturday.Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor-general Chaudhry Zulfiqar ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf’s assets


August 28th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Saturday ordered confiscation of property of former president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the ... Read more...

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Israeli weapons used in Karachi unrest: Rehman Malik


July 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The use of Israeli-made weapons indicates "foreign hands" behind the Karachi unrest, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."Over 200 persons have been arrested and Israeli-made weapons ... Read more...

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North Korea paid bribes for Pakistan n-technology: A.Q.Khan


July 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) North Korea bribed top Pakistani military officials to have access to sensitive nuclear technology and equipment in the late 1990s, claims disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. ... Read more...

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Freed Indian sailors to return home Friday


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Six Indian sailors, who were among the 22-member crew of MV Suez vessel that was recently freed by Somali pirates, landed at Karachi harbour Thursday ... Read more...

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Skeletons found in Bengal sent for lab test


June 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Seven human skeletons recovered from West Bengal's troubled West Midnapore district have been sent for forensic analysis, police said Sunday."We have sent the skeletons to Midnapore ... Read more...

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Tanvir to lead Pakistan side against Afghanistan


May 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan's out-of-favour Test all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has been appointed the captain of its second string team that will take on Afghanistan in a ground-breaking one-day series ... Read more...

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Britain can’t arrest Musharraf for lack of treaty, court told


April 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The British government could not execute an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf due to the absence of an extradition treaty between the ... Read more...

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UK refuses to hand over Musharraf to Pakistan in absence of extradition treaty


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 3(ANI): The British government has refused to hand over former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, owing to the absence of ... Read more...

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Pak FIA told to produce Musharraf in court on March 26


March 19th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 19(ANI): An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to produce former President Pervez Musharraf in court during the Benazir Bhutto assassination case's hearing ... Read more...

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Opposition parties point out Pak Punjab govt’s crucial role in Davis’ release


March 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): Opposition members in the Punjab Assembly have accused the state government of playing a crucial role in the safe release of CIA contractor Raymond Davis.The Daily Times ... Read more...

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Pakistani court adjourns hearing of Mumbai terror-attack case


February 26th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A special anti-terrorism trial court in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city Saturday adjourned the hearing of the 26/11 Mumbai terror-attack case till March 5.The public prosecutor of the Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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Nawaz terms PML-Q supporters of dictators, rules out alliance


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 22 (ANI): Terming an alliance with the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) a curse, the PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that his party would not shake hands with the ... Read more...

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Sindh Home Minister warns PML-N against anti-PPP move


February 21st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 21(ANI): Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza has warned the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) of "consequences" if the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is expelled from the Punjab government.Mirza also said ... Read more...

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Anti-Terrorism Court re-issues warrant for Musharraf’s arrest in Benazir murder case


February 19th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 19(ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan has reissued a non-bailable arrest warrant against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination.Musharraf was Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s return in BB murder case if court directs so


February 13th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 13(ANI): The Pakistan Government may contact the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to bring back former President Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, ... Read more...

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Musharraf to defy Pak court’s non-bailable arrest warrant in Benazir murder case


February 13th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will not comply with a non-bailable arrest warrant issued against him by an Islamabad court over the assassination of ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for Musharraf


February 13th, 2011 - 4:44 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- An anti-terrorism court in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi on Saturday issued an arrest warrant against former President Pervez Musharraf in connection with the murder of Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani wants Pakistan to step-up diplomatic efforts


February 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 11 (ANI): The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has urged Pakistan to compel India to take urgent steps for amicable settlement of the Jammu ... Read more...

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Rapes assuming epidemic proportions in Pak’s Sindh province


January 21st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 21(ANI): 120 cases of rape, including six of gang rape, were reported in Pakistan's Sindh province between May 1, 2008 to October 31, 2008, provincial Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza ... 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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Another setback for Pakistan government as MQM parts ways (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The ruling coalition in Pakistan led by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has suffered a major setback as another of its key ally, the Muttahida Qaumi ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe complete: Malik


December 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Naudero, Dec 28 (ANI): The investigations into former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination have been completed, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."The investigation report is with the joint investigation team ... Read more...

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Major setback for Pakistan government as MQM parts ways


December 28th, 2010 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The coalition government in Pakistan has hit a major roadblock as a key ally, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has decided to part ways, media reports said ... Read more...

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Musharraf should be questioned in Benazir Bhutto’s assassination probe: Ex-ISI chief


December 27th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was responsible for former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's security and should be questioned by the investigators probing her assassination, former ISI chief Lieutenant ... Read more...

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Benazir murder probe ‘futile’ exercise as culprits hold powerful positions: Pir Pagara


December 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League- Functional (PML-F) chief Pir Pagara has termed the ongoing Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) investigation into former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination a futile exercise.Pagara ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe should have started from Musharraf: Aitzaz Ahsan


December 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): The investigation into former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination should have started from former president Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said.Talking ... Read more...

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