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Pak?s Adiala jail to get satellite courts, security cell for Mumbai attackers
( 23-Feb-2009 )

Rawalpindi, Feb 23 (ANI): Satellite courtrooms and a security cell are likely to be built at Adiala Jail here to overcome security risks involved in transporting terrorists involved in the Mumbai terror attacks to court and monitor their movement day and night.   Sources said that suspects in ....
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Indian delegation in Pakistan to promote peace
( 23-Feb-2009 )

Lahore, Feb 23 (ANI): A 13-member Indian delegation, comprising eminent civil society members, journalists, peace and human rights activists, crossed the Wagah border on Sunday in a bid to promote peace and friendship between India and Pakistan.   The delegation includes eminent Indian person ....
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Abu Nasar becomes new al Qaeda leader of Gulf region
( 23-Feb-2009 )

  Peshawar, Feb 23 (ANI): Abu Nasar Al-Haweshi from Yemen has been nominated as al-Qaeda’s leader for the Gulf Region.   Belonging to Yemen, Abu Nasar Al-Haweshi, also known as Abu Baseer, is active in ....
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Zardari, Gilani ask PPP to stop making ''statements'' against PML-N
( 23-Feb-2009 )

Lahore, Feb. 23 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have asked Punjab Governor Salman Taseer and PPP leader Qasim Zia to stop making statements against the PML-N leadership and instructed them to observe restraint. The Punjab Governor, however, has denied ....
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Khan Khel?s brother vows to continue work as a journalist
( 22-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.21 (ANI): Slain Geo TV journalist Musa Khan Khel’s brother, Isa Khan Khel, who is also a journalist, has vowed to continue in the profession. Khel, who reports for an English daily from Mingora, said he will continue to fight for the people of Swat and work for the establishment ....
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Pak security forces kill 25 militants in FATA
( 22-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.22 (ANI): Carrying on their operation to flush out militants from the region, Pakistan’s security forces claimed to have killed 25 militants in the tribal district of Bajaur, after an intense night-long battle. “Our forces have destroyed some important hideouts of militant ....
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NWFP government, TTP announce permanent ceasefire in Swat
( 22-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.22 (ANI): The Tehrik-e- Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) government have reportedly reached an accord for a permanent ceasefire in the Swat Valley. The NWFP government has announced re-opening of all school and educational institutions, and has asked all ....
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Democracy has failed to take root in Pak for 60 years: Chaudhry
( 19-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar (Pakistan), Feb.18 (ANI): Deposed Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday told a lawyers convention here that democracy has not been allowed to thrive in the country since it attained indepedence more than six decades ago. Claiming that dictators had us ....
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Special prayers held for Indo-Pak peace in Attari
( 19-Feb-2009 )

Attari, Feb.18 (ANI): Tension on either side of the Indo-Pakistan border always generates panic among border residents of Punjab. Many a time, these residents have had to migrate to saver havens because of war or tension-related rhetoric. In the wake of the terror attacks on Mumbai, trade between I ....
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Three killed, eight wounded in NWFP bomb attack
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.17 (ANI): Three people were killed and eight others injured in a car bomb explosion in the North West Frontier Province''s suburban town of Bazidkhel, which is located just outside Peshawar. News reports quoted officials as saying that the car exploded outside the guest house ....
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Pak Taliban being ceded too much authority, say critics of truce
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan Government’s insistence that the new legal system in the Swat Valley is consistent with existing civil law, there are some people in the country who see the accord as representing the ominous power of the militants, and fear that it could spread in ....
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Pak not embarrassed by its investigation into Mumbai attacks: Qureshi
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Islamabad, Feb 17 (ANI): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that non-state actors were involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, adding that he is not embarrassed by the way the Pakistan Government conducted the investigations. Replying to a question about the Mumbai carnage, Qureshi said ....
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Musharraf pushed Pakistan towards anarchy
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Rawalpindi, Feb 17 (ANI): The views expressed by former President Pervez Musharraf are tantamount to rubbing salt into the wounds of the nation because it is his dictatorship that pushed Pakistan towards political and constitutional anarchy.   Commenting on the press conference of Musharraf, ....
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Pak critics says new Islamic law in Swat Valley will encourage insurgents
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.17 (ANI): Pakistani critics of the NWFP Government-Pakistan Taliban deal to introduce a new sharia law in the Swat Valley, have claimed that this a dangerous concession to extremist insurgents who have terrified inhabitants of the valley for months. According to a report in the Washin ....
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