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Five killed, thirteen wounded in NWFP bomb attack(Lead: Peshawar bomb blast)
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.17 (ANI): Five  people were killed and thirteen 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 gues ....
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Taliban radicals set to walk free following Pak government?s ?sharia? capitulation
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Peshawar, Feb.18 (ANI): The inking of the so called ‘peace deal’ between the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) government and Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) would see several of the captured  Talibani operatives walk free due to a ‘give and take’ policy be ....
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Musharraf pushed Pakistan towards anarchy
( 17-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 Musharr ....
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Pak critics says new Islamic law in Swat Valley will encourage insurgents
( 17-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 Was ....
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Pak IPL players seek compensation from Zardari
( 17-Feb-2009 )

Lahore, Feb 17 (ANI): Four Pakistan cricketers whose contracts have been ‘suspended’ by the Indian Premier League (IPL) have appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari to compensate them for the loss in earnings brought about by the government’s decision to not allow them to travel ....
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Qadir wants Shoaib to give proof of fitness
( 17-Feb-2009 )

Karachi, Feb 17 (ANI): Pakistan’s chief selector Abdul Qadir has said that he will give Shoaib Akhtar a fair hearing before taking a decision on whether the fast bowler is ready for a return to international cricket during next month’s one-day series in Bangladesh.   Qadir sai ....
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Pak ruling coalition parties ask US to stop drone attacks
( 17-Feb-2009 )

Karachi, Feb 17 (ANI): Leaders of the ruling coalition parties in Pakistan have expressed their anger towards terrorists and also on the violation of Pakistani territory by the United States.   Leaders of the Pakistan People’s Party, Muttahidda Qaumi Movement and the Awami National ....
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Pak Army says situation in Swat unsatisfactory
( 17-Feb-2009 )

Lahore, Feb 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has said that the situation in Swat is not satisfactory and is ready abide by the deal between the North West Frontier Province Government and the Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat Muhammadi (TNSM).   Inter-Service Public Relations spokesman Major General A ....
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Musharraf pushed Pakistan towards anarchy
( 17-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 Mus ....
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Paksitani Taliban free abducted Chinese engineer
( 16-Feb-2009 )

Pakistani Taliban militants have freed a Chinese engineer held captive for nearly six months, officials said on Sunday, as fears rose over the safety of an abducted American threatened with imminent death by his kidnappers. It was not immediately clear what prompted Long Xiaowei's release, inc ....
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27 killed in US drone attack in Pak
( 16-Feb-2009 )

  Dozens of followers of Pakistan's top Taliban commander were in a compound when a suspected U.S. missile attack hit, killing 27 militants in an al-Qaida stronghold near the Afghan border, intelligence officials said. The strike Saturday appeared to be the deadliest yet by the American ....
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Top US army official advocates bridging gap with Pak army
( 16-Feb-2009 )

    Advocating the need to bridge the trust deficit in America's relationship with Pakistan Army, US' top military officer has said Washington should work to win the confidence of the country's defence forces, whose support was key to winning the war on terror in Afghanistan. ....
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Qureshi says US will change drone attacks strategy
( 14-Feb-2009 )

Lahore, Feb. 14 (ANI): Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that US President Barack Obama will soon announce America’s revised strategy on drone attacks. Qureshi told a British radio station that Pakistan had asked the US to immediately stop the drone attacks in it ....
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Asif to take his English doctor?s help in IPL ban appeal
( 14-Feb-2009 )

Lahore, Feb. 14 (ANI): Banned Pakistan pacer Mohammed Asif has called upon his English medical expert Dr. Michael Graham to help in his appeal against his one year ban imposed by the Indian Premier League Drugs tribunal. “Dr Graham is on a short trip to Lahore and then he will be going to Mum ....
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