Pakistan

5.3 magnitude quake hits Pakistan

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 14:38

Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit parts of Balochistan in Pakistan on Friday, leaving residents in panick and fear.

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'Those named by Benazir before assassination were never probed'

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:44

Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) The head of the Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Benazir Bhutto assassination, has said it had not probed three men named by her in a letter months before her killing, saying they might try to harm her.

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'Musharraf's threatening call to Benazir could not be traced'

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 14:22

Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) The head of the joint investigation team probing former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination said on Thursday that the team could not trace the threatening call allegedly made by then president Pervez Musharraf to Bhutto.

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Diplomatic efforts on to ban Jaish chief: Government

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:02

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) China has been told that a "selective approach" cannot be adopted with regard to terrorism, the government told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, adding that efforts are on at the diplomatic level to "remove the technical hold" to India's move to ban Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar.

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Police foil Jaish terror plot, three arrested

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 13:08

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a major Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist cell with the arrest of three suspects who were planning an attack in Delhi and neighbouring areas. Nine suspects, with alleged links to the Pakistan-based group, were being questioned.

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Will get F-16 from elsewhere, Islamabad warns Washington

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 14:48

Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan will acquire F-16 fighter jets from elsewhere if the US does not arrange funding for the sale, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's adviser on foreign affairs, cautioned the US as both countries lock horns over the purchase of the multirole warplanes.

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Jamaat-ud-Dawa seminary attacked in Pakistan

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 16:06

Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least 14 people, including four children, were wounded when unidentified assailants lobbed a hand grenade at a madrassa (seminary) in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province late on Sunday, it was reported on Monday.

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