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By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Sabahat Khan, Unilateral U.S. drone strikes in the tribal areas of Pakistan have been a contentious and thorny issue between Washington and Islamabad for some years now but a new political movement being spearheaded by Imran Khan – leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Just...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Jul 10th, 2012
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Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR After months of tortuous negotiations with the United States, Pakistan has reopened the transit routes for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization convoys heading toward Afghanistan. The US rendered an apology, finally, for its massacre of 27 Pakistani soldiers in a military s...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 20th, 2012
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Emergency workers with flashlights searched the smouldering wreckage of a passenger jet carrying 127 people that crashed into a muddy wheat field Friday while trying to land in a violent thunderstorm at Islamabad’s main airport. The government said there appeared to be no survivors in the crash of th...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 2nd, 2012
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A court in Pakistan on Monday jailed former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s three widows and two of his daughters for illegally staying in the country and hiding their identity from authorities. The women were sentenced to 45 days in jail. Citing security concerns, Pakistani authorities held Monday...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 19th, 2011
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Andrei AKULOV The US-Pakistan relationship steadily going for the worse is an issue that hits the radar screen of world media outlets. One thing leads to another transforming into a vicious chain of events spurring the negative process.The Shamsi Air Base incident exacerbated the situation to the boi...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jan 12th, 2011
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New York – West African nations remain prepared to use force to dislodge Laurent Gbagbo from the presidential palace in Ivory Coast, but there will be no civil war, the country’s UN ambassador said on Tuesday. “It is being studied. There are several measures planned under the UN Cha...
By benim
In Asia
Jan 5th, 2011
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There has been strong international condemnation of the assassination of one of Pakistan’s best-known liberal politicians in the capital, Islamabad. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton regretted the death of Salman Taseer, governor of Punjab province, saying he had promoted tolerance. Pakista...
By benim
In Asia
Nov 5th, 2010
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At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in northwest Pakistan, according to officials. Local official Shahid Ullah says at least 80 others were wounded. The bomber may have been targeting an anti-Taliban activist when he attacked the Sunni mosque in Darra Adam Khel, about...
By benim
In Asia
Nov 5th, 2010
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KARACHI, Pakistan – A small, private plane chartered to an oil company crashed near the airport in Pakistan’s largest city Friday after the pilot warned of engine trouble, killing all 22 people on board, officials said. The crash was the second in less than four months in Pakistan — the l...