Resolution of Kashmir Dispute Top Priority, Says OIC Official

JEDDAH: Valley in tears…Kashmir cries for help were the words that greeted guests at a function organized by the Kashmir Committee at the residence of Pakistans consul general here to mark Black Day. The Black Day is observed annually to commemorate the landing of Indian security forces in Srinagar on Oct. 27, 1947. The JammuRead More »

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Election 2008: unusually skewed — Nasim Zehra

Even by Pakistan’s own standards of inefficiently managed, chaotically contested and not-so-fair elections, Election 2008 promises to be a skewed affair. Pakistan goes into the election after one individual, drawing his power essentially from his position as the Army chief, on Nov 3 opted to become the sole, supreme lawgiver for the country. The onlyRead More »

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Musharraf hails role of Pakistani medics in Britain

ISLAMABAD, May 20 (SANA): President Pervez Musharraf has praised the role of Pakistan medical community in Britain and said it is playing a key part in contributing to the progress and well-being of the British society. In a message to All British Pakistan Physicians Association on the occasion of its launch, the President described itRead More »

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Afghanistan to attend SAARC Interior Ministers moot in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has decided also to involve Afghanistan in its efforts for curbing terrorism, extremism and human smuggling. This was informed by sources in the federal Interior ministry, adding that the association has decided to hold a meeting the Interior Ministers of the member countries in Islamabad nextRead More »

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IAEA, Iran continue talks on Iranian Nuclear Prog

with Iranian national security official Javad Vaeedi on the other day. The talks are aimed at agreeing a plan that would foresee easier inspections of Iranian nuclear plants by IAEA inspectors and Iran giving information about aspects of its atomic drive that have concerned the agency. Vaeedi and Heinonen, who is in charge of inspectionsRead More »

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Reprieve at last – Ishtiaq Ahmed

Once again, ample proof is in hand to suspect that the contemporary world of Islam is in deep moral and intellectual turmoil. A British school teacher, Gillian Gibbons, who arrived only recently in Sudan in August to teach in primary school, has been sentenced to 15 days in prison for allegedly blasphemy against religion andRead More »

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Resignations not to impact presidential election AG

under the constitution and law. He said the president could contest election with or without uniform as constitution permits him to do so. Now it depends on the president what decision he takes in this regard. President Musharraf could remain president in uniform, following the 17th Amendment. Resignation of any member of assembly would haveRead More »

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Pak-Afhan Jirga declarations to be followed: President

ISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf has said that Pakistan will take all possible measure to implement the decisions taken at the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Peace Jirga held recently in Kabul.He was chairing a high level meeting at Aiwan-e-Sadr here Tuesday. The Prime Minister, Mr. Shaukat Aziz was also present in the meeting. Addressing the meeting General PervezRead More »

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Supreme Court adjourns hearing into petitions against Musharraf nomination till today

After watching the news highlights, you can play online slots to win cash prizes. You will have a great time while at it. ISLAMABAD: The eleven member larger bench of the Supreme Court has adjourned till tomorrow the hearing of the petitions filed against the acceptance of nomination papers of President Pervez Musharraf by theRead More »

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