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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Attack on warship highlights al-Qaeda's infiltration of Pakistani military

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... of their priorities", according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist communications. Most Pakistani military officials deny infiltration is a significant problem. Yet Defence Minister ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistans’s army chief prevented coup against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:42pm by Reuters

    ... The army confirmed the August 31 meeting but declined to share details. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said the army was a "monolithic institution". "What comes out from the army ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani man admits killing first wife to marry bride murdered in honour killing

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:27am by AFP

    ... to court to testify in Iqbal’s defence after he was accused by her relatives of kidnapping her and forcing her into marriage. The brazen, brutal nature of the killing, in broad daylight ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:49pm by AP

    ... into holding court sessions inside jails and keeping witnesses from coming to the defence of those on trial. Failure to [try attackers] will … send the message that anyone can commit … abuses DAVID ... the message that anyone can commit outrageous abuses and excuse them as defence of religious sentiments," said David Griffiths of Amnesty International. ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf pleads not guilty to 5 counts of treason

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:21pm by Reuters

    ... the case, rejected a defence plea for additional time. Musharraf stood ramrod straight and replied, "Not guilty" to each charge. "I would like to ask where is the justice for me ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US defence chief Chuck Hagel visits Pakistan

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Drones, Taliban on agenda as US defence secretary Chuck Hagel lands in Pakistan Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel visited Pakistan on Monday for talks as Washington seeks to defuse tensions over controversial US drone strikes and Islamabad’s role in Afghanistan. In the first visit by a US defence secretary in nearly four years, Hagel flew from Kabul ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Nawaz Sharif slams Taliban’s claim it executed 23 abducted soldiers

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 06:48pm by AFP

    ... thing that can happen to the morale of the troops,” defence analyst Talat Masood, a retired general, said. “It is high time the government takes a firm decision and stands up to protect the lives of the people,” he added. Ayesha Siddiqa, another defence analyst, saw little evidence that the military had the appetite for a sustained campaign and questioned the value of attacking ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Musharraf arrives at court for first ‘treason’ hearing

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... and health problems that saw him complain of a heart ailment. His defence lawyer Anwar Mansoor argued on Tuesday that judge Faisal Arab had not responded to a challenge to the court’s ability to try ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Death sentence in Pakistan for Briton who claimed to be a prophet

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, where Asghar is being held, rejected defence claims that the 65-year-old has mental health problems. "Asghar claimed to be a prophet even inside the court. He confessed ... million Pakistani rupees (HK$73,000), Gul said. A medical board examined Asghar after defence lawyers said he was suffering from some mental disorder, but Gul said they "declared him ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban bomb inside Pakistani army compound blows up, killing 20

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53pm by AP

    ... in North Waziristan. But blasts inside a compound are rare. Pakistani defence analyst Zahid Hussain said while the army has its own transport vehicles, the paramilitary forces often hire vehicles ...




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