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  1. News - Asia

    Cathay Pacific to suspend all Pakistan flights after Karachi airport attack

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:09pm

    ... the militancy-racked country after British Airways pulled out in 2008 following an attack on a luxury hotel in Islamabad. The all-night siege of Karachi airport that began on June 8 was the latest in a series ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan court says no treatment abroad for Musharraf

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad A court trying Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason Friday refused to allow him to go abroad for medical treatment, saying it had ... the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi, neighbouring Islamabad, where Musharraf is being treated, the court said it was not in its power to let him leave. “It ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf in real danger, aide says after bid to blow up his car

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Aide to ex-military ruler, on trial for treason, demands police find who planted roadside bomb Musharraf 'in real danger' after fourth bid ... on the outskirts of Islamabad. Musharraf’s life is in real danger from the threat of extremist terrorist groups LONDON-BASED AIDE RAZA ANJUM It was the fourth apparent attempt on the former general's ...

  4. News - Asia

    Pakistani extortionists cash in by posing as Taliban

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 12:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad It began innocuously enough-- two men on a motorbike delivered a plain brown envelope to the home of Mohammed, an Islamabad businessman. But the contents ... the terrifying reputation of the Pakistani Taliban to extort money from rich businessmen in Islamabad and its twin city Rawalpindi. The Rawalpindi chamber of commerce says its members regularly receive ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Cathay Pacific cancels two Karachi flights after Taliban raid

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by Phila Siu, Reuters

    ... when gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed the airport, firing rocket-propelled grenades in an all-night siege that killed 34 people. In Islamabad, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Civilian deaths in anti-Taliban air raid stoke anger in Pakistan's lawless northwest

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... towns inside Pakistan, and who threaten to march on Islamabad if the operation does not end. The bombardment in the Shawal Valley began just before 1am, lighting up the sky as residents of Zoi ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Families from Baluchistan, Pakistan, march in search for missing relatives

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:36am by AFP

    ... have gone missing from Pakistan's troubled southwestern Baluchistan province set off on a gruelling 1200-kilometre march from the port city of Karachi to Islamabad yesterday, hoping ... leader of the march. Baloch, 70, who also heads a non-governmental organisation, Voice of Missing Baluch Persons, said: "Our next destination is Islamabad where we will finalise our future ...

  8. Security team approved for PM's visit

    Posted Dec 27th 2003, 12:00am

    ... to Islamabad. The assassination attempts on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf have heightened Indian security jitters over Mr Vajpayee's visit on January 4 to 6 to attend the South Asian ... Intelligence Bureau and Special Protection Group officials overseeing Mr Vajpayee's security in Islamabad reportedly met as news broke of the latest attack on General Musharraf.S.N.M. Abdi ...

  9. News - China

    China and Pakistan pave way for ‘economic corridor’

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:43pm by AP

    ... of Pakistan.” While Islamabad and Beijing have long found common cause in opposing mutual rival India and co-operate closely in military and diplomatic affairs, economic ties have lagged. That’s largely ... an international airport at Gwadar. Another was for upgrading a section of the 1,300-kilometre Karakorum Highway connecting to Islamabad. The sides last year already agreed to build a fibre-optic cable ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani government appeals against lifting of travel ban on Pervez Musharraf

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Government's move ends hope of face-saving deal allowing former leader to escape charges Musharraf travel decision appealed Pakistan's ... on Pakistan this year, raising suspicion of coordination between the two countries after the programme was reportedly suspended to give Islamabad space to pursue talks with the Taliban, a process ...




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