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2008-10-02 00:00:06

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's army chief named a general considered a hawk in the fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban to head the country's powerful spy agency, asserting his control at a time of U.S. concern that rogue operatives are aiding Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shujaa Pasha oversaw military offensives against militants in the lawless border regions with Afghanistan in his most recent job as director general of military...

2008-10-01 21:00:06

By Chris Brummitt ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's army chief named a general considered a hawk in the fight against al-Qaida and the Taliban to head the country's powerful spy agency, asserting his control at a time of U.S. concern that rogue operatives are aiding Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shujaa Pasha oversaw military offensives against militants in the lawless border regions with Afghanistan in his most recent job as director general of military operations....

2008-09-18 00:00:12

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's army said Tuesday that its forces have orders to open fire if U.S. troops launch another raid across the Afghan border, raising the stakes in a dispute over how to tackle militant havens in Pakistan's unruly border zone. Adm. Mike Mullen, the U.S. chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, arrived in Pakistan late Tuesday amid the increased tensions. Mullen planned to meet with top civilian and military leaders to discuss a range...

2008-09-13 09:00:06

By PAUL ALEXANDER By Paul Alexander The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Anger intensified here Friday over Washington's decision to pursue Islamic militant targets inside Pakistan, with opposition lawmakers threatening that the country could pull out of the war on terrorism if the United States refuses to respect its borders. About 100 protesters burned U.S. flags after the latest missile attack left at least 12 people dead in the country's northwest. Residents said they heard...

2008-09-13 06:00:10

Karachi Geo News television in Urdu at 1600 gmt on 12 September relays live regularly scheduled "Today with Kamran Khan" program. Noted Pakistani journalist Kamran Khan reviews, discusses and analyzes major day-to-day developments with government ministers and officials, opposition leaders, and prominent analysts in Geo TV's flagship program. Words within double slant lines are in English. Program: "Today with Kamran Khan" Reception: Good Duration: 60 minutes Focus of today's program...

2008-09-12 09:00:12

By Nahal Toosi Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan's prime minister on Thursday backed a harsh rebuke of the U.S. by the Muslim nation's military chief, a sign of a strain in relations seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks forged the two countries' anti-terror alliance. Pakistan's public show of anger with the U.S. comes amid revelations that President Bush secretly approved new U.S. military raids in that country. A former intelligence official told The Associated Press...

2008-09-11 06:00:13

Karachi Geo News television in Urdu at 1600 GMT on 10 September relays live regularly scheduled "Today with Kamran Khan" programme. Noted Pakistani journalist Kamran Khan reviews, discusses and analyzes major day-to-day developments with government ministers and officials, opposition leaders, and prominent analysts in Geo TV's flagship programme; Words and sentences within double slant lines are in English Reception: Good Duration: 60 minutes Focus of today's programme is on the...

2008-09-11 03:00:10

Pakistan's army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, says no outside forces are allowed to conduct military operation inside the country. Responding to reports of recent cross-border raids by coalition forces based in Afghanistan, Kayani said Pakistan's sovereignty will be defended at any cost, the state-run Associated Press of Pakistan reported Thursday. "There is no question of any agreement or understanding with the coalition forces whereby they are allowed to conduct operations on our...

2008-08-19 09:00:22

By JANE PERLEZ By Jane Perlez The New York Times ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Facing imminent impeachment charges, President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation Monday, after months of belated recognition by U.S. officials that he had become a waning asset in the campaign against terrorism. The decision removes from Pakistan's political stage the leader who for nearly nine years served as one of the United States' most important - and ultimately unreliable - allies. It leaves U.S....

2008-08-12 09:00:43

By Andrew Buncombe Pakistan President 'unfit' to rule, declares regional assembly PAKISTAN'S government is finalising a "charge-sheet" against Pervez Musharraf as battle lines are drawn in the bitter struggle over the President's future. Several allies of Mr Musharraf began to distance themselves from him, saying he should stand down for the good of the country, but the former general again insisted he would fight the impeachment charges being prepared by his opponents. Meanwhile, the...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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