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2008-11-03 18:00:06

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is urging a top U.S. military commander to halt drone missile attacks targeting Taliban militants inside Pakistan. Zardari, meeting Monday in Islamabad with Gen. David Petraeus, the new head of the U.S. Central Command, said the attacks are causing problems for the government because they are highly unpopular with the public and are inflaming anti-American sentiment, ABC News reported. "Continuing drone attacks on our territory, which result in loss of...

2008-10-12 03:00:17

Text of report by Karachi-based private Pakistani channel Geo TV website on 12 October Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said power and energy was most critical for economic development of the country and directed swift measures to end load shedding and power shortages on war footing. During a detailed presentation on "International Competitive Bidding for New IPP and Rental Power Projects on Fast Track" the President asked the Ministry and Planning Commission to consider...

2008-10-06 09:00:14

Indian media gave prominent play to Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's reported statement that India has never been a threat to his country. The statement was made in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. In a front-page story Monday, the Times of India reported Zardari's statement had "warmed the cockles of Indian hearts as much as it has created a ruckus in his own country." The report said this is the first time a top Pakistani leader has "dared to state this in public and...

2008-09-26 00:00:14

Text of report by Pakistan's private television channel Geo News website on 26 September United Nations: In his maiden address to the General Assembly of the United Nations here on Thursday [25 September], the president of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, has categorically asked justice for the assassinated Benazir Bhutto [former prime minister and his wife]. President Asif Ali Zardari declared Pakistan will not let its territory be used by terrorists for attacks against its own people or...

2008-09-25 00:00:19

Text of report by official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Islamabad, 24 September [Wednesday]: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani on Wednesday urged the media to extend its cooperation to the government in facing the challenges of terrorism and extremism. Speaking at an Iftar [fast breaking] dinner hosted by him for foreign and national media here, he said media should educate people about the rigid mindsets that give birth to suicide bombers and terrorists. He...

2008-09-23 00:00:13

Pakistan President pleads with Bush to reverse policy BA cancels all flights to country The Pakistani President, Asif Ali Zardari, will plead with President George Bush today to change a policy which is being blamed for one of his country's worst terrorist atrocities. "We hope the US will change policy because this is what is needed," said Pakistan's ambassador to the UK, Wajid Shamsul Hassan, after 53 people were killed and more than 250 injured in the bombing of the Marriott Hotel in...

2008-09-22 21:00:00

By Stephen Graham ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Taliban militants based near the Afghan border and their al-Qaida allies are the most likely suspects behind a massive truck bombing at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel, officials and experts said Sunday. At least 53 died in the explosion, including two U.S. Defense Department employees and the Czech ambassador. The truck sat burning and disabled at the hotel gate for at least 3 1/2 minutes as nervous guards tried to douse the flames before they, the...

2008-09-22 09:00:08

By Stephen Graham Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Taliban militants based near the Afghan border and their al-Qaida allies are the most likely suspects behind a massive truck bombing at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel, officials and experts said Sunday. At least 53 died in the explosion, including two U.S. Defense Department employees and the Czech ambassador. The truck sat burning and disabled at the hotel gate for at least 3 1/2 minutes as nervous guards tried to douse the flames...


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