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- All Assistance To Pakistan Under Review, Says U.S. (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W. Bush’s top national security aides say U.S. financial backing for Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts would go on uninterrupted despite the administration’s unhappiness with President Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of a . . . .
- Ramifications Of Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
THE proclamation of emergency rule by President Gen Pervez Musharraf, who seems to have lost the plot, is in effect a throwback to authoritarianism, which will unquestionably have wide-ranging consequences for Pakistan — hemmed in by. . .
- Protests Spread Across Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lawyers take to streets again; return to constitutional path, says Rice
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- Quit Army: Rice To Mush (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- India's Foreign Policy Pragmatism (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Just as thousands of saffron-clad Buddhist monks hit the streets of Rangoon to protest against the military junta, India's oil minister was in the Burmese capital negotiating greater involvement for Indian gas companies.
- Uk Terror Source In Pak: Mi5 (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Over the last five years, much of the command, control and inspiration for attack planning in the UK has derived from Al Qaida's remaining core leadership in the tribal areas of Pakistan, according to the head of Britain's intelligence service MI5.
- Will Pakistan Turn Out Like Iran? (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf seemed to be one of the Bush administration's most valuable foreign friends after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when he denounced al Qaeda and the Taliban and joined the U.S.-declared war on terrorism.
- 'War On Terror' Will Ensure Us Aid For Pak (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has hinted at a "review" of the massive American aid to Pakistan in the wake President Pervez Musharraf's clamping of Emergency, but senior officials, including Rice herself, concede that Washington faces major const
- Pak Pm Says Elections To Be Held On Schedule (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, succumbing to worldwide pressure and the widespread condemnation of Saturdayâ€™s declaration of emergency, announced on Monday that general elections in the country would be held "according to schedule."
- Bush Tells Musharraf, Take My Advice: : End Emergency! (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W Bush on Monday exhorted President Pervez Musharraf to hold elections and relinquish his army post “as soon as possible”.
- Hold Elections And Tackle Terrorism Straightway (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Sunday that the government was committed to making sure that general elections were held and the democratic process flourished in Pakistan.
- Bhutto Suspects Child Bomber Used For Karachi Attack (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In A new twist to last month’s Karachi bombings, which claimed nearly 140 lives, former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a “child suicide bomber” followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- Us Senators Call For Strict Action Against Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Noting that Pakistan is in a “major crisis” following imposition of Emergency, senior US senators have called for international pressure on President Pervez Musharraf, and said he should not be allowed a “free pass” this time around.
- Darkness In Pakistan (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 05, 2007)
The imposition of an Emergency and the suspension of the Constitution by President Pervez Musharraf, signalling a return to direct military rule has plunged Pakistan into one of its darkest phases ever.
- Hundreds Detained In Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf tightened the state of emergency in Pakistan on Sunday, as police rounded up hundreds of opponents and the government warned it could delay key elections for a year.
- Tight Curbs On Media, Tv Channels Are Taken Off Air (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
After the imposition of emergency rule, Gen. Pervez Musharraf issued decrees late to curb the freedom of the print and electronic media in the country.
- Pak Media Criticises Musharraf For Order (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani media on Sunday criticised President Pervez Musharraf for imposing emergency rule on the country, describing it as the "Generalâ€™s second coup" which would only "fracture an already weakened nation".
- Macho Vs Mature (Times of India, Swapan Dasgupta, Nov 05, 2007)
Unfamiliarity with the many ways of speaking English can create diplomatic hiccups.
- 500 Held In Pak Crackdown (Tribune, Rezaul H. Laskar, Nov 05, 2007)
In a major crackdown, Pakistani security agencies today rounded up opposition leaders, lawyers and human rights activists and put under house arrest sacked Chief Justice Iftikhar M. Chaudhry amid speculation that President Pervez Musharraf may . . . .
- Bjp: Mush Move Similar To Indira's Emergency Call (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Reminding Pakistanis of its own leaders' fight against the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975, the BJP on Sunday criticised General Pervez Musharraf for "institutionalising personal power through totalitarianism".
- Some Strategic Errors (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
FOR those who believed that Ms Bhutto’s return would promote national reconciliation and calm the political temperature, there has been a rude awakening.
- Pak Public Left Angry, Dazed And Glazed (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Telephone networks went down for hours, news channels went off the air - but news that Pakistan had been plunged into Emergency rule swept Karachi, the country's largest city, before communications shut down.
- Give Reason A Chance (Dawn, A.B. Shahid, Nov 05, 2007)
Recentlu, William Dalrymple wrote a critique of Bernard Lewis’s book From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East, a collection of 51 essays that he wrote over the years. Many were criticised for their historical inaccuracies.
- All Eyes On Asia’S Sick Man (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 05, 2007)
So, Pakistan is in for turmoil brought on by the declaration of Emergency and promulgation of the Provisional Constitutional Order by President Pervez Musharraf on November 3.
- Developments Are Of Special Concern To India: Bjp (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Virtual martial law and harmful to Pakistan, says CPI(M)
“Those who imposed emergency cannot be reliable allies”
Comparisons drawn with emergency in India
- Pakistan Under Siege (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Terrorist attacks are not new in Pakistan, but after the military operation at Lal Masjid, there has been an ominous upsurge in militant mayhem in the country. What has given a dangerous dimension to extremist violence is the escalation in . . . .
- Wages Of Confrontation (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Chief of the Army Staff, General Pervez Musharraf, has declared, according to Sheikh Rashid, the railways minister, a state of “Emergency Plus” because his order carries with it a Provisional Constitutional order (PCO) associated . . . . . .
- Return To Democracy, World Urges Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
World leaders on Sunday urged a swift return to democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan after President Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency rule in the country a day earlier, although some allies stopped short of outright condemnation.
- It’S Time To Save Nation: Pervez (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said late on Saturday night that it was time for action to save Pakistan from extremists, terrorists and anti-Pakistan elements.
- Us "Deeply Disturbed" By Musharraf's Emergency Rule (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The United States says it's "deeply disturbed" by its key ally Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule in apparent defiance of Washington and asked him to hold elections by January 15 as promised.
- Bhutto Spits Fire But Bridge Still Not Burnt (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A proposed power-sharing deal with Pervez Musharraf almost in tatters, Benazir Bhutto joined Opposition leaders in lambasting the emergency but left her options open.
- Musharraf Maelstrom And India (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 05, 2007)
India had reasons to mince its words on General Pervez Musharraf’s second coup that suspended Pakistan’s constitution, emasculated the higher judiciary that was beginning to show signs of independence, and pulled the plug on the vibrant . . . . . .
- Defiance May Make Him Ineffective, Force Military To Rethink Its Options (Indian Express, Husain Haqqani, Nov 05, 2007)
General Pervez Musharraf may not call it so but his proclamation to suspend Pakistan’s constitution in his capacity as Chief of Army Staff on Saturday amounted to a declaration of martial law. Pakistanis are used to their army taking over . .. . . . .
- Judicial Activism And Extremism Prompted To Declare Emergency: Musharaff (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said increasing judicial activism and a spurt in terrorism and extremism had paralysed and demoralised the government prompting him to take the "difficult" decision to save the nation from a "dangerous" juncture.
- Emergency Set To Backfire (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharrafs bid to cling to power is set to backfire badly, destabilising a key US ally, spawning new militant attacks and straining relations with the army, analysts said.
- General Cracks Down, Hundreds Held (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Protesters shouted “shame on you!” as baton-wielding police empowered by Pakistan’s state of emergency violently broke up a rally today and rounded up hundreds of opposition activists nationwide.
- Pak’S General Chaos (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan is accustomed to periodic impositions of martial law, or emergency. But General Pervez Musharraf’s “second coup” comes at an especially fraught juncture, and its repercussions could be far more destabilising than his patrons in . . . . .
- World Leaders Urge Pakistan To Return To Constitutional Course (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
World leaders called o Sunday for a swift return to a constitutional Government in Pakistan and said military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf's declaration of a State of Emergency was a setback for democracy.
- Mush Clamps Down (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan People's Party leader Benazir Bhutto was indulging in hyperbole when she described the imposition of Emergency by Gen Pervez Musharraf as the "darkest day" in that country's history.
- Situation In Pak Akin To What India Faced In '75: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The BJP on Sunday said that developments in Pakistan were akin to what India faced during the Internal Emergency imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975.
- The Pattern In Pakistan’S Violence (Indian Express, C. Uday Bhaskar, Nov 03, 2007)
A motorcycle-borne suicide bomber, who rammed into a bus on Thursday in Sargodha, which houses Pakistan’s largest air force base, killed eight PAF personnel and injured 40 others.
- The Unendurable Truth (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
IN 2005, just after the identity of London’s 7/7 bombers had been ascertained there was a phrase missing from almost all the media coverage.
- Reorienting Youth Policies (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
Recentily, President Pervez Musharraf expressed his resolve to extend greater support to youth affairs.
- Us - Or Chinese - Poodle? (OutLook, B. Raman , Nov 03, 2007)
Ever since Shri Prakash Karat took over the stewardship of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), it has come out in the open as a strong defender of Chinese interests.
- Pak To Try Civilians In Military Courts (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Pakistan government will soon issue an ordinance that will allow military courts to try civilians for offences like terrorism and give sweeping powers to security and intelligence agencies.
- Turkey’S Kurdish Problem: Lessons For India (Hindu, M.K. Bhadrakumar, Oct 31, 2007)
Turkey’s Kurdish dilemma offers salutary lessons for strategic thinkers. It enables them to take a rare peep into the actual world of politics and the pitiless ravines of international diplomacy.
- Economic Consequences Of Talibanisation (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 31, 2007)
During the 1990s Pakistan’s annual growth rate averaged about 3 percent.
- Pak Hires Delhi Thorn To Lobby Us (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Pakistan has hired controversial the former US assistant secretary of state for South Asia, Robin Raphael, to push its case on Capitol Hill and with the White House.
- Pak Vows To Go Ahead With Iran Gas Pipeline F.P. Report (Frontier Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Pakistan said Monday that it would go ahead with the multi-billion Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project.
- What Happens When You ‘Talk’ To Terrorists? (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 30, 2007)
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson, Benazir Bhutto, finally committed on Sunday in Larkana that she “would not talk to extremists who had shed the blood of innocent Muslims”.
- India-Usa Interests (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 30, 2007)
If there is a “natural alliance” between India and the United States, it arises to the extent that both are large democracies and more or less free societies that happen to be placed half way across the globe and pose no perceptible military threat . . .
- Special (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
If there is a “natural alliance” between India and the United States, it arises to the extent that both are large democracies and more or less free societies that happen to be placed half way across the globe and pose no perceptible . . . . .
- The Original Sin Of Politics (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
Some political scientists consider violence to be the ‘original sin’ of politics. Political leadership ritualises death as sacrifice — for a cause and higher purpose.
- Ltte’S Growing Air Power (Tribune, Gurmeet Kanwal, Oct 29, 2007)
Sri Lankan soldiers carry the coffin of an officer who was among the servicemen killed in the LTTE’s air attacks on a military air base.
- Pak Wanted To Nuke India: Book (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Pakistan was preparing to use nuclear missiles against India during the Kargil war, a new book has claimed, citing a conversation between US President Bill Clinton and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif eight years ago.
- Indo-Pak Strategy Soon (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Pakistan will join hands with India to combat extremism and work with other SAARC countries to develop a mechanism for exchanging information to curb terrorism and drug trafficking, interior minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao has said.
- Pak Army Planned 'Use Of N-Arms' During Kargil War (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Pakistan was preparing to use nuclear missiles against India during the Kargil war, a new book has claimed, citing a conversation between US President Bill Clinton and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif eight years back.
- Kayani: Army Will Fight Terror (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
The Pakistan Army will fight out the menace of extremism and terrorism from the country, the Vice-Chief of Pakistan Army Staff, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, said.
- A Troubled Pakistan In A Troubled Region (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 29, 2007)
Faced with Russian and Chinese opposition to Chapter Seven sanctions at the UN Security Council, the United States has moved unilaterally to impose them on Iran to deter it from making a nuclear bomb which the IAEA says could be eight years away.
- 'Pak Planned N-Attack Against India' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Pakistan was preparing to use nuclear missiles against India during the Kargil war, a new book has claimed citing an eight year old conversation between the former US president Bill Clinton and Pakistans former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
- India Should Not Be Cynical (Pioneer, Radha Kumar, Oct 27, 2007)
There was solid basis for New Delhi's response to the blasts in Karachi. The two countries are in the process of evolving a mechanism for police cooperation against terrorism and it is in India's interest to make Benazir conform to the . . . .
- Merkel For Closer Ties With Asia (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 27, 2007)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday called upon the West to acknowledge “different structures” for resolving conflicts and be “open-minded” about religions from Asia. Calling on the West to be “more than willing to learn from . . . .
- Set It Right Now (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 27, 2007)
Why should the Indian Government and the national Opposition lose sleep if Pakistanis are getting killed in jihadi strikes? Well, isolationism is out of fashion now.
- Know Your Benazir (Pioneer, Wilson John, Oct 27, 2007)
After last week's suicide bombing in Karachi, a sympathy wave is sought to be manufactured in favour of the 'daughter of the East' even here in India. But does the lady deserve a second chance?
- Lal Masjid And Fazlullah (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 27, 2007)
The naib-imam of Islamabad’s controversial Lal Masjid, Amir Siddiqi, appointed to his job by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, held a press conference at the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Press Club on Thursday and said the 30 troops killed by . . . .
- India Threatened By 'Failed States': Nsa (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Intelligence inputs available with the Government indicate the possibility of imminent jihadi attacks on country's "economic and iconic targets".
- Saarc Nations Agree To Work Together To Combat Terror (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Saarc countries on Thursday decided to have regular exchange of information to combat terrorism and to work towards establishing a convention for mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.
- Saarc Vows To Combat Terror (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Viewing terrorism as a “serious threat” to South Asia’s peace and development, SAARC countries today decided to have regular exchange of information to combat the menace and push efforts for establishing a convention for mutual legal assistance. . .
- Cooperate To End Terrorism (Tribune, Gen V.P. Malik (retd), Oct 26, 2007)
After the Karachi bloodbath on October 19 the global condemnation of the terrorists’ act and commiseration for Pakistan and Ms Benazir Bhutto was on the expected lines.
- 'Nuke Deal Important Part Of Indo-Us Relationship' (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Expressing commitment to the Indo-US nuclear deal, the US has said the historic agreement is an important part of the bilateral relationship and is beneficial to both countries.
- Talk On Terror (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 26, 2007)
The JATM mechanism hardly attracted any attention.
- Pawns In Pakistan (Pioneer, CP Bhambhri, Oct 26, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto's return was stage-managed by the US. Nawaz Sharif didn't succeed as he lacked American backing
- What Next For Benazir Bhutto? (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The PPP leader’s return to Pakistan heralds the return of democratic politics but sharpens political polarisation.
- A Difficult Dialogue (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 25, 2007)
Imagine ballroom dancers who both think their partner is preparing to stick a dagger into their back, and you have a good idea of where India-Pakistan dialogue on terrorism stands.
- India-Us Nuclear Deal Wavers (Christian Science Monitor, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A US-Indian accord on civilian nuclear cooperation, once hailed as one of the most significant foreign-policy achievements of the Bush presidency, is on the ropes and may die before it is ever approved.
- Holding On To The Reins (Telegraph, Abhijit Bhattacharyya , Oct 25, 2007)
Since the Inter-Services Intelligence chief is an important man, the unprecedented appointment of Ashfaq Kayani as the army chief in Pakistan evokes interest.
- Sudden Bonhomie (Pioneer, Ajoy Bose, Oct 25, 2007)
The Indian establishment is virtually bending over backwards in expressing dismay at the recent attack on Benazir Bhutto, officially a nobody in Pakistan at the moment.
- Saarc Ministers On Mutual Assistance To Check Terrorism (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Home Secretaries of SAARC countries on Wednesday resolved to move forward in the matter of mutual assistance to check terrorism and trans-border crimes and expressed the need for better cooperation among police organisations of member-countries.
- Real Threat To The Bb-Ppp (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 25, 2007)
New revelations now point directly to Taliban-Al Qaeda as the origin of threat to the PPP leader Ms Benazir Bhutto.
- Other Voices Pushto Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 25, 2007)
ISLAMABAD has finally announced a sub-jirga tasked with implementing decisions of a Pakistan-Afghanistan peace forum, pinning down the causes of militant attacks in the region and suggesting ways of tackling extremism.
- A Fair Investigation? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 25, 2007)
AS the debris and smoke of the bomb attack on Benazir Bhutto settled, one thing was clear: the battle with militancy in Pakistan has been raised to a new level.
- Signals From Ceasfire (Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 24, 2007)
The United Jihad Council is desperate to join in the political dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir’s future, but it may be too late.
- S. Asian Terror Database Proposed (Dawn, Jawed Naqvi, Oct 24, 2007)
Member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation on Tuesday proposed the creation of a database among them for a coordinated action against terrorism, drug trafficking, cyber crimes and financial frauds.
- The Common Enemy (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 24, 2007)
THE reiteration of commitment by India and Pakistan on Monday to working together to curb terrorism in their countries is welcome.
- Pakistan And Its Prisoners Of Destiny (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Oct 24, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto knows how to press the right buttons when speaking to Western audiences through the mass media.
- Benazir Bhutto To Avoid Mass Rallies (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto said Tuesday she had received a new death threat but will start campaigning in Pakistini cities in the next couple of days, avoiding mass rallies.
- Benazir Barred From Leaving Pak (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Pakistan has put former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on the Exit Control List (ECL), banning her from leaving the country.
- Bjp For Joint Action (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The BJP today suggested a joint Indo-Pak action against terrorist groups operating from Pakistan. This, according to the party, will be mutually beneficial for the two countries as both were facing the same problem.
- Threat To Bhutto: Qaeda Woman Will Strike (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Oct 24, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has received an assassination threat from a follower of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.
- The Bb-Musharraf Equation (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 24, 2007)
Ms Benazir Bhutto has expressed dissatisfaction with the first official report submitted to President Pervez Musharraf on the October 18 suicide-bombing on her rally, and has disclosed some more information to a foreign TV network about who she. . .
- Benazir Bhutto Banned From Leaving Pakistan (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Pakistan has put former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on the Exit Control List (ECL), banning her from leaving the country, according to Bhutto's spokesman Farhatullah Babar.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 24, 2007)
High-voltage talks are on this week to counter terrorism in the subcontinent, and it may just be coincidental that the move comes in the wake of explosions in Ajmer, Ludhiana and Karachi.
- Growth Through Social Justice (Frontline, John M. Alexander , Oct 24, 2007)
Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man you may have seen, and ask yourself if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him.
- Bb Mulls ‘Virtual’ Rallies After Threat (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto said on Tuesday she will avoid mass rallies while campaigning for the general elections, as she received a new death threat.
- No Breakthrough On Core Issues Due To Indian Intransigence: Mushahid (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Tuesday said composite dialogue and the back channel diplomacy between India and Pakistan had brought about a qualitative change in the environment but there was no breakthrough . . . .
- The Tasks Ahead (Dawn, Najmuddin A. Shaikh, Oct 24, 2007)
THE tumultuous welcome accorded to Benazir Bhutto on her arrival in Karachi was negated by the horrific bomb blasts clearly aimed at the container vehicle in which she and the party leadership were travelling.
- India, Pakistan Agree To Work On Anti-Terror Mechanism (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
India and Pakistan today agreed to work together for identifying measures to beef up the anti-terror mechanism in the light of information shared earlier by the two on terrorist incidents and terror-related activities.
- The Wages Of Sin (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 23, 2007)
SO then, the American-brokered Mother of All Deals, or MAD, has spawned the first of its many malformed babies.
- Govt Rules Out Foreign Help To Probe Karachi Blasts (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
The prime minister and interior minister have rejected the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s demand for foreign experts to assist in the inquiry into last Thursday’s suicide bombings in Karachi, while PPP chief Benazir Bhutto has insisted the . . . .
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