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'NSA sacking reveals cracks in Pakistani leadership'
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) The manner in which Pakistan's National Security Advisor (NSA) was sacked for owning up to Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist arrested during the Mumbai attacks reveals cracks in the top echelons of the country's leadership, a leading English newspaper said Thursday.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 1:50:46 PM

Daughter's rap tribute to Benazir leaves Pakistan unmoved
Islamabad, Jan 8 (DPA) A rap song written by the elder daughter of Pakistan's slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, in which she pours out her grief, is making waves on video sharing website YouTube and in the international media, but most at home seem unimpressed.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 11:04:07 AM

Pakistan sacks National security adviser
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sacked the country's National security adviser Mahmud Ali Durrani, Geo TV reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 10:37:20 PM

Pakistan officially owns up to Kasab
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) After weeks of denials, Pakistan Wednesday finally owned up to the lone survivor of Mumbai attacks Ajmal Amir Kasab but, given the heinous nature of the crime, refused to provide him the legal aid he has sought.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 10:02:38 PM

Pakistan finally owns up to Kasab; ISI chief says 'no war'
Islamabad/New Delhi/Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) After being in denial mode for weeks, Pakistan finally admitted Wednesday that Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured during the Mumbai carnage, was indeed a Pakistani national but was unsure whether it would provide him consular access as he has asked for to defend himself.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 7:28:32 PM

Pakistan owns up to Ajmal Kasab
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after India's Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma urged Pakistan to own up the nationality of Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorist captured during the Mumbai carnage as the 'first step' to indicate its intention to cooperate in the probe into the incident, Islamabad did just that.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:52:46 PM

Ajmal Kasab belongs to Pakistan: Official sources
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorist captured during the Mumbai attacks, belongs to Pakistan, The News reported in its website Wednesday, quoting official sources.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:30:01 PM

Manmohan statement can aggravate tension: Pakistani analysts
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's accusation that Pakistan was using terrorism as an 'instrument of state policy' can push the tension between the two countries in the wake of the Mumbai carnage toward the danger zone, analysts here fear.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 4:25:10 PM

Terror, not India Pakistan's enemy: ISI chief
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Categorically stating there would not be a war with India in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, the head of Pakistan's spy agency says Islamabad's enemy is not its eastern neighbour but terrorism.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:39:28 PM

Give Pakistan space to act against terrorism, says Pakistani media
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the Mumbai attack had the support of Pakistani 'official agencies', several leading newspapers Wednesday responded with anger. India should give Pakistan 'space' to act against terrorism, one editorial said while another contended that New Delhi seemed interested more in 'maligning Pakistan internationally'.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 12:47:18 PM

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