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Ahmad Mukhtar is Pakistan Defence Minister.

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'Pak has tied foreign policy to public passions'
Pakistan's folly is that it has tied foreign policy to public passions and is now unable to employ flexible diplomacy where needed, stated an editorial in a Pakistan daily.

'Gilani to appeal against SC contempt verdict': Awan
Pakistan Federal Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani would file an appeal against the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) in the contempt of court case.

Pak PM Gilani convicted of contempt, given 30 sec sentence
The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday found Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, but gave him only a symbolic sentence which lasted for 30 seconds.

Pakistan to resume 'regular' NATO supplies from March
Pakistan would reportedly resume the 'regular' NATO supplies in the first week of March.

Pak Govt to charge NATO for damage of roads when it restores supply lines
Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar has said the country's government would demand payment from NATO after restoring its supplies.

Zardari arrives in Istanbul for trilateral summit on Afghanistan
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari arrived in Istanbul on Sunday at the invitation of Turkish President Abdullah Gul to participate in the sixth trilateral summit to find a peaceful and everlasting solution of the Afghanistan issue.

Pak Army partially takes over Shamsi airbase in Balochistan used for US drone strikes
The Pakistan Army has reportedly taken control of the Shamsi airbase, which was being used by US forces for operating and launching drone attacks.

Pakistan threatens to pull troops from Afghan border if US cuts military aid
Pakistan has threatened to pull back its troops from the tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan as a reaction to the suspension of nearly 800 million dollars of military aid by the US.

Pakistan unaware of Mullah Omar's whereabouts: Defence Minister
Pakistan is not aware of where Taliban's spiritual leader Mullah Mohammad Omar is currently hiding, Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar has said.

Pak hasn't signed any accord to hand over Gwadar Port to China: Gilani
Pakistan has not signed any agreement for handing over its Gwadar Port to China, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.

Sino-Pak Friendship Express hits 'Gwadar naval base' bump
The 'all-weather friendship' between Pakistan and China has hit a bump over the Gwadar naval base issue.

Pakistan daily stresses need for addressing Balochistan's alienation
An editorial in a Pakistan newspaper has stressed the need to address Balochistan's growing sense of alienation.

Beijing to operate Gwadar Port: Pak Defence Minister
Pakistan's Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar has said China has agreed to Islamabad's request to operate the underused Gwador Port on the expiry of Port of Singaporean Authority's (PSA) term of agreement.

High profile team accompanies Gilani for Mohali match
A high-profile delegation is accompanying Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on his daylong visit to Mohali to attend Wednesday's World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan.

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