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CNN boss to quit on December 31

New York: (Friday, July 27, 2012) CNN’s president Jim Walton said here today that he is leaving the once dominant Cable News Network that has been lately struggling for ratings. Phil Kent, the chief executive of Turner Broadcasting, will now be searching for a new president. Walton will be quitting his office on December 31. […]

Sherry Rehman terms drone attacks completely counterproductive

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has said that Islamabad wasn’t given any go-ahead to the US for launching drone strikes on its territory after the expression of apology uttered by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the killing of 24 Pakistani troops. During an interview with CNN, the Pakistani envoy termed the […]

Slash: I left Guns N’ Roses in 1996 and haven’t spoken to Axl Rose since then

Slash, the former Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist, has revealed all the drama that forced him to leave the band in 1996. The 46-year-old has also admitted that he has not spoken with Axl Rose since leaving Guns N’ Roses. During a recent interview on CNN, Slash revealed that he does not remember all the […]

Bilawal claims Pervez Musharraf killed his mother

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the Chairman Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and son of slain Benazir Bhutto said former president Pervez Musharraf killed his mother, vowing to play a bigger political role in his home country. While speaking to CNN, Bilawal said the ex president sabotaged security of his mother when she returned to Pakistan, back in […]

Hussain Haqqani refused to return to Pakistan

Former Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani refused to return home, saying that such a scenario was not possible until the atmosphere cooled for him. While interviewing to CNN he stated, “I will not go back to Pakistan for the moment. Purely because there are elements there who have been threatening my life”. […]

Prime Minister Gilani’s political gaffe

Political gaffes are not unusual in Pakistan, but the country’s prime minister’s recent remarks take the ice of the cake. It was funnily enough and reminds the phrase made popular by French monarch Marie Antoinette, “Let them eat cake”. Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, who is currently in the United Kingdom on a five-day […]

APML Chief Pervez Musharraf postpones Pakistan return

As expected, former president and All Pakistan Muslim League chief Pervez Musharraf has delayed his scheduled return to Pakistan between January 27 and 30, repeating threats by the country’s leadership that he would be arrested upon arrival. APML Secretary General Barrister Mohammed Ali Saif announced at a crowded news conference on Friday that the situation […]

Musharraf to be arrested if he returns Pakistan: Yousaf Raza Gilani

Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has categorically said that former president Pervez Musharraf will certainly be apprehended if he returns to Pakistan. Speaking to CNN from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the premier shed light on a wide range of topics. He observed, “In fact there have been murder charges against him, […]

Imran Khan urged United States to halt drone strikes

Imran Khan, the chief of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has urged the United States to stop drone strikes in Pakistan, claiming that they were killing many innocent people. He observed that each bomb that killed terrorists also killed many people who might be related to the terrorists but were not involved in militancy. In his […]

Gingrich claims that ‘Extremists’ can get hold of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons

Gingrich claims that ‘Extremists’ can get hold of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons Republican Presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich stressed on Wednesday that ‘Extremists’ can get hold of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons. He articulated that these weapons can be within the reach of same extremists, who almost took over the Islamabad’s military forces. While expressing his concern over this, […]


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