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I want meaningful talks: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD:  In a series of flip-flops, the Pakistan Foreign Minister, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said he will not go to India for talks only for “a leisure trip” and backtracked on his earlier claim that his counterpart Mr S M Krishna received repeated calls from New Delhi taking instructions during their July 15 parleys.

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Iraq suicide bomber kills 43 at army office

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber killed 43 people at an army office west of Baghdad today, as anti-Qaeda fighters gathered to receive their salaries, defence and interior ministry officials said.
Another 40 people were wounded in the 8.30 am local time attack, the officials said.

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Pakistan promises to act on Headley leads

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday promised to act on the leads given by Pakistani American terrorist David Headley on the Mumbai terror attacks after discussions between External Affairs Minister, Mr S M Krishna and his counterpart, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi were marked by sharp differences.

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How Pak media is reporting Indo-Pak talks

ISLAMABAD:  Acknowledging that Mumbai will continue to cast a shadow on Indo-Pak talks, Pakistani media today hoped that the India’s External Affairs Minister, Mr S M Krishna’s visit to Pakistan will “give peace a chance” but doubted whether it will result in anything tangible for the two sides.

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