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France rejects Al Qaeda’s ‘talk to bin Laden’ demand

France rejects Al Qaeda’s ‘talk to bin Laden’ demand

PARIS: France on Friday rejected demands from an Al Qaeda cell holding five French hostages in northern Africa that it negotiate their freedom with Osama bin Laden and pull its troops out of Afghanistan.
“France cannot accept that its policy be dictated by anyone outside,” new Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said after Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) head Abdelmalek Droukdel made the demands in an audio recording on Thursday.
His message said that France would

SC rejects report on Adiala inmates

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Wednesday rejected a report by the attorney general, stating that the 11 missing prisoners of the Adiala Jail of Rawalpindi were not handed over to the intelligence agencies.
The bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani was informed by Attorney General Moulvi Anwarul Haq that as per allegations, he contacted the concerned quarters, who informed him that these missing

APML rejects Shujaat’s statement on Lal Masjid

LAHORE: Spokesman of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Fawad Chaudhry, on Tuesday rejected a statement by PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain regarding the Lal Masjid operation, claiming that Shujaat and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi were fully aware of the offensive.
Reacting to Shujaat’s statement, Fawad claimed that all PML-Q governments in all four federating units, as well as the federal government knew about the Lal Masjid operation. He said Shujaat and Elahi were part of

ECC rejects increase in wheat support price

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet (ECC) on Friday rejected a proposal by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Livestock (MINFAL) seeking an increase of Rs 50 in next year’s wheat support price, retaining it at Rs 950 per 40 kilogrammes.
The meeting was convened on a demand by MINFAL and was chaired by Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. The meeting also rejected MINFAL’s demand of seeking enhancement of Rabi relief package to Rs 6,100 per

PML-N rejects united PML move

ISLAMABAD: PML-N Senator Pervez Rashid on Friday rejected the formation of a united Muslim league, saying all leaders who had formed the alliance lacked principle.
“Our party has some principles and the men who announced the Muttahida Muslim League at Kingri House follow no democratic principle in their politics,” he said, adding that all these leaguers had accepted the October 12 unconstitutional step of the former military dictator.
He said the leaders who were trying to

SC rejects govt’s plea for more time, change of counsel in NRO case

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the government’s plea seeking replacement of its counsel and more time to plead the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) review petition, already set for hearing on October 13.
The three-member SC bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing the federation’s application seeking postponement of its review petition against the NRO verdict until it