"Kashmir dispute: It is simple — India should
pull troops out of the Himalayan territory, identify the region,
demilitarize it and change its status."
(President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said during an
interview with Indian newspaper)
got a call from an officer in another unit early morning who told me
that my husband and his platoon had been arrested on charges when they
refused to go on a suicide mission. When my husband refuses to follow an
order, it has to be something major."
(US newspapers reported quoting Jackie Butler wife of
the Sgt. Michael Butler who is facing Military investigation and action
on charge of defying orders of their commanders for Iraq Mission)
"Iran would reject any proposal to halt uranium
enrichment. Any proposal which deprives Iran of its legitimate right to
fuel cycle is not acceptable."
(Hossein Mousavian, Iran's head of foreign policy on
the supreme National Security Council told television)
"The monthly death rate in Durfur was about
10,000 due to malnutrition and disease."
(Said David Nabarro head of the World Health
Organization (WHO) health crisis group in Geneva)
"Bush has assured Americans, he does not have to
send more troops to war zone in Iraq and Bush administration would
continue training Iraqis to replace US troops."
(Bush campaign spokesman Steve Schmidt reacting
"Today I have signed the Global Anti-Semitism
said while Review Act of 2004. this law permits the government to keep a
record of anti Semitic acts thought the World and also a record of
responses to those acts."
(Said Bush after signing the bill)
"British forces in Iraq should remain under
direct British control with the British sector. Any changed to the basic
command structure should be brought before the House of Commons."
(Paul Keetch, defence spokesman reacting over the
reports that United States has asked Britain to deploy troops in the
"International Forces should stay in Afghanistan
for 20 years. Afghan government is fragile."
(Said Maj-Gen Andrew Leslie a Canadian Commander of
International forces who became deputy commander of the international
forces in August 2003)
"Motorway police is the only corruption-free
department of the Pakistan."
(Inspector General of the motor way police Mr. Ziaul
Hassan claimed in Nawabshah while inaugurating N-5 of the National
Highway at Sakrand)
"Two million professional beggars in Pakistan,
government should declare beggary as industry."
(Some of the hundreds of news headlines in newspapers
appeared before and during the holy month of Ramazan)
"I told the prime minister that I would be happy
to accept an invitation from Pakistan as it will also be an opportunity
for my children to see the places where the family originally comes
(Said Lal Krishan Advani on Indian Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh's suggestion for a Pakistan visit as a step for peace
"At the moment the US is not willing to give
assurance of lifting ban from two Indian scientists. Who were involved
in supplying nuclear technology and equipments to Iran."
(BBC reported while quoting an Indian daily)
"We are prepared for anything. We are prepared
to sacrifice our houses and our lives. Our goal is to wage Jihad and
embrace Shahatat. We will fight whoever comes our way, be that United
States, the Pakistan Army or our own tribe."
(Militants remarked during negotiating the release of
Chinese engineers with the authorities)
"Go Musharraf go."
(The Pakistani National Assembly witnessed a noisy
protest when opposition walked out leaving the house echoed with the
above slogan to mark the fifth anniversary of the army coup that had
brought President Gen. Pervez Musharraf to power)
"Pakistani media should not portray terrorists
as heroes of Islam and Pakistan because this is against national
(Said Minister for Information and Broadcasting
Sheikh Rashid in Peshawar Press Club)
"People learn from others mistakes but we have
not learnt anything from our own experiences. The military has not
learned from the mistake of 1970. Now once again country is on the path
to breaking up if the Kalabagh dam project is executed."
(Awami National Party leaders including Asfandyar
Wali Khan and Begum Nasim Wali Khan said while addressing a large
gathering in Peshawar)