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September 11 plotters back in court

The men accused of plotting the September 11, 2001 attacks returned Friday to a military court in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, although their trial may still be more than a year away. The preliminary hearing, focused on rules over monitoring interactions between attorneys and their clients, marked the first time the five had been in court since February. The co-defendants sat calmly with none of the outbursts that marked previous sessions. Self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed wore a camouflage jacket and white turban, with his thick beard died a reddish orange.

Vanishing files delay Guantanamo hearings in 9/11 case

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Guantanamo war crimes prosecutions of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked planes attacks will be delayed by two months because of lost files caused by Pentagon computer problems, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday. A weeklong pre-trial hearing had been set to begin on Monday in the death penalty case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the attacks, and four alleged co-conspirators.

Vanishing files delay Guantanamo hearings in 9/11 case

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Guantanamo war crimes prosecutions of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked planes attacks will be delayed by two months because of lost files caused by Pentagon computer problems, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday. A weeklong pre-trial hearing had been set to begin on Monday in the death penalty case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the attacks, and four alleged co-conspirators.

Jan Jamali speaks

Muslim League (N) is the party which can steer the country out of crises. Election Commission is the strongest institution of the country. Caretaker Governments would not influence elections but were only meeting constitutional obligations. It would transfer power to newly elected government on May 10.These views were expressed by former Deputy Chairman Senate and ex Balochistan Chief Minister Jan Muhammad Jamali while speaking to newsmen t his residence here Saturday.He said would contest on PML-N ticket from PB-25.

Akhtar Mengal speaks

Had major democratic forces of the country raised voice over Balochistan issue situation must not have reached the situation of today. Pinning hope and expectations with rulers will be foolishness.

PMAP leaders meet Akhtar Mengal

Central leaders of Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party Dr Hamid Achakzai and Nawab Ayaz Jogezai held separate meetings with President Balochistan National Party (BNP) Sardar Akhtar Mengal here Thursday.Rauf Lala, Yusuf Khan Kakar, Khushhal Khan, Sana Baloch, Malik Abdul Wali Kakar and others were present.At their meeting the two leaders exchanged views on general elections.Akhtar Mengal said that with Unity between Pashtoons and Baloch law and order situation would improve in the province.

Akhtar Mengal is right

The return of former Chief Minister of Balochistan and head of the Balochistan National Party (BNP), Sardar Akhtar Mengal, to Pakistan after ending his self-exile and his decision to participate in the ensuing elections is a significant and welcome development that might prove a harbinger to the much-needed reconciliation in the troubled province.

Balochistan elections: Situation taking new turn

The situation pertaining to general elections 2013 is taking new turn in Balochistan after the Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s meeting with the top nationalist Baloch and Pashtoon leaders here.The sources in the Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) told, there was division in the leadership of BNP-M over the decision whether they should participate in the general elections or boycott it.“Our leader Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal had contended that some armed groups were not leaving the BNP-M activists to run election campaign in Khuzdar, Kalat, Awaran, Kh

Akhtar Mengal speaks

Had major democratic forces of the country raised voice over Balochistan issue situation must not have reached the situation of today. Pinning hope and expectations with rulers will be foolishness.

PMAP leaders meet Akhtar Mengal

Central leaders of Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party Dr Hamid Achakzai and Nawab Ayaz Jogezai held separate meetings with President Balochistan National Party (BNP) Sardar Akhtar Mengal here Thursday.Rauf Lala, Yusuf Khan Kakar, Khushhal Khan, Sana Baloch, Malik Abdul Wali Kakar and others were present.At their meeting the two leaders exchanged views on general elections.Akhtar Mengal said that with Unity between Pashtoons and Baloch law and order situation would improve in the province.
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