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Gilani rejects information minister''s resignation
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday turned down Information and Broadcasting Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan''s resignation from her post as minister during a one-on-one meeting, the News reported.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 5:54:42 PM

Respect ballot''s power to effect change: Zardari, Gilani
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan''s president and prime minister, on the backfoot in the wake of the memogate scandal, have urged the nation to keep their faith in the ballot as the instrument of change and not use force to bring this about.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 5:39:02 PM

Blast rips through Nigerian church on Christmas
Abuja, Dec 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An explosion ripped through a Catholic church during the Christmas service near Nigeria''s capital Sunday, causing deaths and injuries, officials said.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 5:20:32 PM

Gilani criticised over Laden comment
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been criticised for raising in parliament the question of the slain Osama bin Laden''s presence in the country.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 3:32:52 PM

Pakistani information minister quits over PPP ''attitude''
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan tendered her resignation during a cabinet meeting Sunday while expressing her disappointment over the ''attitude'' of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leadership.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 3:24:12 PM

Pakistani hockey team leads China 3-0 in international series
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan registered its third straight victory to lead China 3-0 in the four-match series, the first international hockey competition held in this country since 2004.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 2:26:02 PM

Constitution''s abrogation won''t be permitted: Nawaz
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) No one will be allowed to dissolve Pakistan''s parliament and abrogate the constitution, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said, urging the government to focus on the country''s economic growth.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 2:15:12 PM

Stop night raids, Karzai tells NATO
Kabul, Dec 25 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has reiterated his call to the NATO-led coalition forces to stop night raid operations in the country.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 1:21:32 PM

Pakistan information minister resigns
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan resigned during a cabinet meet Sunday.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 1:14:32 PM

Saudi plane makes emergency landing
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian private airline plane made an emergency landing in Karachi in Pakistan Sunday, Geo News reported. No one was hurt.

Sunday, December 25, 2011 12:38:32 PM

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