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Yet another journalist silenced in Pakistani tribal area
Peshawar, May 25 (IANS) The killing of a journalist by unidentified assailants in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency highlights the risks that mediapersons working in the militant-infested tribal areas continue to take to keep the world informed.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 12:08:08 PM

Mehsud rules out cooperation with UN's Bhutto murder probe
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Baitullah Mehsud, a Pakistani Taliban commander suspected of having a hand in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has ruled out cooperating with a UN probe into the killing, saying the world body was 'subservient to the US'.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 11:38:47 AM

Pakistan needs several years to curb militancy: US
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan needs several years to defeat Al Qaeda-linked terrorists operating in its tribal region along the Afghan border, the Pentagon has warned.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 11:38:07 AM

Pakistan to seek inspection of Baglihar project site
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan will seek inspection of the Baglihar project site during a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) to be held in Lahore.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 11:22:06 AM

PPP readies to clip Musharraf's powers
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) The Pakistan president's powers to dismiss parliament and to appoint Supreme Court judges, governors and the chief election commissioner will be taken away under proposed constitutional amendments, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) said Saturday.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 8:10:34 PM

Pakistan hands over 99 prisoners to India
Lahore, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday handed over 99 jailed Indian fishermen at the Wagah border here, three days after the two countries agreed to grant consular access to prisoners in each other's jails.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 5:10:50 PM

Bomb attacks kill two policemen, civilian in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 24 (DPA) Two policemen and a civilian were killed Saturday in two separate bomb attacks in restive north-west Pakistan, officials said.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 2:15:14 PM

Bopanna and Qureshi team up for French Open
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) After the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, now Pakistani and Indian players are teaming up in tennis too. Pakistan's top tennis star Aisamul Haq Qureshi and India's Rohan Bopanna will be pairing up at the French Open, their first Grand Slam entry.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 2:05:55 PM

Two killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, May 24 (Xinhua) Two policemen on a routine patrol were killed Saturday in a roadside bomb blast in the north-western Pakistan city of Peshawar, according to local TV reports.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 12:34:31 PM

Sacked judges to be restored: Zardari
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan's political roller coaster continues. Asif Ali Zardari, leader of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has declared finally that the judges sacked after President Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency last year would be reinstated.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 12:22:14 PM

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