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Musharraf ridicules Bhutto
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Sunday ridiculed opposition leader Benazir Bhutto when a foreign journalist said that her popularity was on the rise.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 5:06:28 PM

Musharraf justifies emergency, says polls on schedule (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Describing the emergency as a 'bitter pill to swallow', Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that he had to impose it to 'rejuvenate' the government but promised elections would be held as scheduled in January.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 4:17:45 PM

Pakistan elections before Jan 9: Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 11 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that parliamentary elections would be held before Jan 9.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 4:04:55 PM

Electronic media urge Musharraf to lift ban
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) After more than a week of clampdown following the declaration of emergency, the Pakistani electronic media has submitted a 'humble' request to President Pervez Musharraf to allow the national television channels to operate.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 2:13:36 PM

With increased security, crime declines in Islamabad
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) The extraordinary security arrangements put in place after the Nov 3 declaration of emergency have seen crime rates in the Pakistani capital decline markedly.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 1:14:46 PM

Pakistan PM seeks wider trade with Iran, Turkey
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Shoukat Aziz has called for expansion of trilateral trade cooperation between Pakistan, Iran and Turkey.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 12:26:48 PM

Pakistan expels 3 British reporters
Islamabad, Nov 11 (DPA) The Pakistan government ordered expulsion of three reporters of Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper in response to an opinion piece in which President Pervez Musharraf is referred to by what Pakistani officials called 'foul and abusive language.'

Sunday, November 11, 2007 11:08:04 AM

New ordinance gives Pakistani army sweeping powers
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) A week after imposing emergency, President Pervez Musharraf has promulgated an ordinance to amend the Pakistan Army Act 1952 allowing military courts to try civilians for serious offences like terrorism.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 10:53:45 AM

Arc of instability in Pakistan raises scary scenario (Commentary)
What happens next politically and militarily in Pakistan as it slips further into chaos, becoming increasingly ungovernable, is of fundamental significance not only regionally but beyond as the Taliban-led offensive intensifies in neighbouring Afghanistan.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 7:23:11 AM

Benazir arrested, served 3-day detention order (Roundup)
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was formally arrested Friday and served with a three-day detention order after she attempted to slip past a security cordon around her residence to attend a protest rally in adjacent Rawalpindi.

Friday, November 09, 2007 8:01:56 PM

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