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Gilani, Shahbaz differ on sharing power in Pakistan's Punjab
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that heads the ruling federal coalition and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) that rules Punjab Tuesday failed to come to an understanding on sharing power in the province.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 9:54:24 PM

LeT chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended for 60 days
Lahore, May 5 (IANS) The Lahore High Court Tuesday extended by 60 days the house arrest of Hafeez Saeed, the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group that India has blamed for the 26/11 Mumbai terror carnage.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 9:45:46 PM

500,000 to be moved from Swat ahead of military action: Minister
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Some 500,000 people are to be evacuated from Swat in Pakistan's restive northwest ahead of an expected military operation against the Taliban, a provincial minister said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 8:37:42 PM

Indian envoy calls on Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Sharad Sabharwal Tuesday called on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who heads Pakistan's principal opposition party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 5:56:24 PM

Pakistan lays down time frame for deciding cases
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan's new National Judicial Policy mandates a three-month time frame for deciding criminal cases, while cases attracting the death penalty have to be resolved in six months.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 5:22:14 PM

'Pakistani government shot itself in the foot with Swat deal'
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government had 'shot itself in the foot' with the controversial Swat deal, an editorial in a leading English daily said Tuesday, while another said the pact was 'never likely to make it past infancy'.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 3:59:54 PM

UAE's Pakistani community unhappy with cricketers' wild ways
Karachi, May 5 (IANS) The Pakistani community in United Arab Emirates (UAE) has protested against the 'wild ways' of some of the Pakistani cricketers during the recently-concluded one-day-series against Australia there, media reports said.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 3:48:45 PM

Swat residents asked to evacuate
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The residents of Swat in Pakistan's troubled northwest were Tuesday asked to move to safer areas as the Pakistani military seemed to be opening a third front against the Taliban, which violated a controversial peace accord in the area.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 2:08:41 PM

Pakistan suicide bombing kills five
Islamabad, May 5 (DPA) A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpost in Pakistan's north-west Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding several more, police said.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 12:45:51 PM

Suicide bombing kills four soldiers in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 5 (DPA) At least four soldiers were killed Tuesday and more than a dozen people, including schoolchildren, were injured in a suicide car bombing in north-western Pakistan, police said.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009 9:46:25 AM

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