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Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh may escape Pakistani gallows
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan - and some 7,000 others might escape the gallows with the law and justice ministry asking the interior ministry to commute all death sentences to life imprisonment.

Friday, January 02, 2009 5:22:31 PM

Terror attacks increased by 50 percent in Pakistan: NGO
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan's leading welfare organisation, the Edhi Foundation, has termed 2008 as a year of suicides and suicidal attacks during which terrorist attacks increased by 50 percent as compared to 2007.

Friday, January 02, 2009 3:31:01 PM

US drone attack kills four Al Qaeda militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 2 (DPA) A US pilotless aircraft Friday fired two missiles at a suspected militant hideout, killing four Al Qaeda militants in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an intelligence official said.

Friday, January 02, 2009 1:27:14 PM

US for Mumbai suspects' trial in Pakistan: report
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The US administration is urging Pakistan to ensure that the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attack are punished within the country instead of being extradited to India, a media report said Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 12:52:43 PM

Miandad facing stiff opposition from regional associations
Karachi, Jan 2 (IANS) Just weeks after taking over as Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) director general, Javed Miandad is facing stiff opposition from the country's regional associations because of the former captain's open support for the inclusion of departmental teams in major domestic competitions.

Friday, January 02, 2009 12:33:32 PM

Pakistan to begin serial production of JF-17 combat jet
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) is to soon begin serial production of the JF-17 Thunder multi-role combat jet that has been developed in collaboration with China, a parliamentary panel has been informed.

Friday, January 02, 2009 12:13:48 PM

Pakistan to establish anti-terror authority
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Faced with worldwide demands to take action against militant groups operating from its territory, Pakistan has decided to establish a National Counter-terrorism Authority (NCA).

Friday, January 02, 2009 12:12:03 PM

Pakistan claims significant developments in Mumbai probe
Islamabad, Jan 2 (DPA) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Thursday that his country had made significant developments in the probe into the Mumbai terrorist attacks, which left more than 170 people dead and over 300 injured.

Friday, January 02, 2009 1:21:40 AM

Malik to continue as Pakistan cricket captain
Karachi, Jan 1 (IANS) Shoaib Malik will continue to lead the Pakistani cricket team as long as the 26-year-old all rounder 'delivers', the country's cricket board chief Ijaz Butt said Thursday.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 11:07:50 PM

Pakistan keen to help in 26/11 probe: minister
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said it wants to help India 'wholeheartedly' in the probe into the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, but would not hand over the suspects named by New Delhi.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 10:14:27 PM

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