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US diplomat fired upon in Pakistan, escapes unhurt
Islamabad, Aug 26 (Xinhua) A senior US diplomat escaped unhurt Tuesday when some unidentified gunmen opened fire on her car in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, media reports said.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 11:22:51 AM

Pakistan in crisis, ruling coalition splits
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan was plunged into fresh crisis Monday evening as its traditionally rival two major parties ended their six-month honeymoon, a week after they forced Pervez Musharrf to quit as president after nearly nine long years in power.

Monday, August 25, 2008 10:47:19 PM

Pakistan's ruling coalition splits wide open
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan plunged into political crisis Monday as former prime minister Nawaz Sharif pulled out his party from the ruling coalition to protest the government's failure to reinstate 60 senior judges sacked by then president Pervez Musharraf in November last year.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:58:54 PM

Nawaz Sharif pulls of Pakistan's ruling coalition
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif Monday pulled his party out of the country's ruling coalition in protest against the government's failure to reinstate senior judges sacked by then president Pervez Musharraf in November last year.

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:42:06 PM

Sharif pulls out of Pakistan's ruling coalition
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Monday pulled his party out of Pakistan's ruling coalition to protest against the government's failure to reinstate senior judges sacked by then president Pervez Musharraf in November last year.

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:38:00 PM

Pakistan bans Taliban's leading organization
Islamabad, Aug 25 (DPA) Pakistan Monday placed a ban on the leading organization of the pro-Taliban elements after it claimed responsibility for last week's twin suicide attacks at a military-run arms and ammunition factory where more than 80 civilian employees died and around 100 were injured.

Monday, August 25, 2008 4:21:40 PM

Militants threaten to blow up legislators' hostel in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Pro-Taliban militants have threatened to blow up a hostel of provincial assembly members in northwestern Pakistan, the Dawn News TV channel reported Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 1:32:57 PM

National Security Adviser to represent Pakistan at SCO summit
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The political crisis confronting the Pakistani government has compelled Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to nominate National Security Adviser (NSA) Mehmud Ali Durrani instead of the foreign minister to represent the country at this week's Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.

Monday, August 25, 2008 1:12:33 PM

Zardari will not be figurehead president: Pakistani paper
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) His assertions to the contrary apart, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chair Asif Ali Zardari will not be a figurehead president if he is elected to the country's top job, a leading English newspaper said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 11:18:32 AM

10 killed in militant attack in Pakistan
Peshawar, Aug 25 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed Monday as pro-Taliban militants attacked the family residence of a member of parliament in North Western Frontier Province (NWFP), officials said.

Monday, August 25, 2008 11:08:52 AM

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