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Militants take children hostage in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 28 (Xinhua) A group of militants took dozens of schoolchildren hostage in northwest Pakistan, local media reported Monday.

Monday, January 28, 2008 6:24:15 PM

'Pakistani elite still rule the roost'
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan's attempts to devolve authority has failed to empower the people as the elite still hold key positions, a new report says.

Monday, January 28, 2008 10:29:36 AM

24 militants killed as Pakistan military secures tunnel (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 27 (DPA) Security forces in Pakistan Sunday killed 24 militants and gained control of a strategic road tunnel, while 31 rebels were seized in restive Swat valley in the country's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), the army said.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 11:37:22 PM

At least 20 militants, five troops killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 27 (DPA) At least 20 Islamic militants and five soldiers were killed in clashes with government forces for control of a strategic road tunnel in Pakistan's restive tribal area, the army said Sunday.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 5:34:39 PM

Seven killed as building collapses in Rawalpindi
Islamabad, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Seven people were killed and many others injured when a building collapsed in Pakistan' garrison city of Rawalpindi, local TV channel Dawn News reported Sunday.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 4:00:49 PM

Pakistan to allow screening of Indian films
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Bowing to pressure by powerful film distributors, the Pakistan government has finally decided to allow 'regular' screening of Indian films in the country's theatres that have been reduced to just 200 from 1,400 in the 1980s.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:37:33 PM

Civil society in Pakistan and India: A study in contrast (Opinion)
Much has been said and written about the contrasting state of civil society in Pakistan and India. Essentially civil society took root in India in the post-war era while in Pakistan it did not.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 11:20:52 AM

More suspects in Bhutto's assassination arrested
Islamabad, Jan 26 (Xinhua) Pakistani authorities have arrested more suspects in connection with the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on a tip from a detained suspect, a senior official said Saturday.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 11:17:11 PM

Three security personnel killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 26 (Xinhua) Three security personnel have been killed in an attack in northwest Pakistan, a local news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 8:58:39 PM

Pakistan increases security of its nuclear weapons
Rawalpindi, Jan 26 (DPA) Pakistan Saturday said it had bolstered security for its nuclear weapons in recent months and ruled out the possibility of Islamic militants or Al Qaeda terrorists getting them under their control.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:34:44 PM

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