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Senior Taliban commander killed in Pakistan
Peshawar, April 19 (DPA) Security forces have killed a senior Taliban commander, Mullah Ismail, also known as Ahmad Shah, in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province bordering Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 8:04:59 PM

Missing Pakistani ambassador to Afghanistan in Taliban captivity (Lead)
Islamabad, April 19 (DPA) Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan Tariq Azizuddin, who went missing around nine weeks ago in the country's restive tribal region, is being held by Taliban and authorities are in contact with the militants to seek his release, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 6:54:43 PM

Pakistan test fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile
Islamabad, April 19 (Xinhua) Pakistan has successfully test fired a long-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of over 2,000 km, according to a TV report Saturday.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 12:08:43 PM

EU urges Pakistan to carry out electoral reforms
Karachi, April 18 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Friday sought to impress upon Pakistan the need for major reforms on a priority basis to bring its electoral process in line with international standards.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:48:15 PM

Pakistan not to allow foreign powers access to n-facilities
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Reiterating that its nuclear programme was safe, Pakistan Friday said it would not allow representatives of the US or any other foreigners to attend National Command and Control Authority (NCCA) meetings.

Friday, April 18, 2008 7:45:40 PM

PML-Q facing defections, may support Musharraf's impeachment
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) The size of Pakistan's former ruling party, which was badly defeated in the February polls despite the blessings of President Pervez Musharraf, is getting smaller with each passing day.

Friday, April 18, 2008 1:25:06 PM

Crimes against women on rise in Pakistan
Karachi, April 18 (IANS) Over 4,000 cases of crimes against women were reported in Pakistan last year - more than double the figure in 2006. But rights organisations say this is just the tip of the iceberg and many more violations go unreported or are hushed up.

Friday, April 18, 2008 9:37:46 AM

Pakistan says no foreign access to strategic nuclear assets
Islamabad, April 17 (Xinhua) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Thursday said the government would not give any foreign country access to its strategic nuclear assets.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 11:02:00 PM

Pakistan seeks Saarc help in Bhutto killing probe
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Pakistan Thursday sought the cooperation of other South Asian governments in investigating the killing of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto late last year.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:40:35 PM

Tribesmen clash with Islamic militants, 20 dead
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured in overnight clashes between tribesmen and followers of a radical cleric in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, media reports said.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 11:46:51 AM

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