Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Two foreign and three local petroleum companies prospecting for gas and oil in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) have suspended operations after locals threatened to damage their installations unless they were provided gas supply and employment.
Sunday, August 19, 2007 6:42:28 PM
Islamabad, Aug 19 (Xinhua) Four paramilitary soldiers were killed and three injured in separate attacks on several checkpoints in Pakistan's restive northern Waziristan, media reports said Sunday.
Sunday, August 19, 2007 11:35:30 AM
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) With the India-US nuclear deal in mind, Pakistan has decided to accelerate its nuclear programme with President Pervez Musharraf issuing directives to scientists in this regard, Online news agency reported Saturday.
Saturday, August 18, 2007 8:01:11 PM
Islamabad, Aug 18 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan's tribal district of South Waziristan Saturday announced scrapping a peace deal with the government, a month after a similar agreement was cancelled in the neighbouring North Waziristan.
Saturday, August 18, 2007 7:40:40 PM
Islamabad, Aug 17 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces Friday arrested over 60 terrorists along with a heavy cache of arms and explosives in Balochistan province, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported.
Friday, August 17, 2007 11:37:47 PM
Islamabad, Aug 17 (Xinhua) At least 22 people - seven soldiers and 15 militants - were killed in clashes in Pakistan's tribal region of South Waziristan Friday, local TV channels reported.
Friday, August 17, 2007 7:10:02 PM
Islamabad, Aug 17 (DPA) The Pakistani government has reopened corruption cases against former premier Nawaz Sharif, days after he moved the supreme court to end the exile imposed on him by President Pervez Musharraf.
Friday, August 17, 2007 4:03:47 PM
Islamabad, Aug 16 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is committed to holding legitimate elections despite the lingering issue of him retaining his post as army chief as he seeks a second term, US Assistant Secretary for State Richard Boucher said here Thursday after talks with the military ruler.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 9:28:58 PM
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) In a bid to keep President Pervez Musharraf in power amid a deepening political crisis in Pakistan, Washington is quietly prodding him to share authority with Benazir Bhutto, a former prime minister, the New York Times reported.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 6:48:41 PM
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto has urged President Pervez Musharraf to deliver on his promise to introduce reforms to hold free, fair and transparent elections, even as the military ruler has said he would abide by the Supreme Court ruling on his re-election.
Thursday, August 16, 2007 2:40:25 PM
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