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Musharraf, Aziz speak at cross-purposes on elections (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Monday spoke at cross-purposes on when the country would go to the polls, reinforcing the widely held view that elections would not be conducted in January as originally scheduled.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:53:57 PM

Emergency to be lifted when situation normalizes: Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Under fire from the international community for imposing an emergency, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Monday said the draconian measure would be lifted as soon as the situation in the country normalises - but did not set a timeline.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:42:40 PM

Pakistan to hold elections as per schedule: premier
Islamabad, Nov 5 (DPA) General elections in Pakistan is expected to be held as scheduled next January, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said Monday, two days after emergency rule was imposed in the country.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:40:10 PM

I am still a judge, says Bhagwandas
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Justice Rana Bhagwandas, the second senior-most judge of the Pakistani Supreme Court whose services have been terminated, Monday said he was still a judge though he was under house arrest.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:08:42 PM

I'm in control, Musharraf asserts amidst arrest reports (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Monday asserted he was in full control, amidst reports of his house arrest that triggered a stock market crash.

Monday, November 05, 2007 6:52:57 PM

Sacked Pakistan CJI calls for fight for 'real democracy'
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan's sacked chief justice Monday appealed to citizens, especially lawyers, to continue their struggle against the imposition of emergency and fight for 'real democracy' in the country.

Monday, November 05, 2007 6:38:13 PM

Violent lawyers' stir, stock market crash in Pakistan (Evening Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Lawyers in different cities of Pakistan Monday staged violent protests against the imposition of emergency and removal of judges, while the Karachi stock exchange plummeted amid rumours that President Pervez Musharraf had been put under house arrest.

Monday, November 05, 2007 6:35:56 PM

Stocks crash in Pakistan amid mutiny rumours
Islamabad, Nov 5 (DPA) Pakistan's major stock index plunged Monday afternoon amid rumours of President Pervez Musharraf being placed under house arrest after his weekend proclamation of a state of emergency.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:37:14 PM

Britain to 'consider position' on aid to Pakistan
London, Nov 5 (DPA) The British government was expected Monday to review future aid to Pakistan following the declaration of a state of emergency by President Pervez Musharraf.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:11:58 PM

Age of darkness, end of enlightened moderation: Pakistani media
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Curbs on the media notwithstanding, Pakistani newspapers continued to hammer away at the government for the second successive day Monday, with one saying an 'age of darkness' had descended on the country after the imposition of emergency.

Monday, November 05, 2007 3:07:03 PM

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