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Pakistan's election process to be completed by March 5: minister
Islamabad, Feb 28 (Xinhua) Caretaker Law Minister Syed Afzal Haider Thursday said the process of electing the national assembly would be completed by March 5 and the department of law and parliamentary affairs would send a summary to the president for convening the session.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 11:15:49 PM

Missile kills 13 suspected militants in Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 28 (DPA) Up to 13 people were believed killed Thursday in a pre-dawn missile strike on suspected Al Qaeda militants in northwest Pakistan, a local witness and media reports said.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 5:15:12 PM

Ten killed in missile attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 28 (Xinhua) Ten people were killed in a missile attack in northwest Pakistan's tribal area, Pakistan's Dawn TV reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 12:39:08 PM

Musharraf's olive branch - compromise on judges
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major climb down, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has sent a message to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari that sacked judges of the higher courts can be reinstated provided they don't hear cases against him, said an official privy to the developments.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 11:49:42 AM

Time to 'cement' India-Pakistan ties
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) It's time to cement ties - with Pakistan's cement manufacturers hoping to ramp up exports now that the uncertainty over the elections has ended and the construction season in India is beginning.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:14:10 AM

Sharif, Zardari challenge Musharraf to convene parliament
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) In their first show of strength after the polls, Pakistan's opposition parties Wednesday challenged President Pervez Musharraf to call a session of the newly elected parliament and said parties backed by him had failed to muster support.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 7:13:43 PM

Pakistan, India have swapped over 3,000 prisoners
Islamabad, Feb 27 (Xinhua) Pakistan and India have swapped more than 3,000 prisoners since 2003, Pakistan Foreign Office said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 6:52:27 PM

Pakistan ups ante at India's under-sea missile test
Islamabad, Feb 27 (DPA) Pakistan's naval chief Wednesday expressed concern over India's test firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear weapons to a distance of 700 km.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 4:44:20 PM

What next for Musharraf
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Impeachment or an honourable walkout - the options could be narrowing for Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, who has ruled for eight years and now finds himself isolated as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) firm up plans for government formation.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 12:42:42 PM

When Arafat almost kissed Benazir Bhutto!
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A book dedicated to Benazir Bhutto by a former aide says that the slain Pakistani former premier was paranoid about shaking hands with men, but Palestinian icon Yasser Arafat came close to kissing her one day!

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 10:56:06 AM

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