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Pakistan's Islamists protest Dutch anti-Islam film
Karachi, May 3 (DPA) Thousands of radical Islamists gathered in Pakistan's southern port city Karachi Saturday to condemn an anti-Islam film by a Dutch lawmaker.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:34:38 PM

Pakistani militants free two workers of US-based NGO
Peshawar, May 3 (DPA) Islamic militants Saturday released four people, including two workers of a US based non governmental organisation (NGO), who had been taken hostage a few days ago in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:33:59 PM

Economic diplomacy new watchword for Pakistan foreign secretary
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan's missions abroad need to concentrate more on 'economic diplomacy' in developing country-to-country relationship, particularly with the neighbours, new Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir said Saturday.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:05:56 PM

'Pakistan's new judiciary will not be independent'
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) After the reinstatement of the deposed judges May 12, Pakistan will see a mixed bag of judges - those who refused to bow to President Pervez Musharraf and those who did, a newspaper said Saturday.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 1:35:00 PM

Kargil was planned well years before 1999: book
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) A new book reveals that Pakistan planned its costly Kargil military operation, which almost triggered a major war with India, years before it actually happened in the summer of 1999.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 1:02:39 PM

Pakistanis mourn Nirmala Deshpande's death
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistanis have mourned the death of peace activist and Gandhian Nirmala Deshpande for her contribution to the peace process between Pakistan and India.

Saturday, May 03, 2008 12:45:50 PM

Pakistan judges to return through act of parliament: Sharif(Lead)
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) All deposed judges of Pakistan's Supreme Court will be restored to their posts through a parliamentary resolution May 12, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif announced Friday.

Friday, May 02, 2008 8:04:09 PM

Pakistan stocks plunges 15,000 points amid political uncertainty
Karachi, May 2 (DPA) Pakistani stocks tumbled Friday under political instability amid tensions over survival of the governing coalition on the issue of reinstatement of judges ousted by military dictator turned civilian president Pervez Musharraf.

Friday, May 02, 2008 7:38:42 PM

Pakistan's sacked judges to be restored May 12
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan's sacked judges will be restored May 12 through a parliamentary resolution, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif announced here Friday, a day after concluding talks with ruling coalition partner Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in Dubai.

Friday, May 02, 2008 7:25:59 PM

Unfazed by threats, Burney to continue Sarabjit campaign
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Unfazed by threats from 'fundamental elements', Human rights activist Ansar Burney Thursday said he would continue to support Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, as he had been sentenced without any substantial evidence against him.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 8:14:16 PM

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