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Musharraf lifts emergency: more cosmetic than substantive (Commentary)
On Saturday, Dec 15, President Pervez Musharraf, now a retired general, dramatically announced the lifting of emergency rule imposed by him on Nov 3, when he was still the Pakistani chief of the army staff. In reality this was more an imposition of martial law with the constitution suspended and the judges of the Supreme Court sacked but the semantic charade of emergency continued.

Monday, December 17, 2007 10:37:11 AM

British terror suspect escapes Pakistan police custody (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 16 (Xinhua) A British national suspected of planning attacks on trans-Atlantic flights and wanted in Britain has escaped from the police custody here. The government has formed a committee to investigate the incident, press reports said Sunday.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 8:27:36 PM

Man wanted by Britain escapes Pakistan police custody
Islamabad, Dec 16 (Xinhua) A British national suspected of planning attacks on trans-Atlantic flights, managed to escape from the police custody here, local press reported Sunday.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 6:07:53 PM

Pakistani constitution damaged forever: media
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf may have lifted the emergency and promised free and fair elections, but the constitution has been damaged forever, Pakistani newspaper editorials said Sunday.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 2:14:43 PM

We put country on development path: Musharraf
Islamabad, Dec 15 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf in a national address Saturday said his country had been put on the path of development.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 10:35:41 PM

Two people die of bird flu in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 15 (Xinhua) Two people died of bird flu in northwest Pakistan, Pakistani National Institute of Health confirmed Saturday.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 9:41:31 PM

Musharraf ends state of emergency in Pakistan (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) Three weeks ahead of general elections, Pervez Musharraf Saturday issued a presidential decree to end the emergency rule he had imposed Nov 3 in Pakistan. The move invoked mixed reaction from opposition parties.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 6:06:38 PM

PCB shot down Younis's captaincy aspirations
Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has shot down Younis Khan's desire to become captain, saying that he took too long to make up his mind.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 4:13:24 PM

Musharraf issues orders to revoke emergency rule (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 15 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Saturday issued three presidential orders under which the state of emergency was lifted, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 2:59:33 PM

Musharraf lifts emergency rule
Islamabad, Dec 15 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Saturday issued three presidential orders under which the state of emergency was lifted, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 2:34:49 PM

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