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Pakistani media paints grim picture of country under Sharia
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani newspapers Tuesday painted a frightening picture of a Pakistan under Sharia laws, as envisaged by a Taliban-linked radical cleric, saying it would lead to an end of civilised society as one knows it.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:28:55 PM

MQM to move Supreme Court against cleric Sufi Mohammad
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), an ally of Pakistan's ruling coalition, has threatened to move the Supreme Court against the remarks of Taliban-linked radical cleric Sufi Mohammad on the judiciary and Sharia laws if no one else does so.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 3:05:08 PM

Assembly deputy speaker killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Deputy Speaker of Northern Areas Legislative Assembly (NALA) Syed Asad Zaidi was killed by gunmen in Gilgit region in north Pakistan, Geo TV reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 2:32:03 PM

Gunmen kill deputy speaker in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Two people, including a legislative assembly deputy speaker, were shot dead in an attack late Monday in northern Pakistan, Geo TV reported.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 3:25:17 AM

Suspected suicide bomber held in Islamabad
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A suspected suicide bomber has been arrested in this Pakistani federal capital, Geo TV reported late Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 11:25:10 PM

Cleric's remarks on judges, Sharia not worrisome: Gilani
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government is taking in its stride the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the country's judiciary and Sharia laws following their imposition in Swat and other parts of the restive northeast, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani indicated Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:37:38 PM

Pakistani forces kill 22 militants in tribal area
Islamabad, April 20 (DPA) Twenty-two Taliban militants and two civilians were killed as Pakistani security forces carried out aerial and artillery strikes in two districts of the country's lawless tribal region, officials and residents said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:46:56 PM

Swat Sharia laws rock Pakistan's Senate
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Sharia laws imposed in Swat Valley and other parts of Pakistan's restive northwest Monday rocked the Senate, the upper house of parliament, with the Muttahidda Quami Movement (MQM) and other opposition parties walking out in protest against the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the country's judicial system.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:37:36 PM

Pakistan examining cleric's comments on Sharia courts
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government is examining the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the supremacy of Sharia courts over the existing judiciary, a senior minister said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:00:47 PM

US blaming Pakistan to hide own failure in Afghanistan, says minister
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The US is blaming Pakistan in order to hide the failure of its own anti-terror operations in Afghanistan, says Pakistan's Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Najam-ud-Din Khan.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:00:32 PM

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