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Benazir's son to name Pakistan premier Saturday evening (Lead)
Islamabad, March 22 (DPA) The party of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was set Saturday to announce its candidate to be the next premier as the political allies of their rival President Pervez Musharraf withdrew their contender from the race.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 3:47:01 PM

Bhutto's party to name Pakistan premier Saturday
Islamabad, March 22 (DPA) Pakistan's next prime minister would be named by the Pakistan Peoples Party Saturday, its spokesman said Friday.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 1:30:01 AM

Pakistan shuts down rebel radio stations
Islamabad, March 21 (DPA) Security forces Friday shut down three illegal FM radio stations for airing speeches of a pro-Taliban cleric in Pakistan's restive north-western valley of Swat, the military said.

Friday, March 21, 2008 6:17:39 PM

Militant commander arrested in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 21 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces have arrested a wanted militant commander, along with 15 others, in the Swat valley in the country's northwest, a private TV channel reported Friday.

Friday, March 21, 2008 2:22:56 PM

Pakistan successfully tests unmanned aerial vehicle
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday successfully conducted a final test-flight of its indigenously developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) 'Uqaab'.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 11:00:22 PM

Pakistan's premier to be named when parliament meets Monday (Lead)
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) Pakistan's National Assembly or the lower house of parliament will convene Monday and the coalition-leading Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will name the new prime minister, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:40:09 PM

Five troops killed, nine injured in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) Five government soldiers were killed and nine others injured Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself and his vehicle up next to their patrol, the army said.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:37:00 PM

India, Pakistan in same group in Asia Cup
Lahore, March 20 (IANS) The Asia Cup cricket tournament will after all be played in Pakistan in June-July and India and Pakistan have been placed in Group B along with Hong Kong.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:27:43 PM

Taliban releases video of German targeting US base
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) The Taliban has released a videotape of the last statement by a German of Turkish origin who carried out a suicide bomb attack earlier this month on a US post in eastern Afghanistan, a Pakistan press report said Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:21:40 PM

Pakistan's National Assembly to elect PM Monday
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf Thursday summoned the National Assembly (parliament) March 24 to elect the country's prime minister, presidential spokesman Rashid Qureshi said.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:17:47 PM

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