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Pakistan reaching out to Afghan Taliban, says official
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan is reaching out to 'all levels' of the Afghan Taliban in a bid to encourage reconciliation with its war-torn neighbour, a foreign office spokesman said.

Sunday, January 24, 2010 5:06:58 PM

Taliban kill six alleged US spies in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 24 (DPA) Pakistani officials said Sunday that Taliban militants in the lawless North Waziristan tribal district killed six people for allegedly working as US informers.

Sunday, January 24, 2010 3:35:19 PM

Pakistan's election panel chief stopped from visiting India
Lahore, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani government Saturday barred the chief election commissioner (CEC) and the panel's secretary from visiting India to protest the snubbing of the country's cricketers at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.

Saturday, January 23, 2010 7:04:13 PM

'Tighten Af-Pak-NATO intelligence grid'
Rawalpindi, Jan 23 (IANS) A high-powered commission Saturday urged the tightening of the intelligence system between Afghanistan, the NATO forces in the country and Pakistan for effectively controlling the movement of terrorists along the Pakistan-Afghan border.

Saturday, January 23, 2010 6:21:51 PM

'Delay in justice triggers lawlessness'
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Delays in the justice delivery system trigger lawlessness, Pakistan's chief justice said Saturday, noting that civilised society cannot survive without the rule of law.

Saturday, January 23, 2010 4:35:53 PM

Zardari exempt from prosecution: Gilani
Lahore, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Friday said President Asif Ali Zardari was exempt from prosecution in any corruption case according to the constitution, setting up the possibility of further confrontation with the judiciary.

Friday, January 22, 2010 11:41:29 PM

US to give Pakistan $1 bn military aid, UAVs
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The US on Friday formally announced $1 billion aid for Pakistan, besides providing unarmed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and state-of-the-art military equipment, but refused to commit itself to halting drone strikes in the country's tribal areas.

Friday, January 22, 2010 7:49:51 PM

175,000 aspirants for 150 vacancies in Islamabad civic body
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Indicative of the rampant unemployment in Pakistan, a staggering 175,000 candidates have applied for 150 vacancies in the Capital Development Authority (CDA) leaving officials struggling to cope with the rush.

Friday, January 22, 2010 5:16:02 PM

120 suspected Al Qaeda members arrested in Turkey
Istanbul, Jan 22 (DPA) A coordinated police sweep in several Turkish cities Friday resulted in the arrest of 120 suspected Al Qaeda members, the semi-official Anatolian Agency reported.

Friday, January 22, 2010 5:04:36 PM

Zardari offers prayers for rain
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari offered the Namaz-e-Istasqa (rain prayer) after Friday prayers at his official residence Aiwan-e-Sadr here.

Friday, January 22, 2010 4:46:58 PM

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