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Senior Taliban leader held in northwest Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 3 (Xinhua) Pakistani officials have detained a senior Taliban leader in North West Frontier Province capital Peshawar, Dawn newspaper reported on its website Saturday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 8:11:33 PM

Pakistan confers award on Chinese envoy
Islamabad, Jan 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan Saturday conferred the prestigious civilian award Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam on the Chinese envoy here.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:12:41 PM

Come clean on LeT confession on Mumbai attacks: Dawn
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Noting that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Zarar Shah's confession of involvement in the Mumbai attacks 'have not been denied at the highest levels in Islamabad', a leading Pakistani daily said the government should come clean on the matter or it will 'continue to be deemed guilty until proven innocent'.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 12:53:59 PM

Will it be curtains for Indian films in Pakistan?
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Sixteen Hindi films were screened in Pakistan last year after a nearly four-decade ban on Indian movies was lifted. But strained ties between the neighbours following the Mumbai terror attack coupled with dipping fortunes of the Pakistani film industry may signal the end of this shortlived 'golden phase'.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 12:14:07 PM

Pakistan blocks hockey, squash tours of India
Karachi, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan Friday blocked its hockey and squash teams' tour of India because of the tense relations between the two countries, with Sports Minister Aftab Shah Jilani saying the authorities were concerned about the players' security in India in the current circumstances.

Friday, January 02, 2009 9:42:06 PM

Zardari meets US envoy on Mumbai attacks
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Friday met the US envoy here to brief her on Pakistan's stance on the Mumbai attacks and called for resuming the dialogue with India to ease tension in the wake of the carnage.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:15:39 PM

Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh may escape Pakistani gallows
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan - and some 7,000 others might escape the gallows with the law and justice ministry asking the interior ministry to commute all death sentences to life imprisonment.

Friday, January 02, 2009 5:22:31 PM

Terror attacks increased by 50 percent in Pakistan: NGO
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan's leading welfare organisation, the Edhi Foundation, has termed 2008 as a year of suicides and suicidal attacks during which terrorist attacks increased by 50 percent as compared to 2007.

Friday, January 02, 2009 3:31:01 PM

US drone attack kills four Al Qaeda militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 2 (DPA) A US pilotless aircraft Friday fired two missiles at a suspected militant hideout, killing four Al Qaeda militants in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an intelligence official said.

Friday, January 02, 2009 1:27:14 PM

US for Mumbai suspects' trial in Pakistan: report
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The US administration is urging Pakistan to ensure that the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attack are punished within the country instead of being extradited to India, a media report said Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 12:52:43 PM

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