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PPP in turmoil over Zardari's PM bid
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is in turmoil over its co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari's prime ministerial aspirations as this is being seen as impacting on the attempts of party stalwart Makhdoom Amin Fahim to occupy the slot if the PPP is voted to power in the Feb 18 general election.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:29:42 PM

Scotland Yard to submit Benazir report Friday
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The Scotland Yard team that investigated the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto is expected to hand over the report to the government Friday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:19:12 PM

Thousands pray for Bhutto as mourning ends, and poll buzz begins
Garhi Khuda Bukhsh (Pakistan), Feb 7 (IANS) Forty days after she was assassinated, thousands of Pakistanis gathered here Thursday to pray for former prime minister Benazir Bhutto outside the mausoleum where she rests with her father and two brothers.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:48:37 AM

Pakistan sets guidelines for foreign poll observers
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan has set stringent guidelines for more than 1,000 observers and foreign journalists expected to visit the country for the Feb 18 elections, with the move viewed as an attempt to restrict the visitors' movement.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:44:56 AM

Pakistan says it has done most to counter Al Qaeda
Islamabad, Feb 6 (Xinhua) Pakistan said Wednesday that it has done more than any other country to counter the challenge of the Al Qaeda.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:41:56 PM

Pakistan Army helicopter crashes, eight killed (Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) A Pakistani Army helicopter crashed Wednesday in the country's northwest tribal areas, killing at least eight people aboard including a senior general, local reports said.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 7:49:27 PM

Pakistan Army chopper crashes, seven killed
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) A Pakistani Army helicopter crashed Wednesday in the country's lawless tribal areas, killing at least seven officers aboard, local reports said.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 6:21:46 PM

Shoaib Malik denies 'nikah' with Indian girl
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik has again denied that he has married an Indian girl, but one of his friends says he has admitted getting 'engaged' to her.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 2:32:11 PM

Militants may target Pakistani leaders, Western diplomats: report
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) Islamic militants operating in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas may be targeting suicide attacks against Pakistani political figures and American and British diplomats, a report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 1:20:51 PM

Extremism in Pakistan: The way ahead (Commentary)
Pakistan has emerged as the fountainhead of Islamic radicalism and terrorism in the world. Most of the recent terror attacks in the world have had a Pakistan link. The West believes that both the Al Qaeda and Taliban leaderships may be ensconced in Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban has been challenging the writ of the state in Waziristan for years, but the fire from South and North Waziristan is now spreading.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 11:37:26 AM

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