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Alarming rise in Afghanistan's poppy cultivation
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Poppy cultivation in Afghanistan is increasing alarmingly by 20 to 30 percent every season though US-led forces are operating in the war-ravaged country, an officer of Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) says.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 1:29:34 PM

Musharraf rules out national government
Karachi, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has ruled out the possibility of forming a national government or delaying the general election scheduled for next month.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 12:24:01 PM

Pakistan's poor, Musharraf reeling under wheat crisis
Islamabad, Jan 15 (DPA) Many observers had predicted that the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto last month would have a lasting impact on Pakistani politics, but the tragedy has been overshadowed, at least partly, by a serious nationwide shortage of wheat.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 7:56:03 AM

10 killed, 20 injured in Karachi blast (Lead)
Karachi, Jan 14 (IANS) At least 10 people, including two children, were killed and more than 20 injured in a bomb blast in a busy area in Karachi Monday evening, police and hospital sources said.

Monday, January 14, 2008 10:59:56 PM

Seven killed in blast in Karachi
Islamabad, Jan 14 (Xinhua) At least seven people were killed and nearly 26 injured in an explosion in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi Monday, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Monday, January 14, 2008 10:18:45 PM

Seven troopers, 23 militants killed in Pakistan clashes (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least seven Pakistani troopers and 23 tribal militants were killed Monday in fresh clashes in areas bordering Afghanistan, a military spokesman said here.

Monday, January 14, 2008 7:32:49 PM

Scotland Yard takes to London Bhutto murder evidences
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Six of the ten-member Scotland Yard team probing into the assassination of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto left for London Monday with forensic samples and pieces of evidence collected during the investigation.

Monday, January 14, 2008 6:57:10 PM

Seven troops, 23 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 14 (Xinhua) At least seven Pakistani troops and 23 militants were killed Monday in fighting near the Afghan border in Pakistan, the military said.

Monday, January 14, 2008 6:43:36 PM

Scotland Yard makes no headway in Benazir murder probe
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The Scotland Yard team probing the murder of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is facing 'lots of difficulties' in the investigation owing to the lack of evidence at the assassination site.

Monday, January 14, 2008 3:18:28 PM

Diana's Pakistani lover breaks silence
Islamabad/London, Jan 14 (IANS) Princess Diana's former lover, heart specialist Hasnat Khan, has broken his silence a decade after they broke up and has confessed that her death still haunts him.

Monday, January 14, 2008 2:28:18 PM

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