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PCB reduces Shoaib's five-year ban to 18 months
Karachi, June 14 (IANS) Temperamental fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's five-year ban was reduced to 18-months, but a fine of Rs. 7 million slapped on him by the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) tribunal here Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 7:10:53 PM

Pakistan militants claim kidnapping 16 Iranian border guards
Islamabad, June 14 (DPA) A shadowy Islamic militant group Saturday claimed it had taken 16 Iranian border guards hostage near Pakistan's southern Balochistan province to secure the release of their comrades.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 4:03:19 PM

Pakistan protests death of two nationals in Indian jails
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has protested to India over the deaths of two of its nationals, including an elderly woman, in Indian jails and demanded a probe into the matter.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 2:16:58 PM

Musharraf urged to stop acting 'petulant, childish'
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf should desist from acting in a 'petulant, childish manner' and accept the new reality that he was only a figurehead in the new dispensation, an editorial in a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 1:24:20 PM

Musharraf can be hanged for violating constitution: Sharif
Islamabad, June 14 (DPA) Pakistan's former premier and a major partner in the ruling coalition Nawaz Sharif said Saturday President Pervez Musharraf could be hanged for declaring a state of emergency late last year and sacking of more than 60 judges.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 12:13:45 PM

Militants blow up girls' school in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 13 (Xinhua) Suspected militants have blown up an English medium girls' school in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported Friday.

Friday, June 13, 2008 9:46:46 PM

Pakistani lawyers' 'Long March' nears Islamabad
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Thousands of lawyers from across Pakistan, participating in a 'Long March' to demand restoration of the judges President Musharraf had sacked after declaring emergency last November, were inching towards Parliament House here Friday.

Friday, June 13, 2008 9:45:26 PM

Tri-series: India favourites against Pakistan
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) India will go into the final of the cricket tri-series against Pakistan Saturday as overwhelming favourites but they cannot afford to take their rivals lightly. The past is replete with instances of Pakistan fiercely fighting back under pressure.

Friday, June 13, 2008 9:11:26 PM

Pakistan protests to NATO over border air raid
Islamabad, June 13 (DPA) Pakistan has protested to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) over the 'unprovoked and senseless' airstrike Tuesday that killed 11 of its soldiers deployed at a post along the Afghan border.

Friday, June 13, 2008 4:44:41 PM

Pakistani lawyers' Long March heads toward conclusion
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Pakistani lawyers participating in a Long March to demand restoration of the judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after declaring an emergency last November have begun arriving here, even as the authorities have cordoned off the Constitutional Avenue where they are to stage a rally.

Friday, June 13, 2008 2:43:26 PM

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