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Six injured in blast at Islamabad police headquarters
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Six people were injured as an explosives-laden car blew up near a building housing Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) officials at the police headquarters here, police said.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 3:55:54 PM

Pakistan spy chief briefs lawmakers on horrors of Taliban threat
Islamabad, Oct 9 (DPA) Taliban militants are using children as fighters and suicide bombers, Pakistan's new spy chief told lawmakers in a rare briefing on threats posed by Islamic militants in the country's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), media reports and officials said Thursday.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 2:17:59 PM

Militant clashes kill nine civilians in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 9 (DPA) At least nine civilians, including women and children, were killed Thursday in clashes between Taliban rebels and security forces, while a compound used by militants was destroyed in Pakistan's troubled Swat district, media reports and officials said.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 2:09:31 PM

Powerful blast at police headquarters in Islamabad
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) A powerful blast shook the police headquarters here Wednesday, officials said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 1:02:27 PM

Pakistani troops kill 20 militants
Islamabad, Oct 8 (DPA) Pakistan army said Wednesday it had killed at least 20 Taliban militants in the lawless tribal region along the Afghan border.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 11:34:47 PM

Pakistan parliament briefed on war on terror
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament Wednesday evening met in-camera - only the third such meeting in its history - amid strict security as a military general briefed the MPs on the ongoing operations in the tribal areas of the country and the war on terror.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 9:49:31 PM

Pakistani rupee plunges to new record low
Karachi, Oct 8 (DPA) The Pakistani rupee Wednesday again fell to a record low against the US dollar to close at 80.30 amid a severe foreign exchange shortage and concerns of default on foreign debt repayments.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 7:45:58 PM

Pakistan cricket chief selector resigns
Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed resigned Wednesday just hours after the Sports Ministry issued the notification regarding the appointment of former Test cricketer Ijaz Butt as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 7:16:16 PM

Five militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 8 (Xinhua) At least five militants were killed and 27 arrested by security forces during an ongoing operation in northwest Pakistan, official Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:31:43 PM

Pakistani rupee falls again against dollar
Karachi, Oct 7 (DPA) The Pakistani rupee fell by over one percent against the dollar Tuesday to close at 79.60 from 78.60 the previous day amid growing concerns over eroding foreign exchange reserves, traders said.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 9:29:52 PM

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