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Pakistani security forces kill 200 militants
Islamabad, Oct 12 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces killed 200 militants in a five-day operation in northwestern Pakistan's tribal area, an army statement said.

Friday, October 12, 2007 11:23:37 AM

Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar banned for 13 ODIs
Lahore, Oct 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Thursday suspended pacer Shoaib Akhtar for 13 One-day International matches and fined $56,000 on indiscipline charges included hitting teammate Mohammed Asif.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 6:35:35 PM

Uncertainty over Benazir's return to Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Uncertainty prevails over the return of exiled former prime minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Benazir Bhutto as the government has asked her to postpone her arrival.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 6:27:37 PM

US enmeshed in Pakistani politics: report
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) US 'interference' in Pakistani politics is at an 'all time high', with Washington contacting different authorities in Islamabad, ignoring recognised diplomatic channels and bypassing the prime minister and his government to ensure 'smooth sailing' for former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 4:27:58 PM

Pakistan's corruption watchdog removes names from website
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan's corruption watchdog, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), has removed from its website the names of politicians and bureaucrats who are being investigated or against whom corruption cases are being tried in courts.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 2:38:23 PM

Captive Pakistani soldiers plead for early release
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani Army officers being held captive for more than 40 days in the restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan have expressed the hope that the government would secure their early release.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 2:22:17 PM

Delay return, Musharraf urges Benazir
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has urged former prime minister Benazir Bhutto to delay her return home from exile.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 1:11:21 PM

Pakistan general elections in January: Aziz
Islamabad, Oct 10 (Xinhua) The general elections in Pakistan would be held in the first half of January, media reports quoting Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 8:32:52 PM

Pakistani forces keep pressure on militants in tribal belt
Islamabad, Oct 10 (DPA) Pakistan's army shelled suspected hideouts of pro-Taliban insurgents in the tribal belt by Afghanistan early Wednesday, media reported, although the military said the fierce clashes that killed at least 250 people in the last three days had abated.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 6:08:54 PM

Musharraf, Aziz may lose their country villas
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz are among the 499 movers and shakers who could lose their multimillion rupee country villas on the city's outskirts following a Supreme Court crackdown against such structures built on what was meant to be farmland.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 4:29:26 PM

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