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20 killed as blast targets Eid shoppers in Peshawar
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and over 150 injured Friday as a powerful bomb went off in a market place crowded with Eid shoppers in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a welfare worker said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 10:07:08 PM

Pakistan should invoke nuclear deterrence: Analyst
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan should invoke its nuclear deterrence in the wake of the 'hyped escalation' that has followed the Mumbai terror attacks - and also organise candlelight vigils throughout the country in memory of those who died in the strikes, an analyst of energy geopolitics has said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 10:00:57 PM

'Mumbai blasts reactions a distraction in war against terror'
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The manner in which Pakistan, India and the US have reacted to the Mumbai terror attacks will only serve the interests of Al Qaeda and distract from the war against terror along this country's western border, a respected Pakistani commentator said Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 9:50:23 PM

Blast kills four in Pakistan's Peshawar city
Islamabad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed Friday in an explosion in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, the private Dawn TV channel reported.

Friday, December 05, 2008 8:49:53 PM

Pakistan's spy chief meets Prime Minister Gilani
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan's spy chief Friday met Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani amidst fingers increasingly being pointed at the Inter-Services Agency (ISI) for its alleged role in the Mumbai terror attacks.

Friday, December 05, 2008 7:24:31 PM

Pakistan ropes in Dutch expert to rebuild hockey
Karachi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has roped in Dutch expert Wouter Tazelaar as consultant for a two-year term to help rebuild the game.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:25:49 PM

Blast kills six in Pakistan's tribal region
Islamabad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed Friday when a powerful bomb exploded in a busy marketplace in Pakistan's Orakzai tribal district, a media report said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:23:01 PM

Pakistani ambassador's letter requires no action: UN
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon does not have a 'specific response' to a letter from Pakistan's UN Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon on the Mumbai terror attacks as it did not call for any action from the world body, his spokesperson said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 4:11:28 PM

Lashkar-e-Taiba wing asks India to hand over Advani
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) In response to India's demand for extradition of mobster Dawood Ibrabim, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed and Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, some Pakistani politicians as well as the religious wing of the banned LeT have said New Delhi should hand over certain 'absconders' wanted in criminal cases, including former deputy prime minister L.K. Advani in return.

Friday, December 05, 2008 3:58:54 PM

Pakistan apex court stays probe into 'corruption' by chief justice
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has stayed a probe by a parliamentary committee into allegations that the marks obtained by the daughter of Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar in the higher secondary school examination were increased by the federal education board.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:17:04 PM

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