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PPP will lobby for UN probe into Bhutto killing
Islamabad, Jan 8 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has said that it would not give up its demand for a UN probe into the assassination of its former leader Benazir Bhutto, and that the party would continue to agitate at all available forums.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:47:44 PM

Bhutto's assassin identified, says report
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani detectives have identified former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassin, a private television channel reported Tuesday, even as the Scotland Yard team probing last month's assassination met President Pervez Musharraf.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 5:10:07 PM

Musharraf urges British team to hasten Bhutto probe
Islamabad, Jan 8 (DPA) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf urged British investigators Tuesday to reach conclusions on the death of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto 'as soon as possible,' a presidential spokesman said.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:09:59 PM

PPP lashes out at Musharraf for blaming Benazir
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has reacted sharply to President Pervez Musharraf's statement that she was to blame for her own murder as she had exposed herself to terrorists by looking out of her car's sunroof.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:01:29 PM

Post-Benazir, Pakistan faces multiple challenges (Commentary)
Tuesday, Jan 8, marks 12 days since the tragic assassination of Benazir Bhutto - the deeply flawed yet highly charismatic former prime minister of Pakistan. Her grief stricken country now faces multiple challenges even as Scotland Yard detectives from Britain sift through the carnage that accompanied her death in Rawalpindi on Dec 27.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 7:46:33 AM

Rain and cold kill at least 11 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 7 (DPA) Heavy rain, snow and near-freezing temperatures during the weekend killed at least 11 people across Pakistan, a Pakistani media report said Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 8:10:45 PM

Suicide bombing at Pakistan army base injures three
Islamabad, Jan 7 (DPA) A suicide bomber attacked the entrance to a Pakistani army base camp Monday in the restive Swat valley in the northwest of the country, killing himself and injuring three soldiers, a military spokesman said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 2:06:25 PM

Eight tribal elders killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 7 (Xinhua) Suspected militants killed eight members of a tribal peace jirga (council) in Pakistan's South Waziristan region, the army said Monday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 1:58:55 PM

Pakistan faces massive power shortages
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Severe electricity shortage in Pakistan to the tune of 2,000 MW to 3,500 MW has forced several industries to lower production while some have been asked to suspend work for 15 days, a top official said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 12:41:43 PM

Pakistan beefs up security ahead of elections, Muharram
Karachi, Jan 7 (Xinhua) In and outside of the Forum shopping mall, the most luxurious one in Pakistan's Karachi city, more security deployment than in usual days can be seen.

Monday, January 07, 2008 12:39:48 PM

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