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Musharraf plays 'politically neutral' president
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) In an attempt to send a message that he would remain politically neutral, President Pervez Musharraf has distanced himself from Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), the party that supported the former military general.

Monday, December 03, 2007 3:38:42 PM

Pakistan on road to democracy, says Musharraf
Islamabad, Dec 3 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Monday that the country was on the road to democracy, as key opposition leaders prepared to meet to discuss boycotting upcoming elections to protest the current state of emergency.

Monday, December 03, 2007 3:38:12 PM

Pakistan opposition discusses possible election boycott
Islamabad, Dec 3 (DPA) Pakistan's key opposition leaders planned to meet Monday to discuss boycotting the country's upcoming parliamentary elections to protest continued emergency rule by embattled President Pervez Musharraf.

Monday, December 03, 2007 3:07:07 PM

Six civilians killed as Pakistani troops target militants (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 2 (DPA) At least six civilians were killed and 12 injured as several artillery shells fired by security forces landed in a residential area in Pakistan's restive tribal belt bordering Afghanistan even as 50 rebels were captured by the Frontier Corp (FC) Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 7:08:04 PM

Lahore High Court registrar served contempt notice
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A judiciary official in Pakistan has been served contempt notice for asking a high court judge to vacate his official residence after he refused to take oath under the Provisional Constitution Order.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 2:16:30 PM

At least 50 militants captured in Pakistan's northwest
Islamabad, Dec 2 (DPA) Pakistan's military said Sunday that at least 50 armed Islamic militants were captured in an ongoing offensive in the restive Swat Valley, and the area could be reopened in time for the winter ski season.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 2:12:51 PM

Pakistan's religious alliance divided on poll boycott
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), an alliance of religious-political parties in Pakistan, has failed to arrive at a decision on whether or not to boycott the Jan 8 elections.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 1:15:33 PM

Protest rallies banned in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has banned protest demonstrations, rallies and sit-ins to ensure peaceful holding of the Jan 8 elections.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 1:14:46 PM

Bhutto, Sharif meet Monday to decide on poll participation
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Two former Pakistan prime ministers, Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif, are meeting Monday to take a final decision on whether to contest the Jan 8 polls under President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 6:36:51 PM

US asks Pakistan to ensure visas for election observers
Islamabad, Dec 1 (DPA) US officials were forced to intervene with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to ensure foreign election observers are granted visas ahead of parliamentary elections next month, a US spokeswoman said Saturday.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 3:37:22 PM

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