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53 killed in sectarian clashes in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (DPA) At least 53 people were killed in fresh sectarian clashes in Pakistan's tribal district of Parachinar bordering Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 2:05:36 PM

Unsung, Shaukat Aziz bows out of Pakistani politics
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Indicative of the uncertainties in Pakistan's political landscape, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz has said he would not run in the January general elections - just a week after emphatically stating he had been offered eight constituencies and would run from two.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 1:05:51 PM

Sharif to return again, but now as Musharraf ally?
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Waving green flags, carrying portraits and chanting slogans, hundreds of people are heading towards Lahore where former prime minister Nawaz Sharif would be landing Sunday after seven years of exile in Saudi Arabia and Britain.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 11:42:26 AM

Cracks widen in Pakistan opposition; JUI breaks ranks
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) With just six weeks to go for Pakistan's general elections, the cracks in the opposition have widened with a key religious party saying it would not support the call to boycott the Jan 8 polls.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 11:06:04 AM

Musharraf re-elected president, officially (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf has won the Oct 6 presidential polls, the Election Commission formally declared Saturday, clearing the last hurdle in his way to taking oath for a second term.

Saturday, November 24, 2007 6:36:59 PM

Musharraf elected Pakistan president, officially
Islamabad, Nov 24 (Xinhua) The Election Commission of Pakistan sent results of the presidential elections to the cabinet secretary Saturday

Saturday, November 24, 2007 3:40:22 PM

With Sharif return, political activity to peak in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) With the announcement that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is returning home Sunday, political activity in Pakistan is expected to reach fever pitch and most parties have now stopped talking of boycotting the Jan 8 polls for the national and provincial parliaments.

Saturday, November 24, 2007 1:57:25 PM

Heavy troop deployment in Pakistan's Swat valley
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed hundreds of army personnel in the Swat region to flush out suspected militants from the Dir district bordering Afghanistan.

Saturday, November 24, 2007 11:36:36 AM

Militants blow up railway line in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Militants have blown up a railway line near Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province early Saturday.

Saturday, November 24, 2007 11:10:20 AM

Over 50 feared killed in twin bombings in Pakistan (Third Lead)
Rawalpindi, Nov 24 (IANS) More than 50 people are feared killed in two powerful bomb blasts close to high security zones in Rawalpindi Saturday morning, police said.

Saturday, November 24, 2007 10:08:22 AM

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