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Sarabjit likely to be granted mercy
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, could be granted mercy and handed over to New Delhi before Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's India visit next month, Pakistani and Indian officials hinted after minister-level talks between the two countries Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 11:31:37 PM

India, Pakistan pitch in for anti-terror fight, economic diplomacy
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pushing economic diplomacy to the forefront, India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to jointly combat terrorism and 'to pick a stake in each other's economic development' and signed a pact on the release of their nationals imprisoned in either country.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 10:59:28 PM

Pakistani minister is Kolkata Knight Riders fan!
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is in a sombre mood as Kolkata Knight Riders - his favourite team for which Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar plays - has little chance of making it to the semi-finals of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 10:32:45 PM

Pakistan signs peace accord with Swat Valley militants
Peshawar (Pakistan), May 21 (DPA) The Pakistani government Wednesday signed a peace accord with militants seeking to impose Taliban-style Islamic rule in the country's restive valley of Swat.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 10:30:47 PM

Pakistan keen on Manmohan's visit this year
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday again invited Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit Islamabad and expressed the hope that he will come here later this year to quicken the pace of peace process between the two countries.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 10:12:06 PM

Iran pipeline a good CBM, Pakistan tells India
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday made a strong pitch for the proposed tri-nation gas pipeline project that will transport Iranian gas to India through its territory, saying it will 'not only be a good confidence-building measure but will also bring prosperity to the entire region'.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 10:11:11 PM

India, Pakistan against arms race
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday downplayed fears of an arms race between them, saying they have no intention of getting embroiled in it as they have more pressing economic problems like poverty and hunger to take care of.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 9:37:02 PM

India, Pakistan to jointly fight terror, promote economic diplomacy
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to jointly combat terrorism and provide economic muscle to their relationship as they concluded the fourth round of their composite dialogue by signing an agreement on prisoners detained in each other's country and by agreeing to address all issues, including Jammu and Kashmir.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 9:06:07 PM

India, Pakistan ink deal on consular access for prisoners
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to jointly combat terrorism and signed an agreement on providing consular access to prisoners in each others' countries.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 7:06:02 PM

India, Pakistan ink deal on consular access for prisoners (Lead)
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to jointly combat terrorism and signed an agreement on providing consular access to prisoners in each others' countries.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 6:52:30 PM

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