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Five suspects formally charged for Bhutto murder (Lead)
Islamabad, March 18 (DPA) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court Tuesday formally charged five people for their involvement in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Butto, officials said.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 11:36:48 PM

Hope for Sarabjit, Pakistan may grant clemency (Intro Roundup)
Islamabad/New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Some hope lurked for Sarabjit Singh, an Indian facing death penalty in Pakistan. A Pakistani minister Tuesday indicated 'chances of clemency' for him, and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he has taken up his case at the 'highest level' in Islamabad.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:19:40 PM

Pakistan to reconsider death penalty for alleged India spy (Lead)
Islamabad, March 18 (DPA) A Pakistani minister said Tuesday that the government might reconsider the death penalty of an alleged Indian spy whose execution has been set April 1.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 8:50:13 PM

Pakistan may reconsider death penalty for alleged Indian spy
Islamabad, March 18 (DPA) A Pakistani minister said Tuesday that the government might reconsider the death penalty of an alleged Indian spy whose execution has been set April 1.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 8:36:56 PM

India hopes Pakistan will view Sarabjit case 'from all angles'
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) The Indian mission here Tuesday hoped that appeals for clemency by New Delhi and the family of condemned Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh will be 'considered from all angles' by the new Pakistan government.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 7:50:51 PM

Pakistan to get first woman speaker
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan is set to get a woman as speaker of the National Assembly for the first time in its history with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday submitting the nomination papers of Fahmida Mirza for the post.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 5:15:56 PM

PCB desperate to stop shifting of Asia Cup
Lahore, March 18 (IANS) After the postponement of Australia tour, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is desperate to stop the shifting of Asia Cup and will take up the issue in its proposed meeting with the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) officials here Thursday.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 4:18:06 PM

Filing of charges against Bhutto killers delayed
Rawalpindi, March 18 (Xinhua) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court here Tuesday delayed filing charges against five suspects accused of being involved in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a court official said.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 1:52:00 PM

Suicide attack kills two policemen in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 18 (DPA) At least two policemen were killed Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in northwest Pakistan's Swat valley, the officials said.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 2:26:35 AM

Pakistan parliament to elect speaker, deputy speaker Wednesday
Islamabad, March 17 (Xinhua) Election for speaker and deputy speaker of Pakistan's new National Assembly will be held Wednesday, Speaker of the outgoing house Chaudhry Amir Hussain said Monday.

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:24:58 PM

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