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'Nuke scientist A.Q. Khan's release could be conditional'
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The release from house arrest of Pakistani nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, accused of running an illegal proliferation network, could be conditional since a portion of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) order freeing him has been kept secret.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 4:38:28 PM

Pakistani Taliban kills abducted Polish oil worker
Islamabad, Feb 7 (DPA) Taliban militants in troubled northwestern Pakistan claimed Saturday that a Polish oil worker held by them for the last 18 weeks has been killed.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 4:30:25 PM

Pakistan cocks a snook at the world (Comment)
A court in Pakistan Friday passed an order that freed disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qader Khan from the house arrest that he had been subject to since 2004, when the clandestine nuclear Wal-Mart that he had nurtured for decades first came to light. Global capitals 'regretted' this audacious judicial decision that made light of the grave nuclear transgressions that Dr. Khan had been guilty of - but to little avail. The Pakistani state appears to have succumbed to domestic compulsions and has decided to play up to the gallery and join the chorus that sees the tainted scientist as a national hero.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 8:25:15 AM

46 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) Pakistani troops killed 46 militants Friday after an attack on a truck carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan left five people injured in the country's tribal region, officials said.

Friday, February 06, 2009 11:38:35 PM

ADB, World Bank to provide $2 bn loan to Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide a loan of $1.5 billion to Pakistan for the improvement of its infrastructure, an official of the bank said Friday. Separately, the World Bank has also expressed willingness to Pakistani authorities for providing $500-million loan.

Friday, February 06, 2009 11:21:46 PM

ADB to provide $1.5-billion loan to Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 6 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide a loan of $1.5 billion to Pakistan for the infrastructure development, a bank official said Friday.

Friday, February 06, 2009 10:06:58 PM

Pakistan to host Australia ODIs in UAE
Karachi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan will host Australia in a one-day series from April 24 to May 7 at neutral venues in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the PCB said here Friday.

Friday, February 06, 2009 9:53:54 PM

Pakistani nuke scientist A.Q. Khan finally walks free
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Five years after publicly confessing to illegally proliferating Pakistan's atomic secrets, being pardoned and then placed under house arrest, A.Q. Khan, the scientist who mentored the country's nuclear programme, finally walked free Friday after a court here said the charges against him could not be substantiated.

Friday, February 06, 2009 6:50:32 PM

Sri Lanka will be tough to beat in Tests, says Pakistan coach
Karachi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam doesn't read much into Sri Lanka's recent mauling at the hands of India in their ongoing one-day series.

Friday, February 06, 2009 5:58:53 PM

Pakistani court frees nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Mentor of the Pakistani nuclear programme, A.Q. Khan who was accused of illegally proliferating the country's secrets, Friday walked free after four years with the Islamabad High Court lifting his house arrest.

Friday, February 06, 2009 5:57:16 PM

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