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Benazir Bhutto's book launched globally
Islamabad, Feb 12 (DPA) The political party of Pakistani pro-democracy icon Benazir Bhutto Tuesday launched a book completed by her just days before her Dec 27 assassination as she campaigned for upcoming elections.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:00:41 PM

Militants offer to swap Pakistani envoy for their detained leader
Islamabad, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Tribal Islamist militants in Pakistan's northwest region Tuesday claimed responsibility for the abduction of the country's ambassador to Kabul Tariq Azizuddin, and said they were willing to swap him for detained militant commander Mullah Mansoor Dadullah.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 9:07:56 PM

Pakistan military withdraws officers from civilian duties
Islamabad, Feb 12 (DPA) The Pakistan Army has recalled hundreds of officers assigned to government offices to distance the military from the state bureaucracy, a news report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:47:51 PM

After 35 years in jail, Indian shifted to Pakistani hospital
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) An Indian national languishing in a Pakistani jail for 35 years has been shifted to a hospital after he was spotted by a minister, an official here said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 12:02:21 PM

No clue yet on missing Pakistani envoy to Afghanistan
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The Pakistan government was Tuesday getting in touch with tribal leaders to try and get clues about the whereabouts of its ambassador to Afghanistan, feared kidnapped while travelling from Islamabad to Kabul by road.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 11:43:19 AM

Pakistan arrests senior Taliban commander: report
Islamabad, Feb 11 (Xinhua) Senior Taliban commander Mullah Mansoor Dadullah was arrested in a secret operation in an area of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, local TV channels reported Monday.

Monday, February 11, 2008 9:05:10 PM

Six killed in suicide attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 11 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed and 13 injured Monday in a suicide attack in Pakistan's tribal area of North Waziristan, according to local press reports.

Monday, February 11, 2008 6:06:54 PM

Lawyers launch new court boycott against Musharraf
Islamabad, Feb 11 (DPA) Tens of thousands of Pakistani lawyers Monday launched a new nationwide boycott of court proceedings to demand that the embattled President Pervez Musharraf release the detained former chief justice of the Supreme Court.

Monday, February 11, 2008 1:27:05 PM

Pakistan says elections will be held despite bombing
Islamabad, Feb 10 (DPA) Pakistan's interior minister said Sunday the crucial Feb 18 elections remain on track despite Saturday's suicide bombing that killed at least 20 people at a campaign rally in the north-west.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 5:54:17 PM

Pakistan's nuclear weapons in safe hands: US official
Islamabad, Feb 9 (Xinhua) Visiting Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US, Admiral Mike Mullen Saturday said Pakistan's nuclear weapons are in safe hands.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 11:37:57 PM

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