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Benazir arrested, served 3-day detention order (Roundup)
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was formally arrested Friday and served with a three-day detention order after she attempted to slip past a security cordon around her residence to attend a protest rally in adjacent Rawalpindi.

Friday, November 09, 2007 8:01:56 PM

Blast in NW Pakistan kills four
Islamabad, Nov 9 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed Friday in a blast outside a minister's residence in northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, according to local press reports.

Friday, November 09, 2007 7:24:30 PM

Benazir formally arrested ahead of rally (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was formally arrested Friday after the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader attempted to escape the police guarding her residence here to prevent her from attending a protest rally in nearby Rawalpindi.

Friday, November 09, 2007 6:12:37 PM

Benazir's followers clash with police after her house arrest (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Street battles between activists of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the police erupted Friday as the party's supporters tried to reach the venue of a rally where former premier Benazir Bhutto was scheduled to make a speech. She was placed under house arrest instead.

Friday, November 09, 2007 2:08:40 PM

Benazir under house arrest before scheduled rally
Islamabad, Nov 9 (DPA) Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was placed under house arrest in Islamabad Friday morning to prevent her from holding a rally in the neighbouring town of Rawalpindi against the state of emergency promulgated by President Pervez Musharraf.

Friday, November 09, 2007 11:20:05 AM

Pro-Taliban militants claim surrender of 60 Pakistani soldiers
Islamabad, Nov 9 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants said early Friday that 60 paramilitary troops had surrendered to them in Pakistan's volatile northwestern valley of Swat.

Friday, November 09, 2007 9:58:55 AM

Power-sharing talks with Musharraf 'suspended': Bhutto
Islamabad, Nov 8 (DPA) Pakistan's former prime minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto said Thursday that her power-sharing talks with President General Pervez Musharraf were suspended since his imposition of the emergency rule last week.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 10:40:44 PM

Under-pressure Musharraf says elections by Feb 15 (Roundup)
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Acting under intense international pressure and condemnation, President Pervez Musharraf said Thursday that the emergency will be lifted soon and general elections will be held before Feb 15.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 6:39:46 PM

Musharraf vows to put down protests by 'all means'
Islamabad, Nov 8 (DPA) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf vowed Thursday to put down with an iron hand protests against emergency rule in the country, a day after the US pressed the army general to restore democracy, media reports said.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 6:18:09 PM

Pakistan elections likely in February, Attorney General
Islamabad, Nov 8 (DPA) Pakistan would lift the state of emergency imposed by President Pervez Musharraf next month and hold general elections in February, government officials and members of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) said Thursday.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 5:03:03 PM

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