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Pakistan board backs Yousuf in ICL tangle
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board will 'work overtime' to defend premier batsman Mohammad Yousuf in his legal battle with the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL) when the hearing begins on Wednesday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 12:24:03 PM

Hearing resumes Monday on petitions against Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A new 10-member Pakistan Supreme Court bench will resume Monday, after a 16-day break, the hearing on a clutch of petitions questioning President Pervez Musharraf's eligibility to run for a second term -- but doubts are already being cast on the legality of the hearing.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 12:18:18 PM

Pakistan poll panel to announce schedule Tuesday
Islamabad, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Election Commission will Tuesday announce the schedule of the forthcoming general elections after dissolution of the provincial assemblies.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 11:40:56 PM

Pakistan caretaker PM vows to improve army capabilities
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's caretaker Prime Minister Mohammadmian Soomro said Saturday the government would continue to extend all necessary support to enhance and improve the capabilities of the armed forces to meet the defence needs of the country.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 10:33:53 PM

34 killed in sectarian violence in Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) At least 34 people were killed and more than 100 injured in clashes between rival Sunni and Shia Muslim groups in northwest Pakistan, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:39:34 PM

Sectarian violence claims 45 lives in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Sectarian clashes in northwest Pakistan have left 45 people dead as of Saturday, the state-run television reported.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 7:36:18 PM

Journalists protest news channels' black out
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) 'Go, Musharraf go,' shouted more than 1,000 Pakistani journalists and civil society members in unison as they protested the government's move to shut down two major private Urdu news channels based in Dubai.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 6:04:09 PM

Pakistani news channels taken off air in Dubai (Second Lead)`
Islamabad/Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) Two major Pakistani news channel, ARY and GEO, were taken off air in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), apparently on the intervention of President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 5:48:38 PM

Musharraf defies US pressure over lifting emergency (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf refused to lift the emergency rule immediately, as he met US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte Saturday, officials said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 5:32:40 PM

Dubai shuts down Pakistani news channels (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's two major private Urdu news channels, ARY and GEO, shut down their operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), apparently on the request of President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 3:55:17 PM

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