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Pakistan welcomes international help in Bhutto murder probe (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan government Wednesday said it will welcome international assistance in the investigation into assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a top government official said here.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:05:01 PM

Pakistan elections put off to Feb 18 (Nightlead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan's Election Commission Wednesday announced Feb 18 as the new date for national polls, saying because of widespread violence and damage to election material offices polling was not possible as planned Jan 8. But both the major anti-establishment parties rejected the new dates as unacceptable to them.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:03:12 PM

Pakistan open to foreign help in Bhutto murder probe (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) The Pakistan government is open to taking foreign help in investigating the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a foreign office spokesman said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 6:17:48 PM

Pakistan elections postponed till Feb 18 (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan's parliamentary elections have been postponed from Jan 8 to Feb 18 in the wake of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, it was announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 6:03:34 PM

Pakistan polls postponed
Islamabad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) Pakistan's parliamentary elections have been postponed to Feb 18, the Election Commission announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 5:51:41 PM

Pakistan open to foreign help in Bhutto probe
Islamabad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) Pakistan is open to taking foreign help to investigate the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a foreign office spokesman said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 5:47:31 PM

Pakistani security forces kill 25 militants
Islamabad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces have killed at least 25 militants believed to be linked with the Al Qaeda terror network near the Afghan border, the military said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 2:45:51 PM

Elections on Jan 8 impossible: poll panel official
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) secretary Kanwar M. Dilshad said Wednesday that the widespread violence following the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto had made it 'impossible' for elections to be held as per schedule on Jan 8.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 11:09:10 AM

Pakistan army kills five pro-Taliban militants
Islamabad, Jan 1 (DPA) Pakistan's military said Tuesday it had killed five Islamist militants and arrested 20 following the abduction of four security personnel by gunmen in the country's restive tribal area.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 11:45:59 PM

Musharraf buying time to rig polls: Pakistan opposition parties (Second Lead)
Islamabad Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan's opposition parties accused President Pervez Musharraf of planning to rig the upcoming polls as the Election Commission said Tuesday it was difficult to conduct vote as scheduled Jan 8 due to the unrest following Benazir Bhutto's assassination.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 10:19:46 PM

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