Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Two people were killed and 30 injured as an attack on an Islamic religious gathering was foiled by security guards in Pakistan's restive North-West Frontier Province, officials said Friday.
Friday, June 22, 2007 4:17:20 PM
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Traders here have announced a Rs.10 million ($140,000) reward for anyone who beheads writer Salman Rushdie while Pakistani politicians have condemned Britain's decision to honour him with knighthood.
Friday, June 22, 2007 2:59:50 PM
Karachi, June 22 (IANS) Senior Pakistani lawyers campaigning against the suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry say their colleagues in Nepal and Bangladesh support their cause.
Friday, June 22, 2007 2:59:24 PM
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) The suspension of Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry was 'a coup against the judiciary' planned by Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and his government, the chief justice's counsel has submitted before the Supreme Court here.
Friday, June 22, 2007 2:20:53 PM
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) After a disqualification notice against Imran Khan for allegedly fathering a love child, Pakistan's parliament is now dealing with another reference - this time against Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz for alleged corruption and trying to 'impress' US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Friday, June 22, 2007 1:48:15 PM
Islamabad, June 21 (DPA) The speaker of a Pakistan provincial legislative assembly Thursday said those who blasphemed were 'liable to death', during debate on Britain's knighting of author Salman Rushdie.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:56:54 PM
Islamabad, June 21 (DPA) The chief minister of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province Thursday said the explosion in a border area with Afghanistan that killed 34 people was caused by a 'foreign attack'.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:47:40 PM
Lahore, June 21 (IANS) Australian Dav Whatmore, who appeared before a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) panel for an interview here Thursday, said he was ready to take on the challenge of coaching the national team and guide it to better performances.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 8:10:18 PM
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Nilofar Bakhtiar, who had to resign as Pakistan's tourism minister after a 'fatwa' over hugging her para-jumping instructor, has sought an apology from a Muslim cleric who she says damaged her 'reputation, family honour and political career'.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 6:55:15 PM
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Challenging the 'fatwa' against her with a legal notice, Pakistan's former tourism minister Nilofar Bakhtiar has sought an apology from a Muslim clergy who she says damaged her 'reputation, family honour and political career'.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 5:17:25 PM
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