Islamabad, Dec 25 (DPA) In principle, it was a good idea. The US Congress last week placed restrictions on $300 million in military aid to Pakistan, demanding it be directly spent on counter-terrorism operations and that President Pervez Musharraf return the country to democratic rule.
Tuesday, December 25, 2007 9:21:16 AM
Islamabad, Dec 24 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is facing life threats from Al Qaeda, Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz Khan said Monday.
Monday, December 24, 2007 8:47:12 PM
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has helped in establishing three mobile hospitals in Pakistan's Sindh province with a view to providing healthcare to thousands of underprivileged living in the remote areas.
Sunday, December 23, 2007 2:02:17 PM
Islamabad, Dec 21 (DPA) More than 50 people were killed and many injured Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque where Pakistan's former interior minister Aftab Sherpao went to offer Eid-al Adha prayers in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), police and media reports said.
Friday, December 21, 2007 2:06:36 PM
Islamabad, Dec 21 (Xinhua) At least 20 people were killed when a suicide bomber triggered a blast in a mosque in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province Friday.
Friday, December 21, 2007 12:33:24 PM
2007 was a landmark year for Pakistan, and the ramifications of events of the year will be felt for years to come. The year saw Islamic extremists emerge from the remote Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and challenge the writ of the government initially in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and finally in Islamabad.
Friday, December 21, 2007 10:08:38 AM
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Citizenship Act discriminates against women and should be amended within six months so that foreign husbands are treated on par with foreign wives, the federal Shariat court has directed.
Thursday, December 20, 2007 11:49:50 AM
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan could lose up to $1.5 billion a year under a new ban on cash transfers imposed by the Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed earlier this week by the US Congress mandating that Islamabad get a certificate from the State Department on democracy related issues.
Thursday, December 20, 2007 11:46:51 AM
Lahore, Dec 19 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Nasim Ashraf said it is for the Indian board to deal with the court's stay order on Mohammed Yousuf playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) following the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL) moving the arbitration court for breach of contract by the batsman.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 8:56:52 PM
Patoki (Pakistan), Dec 19 (IANS) At least 14 people, including 12 school children, were killed when a speeding truck hit their motorized rickshaw Wednesday in the town, some 70 km south of provincial capital Lahore, in eastern Pakistan.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 7:05:05 PM
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