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Extremism in Pakistan: The way ahead (Commentary)
Pakistan has emerged as the fountainhead of Islamic radicalism and terrorism in the world. Most of the recent terror attacks in the world have had a Pakistan link. The West believes that both the Al Qaeda and Taliban leaderships may be ensconced in Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban has been challenging the writ of the state in Waziristan for years, but the fire from South and North Waziristan is now spreading.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 11:37:26 AM

Bhutto in her will urged continued fight against terrorism
Islamabad, Feb 5 (DPA) In a will written just weeks before her assassination in late December, Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto urged her supporters to continue fighting terrorism and dictatorship, a local news report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 7:25:06 PM

Polls in Pakistan's tribal areas may be delayed
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Polls in parts of Pakistan's troubled North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and adjacent tribal areas may be delayed, according to media reports here.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 4:07:41 PM

Kashmiri protestors march on Indian embassy
Islamabad, Feb 5 (DPA) More than 200 Kashmiri protestors demanding self-determination for their homeland marched on the Indian embassy here Tuesday as Pakistan observed a national holiday highlighting the region's plight.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 3:59:12 PM

Deposed judges can never be reinstated: Musharraf
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharaf has said the country's deposed judges would not be restored in any circumstances, the media here said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 1:31:30 PM

Pakistan's detained nuclear scientist can meet friends
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Restrictions on Pakistan's detained nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, who has smuggled nuclear technology to Iran and Libya, have been partially lifted and he can now meet some of his close friends, the media here reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 1:04:49 PM

Musharraf backers vow to free disgraced nuclear scientist
Islamabad, Feb 4 (DPA) The political backers of President Pervez Musharraf have pledged to free disgraced Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who is under house arrest for running an international nuclear smuggling network, media reports said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 5:19:51 PM

'600 suicide bombers in Karachi'
Islamabad, Feb 4 (DPA) At least 600 suicide bombers have been deployed in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi to target security forces, a media report said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 2:48:09 PM

Ten killed in Rawalpindi suicide bombing (Lead)
Rawalpindi, Feb 4 (IANS) Ten people were killed and more than 20 injured Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his motorbike into a Pakistan Army bus taking paramedic staff to work in this garrison town close to the capital Islamabad.

Monday, February 04, 2008 2:16:54 PM

Energy crisis forces Pakistan to mull five-day working week
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Pakistan may once again resort to a five-day working week because of an increasing energy shortage, an official at the prime minister's secretariat said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 12:25:07 PM

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