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Gilani invites PML-N to rejoin his government
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Efforts to persuade opposition leader Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML) to rejoin the federal cabinet received a major boost Wednesday with Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani formally inviting the party to return.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 7:15:51 PM

Suspected US drone strike in Pakistan kills 12
Islamabad, April 1 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike killed 12 Taliban militants Wednesday in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 2:47:05 PM

Former Pakistani minister's house blown up
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Taliban militants have blown up the house of a former Pakistani minister in the Swat valley, Geo TV reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 12:37:04 PM

US drone attack kills 12 in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Twelve militants were killed and many injured Wednesday in a suspected US drone attack in Pakistan's tribal Orakzai Agency, a media report said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 11:58:00 AM

Swat deal an unlikely model for reconciliation with Taliban
Peshawar, April 1 (DPA) Pakistan's government stopped 16 months of fighting and brought relative calm to Swat - a scenic valley just an hour north of Islamabad - by cutting a truce with Taliban militants, a development it promotes as a model to deal with the Islamic insurgency in the entire region.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 11:03:06 AM

'Influential capitals' backing Sharif's return to power: report
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) If certain "influential capitals" have their way, opposition leader Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) could soon return to the federal coalition of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, a media report Wednesday said.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 10:30:01 AM

Rehman Malik reviews Pakistan's progress on 26/11 probe
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik Tuesday reviewed the progress on Pakistan's probe into the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 10:38:28 PM

Obama being unfair in comparing Pakistan with Afghanistan: Gilani
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani Tuesday said US President Barack Obama was being 'unfair' in comparing Pakistan with Afghanistan in the war against terror.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 9:43:27 PM

Pakistan's Punjab announces compensation for slain policemen
Lahore, March 31 (IANS) Salman Taseer, the governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, Tuesday announced compensation of Rs.20 lakh each for the families of the eight policemen killed in the terror attack on the Manawan training academy near here, even as 50 people have been arrested for their suspected role in the assault.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:11:51 PM

Terrorists consider themselves truer Muslims: Pakistani editorial
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) With Pakistanis killing Pakistanis and Muslims killing Muslims, terrorists consider themselves truer Muslims than those who oppose them, an editorial in a leading English daily said Tuesday, a day after the brazen assault on a Lahore police academy that left 18 dead.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 5:31:42 PM

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