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Pakistan lodges protest over Karzai comments
Islamabad, June 16 (Xinhua) Pakistan Monday lodged a strong protest over Afghan President Hamid Karzai's comment Sunday that his country's war against terror could well be fought on its neighbour's territory.

Monday, June 16, 2008 5:00:50 PM

Gillani reiterates Pakistan's 'unwavering support' for Kashmiris
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants a Kashmir solution in accordance with the wishes of the people and will continue to provide 'full and unwavering moral, diplomatic and political support to the cause of Kashmiri people', Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said here Monday.

Monday, June 16, 2008 4:56:26 PM

Pakistani lawyers' Long March rattles Zardari
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The lawyer's Long March to demand restoration of the judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after declaring an emergency last November seems to have rattled Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), to the extent that he quickly wants to resolve the issue.

Monday, June 16, 2008 2:37:56 PM

Shoiab can only go to court, says Pakistan cricket chief
Karachi, June 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar Sunday hinted at going in appeal against the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to ban him for 18 months and impose a hefty Rs.7 million fine. But PCB chairman Nasim Ashraff said he could only go to a court of law in appeal.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 8:53:40 PM

Pakistan modifies peace pact with militants under US pressure: report
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) The Pakistani government has modified, under US pressure, a proposed peace pact with militants in the country's restive northwest to prevent cross-border activities on the frontier with Afghanistan, a media report Sunday said.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 1:38:01 PM

Gillani lauded for lawyers' peaceful Long March
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani's decision to allow participants of the lawyers' Long March to hold a rally in front of parliament here has drawn widespread appreciation from across the country.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 12:53:04 PM

Pakistan-India committee for early release of prisoners
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) The Pakistan-India Judicial Committee has recommended that prisoners who have completed their terms and whose nationality has been confirmed by their respective High Commissions be immediately released.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 12:25:52 PM

PCB reduces Shoaib's five-year ban to 18 months
Karachi, June 14 (IANS) Temperamental fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's five-year ban was reduced to 18-months, but a fine of Rs. 7 million slapped on him by the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) tribunal here Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 7:10:53 PM

Pakistan militants claim kidnapping 16 Iranian border guards
Islamabad, June 14 (DPA) A shadowy Islamic militant group Saturday claimed it had taken 16 Iranian border guards hostage near Pakistan's southern Balochistan province to secure the release of their comrades.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 4:03:19 PM

Pakistan protests death of two nationals in Indian jails
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has protested to India over the deaths of two of its nationals, including an elderly woman, in Indian jails and demanded a probe into the matter.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 2:16:58 PM

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