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Islamabad takes its own decisions: US
Islamabad/Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan takes its own decisions on issues like security, investigations and elections, and Washington only provides advice when sought, the US State Department has said.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 1:55:20 PM

Scotland Yard team visits Bhutto's assassination site
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Investigators from Britain's Scotland Yard Saturday started probe into the Dec 27 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto by visiting Liaqat Bagh in Rawalpindi where she addressed her last rally minutes before her death.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 1:19:01 PM

Seven civilians killed as Pakistan army targets militants
Islamabad, Jan 5 (DPA) At least seven civilians have been killed as artillery shells fired by security forces missed militants' position and landed in a residential area in Pakistan's restive north-west valley of Swat, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 12:59:52 PM

Scotland Yard team arrives in Pakistan for Bhutto inquiry (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 4 (DPA) Investigators from Britain's Scotland Yard arrived Friday in Islamabad to assist Pakistani authorities in investigating the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.

Friday, January 04, 2008 11:51:35 PM

Pakistan safe enough to deploy poll observers: EU
Islamabad/Brussels, Jan 4 (DPA) Security has improved enough in Pakistan to begin deploying long-term observers for the polls, the chief European Union election observer said Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2008 8:05:48 PM

Iran's Mottaki meets Musharraf, condoles Bhutto death
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki called on Pakistani President Pervez Musahharf Friday during a brief visit here and discussed with him bilateral and regional matters.

Friday, January 04, 2008 4:39:55 PM

Scotland Yard team to arrive in Pakistan Sunday
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) A counter terrorism team from Britain's Scotland Yard will land here Sunday evening to assist investigations into the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, an interior ministry official said Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:49:51 AM

Musharraf denies that Pakistan government killed Bhutto
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Thursday angrily denied allegations that his government orchestrated the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, saying she was repeatedly warned about threats from Islamic militants.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:58:14 PM

Pakistan troops seize 52 militants in Swat Valley
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Pakistan security forces Thursday captured 52 pro-Taliban militants in the restive Swat Valley in the country's northwest as militant commanders gave the government an ultimatum to pull out from the area or risk an 'all-out war.'

Thursday, January 03, 2008 6:21:56 PM

Pakistanis SMSd like crazy on New Year's Eve
Karachi, Jan 3 (IANS) Pakistan's 74.58 million mobile phone users sent out almost one billion SMSs from New Year's Eve to the next day but there are no reliable estimates as to how much the cellular providers earned during this period.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:54:32 PM

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