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Has Pakistan's Swat fallen to Taliban?
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Has Swat, the principal city of the restive South Waziristan region in Pakistan's northwest, fallen to the Taliban? It would seem so from an editorial in a leading English daily Saturday.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 1:47:49 PM

Stop war hysteria, hand over terror suspects: India urges Pakistan
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) India Friday denounced Pakistan for whipping up 'war hysteria' by moving troops towards the border citing threats of an Indian surgical strike following the Mumbai terror attacks, even as it reiterated demand that Pakistan hand over three people named for the carnage.

Friday, December 26, 2008 10:22:42 PM

Pro-Taliban group claims responsibility for Lahore blast
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A hitherto unknown pro-Taliban group called Ansar Wa Mohajir has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's bomb explosion in Lahore, for which an alleged Indian 'spy' was earlier arrested and search launched for three others, media reports said.

Friday, December 26, 2008 10:07:15 PM

Hand over Mumbai attack suspects, India again asks Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) India Friday reiterated its demand for the extradition of three people allegedly involved in the Mumbai attacks and other terrorist activities in the country while Pakistan's prime minister said this country would not provoke an aggression but will defend itself if attacked.

Friday, December 26, 2008 9:55:18 PM

PCB happy after Sri Lanka clears cricket tour
Karachi, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials Friday heaved a sigh of relief when the Sri Lankan government cleared its cricket team's proposed tour of Pakistan.

Friday, December 26, 2008 8:34:54 PM

No threat of India-Pakistan war: Musharraf
Lahore, Dec 26 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf said Friday that there were no chances of a Pakistan-India war, adding that both countries should work for peace.

Friday, December 26, 2008 7:42:14 PM

Hundreds gather for Benazir Bhutto's death anniversary
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) workers have starting gathering at Larkana in Sindh for the first death anniversary Saturday of Benazir Bhutto who was assassinated in a mysterious gun and bomb attack a year ago.

Friday, December 26, 2008 7:13:16 PM

Pakistan troops move to border, India denounces war hysteria
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) India Friday denounced Pakistan for whipping up 'war hysteria' after Pakistan moved troops towards the border citing threats of an Indian surgical strike following the Mumbai terrror attacks.

Friday, December 26, 2008 7:11:40 PM

Amidst war threats, Pakistan may redeploy troops from Afghan border
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan has told the US and its allies in the war on terror that it will have to move its forces from the western to the eastern borders as the 'threats of attack by India still persist', a senior government official said Friday.

Friday, December 26, 2008 3:20:22 PM

Gunmen kill government official in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 26 (Xinhua) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a government official and three other people Friday in northern Pakistan, the police said.

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:14:19 PM

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