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Pakistan, militants agree to truce in Swat Valley
Islamabad, May 9 (DPA) Pakistani government and the pro-Taliban militants Friday agreed on a ceasefire in Pakistan's restive north-western district of Swat, hours after a policeman was killed in an attack on a security convoy in the area, officials said.

Friday, May 09, 2008 10:06:43 PM

Pakistan releases rebel nationalist leader
Islamabad, May 9 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Friday released a nationalist and senior rebel leader, Sardar Akhtar Mengal, as part of reconciliatory efforts to end violence in the insurgency-hit south-western province of Balochistan.

Friday, May 09, 2008 9:02:25 PM

Pakistan's ruling alliance likely to miss new deadline for judges
Islamabad, May 9 (DPA) Pakistan's law minister Friday said the ruling coalition was unlikely to meet the new May 12 deadline for the restoration of judges deposed by President Pervez Musharraf, bringing the fragile alliance on the verge of collapse.

Friday, May 09, 2008 3:09:16 PM

Pakistan wants peaceful, good neighbourly relations with India
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan wanted peaceful and good neighbourly relations with India, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Friday said these were necessary to end poverty and unemployment in the region.

Friday, May 09, 2008 2:48:23 PM

Roadside bomb kills policeman in north-west Pakistan
Islamabad May 9 (DPA) One policeman was killed and two more were injured Friday in a roadside bombing that targeted a security convoy in Pakistan's restive north-western district of Swat, officials said.

Friday, May 09, 2008 12:19:37 PM

Pakistan sets conditions for talks with militants
Islamabad, May 8 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday set three conditions for possible talks with militants in the country, saying military action is not the only way to wipe out terrorism and extremism.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 6:15:24 PM

Pakistan test fires n-capable Hatf missile (Second Lead)
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) In a tit-for-tat move, Pakistan test-fired a nuclear-capable air-launched cruise missile with a range of 350 km Thursday, a day after India tested a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to targets up to 3,000 km away.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 3:00:41 PM

Pakistan tests nuclear capable cruise missile (Lead)
Islamabad, May 8 (DPA) Pakistan Thursday successfully test fired an air-launched cruise missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the military said.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 12:41:22 PM

Sharif, Zardari lunch date in London to restore judges
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif, leaders of the main partners of Pakistan's ruling coalition, are scheduled to meet over lunch in London Thursday to discuss the fate of judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf when he imposed emergency Nov 3 last year, official sources said.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 12:08:41 PM

Zardari, Sharif to meet in London, discuss judges restoration (Lead)
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif, the two top leader of the main partners in Pakistan's ruling coalition, will meet in London to discuss the vexed issue of the restoration of judges after their talks in Dubai last week failed to iron out their differences.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 9:10:13 PM

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