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Pakistani forces kill 22 militants in tribal area
Islamabad, April 20 (DPA) Twenty-two Taliban militants and two civilians were killed as Pakistani security forces carried out aerial and artillery strikes in two districts of the country's lawless tribal region, officials and residents said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:46:56 PM

Swat Sharia laws rock Pakistan's Senate
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Sharia laws imposed in Swat Valley and other parts of Pakistan's restive northwest Monday rocked the Senate, the upper house of parliament, with the Muttahidda Quami Movement (MQM) and other opposition parties walking out in protest against the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the country's judicial system.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:37:36 PM

Pakistan examining cleric's comments on Sharia courts
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government is examining the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the supremacy of Sharia courts over the existing judiciary, a senior minister said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:00:47 PM

US blaming Pakistan to hide own failure in Afghanistan, says minister
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The US is blaming Pakistan in order to hide the failure of its own anti-terror operations in Afghanistan, says Pakistan's Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Najam-ud-Din Khan.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:00:32 PM

Pakistan cricketers now switch to American league
Karachi, April 20 (IANS) Uncertain about their future with the unofficial Indian Cricket League (ICL), seven Pakistani cricketers, including former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, have signed up to play for the American Premier League (APL) in its inaugural season later this year.

Monday, April 20, 2009 7:57:18 PM

Pakistan's central bank cuts policy rate to 14 percent
Karachi, April 20 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the country's central banker has cut its policy rate by 100 basis points to 14 percent, it was announced here Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 7:15:10 PM

Pakistan should recall all ICL players, says Moin
Karachi, April 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has appealed to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to recall the country's Indian Cricket League (ICL) rebels as a response to the lack of support shown by India over the hosting rights of the 2011 World Cup.

Monday, April 20, 2009 5:47:05 PM

Younis urges his players to perform well against Australia
Karachi, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan has appealed to his players to put aside the bitter memories of the recent past and shine against Australia in a one-day series starting from Wednesday in Dubai.

Monday, April 20, 2009 5:32:09 PM

Figures will prove Pakistanis, not Indians responsible for terrorism: Editorial
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) If the correct facts and figures are presented in parliament, they will prove that Pakistanis themselves and not Indians are responsible for a rash of terror incident across the country, an editorial in a leading English daily contended Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 4:55:22 PM

Pakistan arrests sixth suspect in Mumbai attacks
Lahore, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan has arrested a sixth suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and is conducting a 'sincere investigation' into the carnage, the country's interior minister says.

Monday, April 20, 2009 4:23:31 PM

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