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Some fraud expected in Pakistan poll: US official
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) US lawmakers want Washington to increase pressure on President Pervez Musharraf to ensure free and fair elections in Pakistan even as a senior official admitted that some fraud was to be expected.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 10:31:02 AM

Four killed in raid on militant hideout in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 29 (DPA) Two suspected Islamic militants and two policemen were killed Tuesday in a five-hour shootout between security forces and rebels entrenched in a building in the southern port city of Karachi, officials said.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 11:53:06 PM

Pakistan to procure equipment to detect suicide bombers
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) Pakistan would acquire latest equipment for prompt detection of suicide bombers, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 11:18:51 PM

Twelve militants killed in missile attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) At least 12 militants were killed in a missile attack in northwestern Pakistan's tribal area Tuesday, local Dawn News channel reported.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:13:39 PM

Conflicting accounts of Pakistan hostage crisis
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) While the Pakistan government claims the militants who took schoolchildren hostage in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) surrendered with their weapons before a local tribal council, a member of the negotiating team Tuesday said the men released the students only after being offered a safe passage.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:40:52 PM

Suspect in Bhutto case identifies bomber
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) A teenage boy suspected to be a member of a suicide squad picked to murder former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has identified the bomber who blew himself up near her car, TV channels reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 2:02:04 PM

Militants take Pakistani children hostage for several hours (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 28 (DPA) Islamic militants Monday took dozens of school children hostage in the North West Frontier Province for several hours during a failed attempt to kidnap a government official, and released them after being given safe passage.

Monday, January 28, 2008 10:59:08 PM

Militants release hostages in school, get safe passage in Pakistan (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 28 (Xinhua) A group of militants who took shelter in a school to evade chasing security forces and held schoolchildren and teachers hostages in northwest Pakistan have released their captives after local administration offered them safe passage, a local official said.

Monday, January 28, 2008 8:38:31 PM

Islamic militants take schoolchildren hostage in Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 28 (DPA) A group of Islamic militants entered a high school in a town in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) Monday and took around 300 children hostage, media reports said.

Monday, January 28, 2008 6:49:07 PM

Militants take children hostage in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 28 (Xinhua) A group of militants took dozens of schoolchildren hostage in northwest Pakistan, local media reported Monday.

Monday, January 28, 2008 6:24:15 PM

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