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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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