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34 killed in sectarian violence in Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) At least 34 people were killed and more than 100 injured in clashes between rival Sunni and Shia Muslim groups in northwest Pakistan, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:39:34 PM

Sectarian violence claims 45 lives in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Sectarian clashes in northwest Pakistan have left 45 people dead as of Saturday, the state-run television reported.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 7:36:18 PM

Journalists protest news channels' black out
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) 'Go, Musharraf go,' shouted more than 1,000 Pakistani journalists and civil society members in unison as they protested the government's move to shut down two major private Urdu news channels based in Dubai.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 6:04:09 PM

Pakistani news channels taken off air in Dubai (Second Lead)`
Islamabad/Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) Two major Pakistani news channel, ARY and GEO, were taken off air in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), apparently on the intervention of President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 5:48:38 PM

Musharraf defies US pressure over lifting emergency (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf refused to lift the emergency rule immediately, as he met US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte Saturday, officials said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 5:32:40 PM

Dubai shuts down Pakistani news channels (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's two major private Urdu news channels, ARY and GEO, shut down their operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), apparently on the request of President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 3:55:17 PM

US official meets President Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte Saturday called on President Pervez Musharraf to discuss the tense political situation in Pakistan including the general's pledge to shed his uniform, officials said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 3:48:39 PM

UAE closes two Pakistan news channels
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) Two major private Pakistani news channels said Saturday the authorities in Dubai had closed down their operations, apparently following pressure from Islamabad.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 2:19:07 PM

Pakistani government caretaker only in name: media
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's caretaker government that is to oversee the general elections to be held in January is neutral only in name, newspaper editorials Saturday said.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 12:21:07 PM

Three Pakistan Supreme Court judges want to quit
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's attempt to put in place a pliant judiciary has suffered a jolt with three judges of a 10-member Supreme Court bench hearing petitions against the imposition of emergency saying they want to quit.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 11:21:55 AM

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