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Crossing lines
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Indication are that many members of Pakistan's former ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) are getting ready to cross over to their parent party, Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), after the rout in the elections.

Friday, February 22, 2008 11:17:21 AM

PPP-MQM tie up makes realtors happy
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Guess who is eagerly looking forward to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and MQM getting together? Realtors in Karachi.

Friday, February 22, 2008 11:16:33 AM

How a phone rouses crowds in Pakistan (Pakistan Diary)
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan's deposed Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who is under house arrest, was most effective when he reached out to lawyers in Karachi and Lahore over a phone line broadcast live. But he isn't the first one to use the simple tactic.

Friday, February 22, 2008 11:16:06 AM

Post-election, Kiyani likely to emerge stronger in Pakistan (Commentary)
The Pakistan Army has never faced such multiple challenges, all equally daunting, to its image, credibility, doctrine, and its omnipresence in Pakistani society. For most of the country's 60 years of existence, the army has, by and large, remained a final arbiter of its destiny. Today, it faces the dilemma of change triggered by events largely of its own making, particularly that of its previous chief, Gen. Pervez Musharraf.

Friday, February 22, 2008 9:16:38 AM

Sharif, Zardari agree to form coalition government (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistan is set for a 'national consensus government' as Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif, leading two largest parties in the newly elected National Assembly, Thursday agreed to join hands at both the national level and in provinces.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:58:33 PM

Sharif, Zardari join hands to form government (Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif, the leaders of the two largest parties in Pakistan's newly elected National Assembly, Thursday decided to join hands to form a coalition government.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:56:38 PM

Sharif, Zardari discuss government formation
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif, the leaders of the two largest political parties in Pakistan's newly elected National Assembly, Thursday evening discussed the formation of a coalition government after a hung verdict.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:55:56 PM

Bush calls Musharraf, reaffirms support
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) US President George W. Bush congratulated Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Thursday on the peaceful conduct of polls and reiterated US support to his policies, Online news agency reported.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:54:23 PM

17 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Feb 21 (DPA) At least 17 people on their way to attend a funeral were killed Thursday when their bus collided with a mini-van in eastern Pakistan, officials said.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:51:51 PM

Sharif calls for chief justice's release
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday asked the government to release sacked chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry immediately, saying the people will get him 'released' themselves if the government did not do so.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 7:54:44 PM

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