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Gilani hopes PML-N ministers will return
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed confidence that estranged coalition partner Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will accept ministerial berths when he expands his cabinet in the coming days.

Friday, July 11, 2008 1:38:52 PM

Pak 'rebels' hoping for ICL recognition
Karachi, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's 'rebel' cricketers are hoping that the decision of the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL) to sue the International Cricket Council (ICC) will finally enable them to get rid of the life ban imposed on them by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Friday, July 11, 2008 1:32:09 PM

'Orphan' radioactive material found in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 11 (DPA) Pakistani authorities have discovered two sealed containers carrying radioactive material in the southern port city of Karachi, a news report said on Friday.

Friday, July 11, 2008 12:37:48 PM

UN to set up commission to probe Bhutto assassination
Islamabad, July 11 (Xinhua) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Friday the United Nations would form a commission to probe the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, according to a TV report.

Friday, July 11, 2008 11:41:26 AM

Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir
Islamabad, July 10 (DPA) Pakistan claimed Thursday that its troops had briefly traded fire with Indian soldiers on the border with India in Kashmir.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 9:17:01 PM

Pakistan Air Force plane crashes, pilots survive
Islamabad, July 10 (Xinhua) An aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in the country's North-West Frontier Province Thursday, a PAF statement said.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 8:48:54 PM

'US commandos poised for hot pursuit into Pakistan'
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) US commandos are poised to stage hot pursuit raids into Pakistan's restive northwest to neutralize Taliban and Al Qaeda cadres operating from the region, even as Washington is sending more air power to Afghanistan, media reports Thursday said.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 11:49:29 AM

Pakistan's trade deficit at $20.7 bn
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Spiralling oil prices saw Pakistan's trade deficit rise an alarming 52.95 percent to $20.7 billion in the just ended fiscal 2007-08 from the previous $13.5 billion.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 11:28:37 AM

Landmine blasts kill five in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 10 (DPA) At least five people were killed Thursday in two landmine explosions in Pakistan's restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 10:52:09 AM

Taliban take 35 policemen hostage in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 9 (Xinhua) At least 35 policemen were taken hostage by Taliban insurgents in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province Wednesday, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 7:17:05 PM

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