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Nawaz Sharif barred from contesting by-election
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) A full bench of the Lahore High Court Monday disqualified former Pakistani prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif from contesting by-elections, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:42:21 PM

Nawaz Sharif disqualified to contest bypoll
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) A full bench of the Lahore High Court Monday disqualified former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to contest by-elections, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:40:20 PM

Indian fisherman electrocuted in Pakistan prison
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) An Indian prisoner was electrocuted in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi Monday, the Urdu language Geo News television channel said.

Monday, June 23, 2008 4:29:05 PM

Rights group to demand A.Q. Khan's release
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) A rights group is to mount pressure on the government to release from house arrest disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, pointing out that the sentences of all men above 65 had been commuted.

Monday, June 23, 2008 2:33:06 PM

Bangladesh into poll gear despite boycott by parties
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has begun to get into the election mode with the announcement of civic polls slated for Aug 4, despite a boycott by major political parties who want early parliamentary elections.

Monday, June 23, 2008 2:12:39 PM

Pakistan raises Supreme Court strength to 29
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan has raised the strength of its Supreme Court to 29 to accommodate the judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after imposing an emergency last November.

Monday, June 23, 2008 1:56:23 PM

Eleven beheaded in sectarian violence in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) At least 11 Shia Muslims were executed by a rival Sunni group in Pakistan's Kurram agency, a volatile north-western tribal district, a tribal leader said Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 1:55:25 PM

Afghanistan to get Pakistani wheat despite Karzai's saber rattling
Karachi, June 23 (DPA) Pakistan is planning to export 50,000 tonnes of wheat to neighbouring Afghanistan despite recent saber-rattling by Afghan President Hamid Karzai, media reports said Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 1:05:55 PM

Militants seize 16 security personnel in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) Suspected pro-Taliban militants have abducted 16 security personnel in Pakistan's tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:37:11 AM

New bird flu outbreak in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan has confirmed a new outbreak of avian flu in a poultry farm in the country's northwest, The News daily reported Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 10:52:11 AM

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