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Zardari will not be figurehead president: Pakistani paper
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) His assertions to the contrary apart, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chair Asif Ali Zardari will not be a figurehead president if he is elected to the country's top job, a leading English newspaper said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 11:18:32 AM

10 killed in militant attack in Pakistan
Peshawar, Aug 25 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed Monday as pro-Taliban militants attacked the family residence of a member of parliament in North Western Frontier Province (NWFP), officials said.

Monday, August 25, 2008 11:08:52 AM

'Repairing damage of terror strikes on India challenge for Pakistan'
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Repairing the 'damage' caused by the terror strike on the Indian embassy in Kabul and by the frequent skirmishes along the Kashmir frontier pose a 'challenge' for the new Pakistani government, an editorial in a leading English newspaper said Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 10:56:02 AM

Will India's Supreme Court hear Pakistani mother's cry?
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Ailing and 72 years old, Nafees Anjum has just one desire left: to hug her son Sohail Shahzad, who has been in jail in India for 20 years and a petition for whose release will come up for hearing in the Indian Supreme Court next month.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:56:57 AM

Judges will be restored, but no timeframe: Zardari
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The judges former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf sacked after imposing an emergency last year will definitely be restored, Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that leads the country's ruling coalition, has said, without specifying the timeframe for this.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:56:37 AM

Rocket attack by Taliban kills 10 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were killed Monday when a rocket fired by Taliban insurgents hit a house of political leader in northwesten Pakistan, the Dawn News TV reported.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:37:33 AM

Pakistan rejects Taliban's unilateral ceasefire
Islamabad, Aug 25 (Xinhua) The unilateral ceasefire announced by the Taliban is not acceptable, as they had broken previous promises, interior affairs advisor Rehman Malik said Sunday.

Monday, August 25, 2008 2:29:30 AM

Pakistan's ruling coalition under danger of disintegration
Islamabad, Aug 24 (DPA) The break-up of Pakistan's ruling coalition appeared imminent after the second-largest party in the alliance Sunday abstained from drafting a parliamentary resolution for the reinstatement of judges sacked by former president Pervez Musharraf.

Sunday, August 24, 2008 11:09:24 PM

Sharif's party wants presidential poll put off by a week
Islamabad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the second largest party in the country's National Assembly, demanded Sunday that the presidential polls scheduled to be held Sep 6 be postponed by at least one month.

Sunday, August 24, 2008 6:47:15 PM

Zardari to run for Pakistan president's post
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The leading party in the ruling coalition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Saturday announced it would field party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari for the presidential elections scheduled to be held Sep 6.

Saturday, August 23, 2008 9:34:34 PM

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