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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

Pakistan unsure about Shoaib, Asif for Champions Trophy
Karachi, July 9 (IANS) Pakistani cricket selectors are still awaiting a 'go-ahead' for the inclusion of their pace spearheads Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif in the 30-man probables list for this September's Champions Trophy.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 5:25:30 PM

Five arrested for links with Karachi blasts
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Five people have been arrested by the authorities in connection with the series of bomb blasts Monday in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 12:19:20 PM

Taliban insurgents seize girls' school in Pakista
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Taliban insurgents have occupied a girls' school and a dispensary in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region bordering Afghanistan, IRNA news agency reported.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 10:41:13 AM

India-born Bhutto applies for Pakistan identity card
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Sassi Bhutto, the India-born granddaughter of Pakistan's former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, has applied for Pakistan national identity card apparently with an objective to enter politics and claim her share in the family property.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 3:52:32 PM

Pakistan to scrap over 10,000 poverty alleviation schemes
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government is to scrap over 10,000 community-based poverty reduction and employment generation schemes launched by the previous regime.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 1:35:11 PM

Zardari's Kargil comment angers Sharif's PML-N
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Fresh tensions have arisen in Pakistan's ruling coalition with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari blaming both President Pervez Musharraf and partner, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, for the Kargil conflict of 1999 that invited international criticism.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:19:29 PM

Pakistan's economy nosedives, inflation at 19.2 percent
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's economy has been in free-fall mode in the first 100 days of the new coalition government, with inflation at 19.2 percent, forex reserves plunging by $2.1 billion and the rupee depreciating by Rs.8.3 against the US dollar.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:01:20 PM

Two killed, 40 injured in Karachi blasts
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Two people were killed and more than 40 injured in a series of seven low-intensity blasts that ripped through Karachi Monday, a day after a powerful suicide attack killed 23, including 19 policemen, in Islamabad, police and hospital sources said.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:17:19 PM

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