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PPP begins protest march; Musharraf should quit, says Bhutto (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday began its long march from Lahore to Islamabad to protest the state of emergency while party chief Benazir Bhutto, who was again placed under house arrest, demanded President Pervez Musharraf should quit.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:24:30 PM

Defiant Bhutto wants Musharraf out of Pakistan politics (Second Lead)
Lahore/Islamabad, Nov 13 (DPA) Pakistan's opposition leader and ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, who was placed under house arrest to prevent her from leading a march into the capital, Tuesday rejected President Pervez Musharraf outright, even as a civilian ruler.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 4:46:22 PM

UAE to build $5 bn oil refinery in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) United Arab Emirate's (UAE) Minister for Energy Mohammad bin Dha'en Al Hameli arrived here with a high level delegation Tuesday to ink an agreement for building a $5 billion petroleum refinery in the tribal belt of northwest Pakistan.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 3:48:19 PM

PPP starts protest march as Bhutto stays under house arrest (Lead, Changing dateline)
Lahore/Islamabad, Nov 13 (DPA) Opposition activists Tuesday kicked off their protest rally against emergency rule in Lahore, as authorities placed Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto under house arrest in a bid to hold back the demonstration.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 3:16:38 PM

PPP to hold protest march despite Benazir's arrest
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to go ahead with its planned protest march from Lahore to Islamabad Wednesday although party chief Benazir Bhutto is under house arrest, party leader Shah Mahmmod Qureshi said.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 10:40:03 AM

Bhutto placed under house arrest again
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Monday placed opposition leader Benazir Bhutto again under house arrest in the eastern city of Lahore to prevent her from holding a rally against the emergency rule imposed by President Pervez Musharraf 10 days ago, her party said.

Monday, November 12, 2007 11:56:25 PM

Pakistan's nuclear assets safe, asserts spokesman
Islamabad, Nov 12 (Xinhua) Pakistan Monday said it possessed adequate retaliatory capacity to defend its sovereignty and nuclear strategic assets, which were safe.

Monday, November 12, 2007 9:41:33 PM

No more talks with Musharraf, Bhutto vows before march (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Pakistan's opposition leader Benazir Bhutto said Monday she had finally broken off all negotiations with President Pervez Musharraf in protest against his imposition of emergency rule, and vowed to go ahead with a scheduled march on the capital.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:57:38 PM

Musharraf picks businessman as caretaker PM
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has picked Irshad Ullah Khan, a businessman owning several gemstone mines, to head a caretaker government from Nov 15 till the formation of the new government after the election, a senior official said Monday.

Monday, November 12, 2007 6:40:20 PM

Pakistani military steps up operations against militants
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Pakistani helicopter gunships Monday launched strikes against pro-Taliban militants who seized large areas of territory in the northwest of the country in recent weeks, officials said.

Monday, November 12, 2007 4:13:59 PM

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