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Pakistan coalition's crucial meet begins in Dubai (Lead, Changing dateline)
Dubai/Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) A crucial meeting of the top leadership of Pakistan's coalition government got under way in Dubai Monday afternoon to discuss the crucial issues of restoring the judges deposed from the country's higher judiciary and the future of President Pervez Musharraf.

Monday, April 28, 2008 7:21:23 PM

Ahmadinejad visits Pak
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who visited Islamabad Monday on a four-hour 'official stopover' on way to Sri Lanka held meetings with the top Pakistani leadership with a focus on the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline.

Monday, April 28, 2008 3:31:28 PM

Pakistan coalition partners meeting to discuss judges' restoration (Lead)
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The two major partners in Pakistan's coalition government are meeting in Dubai to finalise the restoration of the judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf when he imposed emergency Nov 3 last year.

Monday, April 28, 2008 12:19:49 PM

'Terror groups in Pakistan focus on Britain'
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The Al Qaeda and pro-Taliban elements in Pakistan and Afghanistan are one of the main drivers of Islamic extremism and terrorism in the European Union, according to a report of European police.

Monday, April 28, 2008 12:02:32 PM

Pakistani Hindu worker's murderers go unpunished
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) Three weeks since Jagdeesh Kumar, a 22-year-old Hindu worker in a garment factory in Pakistan's largest city, was beaten to death by a mob for allegedly making blasphemous remarks about Prophet Mohammad, his murderers remain unpunished.

Monday, April 28, 2008 11:08:37 AM

I will urge Musharraf to pardon Sarabjit: Burney
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Ansar Burney, a former caretaker human rights minister who has taken up the cause of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national sentenced to death for staging terrorist acts in Pakistan, is to meet President Pervez Musharraf this week to plead his case.

Monday, April 28, 2008 10:24:02 AM

Judges' restoration: Pakistan coalition partner seeks to save face
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The junior partner in Pakistan's ruling coalition is all set for a face-saving arrangement with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on reinstating by the Wednesday deadline the judges President Pervez Musharraf sacked last November after declaring an emergency.

Monday, April 28, 2008 10:23:57 AM

Is Zardari preparing to don PM's mantle?
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Is Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that leads the country's ruling coalition, preparing to don the prime minister's mantle? It would seem so from a missive he has delivered to the members of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani's cabinet telling them how to 'behave and act'.

Monday, April 28, 2008 10:22:48 AM

Pakistan lifts roadblocks in militants' stronghold
Islamabad, April 27 (DPA) Pakistan's military has removed all roadblocks in the stronghold of local Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud to open the troubled South Wazristan tribal district to rest of the country amid a proposed peace deal, a news report said Sunday.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 6:39:34 PM

Pakistan forces newspaper to print rebuttal
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) The information ministry has forwarded letters from two Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) supporters to an English newspaper and asked it to print them to rebut an article criticising party leader Asif Ali Zardari.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 2:03:10 PM

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