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Jubilation across Pakistan as judges restored, 'long march' off
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Celebrations erupted across Pakistan as the government Monday buckled in to agitating lawyers and restored the Supreme Court and high court judges sacked in 2007, prompting opposition leader Nawaz Sharif to call off the 'long march' that had raised the spectre of political instability.

Monday, March 16, 2009 4:32:10 PM

Review petition to be filed on Sharif disqualification
Islamabad, March 16 (Xinhua) A review petition will be filed on the disqualification case of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother following the government's decision to reinstate deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

Monday, March 16, 2009 3:35:35 PM

Lawyer power wins for second time in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) For the second time in nine months, Pakistan's gutsy lawyers have proved they are a force to reckon with despite the lack of an organised structure to lead their agitation.

Monday, March 16, 2009 3:25:37 PM

Pakistan reinstates top judge, long march called off
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) The Pakistani government Monday acceded to demands for the reinstatement of the country's sacked top judge to avoid the escalation of political turmoil that threatened the stability of the nuclear-armed Islamic republic. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif then immediately called off the 'Long March'.

Monday, March 16, 2009 11:26:45 AM

Pakistan's sacked top judge reinstated, long march called off
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday reinstated the country's sacked top judge ahead of a showdown with opposition parties and defiant lawyers that threatened the stability of the country. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif then immediately called off the 'long march'.

Monday, March 16, 2009 10:08:50 AM

Pakistan reinstates judge to ease political tensions
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA)Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani early Monday reinstated the country's sacked top judge ahead of a showdown with opposition parties and defiant lawyers that threatened the stability of the nuclear-armed country.

Monday, March 16, 2009 8:31:31 AM

Nawaz Sharif calls off 'Long March' protest
Islamabad, March 16 (Xinhua) Former Pakistan prime minister and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif Monday called off the 'long march' protest immediately after the government announced the restoration of deposed chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:59:41 AM

Sacked judges to be reinstated in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 16 (Xinhua) The Pakistan government will reinstate all the deposed judges including ex-chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on March 21, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:10:12 AM

Iftikhar Chaudhry to be restored as Pakistan chief justice: report
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to reinstate deposed Pakistan chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, Geo TV reported Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 5:05:16 AM

US air raid kills five in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA)A US missile strike in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region near Afghanistan killed at least five militants late Sunday, a security official said.

Monday, March 16, 2009 4:32:51 AM

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