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At least 50 militants captured in Pakistan's northwest
Islamabad, Dec 2 (DPA) Pakistan's military said Sunday that at least 50 armed Islamic militants were captured in an ongoing offensive in the restive Swat Valley, and the area could be reopened in time for the winter ski season.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 2:12:51 PM

Pakistan's religious alliance divided on poll boycott
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), an alliance of religious-political parties in Pakistan, has failed to arrive at a decision on whether or not to boycott the Jan 8 elections.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 1:15:33 PM

Protest rallies banned in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has banned protest demonstrations, rallies and sit-ins to ensure peaceful holding of the Jan 8 elections.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 1:14:46 PM

Bhutto, Sharif meet Monday to decide on poll participation
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Two former Pakistan prime ministers, Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif, are meeting Monday to take a final decision on whether to contest the Jan 8 polls under President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 6:36:51 PM

US asks Pakistan to ensure visas for election observers
Islamabad, Dec 1 (DPA) US officials were forced to intervene with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to ensure foreign election observers are granted visas ahead of parliamentary elections next month, a US spokeswoman said Saturday.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 3:37:22 PM

US, West partly responsible for Pakistan crisis: Musharraf
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf has blamed US and other western powers of being partly responsible for the current political crisis in Pakistan.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 1:08:54 PM

Kashmiris stopped at LoC by Pakistan police (Lead)
Muzaffarabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have prevented Kashmiri activists from staging a demonstration in support of free trade and movement of people by road between the Indian and Pakistani Kashmir.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 12:57:13 PM

Pro-Kashmir groups stopped at LoC by Pakistan police
Muzaffarabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Dozens of activists belonging to various Kashmiri nationalist organisations were prevented from entering Chakothi, a town near the Line of Control (LoC) where they had planned to stage a demonstration in support of free movement and trade between Muzaffarabad and Srinagar.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 12:15:18 PM

US Congressional team meets Musharraf
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) A visiting US Congressional delegation during a meeting with President Pervez Musharraf underlined the importance of holding free, fair and transparent elections and also praised the steps taken by the president for the 'restoration of full democracy in the country'.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 12:14:39 PM

Bhutto still open to election boycott
Islamabad, Nov 30 (DPA) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto Friday did not rule out joining other opposition leaders in boycotting forthcoming parliamentary elections after President Pervez Musharraf kept a state of emergency in place.

Friday, November 30, 2007 8:11:07 PM

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