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Pakistan seeks postponement of Commonwealth decision
Islamabad, Nov 21 (Xinhua) Pakistan Wednesday sought a short postponement of the Commonwealth decision on its membership and asked the organization to immediately send a delegation to assess the situation in the country.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 7:35:23 PM

Musharraf prepares to take oath by weekend: officials (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) President General Pervez Musharraf is this weekend set to quit as army chief and take oath as president for the next five-year term, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 6:44:06 PM

Presidential candidate detained in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 21 (Xinhua) The police Wednesday took former justice Wajeehuddin Ahmed, who had run for the president, into custody here, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 4:52:23 PM

Musharraf may quit as army chief by weekend: Attorney General
Islamabad, Nov 21 (Xinhua) Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf may quit as Army Chief by the weekend, the Attorney General Malik Muhammad Qayyum said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 1:51:50 PM

Pakistan army kills 40 pro-Taliban militants in Swat valley
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) Pakistan's army Wednesday said it killed up to 40 militants in overnight actions against armed supporters of a pro-Taliban cleric in the restive Swat valley in the north-west of the country.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 1:17:42 PM

Martial law due to parliament's failure: Pakistan chief justice
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar has said failure on the part of lawmakers has led to martial law in the country.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:26:54 AM

Judiciary imprisoned: Ousted judge of Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Ousted senior judge of Pakistan's Supreme Court Rana Bhagwandas has said the judiciary in the country is virtually under siege.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:26:31 AM

Over 100 Pakistani journalists arrested; political crisis deepens
Islamabad/Karachi, Nov 20 (IANS) More than 100 journalists were arrested in Karachi Tuesday for protesting the ban on Geo and ARY TV channels and curbs on media after the imposition of emergency by President Pervez Musharraf.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:51:13 PM

Pakistan frees thousands of political detainees
Islamabad, Nov 20 (DPA) Pakistan has released more than 3,400 political detainees who were being held under the state of emergency, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:32:37 PM

Musharraf will doff uniform before taking oath: official
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) President General Pervez Musharraf would doff his uniform before taking oath as president for the second term as per an undertaking submitted to the Supreme Court last month, Attorney General Malik Muhammad Qayyum said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:09:47 PM

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