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Pakistan troops seize 52 militants in Swat Valley
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Pakistan security forces Thursday captured 52 pro-Taliban militants in the restive Swat Valley in the country's northwest as militant commanders gave the government an ultimatum to pull out from the area or risk an 'all-out war.'

Thursday, January 03, 2008 6:21:56 PM

Pakistanis SMSd like crazy on New Year's Eve
Karachi, Jan 3 (IANS) Pakistan's 74.58 million mobile phone users sent out almost one billion SMSs from New Year's Eve to the next day but there are no reliable estimates as to how much the cellular providers earned during this period.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:54:32 PM

Stay calm ahead of polls: Pakistani newspaper
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) An influential Pakistani newspaper Thursday appealed for calm ahead of the general elections, now rescheduled to Feb 18, warning that 'indiscretions' by politicians could enable anti-democratic elements to get an upper hand.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:23:59 PM

Supreme Court retracts suspension of Islamabad officials
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has retracted its Oct 1 order suspending three police and administration officials involved in using force against journalists, lawyers and civil society activists during a demonstration the previous month, saying the issue should be settled departmentally.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:57:27 AM

Delayed Pakistan polls could see loyalties shift
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) The seven-week delay in holding Pakistan's general elections due to violence following former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination could see politicians shifting their loyalties.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:56:01 AM

Yellow cabs an enduring landmark in Pakistani capital (Feature)
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) There's never a taxi around when you need one. Except, of course, if you are in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 8:02:28 AM

Musharraf says Britain to assist Bhutto probe (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that Britain would help investigate the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, whose slaying has forced the delay of crucial scheduled elections by six weeks.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 10:56:36 PM

Musharraf calls for peace in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 2 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf called on his people Wednesday to maintain peace and stability in the country.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 10:32:15 PM

Pakistan welcomes international help in Bhutto murder probe (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan government Wednesday said it will welcome international assistance in the investigation into assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a top government official said here.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:05:01 PM

Pakistan elections put off to Feb 18 (Nightlead)
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan's Election Commission Wednesday announced Feb 18 as the new date for national polls, saying because of widespread violence and damage to election material offices polling was not possible as planned Jan 8. But both the major anti-establishment parties rejected the new dates as unacceptable to them.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:03:12 PM

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