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Militants suspend peace deal in Pakistan's restive valley
Peshawar (Pakistan), June 18 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants in the restive valley of Swat have said that they intended severing all contacts with the Pakistani government, accusing it of delaying the implementation of last month's peace agreement.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 9:18:01 AM

In a first, Pakistan's parliament to debate defence budget
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) For the first time in Pakistan's history, its defence budget will be debated in Parliament. The upper house of the Pakistan parliament will take it up for discussion Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 7:47:21 PM

One in four Pakistani convicts faces execution: rights group
Islamabad, June 17 (DPA) Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday that nearly one in every four convicts in Pakistan is on death row, and urged the government to ban the death penalty.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 6:17:39 PM

Pakistan's Senate to debate defence budget
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) For the first time in Pakistan's history its defence budget was presented in the upper house of parliament Tuesday. It is expected to be taken up for debate Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:38:27 PM

Pakistan's judges get their salaries for last seven months
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) In another move towards restoration of judges, Pakistan's ruling coalition Tuesday paid salaries for the last seven months to judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf in November 2007.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:24:07 PM

Pakistan installs satellite monitoring system on Afghan border
Islamabad, June 17 (Xinhua) Pakistan has installed a satellite monitoring system on its border with Afghanistan that will enable officials to keep a watch on activities along the border sitting in Islamabad, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 2:35:21 PM

Four Shia Muslims shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 17 (DPA) Four Shia Muslims were gunned down Tuesday in Pakistan's troubled North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), police said.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 12:20:04 PM

Pakistan lodges protest over Karzai comments
Islamabad, June 16 (Xinhua) Pakistan Monday lodged a strong protest over Afghan President Hamid Karzai's comment Sunday that his country's war against terror could well be fought on its neighbour's territory.

Monday, June 16, 2008 5:00:50 PM

Gillani reiterates Pakistan's 'unwavering support' for Kashmiris
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants a Kashmir solution in accordance with the wishes of the people and will continue to provide 'full and unwavering moral, diplomatic and political support to the cause of Kashmiri people', Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said here Monday.

Monday, June 16, 2008 4:56:26 PM

Pakistani lawyers' Long March rattles Zardari
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The lawyer's Long March to demand restoration of the judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after declaring an emergency last November seems to have rattled Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), to the extent that he quickly wants to resolve the issue.

Monday, June 16, 2008 2:37:56 PM

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