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Musharraf begins his farewell to arms (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday paid farewell visits to the headquarters of the armed forces and met senior military officers, a day before he quits as army chief and sheds his uniform to become a civilian leader.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 5:15:09 PM

Army claims taking militant stronghold in Pakistan
Swat (Pakistan), Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have claimed to have taken control of Najia Top in this valley of the North-West Frontier Province after capturing militant bunkers near Saidu Sharif Airport.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 5:06:53 PM

Musharraf prepares to quit as army chief Wednesday
Islamabad, Nov 27 (DPA) Embattled Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf began farewell visits to the country's military headquarters Tuesday, a day before he plans to shed his army uniform under opposition demand and become a civilian leader, his spokesman said.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 3:47:52 PM

Bhutto, Nawaz will make Pakistani polls credible: editorial
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The presence of former prime ministers Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan will lend credibility to the general elections to be held in January but the polls will be a farce if the emergency continues and media curbs are not withdrawn, a newspaper editorial said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 1:20:08 PM

Pakistan lets Gulf royals hunt 200 bustards each
Karachi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Pakistani government has permitted 31 members of the ruling families of four Gulf states to hunt up to 200 bustards each during the 2007-08 season.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 11:35:52 AM

Britain offers intelligence system to Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Britain has offered Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) an intelligence management system for data entry, linking, searching and retrieval.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 11:34:30 AM

Musharraf to shed uniform, become civilian president Nov 29
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) President General Pervez Musharraf will finally take oath as civilian head of state Thursday after doffing the military uniform, his spokesman said Monday.

Monday, November 26, 2007 10:15:07 PM

39 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan
Karachi, Nov 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency (MSA) and Pakistan Marines in a joint action have arrested 39 Indian fishermen and seized 7 boats for allegedly entering and fishing in Pakistani waters, Online news agency reported Monday.

Monday, November 26, 2007 8:40:45 PM

Sharif, Bhutto file nomination papers (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Two former Pakistan prime ministers, Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto, Monday filed nomination papers for the Jan 8 polls, but Sharif is likely to be barred from contesting the much-awaited general elections.

Monday, November 26, 2007 7:54:36 PM

Musharraf to take oath as president Nov 29
Islamabad, Nov 26 (Xinhua) Pervez Musharraf will take oath as Pakistan president for a second 5-year term Nov 29, TV channel Dawn News reported Monday.

Monday, November 26, 2007 7:34:00 PM

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