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US senator asks PPP, PML-N to 'accept' Musharraf
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) US Senator Russ Feingold met Pakistan's top leadership Monday and conveyed the desire of his country's establishment that President Pervez Musharraf be allowed to continue with ceremonial powers and not be 'humiliated', sources here said.

Monday, May 26, 2008 10:10:41 PM

Sectarian violence kills five in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) Four Shia Muslims were gunned down in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province Monday, the police said.

Monday, May 26, 2008 1:35:51 PM

Pakistan stocks plunge eight-month low on weak forecasts
Karachi, May 26 (DPA) Pakistan stocks plunged by 4.5 percent to an eight-month low Monday, dropping 578 points by mid-day trading on mounting political uncertainties and weak economic outlook, analysts said.

Monday, May 26, 2008 1:19:21 PM

Pakistan's coalition government pushing Musharraf to resign
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) The coalition government and the presidency in Pakistan are fast moving towards a possible showdown, with President Pervez Musharraf likely to choose to 'resign from office', official sources said Monday.

Monday, May 26, 2008 11:33:15 AM

Pakistani band paints the music scene red
Karachi, May 26 (IANS) A new song, 'Mein Ne Uss Se Yeh Kaha', which has taken the Pakistani music scene by storm, is neither the usual crooning for a lost love nor does it take the usual cynical view of society.

Monday, May 26, 2008 11:03:42 AM

Booming media gives a slip to Musharraf
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Shorn of his military uniform and his power diminished by the Feb 18 general election, President Pervez Musharraf has literally vanished from the two dozen TV news channels that used to hang on to his every word and gesture for the nearly eight years that he ruled Pakistan.

Monday, May 26, 2008 10:07:14 AM

Slain Bhutto turns saint, wish-giver, money-spinner
Rawalpindi, May 25 (IANS) They light lamps, chant prayers and sprinkle flowers. Some even slash their wrists and scatter blood at a makeshift memorial of charismatic Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated here nearly five months ago.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 12:36:00 PM

Yet another journalist silenced in Pakistani tribal area
Peshawar, May 25 (IANS) The killing of a journalist by unidentified assailants in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency highlights the risks that mediapersons working in the militant-infested tribal areas continue to take to keep the world informed.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 12:08:08 PM

Mehsud rules out cooperation with UN's Bhutto murder probe
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Baitullah Mehsud, a Pakistani Taliban commander suspected of having a hand in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has ruled out cooperating with a UN probe into the killing, saying the world body was 'subservient to the US'.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 11:38:47 AM

Pakistan needs several years to curb militancy: US
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan needs several years to defeat Al Qaeda-linked terrorists operating in its tribal region along the Afghan border, the Pentagon has warned.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 11:38:07 AM

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