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Over 50 feared killed in Pakistani train derailment (Second lead)
Islamabad, Dec 19 (DPA) More than 50 people were feared killed Wednesday after a passenger train packed with Muslim holiday travellers derailed in southern Pakistan, and rescue workers were still searching the wreckage for possible survivors.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 1:30:47 PM

'Stressed out' UN coordinator to leave Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) UN resident coordinator Jan Vandemoortele is to leave Pakistan prematurely 'after finding the job too stressful and taxing for his health', but there are whispers that the departure is due to differences with the government.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:36:24 PM

Illegal kidney trade continues unabated in Lahore
Lahore, Dec 19 (IANS) An illegal trade in kidney transplants continues unabated in this capital of Pakistani Punjab despite the enactment of a law banning the practice.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:33:00 PM

35 dead, 80 injured as Pakistani train derails (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 19 (DPA) At least 35 people were killed and 80 injured early Wednesday when a passenger train derailed in southern Pakistan and rescue workers were still searching the wreckage for survivors, a state railway official said.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 11:21:05 AM

28 dead, 130 injured as Pakistani train derails
Islamabad, Dec 19 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed and 130 injured early Wednesday when a passenger train derailed in southern Pakistan, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:30:36 AM

Pakistan's opposition alliance to boycott polls
Islamabad, Dec 18 (Xinhua) An opposition combine in Pakistan announced Tuesday it would go ahead with plans to boycott national elections and would step up campaign against the elections next week.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:15:47 PM

WHO team in Pakistan to probe bird flu outbreak
Islamabad, Dec 17 (DPA) A medical team from the World Health Organisation (WHO) arrived in Pakistan Monday to investigate a possible human-to-human transmission of the bird flu virus in the country's north-west region.

Monday, December 17, 2007 3:19:12 PM

Bomb blast in Pakistan kills 10
Islamabad, Dec 17 (Xinhua) At least 10 people were feared killed in a huge blast in North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) Monday, Dawn News channel reported.

Monday, December 17, 2007 2:57:05 PM

Pakistan's cotton pickers poisoned by pesticides
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Pakistan's women cotton pickers are exposed to chronic pesticide poisoning with symptoms ranging from mild headache and skin allergies to cancer, a new study says.

Monday, December 17, 2007 1:29:16 PM

Pakistanis were never as helpless as now: editorial
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Pakistanis have never been as helpless as they are now in controlling their political destiny, a newspaper editorial Monday said.

Monday, December 17, 2007 1:28:15 PM

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