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Six killed in Pakistan suicide bombing
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed six people, including four soldiers, in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan Saturday, as talks were held to free around 150 troops seized by pro-Taliban militants in the area, officials said.

Saturday, September 01, 2007 3:40:22 PM

Talks underway for release of 150 captured Pakistani troops (Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 31 (DPA) The Pakistani military and tribal leaders were Friday trying to secure the release of some 150 paramilitary troops captured by pro-Taliban insurgents in an area bordering Afghanistan, an official said.

Friday, August 31, 2007 1:41:42 PM

Over 100 Pakistani soldiers go missing near Afghan border
Islamabad, Aug 31 (DPA) More than 100 Pakistani soldiers have gone missing near the border with Afghanistan as pro-Taliban militants claimed to have abducted 300 men travelling in a convoy, news reports said.

Friday, August 31, 2007 11:05:24 AM

Sharif to return Pakistan on Sep 10 (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 30 (DPA) Pakistan's opposition leader and ex-premier Nawaz Sharif announced Thursday he would return home on Sep 10 after six years' exile to launch what he called a 'decisive battle' against the military rule of President General Pervez Musharraf.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:31:45 PM

Pakistan says contact with Nuclear Suppliers Group normal
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected India's allegation that it has been maintaining contacts with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to sabotage the US-India civil nuclear deal and said such contacts are normal and routine.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 8:24:14 PM

Musharraf rejects Bhutto ultimatum on power-sharing deal
Islamabad, Aug 30 (DPA) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Thursday rejected a two-day ultimatum by exiled opposition leader Benazir Bhutto to close a power-sharing deal under which he will step down as army chief.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 6:08:11 PM

Sharif advised to stay in exile: Musharraf (Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has urged Nawaz Sharif not to return home and said that an 'eminent personality' asked the former prime minister to honour his agreement with the government to complete 10 years in exile.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 3:37:06 PM

Musharraf urges Sharif not to return
Islamabad, Aug 30 (Xinhua) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has urged the exiled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to abide by the agreement and not to return, newspapers said Thursday.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 2:40:20 PM

Pakistan, India 'cementing' ties
Karachi, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistan's largest cement producer, Lucky Cement, will dispatch its first export consignment to India next week to bridge the neighbour's current shortfall.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 10:07:00 AM

Musharraf-Bhutto power sharing deal almost done: Minister
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Decks have been almost cleared for a power sharing deal between President Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto except a law that debars the Pakistan Peoples Party chief from a third term as premier, a close Musharraf confidant said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 7:47:10 PM

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