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Pakistan unhappy at South Africa's Champions Trophy pullout
Karachi, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan's campaign to stay as hosts of next month's Champions Trophy received a major blow Friday when South Africa pulled out of the eight-nation contest because of security concerns.

Friday, August 22, 2008 5:53:35 PM

Pakistani court declines to put Musharraf on Exit Control List
Islamabad, Aug 22 (Xinhua) A court in Pakistan Friday dismissed a petition asking for putting former president Pervez Musharraf on the Exit Control List (ECL), the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported.

Friday, August 22, 2008 4:35:09 PM

Pakistan coalition extends deadline for reinstating judges
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who heads the second largest party in Pakistan's ruling coalition, Friday pushed a deadline for the reinstatement of judges sacked by former president Pervez Musharraf to Wednesday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 4:22:25 PM

Pakistan's ruling coalition to hold critical meeting amid rift
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) Pakistan's fractured ruling alliance was set to hold a crucial meeting Friday afternoon, a day after a major partner threatened to quit if the reinstatement of judges dismissed by former president Pervez Musharraf was further delayed.

Friday, August 22, 2008 3:05:38 PM

Pakistan to hold presidential election Sept 6
Islamabad, Aug 22 (Xinhua) Pakistan will hold presidential election Sept 6, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced here Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 2:22:59 PM

Wah bombings stun women squash players
Karachi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistani squash officials were Thursday making desperate attempts to save an international women's tournament from falling victim to a couple of bombings in Wah that killed more than 50 people.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:52:31 PM

Decision on Champions Trophy Sunday
Karachi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials are pinning their hopes on Indian board's 'all-out support' to stay hosts of next month's Champions Trophy. A final decision whether the biennial event will be held in Pakistan or not will be taken at a teleconference of the International Cricket Council (ICC) board of directors Sunday.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:40:35 PM

70 killed in terror strike at Pakistani ordnance factory
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Two suicide bombers struck at a heavily guarded ordnance factory about 30 km from here Thursday, killing more than 70 people, hospital and police sources said.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 6:21:16 PM

70 killed in Pakistani ordnance factory blast
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 70 people were killed and about 100 injured in two suicide blasts outside a heavily guarded ordnance factory about 30 km from Islamabad, hospital and police sources said.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 6:19:20 PM

Twin blasts toll in Pakistan rises to 45
Islamabad, Aug 21 (Xinhua) At least 45 people were killed and 60 injured in two suicide blasts in Pakistan's Punjab province Thursday, the state-run PTV reported.

Thursday, August 21, 2008 5:08:18 PM

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