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Lawyer power wins for second time in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) For the second time in nine months, Pakistan's gutsy lawyers have proved they are a force to reckon with despite the lack of an organised structure to lead their agitation.

Monday, March 16, 2009 3:25:37 PM

Pakistan reinstates top judge, long march called off
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) The Pakistani government Monday acceded to demands for the reinstatement of the country's sacked top judge to avoid the escalation of political turmoil that threatened the stability of the nuclear-armed Islamic republic. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif then immediately called off the 'Long March'.

Monday, March 16, 2009 11:26:45 AM

Pakistan's sacked top judge reinstated, long march called off
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday reinstated the country's sacked top judge ahead of a showdown with opposition parties and defiant lawyers that threatened the stability of the country. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif then immediately called off the 'long march'.

Monday, March 16, 2009 10:08:50 AM

Pakistan reinstates judge to ease political tensions
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA)Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani early Monday reinstated the country's sacked top judge ahead of a showdown with opposition parties and defiant lawyers that threatened the stability of the nuclear-armed country.

Monday, March 16, 2009 8:31:31 AM

Nawaz Sharif calls off 'Long March' protest
Islamabad, March 16 (Xinhua) Former Pakistan prime minister and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif Monday called off the 'long march' protest immediately after the government announced the restoration of deposed chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:59:41 AM

Sacked judges to be reinstated in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 16 (Xinhua) The Pakistan government will reinstate all the deposed judges including ex-chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on March 21, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:10:12 AM

Iftikhar Chaudhry to be restored as Pakistan chief justice: report
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to reinstate deposed Pakistan chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, Geo TV reported Monday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 5:05:16 AM

US air raid kills five in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA)A US missile strike in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region near Afghanistan killed at least five militants late Sunday, a security official said.

Monday, March 16, 2009 4:32:51 AM

Long march is 'prelude to revolution': Sharif
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday called the protest march to Islamabad a 'prelude to revolution', as the country remained gripped in an intensifying political crisis.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:12:35 PM

Rulers don't want independent judiciary: Imran Khan
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani cricketer and the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Sunday said the present government did not want independent judiciary in the country.

Sunday, March 15, 2009 9:11:09 PM

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