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Pakistan and Britain sign extradition treaty
Islamabad, Aug 24 (DPA) Pakistan and Britain Friday signed a long-discussed extradition treaty enabling the countries to exchange convicted prisoners, including those sentenced to death on terrorism charges, officials said.

Friday, August 24, 2007 4:27:57 PM

Benazir welcomes Nawaz verdict
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Pakistan's exiled former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling permitting Nawaz Sharif to return home 'even though he had left the country after an agreement with the government'.

Friday, August 24, 2007 3:06:21 PM

Pakistan suicide attack kills two soldiers
Islamabad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed and another three injured in a suicide car blast in the country's troubled tribal region Friday, the army said.

Friday, August 24, 2007 2:57:33 PM

Sharif may return home only by end-November
Lahore/London, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, permitted by the Supreme Court to return home from exile, has cautiously postponed his plans to do so till end-November - even as he has vowed to contest the parliamentary elections.

Friday, August 24, 2007 2:32:37 PM

Supreme Court's contempt notice to minister
Islamabad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday issued a contempt of court notice to a cabinet minister for his remarks against the court's ruling allowing exiled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to return home.

Friday, August 24, 2007 2:32:08 PM

Sharif verdict adds to uncertainty in Pakistan (News Analysis)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan could come under a draconian measure like martial law or national emergency as a desperate reaction from the government following the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday allowing the Sharif brothers to return home.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 7:59:00 PM

Sharifs can come home, rules Pakistan Supreme Court (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday ruled that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother, former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif, could return home from exile and take part in politics because they were citizens of Pakistan.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:51:39 PM

Sharif allowed to return to Pakistan, take part in politics (Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday ruled that exiled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif - former chief minister of Punjab - can return home and participate in politics, Geo TV reported.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:11:50 PM

Pakistan apex court allows Sharif to return
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday allowed exiled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif to return home and participate in politics, Geo TV reported.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 5:54:33 PM

Bus-wagon collision kills six, injures 15 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 23 (Xinhua) Six people were killed and 15 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a wagon in the eastern Pakistani district of Okara Thursday, the state-run Associated Press of Pakistan news agency reported.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 3:57:58 PM

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