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Teary-eyed Benazir returns to joyous welcome in Pakistan (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto ended eight long years of exile Thursday and flew back home for a triumphant welcome by tens of thousands of cheering supporters.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 3:39:57 PM

Benazir returns to Pakistan after nine years
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan Thursday after nine long years in exile, with tens of thousands of frenzied supporters massed outside the Karachi airport to greet her.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 2:31:25 PM

Pakistan government sticks to ordinance for Bhutto, for now
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have said that former prime minister Benazir Bhutto who is set to return home Thursday would get full protection and cases against her would be withdrawn as per the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO).

Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:57:05 AM

Bouquets, brickbats and family feuds await Benazir
Karachi/Lahore, Oct 18 (IANS) Awaiting the Thursday homecoming of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto are not just throngs of admirers and political workers, but also a feisty niece who thinks her aunt's return would be 'a disaster' for Pakistan.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 10:54:58 AM

Full court hearing plea on Musharraf rejected (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 17 (Xinhua) Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry Wednesday turned down a recommendation by an 11-member bench of the constitution for a full court hearing on petitions challenging candidacy of President Pervez Musharraf in the presidential election held Oct 6, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 9:15:16 PM

PPP mounts a lavish welcome to greet Bhutto (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) With a million people expected to gather in Karachi Thursday to greet former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto as she returns home after nine years, the expenses are also likely to be in billions of rupees - perhaps Pakistan's most expensive welcome party to date.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 6:08:34 PM

Court asks for written explanation on Nawaz being sent back
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday asked all concerned departments to submit written replies within three days on why former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sent to Jeddah despite a court ruling that he be allowed to enter the country.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:46:13 PM

Nothing can keep me away from Pakistan: Benazir (Second Lead)
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Rejecting President Pervez Musharraf's advice to postpone her return to Pakistan, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto said here Wednesday that nothing could stop her from reaching her country as scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 3:28:55 PM

'Mini Pakistan' gathers in Karachi to welcome Benazir
Karachi, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) cadres from across the country have gathered here to welcome their chief and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who arrives here Thursday after nine years in exile.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 1:24:51 PM

No move to limit chief justice's tenure: Pakistan minister
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government has denied that it was considering an ordinance to curtail the tenure of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to two-and-a-half years.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 1:09:02 PM

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