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Benazir leaves for Dubai to see family
Islamabad, Dec 7 (Xinhua) Former Pakistan prime minister and Pakistan People's Party chairperson Benazir Bhutto Friday left for Dubai on a three-day visit to see her children and ailing mother Nusrat Bhutto, according to the official APP news agency.

Friday, December 07, 2007 10:27:32 PM

New Pakistan judges to again take oath after emergency
Islamabad, Dec 7 (Xinhua) The judges named under emergency would be re-administered oath after restoration of the constitution, Pakistan's Attorney General Malik Mohammad Qayyum said here Friday.

Friday, December 07, 2007 7:59:02 PM

Benazir Bhutto's election bid challenged
Islamabad, Dec 7 (Xinhua) Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto Friday faced a legal appeal challenging her qualification to contest the upcoming general elections, officials said.

Friday, December 07, 2007 4:15:50 PM

Phase 3 of poll process gets underway in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan moved one step closer towards elections Friday as the third phase of the Jan 8 polls began with election tribunals hearing cases against the rejection and acceptance of nomination papers, including of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Friday, December 07, 2007 12:24:29 PM

PIA stopped from firing female cabin crew
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been stopped from removing its female cabin crew pending a suitability assessment report on them and a Supreme Court verdict on the issue.

Friday, December 07, 2007 11:43:34 AM

Corruption has increased 100 percent in Pakistan: report
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Corruption has increased by an astounding 100 percent in Pakistan with 30 percent of the people paying bribes for obtaining services against 15 percent in 2006, says a new survey.

Friday, December 07, 2007 10:02:17 AM

Pakistani forces take control of militant leader's headquarters (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistani paramilitary troops Thursday took control of hardline pro-Taliban religious leader Maulana Fazlullah's headquarters in Swat after three weeks of intense fighting and also freed people imprisoned in his private jail.

Thursday, December 06, 2007 7:49:18 PM

Pakistan army seizes Fazlullah's headquarters in Swat
Islamabad, Dec 6 (DPA) The Pakistan Army Thursday seized the headquarters of a radical Muslim cleric whose armed followers have been fighting the government to impose Taliban-style Islamic law in the country's restive Swat valley region.

Thursday, December 06, 2007 6:30:44 PM

Sharif prevented from meeting Iftikhar Chaudhry (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 6 (Xinhua) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was Thursday stopped by police from meeting Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, deposed chief justice of the country, media reports said.

Thursday, December 06, 2007 4:44:14 PM

Sharif to lead march to detained judge's house
Islamabad, Dec 6 (DPA) Protesters led by opposition leader Nawaz Sharif were due Thursday to march to the residence of deposed chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, who has been under house arrest since the imposition of emergency rule in early November.

Thursday, December 06, 2007 3:30:14 PM

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