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Six more held in Pakistan for Times Square plot
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Six more people have been arrested in Pakistan for having links with Faisal Shahzad, the prime suspect of the botched Time Square terror plot early this month.

Friday, May 21, 2010 9:58:47 PM

Pakistanis protest against 'blasphemous' cartoons
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), May 21 (DPA) Thousands of Pakistanis took to the streets Friday to protest against 'blasphemous' caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed on the social networking website Facebook and video sharing site YouTube.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:41:13 PM

Protests across Pakistan against prophet's cartoons on Facebook
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Rallies and demonstrations were held across Pakistan Friday to protest publishing of blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Mohammad on social network site Facebook and Youtube.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:23:25 PM

Afridi likely to lead Pakistan in Asia Cup
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) Contrary to reports that opener Salman Butt is set for captaincy for the Asia Cup, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to retain all-rounder Shahid Afridi as skipper for the four-nation tournament in Sri Lanka.

Friday, May 21, 2010 7:18:58 PM

Kamran denies involvement in match-fixing
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) Under-fire Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal Friday dismissed allegations of match-fixing against him and said he has always tried to give his best for the country.

Friday, May 21, 2010 7:18:57 PM

Clean Pakistan cricket of match-fixing charges, says Afridi
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) Dashing all-rounder and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi has requested authorities to take swift and decisive action to clean Pakistan cricket of match-fixing charges.

Friday, May 21, 2010 6:26:47 PM

Musharraf's PM hopes a distant dream? (News Analysis)
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) That former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf is eyeing the prime minister's post is not surprising considering that the sweeping powers he had taken away from the office have now returned to where they belonged.

Friday, May 21, 2010 6:16:52 PM

Web abuzz over facebook ban in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The web is abuzz over the ban on social networking site Facebook in Pakistan following the Prophet cartoon row. While some favour a clamp down, others say: 'Why should everyone get punished for 1 or 2 person's mistake'.

Friday, May 21, 2010 11:50:17 AM

11 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) At least 11 militants were killed and 12 injured Friday in clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan, media reports said.

Friday, May 21, 2010 11:37:33 AM

Nearly 300 arrested for Karachi target killings
Karachi, May 20 (IANS) Nearly 300 people have been arrested for a spate of political-ethnic killings in this southern port city that have claimed 35 lives over three days, Sindh's home minister said Thursday, even as the paramilitary Pakistan Rangers have been given special powers for a month to restore law and order.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:39:52 PM

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