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Unrest continues in Pakistan, Bhutto says no talks with Musharraf (Roundup, combining different series)
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Lawyers protesting the imposition of emergency in Pakistan clashed with the police for the second successive day Tuesday, even as former prime minister Benazir Bhutto ruled out talks with President Pervez Musharraf as a way out of the impasse.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 6:32:36 PM

Pakistani apex court repeals ruling against emergency
Islamabad, Nov 6 (Xinhua) The reconstituted eight-member full bench of Pakistan's Supreme Court Tuesday overturned a decision of a seven-judge bench of the court declaring the emergency null and void, according to local press reports.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 6:03:00 PM

Pakistan rejects international condemnation of emergency
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected the international community's condemnation of the emergency, saying it was the country's 'internal matter'.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 3:44:50 PM

Gag on Pakistan media propels dish antenna demand
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) While the federal cabinet Tuesday started deliberations to ease restrictions on electronic media, information-starved Pakistanis are scrambling for dish antennas to check news updates on TV.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 2:28:23 PM

Emergency pitches army against Pakistani society: report
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) By imposing 'what amounts to martial law', Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has pitched himself and by extension, the army, against all civil and legal institution of the country and alienated what remained of his support among the intelligentsia and civil society, a newspaper comment Tuesday said.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 1:32:42 PM

Pakistan board tells Asif to put county contract on hold
Lahore, Nov 6 (IANS) Fast bowler Mohammad Asif, missing out on the tour of India due to an elbow injury, has been advised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to keep on hold his contract with English county Surrey until his fitness position becomes clear.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 12:36:15 PM

No elections for a year: Pakistani legal expert
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Despite strident calls from world capitals for lifting the emergency and holding general elections, the 'legal brain and constitutional wizard' of the Pakistani government has said polls would be deferred by at least a year.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:31:49 AM

Musharraf, Aziz speak at cross-purposes on elections (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Monday spoke at cross-purposes on when the country would go to the polls, reinforcing the widely held view that elections would not be conducted in January as originally scheduled.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:53:57 PM

Emergency to be lifted when situation normalizes: Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Under fire from the international community for imposing an emergency, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Monday said the draconian measure would be lifted as soon as the situation in the country normalises - but did not set a timeline.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:42:40 PM

Pakistan to hold elections as per schedule: premier
Islamabad, Nov 5 (DPA) General elections in Pakistan is expected to be held as scheduled next January, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said Monday, two days after emergency rule was imposed in the country.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:40:10 PM

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