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Pakistan safe enough to deploy poll observers: EU
Islamabad/Brussels, Jan 4 (DPA) Security has improved enough in Pakistan to begin deploying long-term observers for the polls, the chief European Union election observer said Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2008 8:05:48 PM

Iran's Mottaki meets Musharraf, condoles Bhutto death
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki called on Pakistani President Pervez Musahharf Friday during a brief visit here and discussed with him bilateral and regional matters.

Friday, January 04, 2008 4:39:55 PM

Scotland Yard team to arrive in Pakistan Sunday
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) A counter terrorism team from Britain's Scotland Yard will land here Sunday evening to assist investigations into the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, an interior ministry official said Friday.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:49:51 AM

Musharraf denies that Pakistan government killed Bhutto
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Thursday angrily denied allegations that his government orchestrated the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, saying she was repeatedly warned about threats from Islamic militants.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:58:14 PM

Pakistan troops seize 52 militants in Swat Valley
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Pakistan security forces Thursday captured 52 pro-Taliban militants in the restive Swat Valley in the country's northwest as militant commanders gave the government an ultimatum to pull out from the area or risk an 'all-out war.'

Thursday, January 03, 2008 6:21:56 PM

Pakistanis SMSd like crazy on New Year's Eve
Karachi, Jan 3 (IANS) Pakistan's 74.58 million mobile phone users sent out almost one billion SMSs from New Year's Eve to the next day but there are no reliable estimates as to how much the cellular providers earned during this period.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:54:32 PM

Stay calm ahead of polls: Pakistani newspaper
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) An influential Pakistani newspaper Thursday appealed for calm ahead of the general elections, now rescheduled to Feb 18, warning that 'indiscretions' by politicians could enable anti-democratic elements to get an upper hand.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 1:23:59 PM

Supreme Court retracts suspension of Islamabad officials
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has retracted its Oct 1 order suspending three police and administration officials involved in using force against journalists, lawyers and civil society activists during a demonstration the previous month, saying the issue should be settled departmentally.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:57:27 AM

Delayed Pakistan polls could see loyalties shift
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) The seven-week delay in holding Pakistan's general elections due to violence following former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination could see politicians shifting their loyalties.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:56:01 AM

Yellow cabs an enduring landmark in Pakistani capital (Feature)
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) There's never a taxi around when you need one. Except, of course, if you are in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 8:02:28 AM

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