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MMA religious alliance on verge of split
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Pakistan's six-party Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) is on the verge of a split with its chief Qazi Hussain Ahmad likely to seek a separate symbol for his Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) to enable it to contest in the January elections.

Monday, November 26, 2007 1:32:43 PM

Sharif's return will energise Pakistan's politics: report
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) The return from exile of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will severely impact the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) that ruled the country till a caretaker government was put in place ahead of general elections, a media report Monday said.

Monday, November 26, 2007 12:49:39 PM

4,000 Sharif supporters detained
Lahore/Islamabad, Nov 25 (DPA) Nearly 4,000 supporters of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif were rounded up overnight as he returned to Pakistan Sunday declaring his intention 'to end dictatorship and restore democracy in the country'.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 10:14:47 PM

Sharif returns home, denies deal with Musharraf (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday evening returned to the country after seven years of forced exile but he denied his homecoming was due to a secret understanding with President Pervez Musharraf ahead of crucial elections in January.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 9:22:36 PM

Sharif returns home ahead of elections (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) After seven years of forced exile, former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned home Sunday evening to a rousing welcome by thousands of his followers at the Lahore airport where they reached breaking barricades and braving police baton-charge amid high security.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 8:40:48 PM

Sharif arrives in Lahore (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif arrived home Sunday evening as hundreds of workers of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) broke barricades and braved police baton-charge to reach the Lahore airport to welcome him.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 7:26:04 PM

Pakistan security forces kill 30 militants
Islamabad, Nov 25 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces killed 30 militants in an overnight operation in Swat valley in North-West Frontier Province, the army said Sunday.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 7:24:44 PM

Nawaz Sharif returns home
Islamabad, Nov 25 (Xinhua) Exiled former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif arrived in the eastern city of Lahore Sunday, local media reported.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 6:55:52 PM

53 killed in sectarian clashes in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (DPA) At least 53 people were killed in fresh sectarian clashes in Pakistan's tribal district of Parachinar bordering Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 2:05:36 PM

Unsung, Shaukat Aziz bows out of Pakistani politics
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Indicative of the uncertainties in Pakistan's political landscape, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz has said he would not run in the January general elections - just a week after emphatically stating he had been offered eight constituencies and would run from two.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 1:05:51 PM

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