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Sindh court drops all charges against Zardari
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) The Sindh High Court Tuesday dropped all corruption and criminal cases against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari, once nicknamed Mr.Ten Percent for his alleged extortion and now considered amongst the country's most influential persons.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 4:29:34 PM

By-poll postponement stirs fresh trouble in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) The Election Commission's decision to defer by-elections has generated fresh mistrust in Pakistan's turbulent politics with unanswered questions on who initiated the move and the motive behind it.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:05:09 PM

Three killed in suicide attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 6 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber Tuesday tried to attack a security check post in northwestern Pakistan, killing three people and injuring five others, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 11:33:43 AM

Pakistan postpones by-polls a second time
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Citing the law and order situation and the forthcoming budget, the Election Commission of Pakistan Monday postponed the June 18 by-elections by two months, triggering shock among the ruling coalition.

Monday, May 05, 2008 6:29:25 PM

Shahbaz Sharif files nomination papers for by-elections
Islamabad, May 5 (Xinhua) Shahbaz Sharif, president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Monday filed his nomination papers to contest the June 18 by-elections, Geo TV reported.

Monday, May 05, 2008 4:59:07 PM

Taliban asks Pakistan's tribesmen to grow beards
Islamabad, May 5 (Xinhua) Taliban has asked tribesmen in Pakistan's northwestern region to grow beards within two months or else face punishment under the Islamic laws, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported Monday.

Monday, May 05, 2008 4:39:50 PM

Indus commission to meet by May end: Pakistan official
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The annual Pakistan-India joint meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) is likely to be held by May end and inspection of the Baglihar dam, being built by India in its side of Kashmir, is expected to top the agenda.

Monday, May 05, 2008 2:17:55 PM

No dialogue with terrorists: Gillani
Islamabad, May 4 (Xinhua) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said Sunday the government would not enter into dialogue with any terrorist or extremist, the official APP news agency reported.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 11:02:12 PM

Militants burn down girls' school in north-west Pakistan
Peshawar, May 4 (DPA) A high school for girls in Pakistan's north-west Swat district was destroyed after militants set it ablaze in an overnight raid, police and officials said Sunday.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 7:55:26 PM

Five-year ban on Shoaib suspended, will play for IPL
Lahore, May 4 (IANS) A Pakistani tribunal Sunday suspended the five-year ban on fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for one month. The speedster can now play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 3:22:42 PM

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