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Pakistanis jailed in Italy for 'honour killing'
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The father and two brothers-in-law of a Pakistani woman have been sentenced to 30 years in prison for her murder last year in Italy in a so-called 'honour killing', according to a lawyer for the family.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 2:25:55 PM

Militants seize third Pakistani town`
Islamabad, Nov 14 (DPA) Armed supporters of a pro-Taliban cleric gained control of another town in Pakistan's northwest Swat Valley as up to seven troopers were feared dead in a blast in the nearby Malakand area, media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 2:24:59 PM

Pakistani lawyers to continue court boycott
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has decided to continue the boycott of courts till the restoration of the pre-emergency judiciary in the country.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 2:10:01 PM

Pakistan army kills four Islamic militants in northwest
Islamabad, Nov 13 (DPA) At least four pro-Taliban militants were killed Tuesday as helicopter gunships continued to pound their positions for the second consecutive day in Pakistan's volatile north-western valley of Swat, officials said.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:41:31 PM

PPP begins protest march; Musharraf should quit, says Bhutto (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday began its long march from Lahore to Islamabad to protest the state of emergency while party chief Benazir Bhutto, who was again placed under house arrest, demanded President Pervez Musharraf should quit.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:24:30 PM

Defiant Bhutto wants Musharraf out of Pakistan politics (Second Lead)
Lahore/Islamabad, Nov 13 (DPA) Pakistan's opposition leader and ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, who was placed under house arrest to prevent her from leading a march into the capital, Tuesday rejected President Pervez Musharraf outright, even as a civilian ruler.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 4:46:22 PM

UAE to build $5 bn oil refinery in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) United Arab Emirate's (UAE) Minister for Energy Mohammad bin Dha'en Al Hameli arrived here with a high level delegation Tuesday to ink an agreement for building a $5 billion petroleum refinery in the tribal belt of northwest Pakistan.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 3:48:19 PM

PPP starts protest march as Bhutto stays under house arrest (Lead, Changing dateline)
Lahore/Islamabad, Nov 13 (DPA) Opposition activists Tuesday kicked off their protest rally against emergency rule in Lahore, as authorities placed Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto under house arrest in a bid to hold back the demonstration.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 3:16:38 PM

PPP to hold protest march despite Benazir's arrest
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to go ahead with its planned protest march from Lahore to Islamabad Wednesday although party chief Benazir Bhutto is under house arrest, party leader Shah Mahmmod Qureshi said.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 10:40:03 AM

Bhutto placed under house arrest again
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Monday placed opposition leader Benazir Bhutto again under house arrest in the eastern city of Lahore to prevent her from holding a rally against the emergency rule imposed by President Pervez Musharraf 10 days ago, her party said.

Monday, November 12, 2007 11:56:25 PM

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