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Pakistani chief justice withdraws from emergency era case
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan's chief justice has withdrawn from a case relating to the appointment of Supreme Court and high court judges after the declaration of the November 2007 emergency. He has appointed a five-member bench for hearing the case.

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:38:04 PM

Powerful quake rocks northwest Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Punjab and North West Frontier Province in Pakistan Thursday night, a TV report said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 3:22:23 AM

Pakistan lost opportunity to find Al Qaeda: Clinton
Lahore, Oct 30 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said it was 'hard to believe' no one in Pakistan's government knew the whereabouts of Al Qaeda leaders who have been using its territory since 2002, the Online news agency reported.

Friday, October 30, 2009 2:59:21 AM

'Zardari's only options: to quit or have reduced powers'
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) With terror attacks occurring with frightening regularity in Pakistan, beleaguered President Asif Ali Zardari seems to have just two options: give up his executive powers and occupy a ceremonial post or quit, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:47:27 PM

Review sought of Pakistani Supreme Court's verdict on emergency
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar has sought a review of a Supreme Court verdict terming as unconstitutional his incumbency during the emergency then president Pervez Musharraf had declared in November 2007. He has also questioned the present chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry's continuance in office.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:26:09 PM

No India hand in Peshawar, Kabul attacks: Pakistani editorial
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) No Indian group could be blamed for Wednesday's deadly attacks in Peshawar and Kabul that claimed over 100 lives as they were planned 'within a few miles' of where they occurred, an editorial in a leading English daily said Thursday.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:13:15 PM

Taliban, Al Qaeda disown Peshawar blast
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The Taliban and the Al Qaeda have distanced themselves from the deadly market blast in Peshawar that claimed 105 lives, saying they don't explode bombs in such areas, reported a Pakistani paper Thursday.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:13:05 PM

Peshawar bombing toll climbs to 105
Peshawar, Oct 29 (IANS) The toll in Wednesday's bombing in a bustling market of this Pakistani city has climbed to 105, a media report said.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:14:04 PM

Car bomb kills 91 in Pakistan during Clinton visit
Islamabad, Oct 28 (DPA) A car bomb ripped through a crowded market in Peshawar city in north-western Pakistan Wednesday, killing 91 people, as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived on a visit to the country and assured full support in fight against terrorism.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 8:54:02 PM

US assures Pakistan anti-terror help after Peshawar blast
Islamabad, Oct 28 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday assured Pakistan full support in its struggle against terrorism, after a car bombing killed more than 80 people in the Islamic country's north-western region.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 6:02:42 PM

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