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Pakistan successfully tests unmanned aerial vehicle
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday successfully conducted a final test-flight of its indigenously developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) 'Uqaab'.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 11:00:22 PM

Pakistan's premier to be named when parliament meets Monday (Lead)
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) Pakistan's National Assembly or the lower house of parliament will convene Monday and the coalition-leading Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will name the new prime minister, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:40:09 PM

Five troops killed, nine injured in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) Five government soldiers were killed and nine others injured Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself and his vehicle up next to their patrol, the army said.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:37:00 PM

India, Pakistan in same group in Asia Cup
Lahore, March 20 (IANS) The Asia Cup cricket tournament will after all be played in Pakistan in June-July and India and Pakistan have been placed in Group B along with Hong Kong.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:27:43 PM

Taliban releases video of German targeting US base
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) The Taliban has released a videotape of the last statement by a German of Turkish origin who carried out a suicide bomb attack earlier this month on a US post in eastern Afghanistan, a Pakistan press report said Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:21:40 PM

Pakistan's National Assembly to elect PM Monday
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf Thursday summoned the National Assembly (parliament) March 24 to elect the country's prime minister, presidential spokesman Rashid Qureshi said.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:17:47 PM

Suicide attack kills seven security men in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) At least seven security personnel were killed in a suicide attack on a camp in Pakistan's tribal region, local TV channels reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 7:35:08 PM

Pakistan parliament votes its first woman speaker
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Fahmida Mirza, a former medical doctor, Wednesday became the first woman speaker of the National Assembly as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies, poised to form the government, showed their strength and voted for her.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 6:53:06 PM

Musharraf stays Sarabjit's execution by a month
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has postponed the execution of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, facing death penalty on terrorism charges, by a month to April 30, a senior official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 6:11:14 PM

Pakistan elects its first woman speaker (Lead)
Islamabad, March 19 (DPA) Pakistan's National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, elected its first woman house speaker Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:45:07 PM

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