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Kiyani acceptable to US, Benazir: report
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani got the nod to succeed Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf as the country's army chief as he was acceptable to both former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and the US, a media report Wednesday said.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 11:07:31 AM

Broken foot ends Morkel's Pakistan tour
Karachi, Oct 3 (IANS) South African fast bowler Morne Morkel will play no further part in the team's tour of Pakistan after fracturing his foot.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 10:04:05 AM

I am contesting to raise objections against Musharraf: Wajihuddin (Interview)
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Wajihuddin Ahmed may be no competition for Pervez Musharraf, but the Pakistan president may have met his match in the Delhi-born former judge who is contesting the presidential election and says candidly that he is not in the race to win.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 7:38:08 AM

Pakistan drops graft charges against Benazir (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) After weeks of blowing hot and cold, the Pakistani government Tuesday decided to drop corruption charges against former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, paving the way for her return home from exile and possibly share power in the new dispensation that emerges after the Oct 6 presidential election.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 9:52:42 PM

Opposition MPs resign en masse, Musharraf names successor as army chief (Roundup)
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan's opposition lawmakers Tuesday resigned en masse in a bid to block President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid but the general stymied the protest somewhat by naming his successor as army chief.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 7:18:46 PM

Intelligence head Kiani to succeed Musharraf as army chief (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday named Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani his successor as army chief. Kiani, however, would be Musharraf's deputy until he takes a final decision to hang up his uniform, a statement by the military spokesman said.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 6:05:29 PM

Pakistani troops kill 15 militants in rescue operation
Islamabad, Oct 2 (DPA) Pakistani troops Tuesday attacked a large group of pro-Taliban militants who took more than 30 soldiers prisoner overnight in the border region by Afghanistan, rescuing nine men and killing 15 rebels, officials said.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 5:52:09 PM

Pakistan's ISI chief to be new army chief
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday named ISI head Lt. Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kiani to succeed him as army chief, saying he would shed his uniform by Nov 15 if re-elected for a second term.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 5:31:56 PM

Doubts persist on Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan and Iran might have agreed on constructing a gas pipeline between the two countries but the deal is far from being signed, sealed and delivered.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 2:41:27 PM

Benazir seeks quid pro quo from Musharraf
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, currently living in exile after being accused of swindling Rs.90 billion ($1.48 billion), wants all charges against her dropped in return for supporting President Pervez Musharraf's bid for a second term in office.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 1:48:43 PM

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