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Uneasy calm in Pakistan city after military action (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Uneasy calm prevailed in Swat, a city in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), with heavy paramilitary forces parading in the area Saturday, a day after a six-hour military action against a militant group.

Saturday, October 27, 2007 4:36:20 PM

Sporadic clashes continue in Pakistan's militant stronghold
Islamabad, Oct 27 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants continued to exchange sporadic gunfire Saturday with the security forces in north-west Pakistan after heavy fighting overnight reportedly killed at least 15 people, including 10 law enforcers.

Saturday, October 27, 2007 4:06:24 PM

Benazir visits hometown Larkana, father's tomb (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto Saturday visited her hometown Larkana in southern Pakistan amid tight security and offered prayers at her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's tomb, nine days after surviving a suicide attack in Karachi.

Saturday, October 27, 2007 3:24:32 PM

Bhutto gets warm welcome in ancestral town
Sukkur (Pakistan), Oct 27 (DPA) Thousands of supporters greeted former premier Benazir Bhutto as she arrived Saturday at Sukkur in southern Pakistan to visit her ancestral home nine days after surviving a suicide attack in Karachi.

Saturday, October 27, 2007 1:21:48 PM

Pakistan recalls Shoaib for India tour
Lahore, Oct 26 (IANS) Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar was Friday included in the 16-strong Pakistani squad for the five-match One-Day International series in India, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced here.

Friday, October 26, 2007 11:19:25 PM

Nine killed as Pakistan targets militant hideouts
Islamabad, Oct 26 (DPA) Nine people, including four security personnel, were reported killed Friday as Pakistani forces launched an offensive against a pro-Taliban cleric and his armed supporters.

Friday, October 26, 2007 9:57:05 PM

Pakistan arrests 140 Afghans and Uzbeks from border
Islamabad, Oct 26 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces have arrested 140 Afghan and Uzbek nationals during a search operation in southwestern Pakistan bordering Afghanistan.

Friday, October 26, 2007 8:05:59 PM

UN launches 4th Global Environment Outlook
Islamabad, Oct 26 (Xinhua) The fourth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4), the most comprehensive UN assessment report on environment, development and human well-being was officially launched at the UN Information Centre here Friday.

Friday, October 26, 2007 4:51:22 PM

No public appearances for Bhutto, supporters upset
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Supporters of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) are depressed by the announcement that the party's chairperson and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has no immediate plans of visiting any place other than her hometown for security reasons.

Friday, October 26, 2007 3:51:51 PM

Sharif won't be allowed to return before polls: Musharraf
Islamabad, Oct 26 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said that the country's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who was sent into exile twice, will not be allowed to stage a comeback before the forthcoming national elections, media reported Friday.

Friday, October 26, 2007 3:50:53 PM

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