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Pakistan's nuclear assets safe, asserts spokesman
Islamabad, Nov 12 (Xinhua) Pakistan Monday said it possessed adequate retaliatory capacity to defend its sovereignty and nuclear strategic assets, which were safe.

Monday, November 12, 2007 9:41:33 PM

No more talks with Musharraf, Bhutto vows before march (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Pakistan's opposition leader Benazir Bhutto said Monday she had finally broken off all negotiations with President Pervez Musharraf in protest against his imposition of emergency rule, and vowed to go ahead with a scheduled march on the capital.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:57:38 PM

Musharraf picks businessman as caretaker PM
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has picked Irshad Ullah Khan, a businessman owning several gemstone mines, to head a caretaker government from Nov 15 till the formation of the new government after the election, a senior official said Monday.

Monday, November 12, 2007 6:40:20 PM

Pakistani military steps up operations against militants
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Pakistani helicopter gunships Monday launched strikes against pro-Taliban militants who seized large areas of territory in the northwest of the country in recent weeks, officials said.

Monday, November 12, 2007 4:13:59 PM

Militants capture 'spy' cleric in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Militants, owing allegiance to a tribal warlord in violence-scarred Swat Valley of North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, have captured a 'radical cleric' accusing him of spying on Taliban.

Monday, November 12, 2007 4:05:01 PM

Apologise for expletive, Musharraf tells Daily Telegraph
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Sunday demanded that Britain's Daily Telegraph apologise to him for an article that contained an expletive against him, even as he justified the expulsion of three British journalists who were reporting from here on the emergency.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 8:16:49 PM

Elections by Jan 9, emergency to stay: Musharraf (Roundup)
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Under attack from within and abroad, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Sunday justified the imposition of emergency saying it was needed to fight terrorism. But he promised to hold general elections by Jan 9.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 6:33:09 PM

Fall in line, Musharraf tells Pakistan media
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Sunday cracked the whip at the domestic media, saying he believed in its independence but with adequate checks and balances.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 5:55:53 PM

Chaudhry deserved to be sacked: Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Sunday justified the sacking of the country's chief justice, accusing Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of interfering in the Supreme Court's functioning.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 5:28:27 PM

Bhutto flies to Lahore for anti-emergency march
Islamabad, Nov 11 (DPA) Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto flew to the central city of Lahore Sunday ahead of a planned march on the capital Islamabad to protest the state of emergency imposed eight days ago by President Pervez Musharraf.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 5:10:15 PM

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