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Britain asks Musharraf to guarantee polls
London, Nov 7 (DPA) The British government Wednesday called on President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan to guarantee free elections in January and step down as chief of the army staff by Nov 15.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 7:09:58 PM

Bhutto turns against Musharraf in Pakistan crisis
Islamabad, Nov 7 (DPA) Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto Wednesday said she did not trust President Pervez Musharraf and demanded that he end emergency rule, step down as army chief and ensure that parliamentary elections are held as scheduled.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:46:45 PM

Pakistan protests visa denial to minister (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday lodged a strong protest with India over the refusal of visa to Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed to watch the second one-day cricket match between the two countries.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:07:33 PM

We didn't block TV channels: Pakistan media watchdog
Islamabad Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan's media watchdog has denied having asked cable operators to block private TV channels, saying the government did so.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:02:07 PM

No troop reduction along Indian borders: Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday denied reports that security reasons in tribal areas and worsening internal situation had forced it to reduce troops along the borders with India.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 5:59:17 PM

Pakistani media continues working despite obstacles
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Most news channels in Pakistan continue to work despite their viewership reducing to less than five percent after the government ordered cable operators to take them off the air.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 3:52:26 PM

Terrorists killed 670 Pakistanis so far this year
Karachi, Nov 7 (RIA Novosti) About 670 people in Pakistan have been killed and over 1,800 injured in about 157 terrorist attacks since the start of the year, the country's Interior Ministry said.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 2:43:27 PM

Pakistan government starts closing shops selling dish antennas
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Pakistan government has started cracking down on shops selling dish antennas and digital receivers after information-starved people started queuing up following the diktat ordering news channels off the air.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 2:18:28 PM

Sikh's ashes to be immersed in Jhelum
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Seven relatives of a 100-year-old Kashmiri Sikh who died in September and was cremated in Indian Kashmir have arrived in Pakistan to immerse his ashes in the Jhelum river in accordance with his last wish.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 1:01:42 PM

Musharraf running out of options: Pakistani media
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) The Pakistani media Wednesday continued to hammer away for the fourth successive day at President Pervez Musharraf for imposing an emergency, saying he was running out of options and should heed international advice to quickly restore democracy in the country.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 1:01:12 PM

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