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Eight terrorists arrested in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 5 (Xinhua) The Pakistani police arrested eight suspected terrorists in eastern Punjab province, who had been plotting an attack during the general elections, local TV channel reported Saturday.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 7:54:51 PM

Three Pakistani troopers killed in shootout with militants
Islamabad, April 5 (DPA) Three paramilitary soldiers were killed and five wounded Saturday in a shootout between security forces and suspected Islamic militants in Pakistan's western province of Balochistan, officials said.

Saturday, April 05, 2008 4:16:33 PM

Nawaz Sharif to contest by-elections in June
Islamabad, April 4 (Xinhua) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif will take part in the by-elections scheduled in June, seeking an entry in parliament, media reports said Friday.

Friday, April 04, 2008 8:04:07 PM

First human-to-human bird flu transmission in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 4 (DPA) A man in northern Pakistan passed the deadly bird flu virus to two of his brothers, and the virus killed one of them, in the first known human-to-human transmission in Pakistan, a health official said Friday.

Friday, April 04, 2008 7:34:13 PM

Musharraf to visit China next week
Islamabad, April 3 (DPA) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf will make a six-day visit of China next week, the foreign ministry here said Thursday.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 10:26:06 PM

PCB chief slaps $3.2 million notice on Akhtar (Lead, with new figures)
Lahore, April 3 (IANS) Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's bad days are far from over. On Thursday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nasim Ashraf through a legal notice asked the speedster to withdraw various charges levelled against him, apologise unconditionally and pay Rs.200 million ($3.2 million) in damages.

Thursday, April 03, 2008 7:48:37 PM

Shoaib threatens to go to court on ban
Karachi, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar Wednesday vowed to go to a court of law if the Pakistan Board (PCB) did not overturn the five-year ban imposed on him a disciplinary committee of the board.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 7:46:32 PM

Pakistan rejects Afghan claim on nuclear waste
Islamabad, April 2 (Xinhua) Pakistan Wednesday termed as baseless a statement by an Afghan cabinet minister that Pakistan had dumped nuclear waste in southern Afghanistan during Taliban period.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 7:37:37 PM

Pakistani nuclear scientist hopes freedom under new government
Islamabad, April 2 (DPA) Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan termed his detention as 'illegal' and said he hoped the new government would soon free him, according to an interview published Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 7:33:02 PM

Cylinder blast kills five in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 2 (DPA) At least five people were killed and 21 injured in an explosion at an oxygen cylinder storage facility in the central city of Faisalabad Wednesday, the police said.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008 4:07:12 PM

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