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Six Pakistani journalists booked on terror charges
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) The Pakistani government has 'quietly' slapped terrorism charges against six Islamabad-based journalists, holding them responsible for the violence that occurred here Sep 29 while a large group of lawyers were protesting against President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 10:10:45 AM

Pakistani military copter crash raises questions: report
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) The crash of a military helicopter escorting Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf 'has raised a number of questions' as to whether it was shot down or whether it was a genuine accident, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 10:09:45 AM

80 killed in Pakistan fighting, 50 soldiers missing (Roundup)
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The death toll in two days of heavy fighting in Pakistan's tribal belt bordering Afghanistan has risen to 80 amid reports of civilian killings. Officials said some 50 soldiers went missing during the fighting.

Monday, October 08, 2007 8:58:36 PM

Musharraf's escort chopper crashes, 4 troops killed (Evening Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) A chopper escorting President Pervez Musharraf to a quake-hit area crashed in Pakistan-administered Kashmir Monday, killing four soldiers and wounding six others. Among the injured is the military ruler's spokesman.

Monday, October 08, 2007 7:48:40 PM

50 Pakistani troopers missing in tribal area
Islamabad, Oct 8 (Xinhua) Some 50 security force soldiers went missing in northwestern Pakistan's tribal area on Monday, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Monday, October 08, 2007 6:30:35 PM

At least 80 killed in Pakistan clashes (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 8 (DPA) The toll in two days of heavy fighting between security forces and militants in Pakistan's tribal belt bordering Afghanistan has risen to 80, officials said Monday amid media claims that at least eight civilians also died in mistaken shelling.

Monday, October 08, 2007 3:52:48 PM

Pakistan marks second anniversary of Oct 8 quake
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan Monday observed the second anniversary of the deadly earthquake this day in 2005 that killed thousands in its northern territories, as Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz described the day as one of the most tragic in the nation's history.

Monday, October 08, 2007 3:13:54 PM

Four soldiers killed as Musharraf's security chopper crashes (Second Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Four soldiers aboard a Pakistan Army chopper assigned to President Pervez Musharraf's security were killed and six wounded Monday when the helicopter crashed during a visit to Pakistani Kashmir, an army spokesman said.

Monday, October 08, 2007 2:31:41 PM

12 killed, 15 injured in fresh clash in Pakistan's tribal area
Islamabad, Oct 8 (Xinhua) As many as 12 people were killed and 15 injured in a clash between militants and security forces in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area, local TV channel Dawn News reported Monday.

Monday, October 08, 2007 2:31:07 PM

Army chopper crashes in Pakistani Kashmir, 4 dead (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 8 (Xinhua) Four soldiers were killed when an army helicopter crashed in Pakistani Kashmir Monday, army spokesman Waheed Arshad said.

Monday, October 08, 2007 1:24:16 PM

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