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At least 13 dead as Pakistan reels under intense heat wave
Islamabad, June 9 (DPA) At least 13 people died and dozens fainted Saturday as Pakistan reeled under an intense heat wave Saturday, with mercury soaring to 51 degrees Celsius in the southern city of Larkana.

Saturday, June 09, 2007 8:40:58 PM

Musharraf withdraws restrictions on private TV channels
Islamabad, June 9 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Saturday ordered withdrawal of an ordinance enacted days ago to impose tighter restrictions on the country's electronic media.

Saturday, June 09, 2007 8:36:41 PM

Musharraf assures supporters crisis will end soon
Islamabad, June 9 (DPA) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf said he will overcome the political unrest prompted by his controversial sacking of the country's chief justice, local media reported Saturday.

Saturday, June 09, 2007 6:01:03 PM

Missing Pakistani government critic found tortured
Islamabad, June 8 (DPA) A Pakistani lawyer, who vanished this week after filing a court case against government officials over the recent violence in Karachi, claimed Friday that unknown kidnappers tortured him in retribution and dumped him on the street.

Friday, June 08, 2007 7:26:30 PM

Pakistani extremists warn CD vendors of bomb attacks
Islamabad, June 8 (DPA) Suspected Islamic militants in Swabi district of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) have warned CD vendors and cable TV operators they will be bombed if they do not abandon their businesses by June 15, local media reported Friday.

Friday, June 08, 2007 4:19:47 PM

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes
Islamabad, June 8 (Xinhua) A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet crashed near the northern city of Peshawar Friday, TV channels reported.

Friday, June 08, 2007 1:28:56 PM

Thousands of Pakistanis mark 'black day' over media curbs (LEAD)
Islamabad, June 7 (DPA) Thousands of Pakistani opposition activists, lawyers and journalists observed a 'black day' Thursday with nationwide protests against the imposition of rigorous curbs on broadcasters by President Pervez Musharraf.

Thursday, June 07, 2007 11:10:21 PM

Chaudhry wanted control of elections: Pakistan intelligence chief
Islamabad, June 7 (DPA) The chief of Pakistani Military Intelligence said Thursday that suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry had sought to dissolve parliament and gain control of elections for a new legislature, months before his controversial removal by President Musharraf.

Thursday, June 07, 2007 8:27:44 PM

Journalists' barred from entering Pakistani parliament
Islamabad, June 7 (Xinhua) Pakistani authorities Thursday banned the entry of journalists in the National Assembly after Wednesday's scuffle between independent journalists and some members of the official media at the assembly's press gallery.

Thursday, June 07, 2007 7:07:55 PM

Musharraf accuses allies of abandoning him
Islamabad, June 7 (DPA) Pakistan's embattled President Pervez Musharraf has blasted the country's ruling coalition for abandoning him during the crisis over his suspension of the country's chief justice, a press report said Thursday.

Thursday, June 07, 2007 2:19:03 PM

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