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Tribesmen clash with Islamic militants, 20 dead
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured in overnight clashes between tribesmen and followers of a radical cleric in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, media reports said.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 11:46:51 AM

Gaza clashes kill 17 Palestinians, three Israeli soldiers
Gaza City/Tel Aviv, April 17 (DPA) At least 17 Palestinians and three Israeli soldiers were killed in heavy clashes in the volatile Gaza Strip Wednesday, the highest death toll in the battered salient for weeks.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:14:27 AM

Peaceful Olympic torch relay in Pakistan amid fanfare
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) The Olympic torch relay ceremony took place in Pakistan Wednesday with great fanfare amid tight security as President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani underlined the special ties the country has with China.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 9:10:54 PM

Pakistan hosts trouble-free Olympic torch relay (Second lead)
Islamabad, April 16 (DPA) The Olympic torch relay started Wednesday in the Pakistani capital at the sprawling grounds of a completely sealed-off Sports Complex.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:28:59 PM

Torch relay goes off peacefully in Islamabad (Lead)
Islamabad, April 16 (Xinhua) The Olympic flame relay was held Wednesday at the Sports Complex of the Pakistani capital with President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani attending the ceremony.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:06:06 PM

Rights groups seeks immediate release of Pakistani boys
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Human rights groups in Pakistan have demanded the immediate repatriation of two Pakistani boys who strayed into Indian territory and are in police custody in Barmer, Rajasthan.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 6:58:19 PM

Olympic torch arrives in Pakistan amid tight security
Islamabad, April 16 (DPA) The Beijing Olympics 2008 torch arrived in Pakistan Wednesday as hundreds of security personnel guarded the venue where the relay was to be held later in the day.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 11:40:52 AM

Shoaib Akhtar's appeal to be heard Thursday (Lead)
Lahore, April 15 (IANS) Banned fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will get an indication Thursday which way his appeal, made to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to rescind the five-year ban for breach of discipline, was headed even as the controversial Pakistani got support from a key member of parliament.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 9:25:11 PM

Pakistan's ruling coalition to reinstate deposed judges
Islamabad, April 15 (Xinhua) The heads of Pakistan's ruling coalition parties Tuesday reiterated their commitment to reinstating judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf in November, a coalition spokesman said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:43:46 PM

Ban on Shoaib unjustified, says Pakistani Senate member
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A key member of the Pakistani Senate's committee on sports, Enver Baig has termed as unjustified the five-year ban on controversial paceman Shoaib Akhtar, it was reported here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 3:35:22 PM

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