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10 killed in Taliban ambush in Pakistan
Peshawar, July 12 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed Saturday as pro-Taliban militants ambushed a paramilitary convoy in Pakistan's restive North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), media reports said.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:35:12 PM

Pakistan protests to ISAF over attack on border post
Islamabad, July 12 (DPA) Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) over a mortar attack from Afghanistan on one of its border military posts, an army spokesman said Saturday.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 2:44:04 PM

Pakistan, West Indies to play in Toronto quadrangular
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) International cricket will be revived in Canada when Pakistan, West Indies, Bangladesh besides the hosts play in a four-nation Twenty20 International tournament in Toronto next month.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 2:06:25 PM

Sharif's PML-N to return to Pakistan federal cabinet
Islamabad, July 12 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which withdrew its ministers from the federal cabinet in May, will rejoin the coalition government soon, the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has said.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 1:40:26 PM

Pakistani pacer Asif set to be pardoned
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif is likely to be pardoned in a drug case in a bid to feature him in this September's Champions Trophy to be played on home soil.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 12:51:47 PM

Pakistan discards 'orphan' radioactive sources
Islamabad, July 11 (DPA) Pakistan Friday said the radioactive material found in the port city of Karachi had now been 'disposed of safely'.

Friday, July 11, 2008 9:03:38 PM

Pakistan militants threaten to kill captured security men
Islamabad, July 11 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants threatened Friday to start executing 27 law enforcers they captured a day ago in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) if the government did not free their colleagues in police custody.

Friday, July 11, 2008 8:23:04 PM

PCB officials, selectors to meet over Akhtar issue
Karachi, July 11 (IANS) Senior Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials will meet with national selectors in Lahore Monday to decide whether controversial pacer Shoaib Akhtar can be considered for the Champions Trophy in September.

Friday, July 11, 2008 8:06:02 PM

Lord's should be the venue for ICC centenary: Ashraf
Karachi, July 11 (IANS) Asia's new cricket chief Nasim Ashraf has said that he threw his weight behind the move to switch International Cricket Council's (ICC) next year's annual conference back to Lord's to mark its centenary year.

Friday, July 11, 2008 7:46:08 PM

Pakistan pin hopes of 'squash revival' on Peshawar teenager
Karachi, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan are hoping that a 17-year-old youngster from Peshawar will help them revive the halcyon days of squash glory by winning the world junior title in Switzerland this summer.

Friday, July 11, 2008 4:06:55 PM

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