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Karachi flush with garbage - real and political
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan's largest city is flush with garbage real and political in the wake of a name-calling campaign against cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan after he denounced Karachi's dominant party, Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM).

Thursday, May 31, 2007 7:25:29 PM

Pakistani Christian sentenced to death over blasphemy charges
Islamabad, May 31 (DPA) A Pakistan court has sentenced a Christian to death on blasphemy charges in a video trial in the central city of Lahore, media reported Thursday.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 4:24:55 PM

Thirty injured in Pakistan mosque stampede
Islamabad, May 31 (DPA) Around 30 people were injured during a stampede by devotees offering prayers with a prominent Saudi cleric at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Lahore, news reports said Thursday.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:45:31 PM

MQM denies threatening scribes, calls it 'conspiracy'
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) Accused of nursing a front organisation that allegedly placed bullets in the cars of three journalists, the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has termed the reports 'a conspiracy' and asked the government to book the culprits.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:30:08 PM

Sindh court refuses to discuss May 12 violence with governor
Karachi, May 31 (IANS) While Pakistan's Supreme Court hears its chief justice's petition challenging his dismissal, confrontation is also building up in Sindh where the top judge has refused to the discuss the May 12 violence in Karachi with the governor of the province.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 1:03:51 PM

No summons, Chaudhry had sought meeting: Musharraf
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has denied having summoned Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, whom he suspended on March 9 on charges of misuse of office to promote his son. Instead it was Chaudhry who sought the meeting, the president says.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:09:58 PM

13 killed in militant attack in Pakistan (LEAD)
Islamabad, May 31 (Xinhua) Thirteen people including two women were killed in a firing incident Thursday near northwestern Pakistani city of Tank, state media reported.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:08:06 PM

Government withdraws from case against Benazir in Swiss court
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has withdrawn from a $150 million corruption case against former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and two others in a Swiss court.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 11:55:24 AM

Ban on rallies in Islamabad
Islamabad, May 31 (Xinhua) All kinds of gathering of five or more people, rallies and demonstrations at any public place have been banned in the capital city of Islamabad for a period of two months.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 9:15:22 AM

Gunmen kill 13 in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 31 (Xinhua) Some 13 people including two women were killed Thursday when gunmen opened fire in a residence of an official in northwestern Pakistani city of Tank, media reported.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 9:14:53 AM

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