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10 Taliban, one Pakistani trooper killed in border clashes (Lead)
Islamabad, April 23 (DPA) At least 10 Taliban militants and one Pakistani paramilitary trooper were killed Wednesday in clashes on the border with Afghanistan, the Pakistani military said.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 11:51:23 PM

Pakistan, Afghanistan renew pledge to fight terrorism
Islamabad, April 23 (DPA) Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday reaffirmed their commitment to eliminating terrorism and enhancing bilateral economic relations.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 8:40:58 PM

Pakistani trooper injured in crossfire with NATO forces
Islamabad, April 23 (Xinhua) At least one Pakistani security personnel was injured in an exchange of fire with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces across the border Wednesday, TV channel Dawn News reported.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 6:52:19 PM

Pakistani coalition closer to reinstating sacked judges
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan's ruling coalition has moved a step closer to restoring Supreme Court and High Court judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf by setting up a committee to work out the modalities.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 12:51:57 PM

Pakistan reduces F-16 order to 18 fighters
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Financial constraints have forced Pakistan to halve to 18 the number of F-16 combat jets it is buying from the US, a media report Wednesday said.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 12:05:58 PM

Pakistan close to pact with warring Waziristan tribe
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistan government is close to a pact with South Waziristan's Mehsud tribe to end militancy, exchange prisoners and gradually withdraw the military so as to restore peace in the volatile region.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 12:04:39 PM

Pakistani pro-Taliban militant leader shuns violence after release
Islamabad, April 22 (DPA) A pro-Taliban militant leader who was freed as part of peace talks with militants in Pakistan's restive north-west valley of Swat renounced violence hours after his release from prison, media reports said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 5:29:56 PM

Pakistan frees head of terrorist organisation
Peshawar, April 21 (DPA) The Pakistani government Monday released the head of a banned Islamic organisation as part of its peace talks with the militants in restive northwest valley of Swat, officials said.

Monday, April 21, 2008 11:17:58 PM

Supreme Court ruling allows Zardari to contest polls
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday waived the minimum eligibility criteria that a candidate needed to be a graduate to contest the national and provincial parliaments, paving the way for Asif Ali Zardari, the head of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), to contest the June 18 by-polls.

Monday, April 21, 2008 8:45:36 PM

Britain backs Pakistan's efforts for re-entry into Commonwealth
Islamabad, April 21 (DPA) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband Monday applauded the democratic transition in Pakistan and said his country backed Islamabad's bid for re-entry into the Commonwealth.

Monday, April 21, 2008 8:38:57 PM

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