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Pakistani journalists receive international backing
Islamabad, June 6 (DPA) International media Wednesday threw their weight behind Pakistani journalists rallying against rigorous new curbs imposed by President Pervez Musharraf on coverage of the country's deepening political crisis.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007 7:22:26 PM

Charge Musharraf with treason: petition
Lahore, June 6 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf should be charged with treason and the army's corps commanders should be barred from participating in political activities, a petition filed in the Lahore High Court contends.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007 3:15:22 PM

Clampdown on Pakistani media challenged
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) An ordinance imposing sweeping curbs on the electronic media has been challenged in the Supreme Court, which has been urged to declare that the move violates the fundamental rights guaranteed in the constitution.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007 2:12:40 PM

Pakistani journalists charged for violating rallies ban
Islamabad, June 5 (Xinhua) Pakistani police have registered a case against over 200 journalists who had rallied in the capital city against restrictions on electronic media, a representative of a journalist body said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 10:39:55 PM

Pakistani sells daughter to settle gambling debts
Islamabad, June 5 (DPA) A Pakistani man from the city of Karachi sold his 13-year-old daughter to settle gambling debts and was planning the same fate for her twin sister, local media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 4:30:12 PM

Pakistani provincial government spokesman killed
Islamabad, June 5 (Xinhua) Provincial Information Director Syed Mehdi Hussain was heading to work Tuesday morning when unidentified gunmen opened fire at him in downtown Peshawar, capital of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP). Hussain died on the spot. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the killing.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 4:29:47 PM

Four publicly executed in Pakistan for adultery
Islamabad, June 5 (DPA) A woman and three men were publicly executed in north-west Pakistan after a tribal council found them 'guilty of adultery', media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 3:10:31 PM

Musharraf sees 'positivity' on Kashmir
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said he sees 'positivity' in both Pakistan and India towards resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007 1:55:33 PM

US, British targets in Pakistan under terrorist threat
Islamabad, June 4 (DPA) Security has been beefed up in the Pakistani capital after receiving warnings about possible terrorist attacks on US and British installations, the Interior Ministry said here Monday.

Monday, June 04, 2007 9:19:22 PM

Musharraf boosts media regulator's powers amid dissent (LEAD)
Islamabad, June 4 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Monday responded to growing concern about government censorship by according state media regulator sweeping new powers to act against television channels deemed to be in breach of codes of conduct.

Monday, June 04, 2007 9:18:12 PM

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