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'Ahmedis in Pakistan being ostracized'
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Members of the Ahmedi sect have complained of violence, official harassment and social ostracisation in Pakistan's Punjab province at the hands of Tablighi Jamaat and other hardline Islamist bodies.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 2:41:12 PM

Musharraf has the numbers for win, says ruling alliance
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-i-Azam (PML-Q) is confident that President Pervez Musharraf will have smooth sailing in the presidential elections as the party and its allies have more than 55 percent votes in the assemblies.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 12:40:28 PM

35 die in Karachi hooch tragedy
Karachi, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 35 people have died after consuming toxic illicit liquor in this southern Pakistani port city. Family members of those who died are reportedly receiving threats from liquor manufacturers not to disclose the identity of the shops.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 11:38:25 AM

Pro-Taliban militants release 26 Pakistani soldiers
Islamabad, Sep 22 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants have released 26 of around 240 troops captured over three weeks ago in Pakistan's restive tribal belt bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 10:28:31 AM

14 killed in a road accident in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 21 (Xinhua) At least 14 people were killed in a road accident in southwest Pakistan Friday, TV channels reported.

Friday, September 21, 2007 7:50:44 PM

Opposition building up to Musharraf's re-election bid (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani opposition parties declared Friday they would quit the national and provincial assemblies Sep 29 to protest President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid, even as lawyers said they would go to any length to prevent him from continuing in office.

Friday, September 21, 2007 7:07:18 PM

Musharraf appoints new ISI chief, promotes six major generals (Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appointed a new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and promoted six major generals Friday - but held back two key appointments.

Friday, September 21, 2007 3:39:41 PM

Pakistan names new spy chief
Islamabad, Sep 21 (Xinhua) Pakistan Friday promoted Major General Nadeem Taj and named him as chief of the country's premier spy agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), the military said.

Friday, September 21, 2007 1:14:28 PM

Pakistan lawyers rally against Musharraf again
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Sick and tired of a military president, Pakistan's lawyer community is on the warpath again, this time determined to foil a second five-year term to Pervez Musharraf.

Friday, September 21, 2007 12:20:34 PM

Pakistan opposition asked to name presidential candidates
Islamabad, Sep 20 (Xinhua) Pakistani Information Minister Muhammad Ali Durrani Thursday asked the opposition parties to bring their candidates for presidential elections and discard the policy of confrontation.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:22:16 PM

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