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Rain, storm kill 200 in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 24 (Xinhua) Heavy rains and storms have killed at least 200 people Pakistan's port city of Karachi in less than 24 hours, an aid group said Sunday.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 6:23:42 PM

NATO regrets civilian killings, Jirga summoned to protest (LEAD)
Kabul/Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The NATO-led forces have regretted the killing of at least nine civilians during anti militant operation near Afghanistan Pakistan border over the weekend, as tribal chiefs convened a grand 'jirga' (assembly) Sunday to decide the future course of action.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:16:51 PM

Pakistan revised voters' list leaves out women: NGOs
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has failed to register 38 million voters, most of them women, belying President Pervez Musharraf's claims of having politically empowered them, a few NGOs have alleged.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:49:38 PM

Pakistan protests firing from Afghan side
Islamabad, Jun 24 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a 'strong protest' with the US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan after 10 people were killed in the country's North Waziristan area in a mortar attack from the Afghan side.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:35:12 PM

40 killed as gales, rains hit southern Pakistan
Islamabad, June 24 (DPA) At least 40 people were killed and over 150 injured as heavy winds and early monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan's Karachi city in southern Sindh province, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 12:59:13 PM

Pakistani radicals set $11 mn bounty on Rushdie's head
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) A group of Islamic scholars in northwest Pakistan placed a $11.5 million bounty on author Salman Rushdie's head, whose knighthood in Britain sparked an angry response across the Muslim world recently, a report said Saturday.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 9:50:31 PM

Islamic radicals release Chinese captives in Pakistan (LEAD)
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) Hardline religious students from a mosque in Islamabad Saturday released nine people including six Chinese women around 20 hours after they were kidnapped in an overnight raid on a massage centre.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 8:33:39 PM

Chinese hostages in Pakistan released
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) Nine people including seven Chinese nationals were released after being abducted by religious students here Saturday, abductors said.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 6:23:26 PM

Pakistan urged to act against Taliban resurgence
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan has been urged to act against the Taliban resurgence in country's northwest regions.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 4:10:00 PM

Three Pakistani security personnel killed
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) At least three Pakistani paramilitary personnel were killed when a bomb concealed by a road exploded in the North Waziristan tribal region Saturday, private news agency NNI reported.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 2:00:05 PM

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