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Karachi audiences greet Indo-Pak film on 9/11
Karachi, July 16 (IANS) A Pakistani film starring Indian thespian Naseeruddin Shah on the plight of a Muslim student after the 9/11 terror attacks in the US opened to an enthusiastic welcome here with some seeing it as a step towards the revival of the country's cinema industry.

Monday, July 16, 2007 1:28:54 PM

Pakistani militants kill 45 in mosque backlash attacks (Night Lead)
Islamabad, July 15 (DPA) Suicide bombers targeted a military convoy and a police recruitment centre in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), killing 45, including 29 security officials, taking the weekend death toll in backlash attacks against military action at Lal Masjid to around 70.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 10:29:56 PM

Pakistani militants attack security forces, 43 killed (SECOND LEAD)
Islamabad, July 15 (DPA) At least 43 people, including 26 security personnel, were killed Sunday in two suicide bombings as Islamic militants intensified attacks on forces in North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) in a backlash against military action at Islamabad mosque, officials said.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 9:03:39 PM

Pakistani militants attack military convoy, 20 killed (Lead)
Islamabad, July 15 (DPA) At least 20 people, including 14 soldiers, were killed Sunday as militants attacked a Pakistani military convoy with two suicide bombes and a landmine in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), police and military officials said.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 5:50:46 PM

Lal Masjid storming was neither victory, nor defeat: Musharraf
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has praised the troops who participated in the Lal Masjid operation earlier this week, but said the mosque storming to flush out Islamist radicals was 'not a matter of victory or defeat'.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 4:21:45 PM

Suspended judge seeks 'democracy, rule of law' in Pakistan (Lead)
Lahore, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's suspended chief judge Sunday urged people to strive for 'democracy and uphold human rights' here as slogans against President Pervez Musharraf and the government greeted him at a lawyers' rally.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 3:50:00 PM

Ten foreigners among the dead in Lal Masjid
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Bodies of 10 foreigners were recovered from the Lal Masjid complex following the Pakistan military assault, authorities here said.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 3:02:23 PM

Police accused of shop lifting during Lal Masjid operation
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Traders and shopkeepers around the Lal Masjid here have accused the police of helping themselves to soft drinks, ice cream, aerated water and foodstuff while enforcing curfew during the nine-day operation.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 3:01:25 PM

Six indicted for planning to kill Musharraf
Karachi, July 15 (IANS) Three Islamists and three sacked paramilitary personnel have been charged with attempting to assassinate President Pervez Musharraf in Karachi five years ago.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 1:37:30 PM

Close to verdict, Pakistan's suspended judge gains popularity
Lahore, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's suspended top judge, received by thousands milling the streets, took 12 hours to reach here early Sunday, indicating his popularity as he and the nation await the Supreme Court's verdict in his case next week.

Sunday, July 15, 2007 1:36:11 PM

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