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Pakistani military winding down operations in northwest
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) The Pakistani military Friday seemed to be winding down its 61-day anti-Taliban operations in Swat and two other districts of the northwest and was focusing on mopping up operations in the areas that have been cleared of the militants.

Friday, June 26, 2009 6:11:33 PM

Ahead of NAM meet, India asks Pakistan to address terror issue
Trieste/New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Ten days after the crucial meeting between the leaders of India and Pakistan in Russia, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday told his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi to address the issue of terrorism 'centrally' and fulfill Islamabad's pledge of not allowing its territory to be used for anti-India activities.

Friday, June 26, 2009 6:04:07 PM

Pakistan tennis wants foreign teams to tour
Karachi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) president Dilawar Abbas Friday said he will raise the issue of foreign teams not visiting the embattled country at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) annual general meeting that begins at Madrid from July 15-17.

Friday, June 26, 2009 4:45:35 PM

Younis asks team to focus on Sri Lanka tour
Karachi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan Friday asked his team to put behind the celebrations of their World Twenty20 triumph and focus on the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka that begins June 27.

Friday, June 26, 2009 4:25:55 PM

Nawaz Sharif acquitted of wrongdoing in acquiring chopper
Rawalpindi, June 26 (IANS) A division bench of Lahore High Court Friday acquitted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif of wrongdoing in acquiring a helicopter in the mid-1990s, saying he had taken it on rent for an election campaign.

Friday, June 26, 2009 3:54:27 PM

Pakistan to probe illegal arms sale in the country
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) The Pakistani government has decided to issue notices to arms dealers for information regarding sale of weapons to unauthorised people as part of a move to stop the illegal weapon sale in the country, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.

Friday, June 26, 2009 7:48:51 AM

Taliban commander among six killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) At least six militants, including a Taliban commander, were killed in two separate clashes in northwest Pakistan, Geo TV said Friday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:54:05 AM

Pakistan vows to hunt down Taliban chief
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Tehreek-e-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud will be killed whenever the security forces find him.

Friday, June 26, 2009 2:47:30 AM

US wants lasting partnership with Pakistan, says official
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Visiting US National Security Advisor Gen. James L. Jones said his country was committed to a long-term partnership with Pakistan.

Friday, June 26, 2009 2:17:51 AM

Talks with India unavoidable, says Pakistan
Islamabad, June 26 (Xinhua) Pakistan seriously believes that composite dialogue is in the interest of both India and Pakistan, foreign office spokesman Abdul Basit said here Thursday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 1:41:24 AM

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