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Zardari to attend trilateral summit in Tehran Sunday
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will attend a trilateral summit on regional peace and security also involving Iran and Afghanistan in Tehran Sunday, the foreign office said.

Friday, May 22, 2009 8:15:47 PM

Butt to garner support for Pakistan to regain World Cup co-host status
Karachi, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) boss Ijaz Butt flew to Johannesburg Friday to meet the top officials from South Africa, Australia and Zimbabwe on the sidelines of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to garner support for Pakistan's campaign to regain its status as a co-host of the 2011 ODI World Cup.

Friday, May 22, 2009 7:19:55 PM

Chief coach Alam unhappy over Ali's appointment
Karachi, May 22 (IANS) Chief coach Intikhab Alam was left fuming after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed former Test batsman Basit Ali as the national team's batting coach without his consent.

Friday, May 22, 2009 6:56:41 PM

Sports minister recommends to Zardari changes in PCB
Karachi, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan sports minister Pir Aftab Shah Jilani in a strong-worded letter to president Asif Ali Zardari has recommended sweeping changes in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Friday, May 22, 2009 6:52:17 PM

Swat conflict triggers largest, swiftest refugee exodus: UNHCR
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's troubled northwest has triggered the largest and swiftest refugee exodus anywhere in the world in recent times, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Friday, May 22, 2009 6:19:54 PM

UN says $543 mn needed for Pakistan's displaced
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The UN estimates that a whopping $543 million would be required for rehabilitating the 2.5 million civilians who have been displaced by the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest.

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:27:29 PM

UN seeks $454 million for Pakistan refugees
Islamabad, May 22 (DPA) The UN appealed Friday for $454 million in extra aid to help the refugees fleeing Pakistan's latest offensive against Taliban militants in the country's north-west.

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:19:23 PM

What's going on, average Pakistani is asking
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The anti-Taliban operations in Swat and other parts of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) have been under way for almost a month, but the average Pakistani knows little about the actual ground situation because the military has been less than forthcoming in revealing information.

Friday, May 22, 2009 12:09:57 PM

Pakistan probing Indian hand in Balochistan: Spokesman
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan said Thursday it was probing reports of an Indian hand in the troubles in Balochistan, even as it hoped the sub-continental dialogue process would resume with the conclusion of the Indian general elections.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 9:28:15 PM

'Important' Taliban commander killed, army chief visits Swat
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have killed an 'important' Taliban commander during their operations in the Swat district of the restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP), the military said Thursday, on a day the army chief visited the area to study first hand the conduct of the operations.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 8:33:08 PM

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