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Three militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces Saturday killed three militants in the North Waziristan tribal region, Dawn News quoted officials as saying.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 12:27:32 PM

More than 300 killed in Pakistan clashes since July
Islamabad, Aug 24 (DPA) Some 250 militants and 60 troops were killed in clashes in Pakistan's tribal areas since the July storming of a radical mosque in Islamabad, a military spokesman said Friday amid fresh attacks.

Friday, August 24, 2007 11:15:42 PM

Pakistan and Britain sign prisoner exchange agreement (Lead)
Islamabad, Aug 24 (DPA) Pakistan and Britain Friday signed a prisoner exchange agreement that precedes the adoption of a full extradition treaty, officials said.

Friday, August 24, 2007 8:09:40 PM

Nawaz Sharif can be arrested: Attorney General
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, allowed Thursday by the Supreme Court to return home after six years in exile, could be arrested in an earlier case of hijacking once he is back in Pakistan, Geo TV Friday quoted Attorney General Malik Muhammad Qayyum as saying.

Friday, August 24, 2007 6:57:52 PM

Pakistan and Britain sign extradition treaty
Islamabad, Aug 24 (DPA) Pakistan and Britain Friday signed a long-discussed extradition treaty enabling the countries to exchange convicted prisoners, including those sentenced to death on terrorism charges, officials said.

Friday, August 24, 2007 4:27:57 PM

Benazir welcomes Nawaz verdict
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Pakistan's exiled former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling permitting Nawaz Sharif to return home 'even though he had left the country after an agreement with the government'.

Friday, August 24, 2007 3:06:21 PM

Pakistan suicide attack kills two soldiers
Islamabad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed and another three injured in a suicide car blast in the country's troubled tribal region Friday, the army said.

Friday, August 24, 2007 2:57:33 PM

Sharif may return home only by end-November
Lahore/London, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, permitted by the Supreme Court to return home from exile, has cautiously postponed his plans to do so till end-November - even as he has vowed to contest the parliamentary elections.

Friday, August 24, 2007 2:32:37 PM

Supreme Court's contempt notice to minister
Islamabad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday issued a contempt of court notice to a cabinet minister for his remarks against the court's ruling allowing exiled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to return home.

Friday, August 24, 2007 2:32:08 PM

Sharif verdict adds to uncertainty in Pakistan (News Analysis)
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan could come under a draconian measure like martial law or national emergency as a desperate reaction from the government following the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday allowing the Sharif brothers to return home.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 7:59:00 PM

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