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Sharif turns on the heat after inconclusive talks with Zardari (Lead)
Islamabad/London, May 10 (IANS) The main constituents of Pakistan's fragile ruling alliance were at loggerheads again Saturday - a day after seven hours of London talks failed to break a deadlock on whether to reinstate judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 6:38:29 PM

Three killed in sectarian violence in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 10 (Xinhua) Three people were shot dead Saturday by unidentified gunmen in a sectarian-motivated attack in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, the police said.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 5:47:02 PM

India hands over body of Pakistani prisoner
Lahore, May 10 (IANS) The body of Pakistani national Muhammad Akram, who died in Amritsar jail on April 26, was handed over to Pakistani authorities at Wagah border Saturday.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 5:07:40 PM

Freight charges hit Pakistani cement exports to India
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's cement exports to India have slowed down because of rising freight charges and non-availability of railway wagons despite increasing orders, say exporters.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 2:16:25 PM

Pakistan to have two Supreme Courts?
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan may end up having two Supreme Courts to break the deadlock between the two ruling coalition parties over the restoration of higher court judges sacked last year by President Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 1:01:04 PM

PML-N threatens to quit cabinet over judges
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-Nawaz) has again threatened to quit the cabinet if judges of the higher courts sacked by President Pervez Musharraf are not given back their jobs by Monday.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 11:28:27 AM

Pakistan, militants agree to truce in Swat Valley
Islamabad, May 9 (DPA) Pakistani government and the pro-Taliban militants Friday agreed on a ceasefire in Pakistan's restive north-western district of Swat, hours after a policeman was killed in an attack on a security convoy in the area, officials said.

Friday, May 09, 2008 10:06:43 PM

Pakistan releases rebel nationalist leader
Islamabad, May 9 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Friday released a nationalist and senior rebel leader, Sardar Akhtar Mengal, as part of reconciliatory efforts to end violence in the insurgency-hit south-western province of Balochistan.

Friday, May 09, 2008 9:02:25 PM

Pakistan's ruling alliance likely to miss new deadline for judges
Islamabad, May 9 (DPA) Pakistan's law minister Friday said the ruling coalition was unlikely to meet the new May 12 deadline for the restoration of judges deposed by President Pervez Musharraf, bringing the fragile alliance on the verge of collapse.

Friday, May 09, 2008 3:09:16 PM

Pakistan wants peaceful, good neighbourly relations with India
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan wanted peaceful and good neighbourly relations with India, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Friday said these were necessary to end poverty and unemployment in the region.

Friday, May 09, 2008 2:48:23 PM

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