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Terror attack at Pakistan Potter launch foiled
Islamabad, July 21 (DPA) Pakistani police defused a car bomb outside a shopping centre in Karachi hours before the scheduled launch of the latest Harry Potter book there, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, July 21, 2007 4:22:18 PM

Thunderstorm, floods kill 83 in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 21 (DPA) At least 83 people were killed in overnight thunderstorm and floods in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), officials said Saturday.

Saturday, July 21, 2007 3:19:27 PM

Pakistan will break up, get out when you can: columnist Cowasjee
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan 'is going to break up in the years to come and everyone who can, should pack up their bags and leave', celebrated columnist and writer Ardeshir Cowasjee has advised.

Saturday, July 21, 2007 12:37:39 PM

Naseeruddin's film lauded in Pakistan, draws crowds
Lahore, July 21 (IANS) Pakistani film 'Khuda Kay Liye', starring Indian thespian Naseeruddin Shah and US actors, has drawn huge crowds and won popular acclaim for displaying 'a soft, lenient image' of Islam that could fight Western notions that have influenced the treatment of Muslims in the post 9/11 era.

Saturday, July 21, 2007 12:28:58 PM

Kudos for Pakistan judiciary on 'historic' judgement
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) A caricature of a benignly smiling muscular youth dressed like Superman with the tag 'Lawyers's Movement' on the front page of the English daily The Post summed up the popular mood in Pakistan a day after a Supreme Court verdict reinstated Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry as the chief justice.

Saturday, July 21, 2007 10:19:06 AM

50 killed in lightning strikes in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 20 (DPA) At least 50 people were killed and several injured in lightning strikes in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Friday.

Friday, July 20, 2007 11:30:41 PM

Aziz accepts court decision on Chaudhry
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Accepting the decision of the Pakistan Supreme Court to reinstate Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Friday also urged all segment of society to abide by it.

Friday, July 20, 2007 9:22:56 PM

Pakistan's suspended CJ reinstated; blow to Musharraf (Lead)
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday reinstated Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry in a judgement that was seen as a major blow to President Pervez Musharraf.

Friday, July 20, 2007 8:44:50 PM

Pakistan's legal crisis: A chronology
Islamabad, July 20, (IANS) The reinstatement of Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry follows four months of tumultuous protests across the country against his suspension by the government of President Pervez Musharraf. A timeline of events, from the appointment of Chaudhry to Pakistan's Supreme Court in 2000 follows.

Friday, July 20, 2007 7:40:31 PM

Pakistan links India to mosque, judicial crises
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan has linked the 'activities' of Indian diplomats stationed in Islamabad and in neighbouring Afghanistan to its own crises triggered by suspension of its top judge and the anti-militant operations at Lal Masjid.

Friday, July 20, 2007 5:53:16 PM

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