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Musharraf, Bhutto have tied themselves in knots: Pakistani media
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) The Pakistani media maintained its relentless criticism of the emergency declaration for the fifth straight day Thursday, with at least one newspaper saying that both President Pervez Musharraf and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto had tied themselves in knots.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 3:38:29 PM

Political uncertainty continues in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Political uncertainty continues in Pakistan after the emergency clamped last Saturday even as former prime minister Benazir Bhutto announced she would go ahead with a planned rally in Rawalpindi Friday in defiance of ban orders.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 2:21:14 PM

Pakistan law commission chief may be sacked
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Faqir Hussain could be sacked as head of Pakistan's Law and Justice Commission for his adverse comments on the manner in which Supreme Court judges were removed in the wake of an emergency being declared in the country, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 1:40:37 PM

Bush talks tough with 'indispensable' Musharraf
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) US President George W. Bush finally spoke to Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf five days after he imposed emergency rule and asked him to hold elections in January as planned and quit as army chief.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 9:45:06 AM

Restore democracy, Bhutto demands of Musharraf (Roundup)
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto Wednesday made it clear she did not trust President Pervez Musharraf and demanded the immediate restoration of democracy, even as lawyers' protests continued for the fourth day after the imposition of an emergency.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 7:36:40 PM

Britain asks Musharraf to guarantee polls
London, Nov 7 (DPA) The British government Wednesday called on President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan to guarantee free elections in January and step down as chief of the army staff by Nov 15.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 7:09:58 PM

Bhutto turns against Musharraf in Pakistan crisis
Islamabad, Nov 7 (DPA) Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto Wednesday said she did not trust President Pervez Musharraf and demanded that he end emergency rule, step down as army chief and ensure that parliamentary elections are held as scheduled.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:46:45 PM

Pakistan protests visa denial to minister (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday lodged a strong protest with India over the refusal of visa to Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed to watch the second one-day cricket match between the two countries.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:07:33 PM

We didn't block TV channels: Pakistan media watchdog
Islamabad Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan's media watchdog has denied having asked cable operators to block private TV channels, saying the government did so.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:02:07 PM

No troop reduction along Indian borders: Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday denied reports that security reasons in tribal areas and worsening internal situation had forced it to reduce troops along the borders with India.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 5:59:17 PM

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