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Take Lal Masjid case seriously, Supreme Court tells government
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has sought details of those detained during the military assault on Lal Masjid in which at least 103 people were killed and threatened the government with damages if it continued to take the case 'for granted'.

Friday, July 27, 2007 3:31:40 PM

Miliband silent on exiled Pakistan MQM leader
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband chose not to comment on action against Altaf Hussain, the exiled chief of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) charged with 'organising mass murders' in Pakistan.

Friday, July 27, 2007 1:16:43 PM

US electioneering must not be at Pakistan's expense: Kasuri
Islamabad/Washington, July 27 (IANS) The US presidential election campaign 'must not be at our expense', Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri has said amidst contradictory signals from the US about the possibility of Pakistani territory being used for attacks on the Taliban.

Friday, July 27, 2007 10:38:49 AM

The limits of Pakistan-US counter-terror cooperation (Commentary)
In Pakistan insecurity and concern about a US attack is catching on. The only logical and plausible Pakistani response to such a possibility is for the government to publicly warn the US that all cooperation on anti-terrorism will immediate stop if the US violates international law and attacks Pakistani territory.

Friday, July 27, 2007 7:51:38 AM

Don't minimize danger from madrassas, says Pakistani academic
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) As India debates about reforming Islamic seminaries, a leading Pakistani academic has warned that the dangers from madrassas should not be minimized and they should be shut down where necessary.

Friday, July 27, 2007 7:35:42 AM

Britain calms Pakistani anger over US strikes threat
Islamabad, July 26 (DPA) Britain Thursday opposed any US incursion into Pakistan's tribal areas to target Taliban and Al Qaeda hideouts and stressed the importance of more coordinated efforts to quell terrorism.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 8:19:02 PM

British foreign secretary meets Musharraf
Islamabad, July 26 (DPA) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband met Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Thursday to discuss a gamut of issues including the growing militancy in the country's north-west tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 5:18:44 PM

Cylinder blast in Pakistan kills five
Islamabad, July 26 (Xinhua) Five people were killed and four injured when an oxygen cylinder exploded in a factory in southern Pakistan, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 1:11:58 PM

Japan asks Pakistan to end missile cooperation with North Korea
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Japan has asked Pakistan to end its cooperation with North Korea on missile technology, even as the latter Thursday test-fired its Hataf-VII missile reportedly developed with North Korean help.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 1:11:28 PM

Pakistan a haven for human organs trade: chief justice
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry has accused the government of 'apathetic procrastination' in promulgating an ordinance against the human organs trade, saying a 'mafia' had made the country 'a haven' for this trade.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 12:33:23 PM

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