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Pakistan's National Assembly to elect PM Monday
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf Thursday summoned the National Assembly (parliament) March 24 to elect the country's prime minister, presidential spokesman Rashid Qureshi said.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:17:47 PM

Suicide attack kills seven security men in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) At least seven security personnel were killed in a suicide attack on a camp in Pakistan's tribal region, local TV channels reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 7:35:08 PM

Pakistan parliament votes its first woman speaker
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Fahmida Mirza, a former medical doctor, Wednesday became the first woman speaker of the National Assembly as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies, poised to form the government, showed their strength and voted for her.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 6:53:06 PM

Musharraf stays Sarabjit's execution by a month
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has postponed the execution of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, facing death penalty on terrorism charges, by a month to April 30, a senior official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 6:11:14 PM

Pakistan elects its first woman speaker (Lead)
Islamabad, March 19 (DPA) Pakistan's National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, elected its first woman house speaker Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:45:07 PM

PCB confident of sorting money issues with Sri Lanka
Karachi, March 19 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials are confident that they would confirm a five-match one-day series at home against Sri Lanka later this week despite money being a problem.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:36:42 PM

Pakistan Cricket Board to make policy for IPL recruits
Karachi, March 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to set up a policy framework this week to govern its players who have signed up with the million-dollar Indian Premier League (IPL).

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:33:56 PM

Pakistan elects its first woman speaker
Islamabad, March 19 (Xinhua) Pakistan's National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, Wednesday elected Fahmida Mirza as the speaker, the first woman in the country to hold the office.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:18:55 PM

Five suspects formally charged for Bhutto murder (Lead)
Islamabad, March 18 (DPA) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court Tuesday formally charged five people for their involvement in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Butto, officials said.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 11:36:48 PM

Hope for Sarabjit, Pakistan may grant clemency (Intro Roundup)
Islamabad/New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Some hope lurked for Sarabjit Singh, an Indian facing death penalty in Pakistan. A Pakistani minister Tuesday indicated 'chances of clemency' for him, and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he has taken up his case at the 'highest level' in Islamabad.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:19:40 PM

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