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Slain Pakistani court official's family granted compensation
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) The family of a slain court official, who was tipped to be a key witness in the suspended chief justice's case before the Pakistani Supreme Court, has been granted Rs.10 million in compensation.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 5:28:08 PM

Two Japanese students gang raped in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) Police have arrested a person for being involved in an alleged gang rape of two Japanese students in the central Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said on Saturday.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 4:00:15 PM

Pakistani doctors arrested for illegal kidney removals
Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) Police in the Pakistani city of Lahore have arrested four doctors engaged in the illegally removing human kidneys, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 3:03:04 PM

Bomb kills two Pakistani soldiers
Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) Two soldiers were killed Saturday and seven others injured when a roadside bomb exploded near a military convoy in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region bordering Afghanistan, said an official.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 12:32:36 PM

Islamabad fights jitters amid mosque militancy
Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) As Pakistanis grow accustomed to stick-wielding militant students prowling the streets of Islamabad with apparent impunity, residents live with the daily threat of serious unrest exploding on their doorstep.

Saturday, May 26, 2007 8:17:14 AM

Musharraf promises timely polls, decries 'Kalashnikov culture'
Karachi, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Friday said he planned to disarm militant groups of all political hues, decrying what he called 'Kalashnikov culture'. He also reiterated his promise of holding polls, saying 'this is the year of general elections'.

Friday, May 25, 2007 9:57:00 PM

Pakistan locates 98 illegal detainees
Islamabad, May 25 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Friday informed the Supreme Court in Islamabad that 98 victims of illegal detention, or 'forced disappearances', have now been located, while 156 more were still unaccounted for.

Friday, May 25, 2007 5:26:04 PM

PML-Q hints at early decision on Musharraf's uniform
Lahore, May 25 (IANS) A senior official of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Qaid (PML-Q) has hinted at President Pervez Musharraf taking an early decision on the contentious issue of holding the dual post of army chief.

Friday, May 25, 2007 3:30:49 PM

Government not forthcoming on Kashmir, Pak MPs complain
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Charging that the government was not taking parliament into confidence on the dialogue with India on Kashmir, Pakistan's opposition lawmakers asked Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri whether he was 'really in the loop'.

Friday, May 25, 2007 1:08:56 PM

Chinese leaders too tried to impress Rice, says biographer
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Did former Chinese president Jiang Zemin have a crush on US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice? Her biographer Marcus Mabri thinks so and goes on to narrate how Jiang asked her for a dance during one of his US visits.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:39:10 PM

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