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Opposition to gain in Pakistan elections: expert
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistani opposition parties are expected to make major gains in upcoming elections in the wake of mass anger sparked by Benazir Bhutto's assassination, a political expert said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 2:19:45 PM

Pakistan retracts 'lever killed Bhutto' theory
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government has retracted its contention that former prime minister Benazir Bhutto died after striking her head against the sunroof lever of her SUV and has 'apologised' for floating the theory.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 12:58:05 PM

Pakistan polls likely to be delayed by five weeks
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is likely to delay the planned Jan 8 polls by four to five weeks, a senior official said Tuesday ahead of a crucial meeting to decide the final date.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008 12:21:42 PM

Pakistan tops list of journalists killed in 2007
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) The year 2007 was the bloodiest for journalists in South Asia. Pakistan topped with the toll of seven journalists, followed by six in Sri Lanka, and five in Afghanistan, according to the South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA).

Monday, December 31, 2007 9:39:47 PM

Normalcy returns, but Pakistan may put off elections (Intro Roundup)
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistan may Tuesday put off the Jan 8 elections following former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination even as normalcy returned to the country after three days of widespread violence.

Monday, December 31, 2007 8:19:03 PM

Pro-Taliban militants want Bhutto killing probed
Islamabad, Dec 31 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants Monday demanded an independent inquiry into the assassination of Pakistan opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, according to a local media report.

Monday, December 31, 2007 7:49:23 PM

Musharraf will have to go: Sharif
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Saying that President Pervez Musharraf was the root cause of all evils in the country and will 'have to go', former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif Monday demanded his immediate resignation and announced his party would contest the planned Jan 8 polls.

Monday, December 31, 2007 7:22:58 PM

Stocks crash, but Pakistanis begin process of revival (Roundup)
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistan stocks crashed Monday as markets opened after three days, just as hopes of stability in the country had plummeted with the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. But peace of sorts returned to the streets.

Monday, December 31, 2007 6:39:27 PM

Will autopsy on Benazir's body become necessary?
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) The body of Pakistan's slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto may need to be exhumed for an autopsy if the government allows international experts to institute a probe into her assassination.

Monday, December 31, 2007 5:45:08 PM

Zardari effectively controls PPP: Pakistani media
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) might have anointed slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's son Bilawal as its new head but effective control will be in the hands of her husband Asif Zardari, editorials in major English newspapers Monday said.

Monday, December 31, 2007 2:23:57 PM

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