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'600 suicide bombers in Karachi'
Islamabad, Feb 4 (DPA) At least 600 suicide bombers have been deployed in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi to target security forces, a media report said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 2:48:09 PM

Ten killed in Rawalpindi suicide bombing (Lead)
Rawalpindi, Feb 4 (IANS) Ten people were killed and more than 20 injured Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his motorbike into a Pakistan Army bus taking paramedic staff to work in this garrison town close to the capital Islamabad.

Monday, February 04, 2008 2:16:54 PM

Energy crisis forces Pakistan to mull five-day working week
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Pakistan may once again resort to a five-day working week because of an increasing energy shortage, an official at the prime minister's secretariat said Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2008 12:25:07 PM

Rawalpindi blast leaves eight dead
Islamabad, Feb 4 (Xinhua) At least eight people were killed in a blast in the garrison city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan early Monday, local TV channel Geo reported.

Monday, February 04, 2008 9:56:23 AM

Pakistan's retired military officers embark on mea culpa (Commentary)
In an extraordinary development, unprecedented in the annals of Pakistan's troubled history, almost a hundred retired senior military officers, including former chiefs of staff, met Jan 31 in Islamabad and denounced President Pervez Musharraf - till recently the chief of army staff - and described him as the 'main obstacle to democracy' in the run-up to the Feb 18 national elections.

Monday, February 04, 2008 7:43:45 AM

Pakistan and India are siblings: Fatima Bhutto
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) India and Pakistan are 'siblings' and have 'more in common than we appreciate', slain Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto's estranged niece Fatima Bhutto says.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 7:58:14 PM

Two Red Cross employees go missing in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 3 (Xinhua) Two Pakistani employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) went missing in the country's tribal region, an ICRC spokesperson said Sunday.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 5:12:09 PM

Pakistan moves to regulate poultry industry
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Reports of fresh cases of avian influenza from Karachi have prompted the Pakistani government to regulate the country's poultry industry, comprising some 26,000 farms, to control the spread of bird flu.

Sunday, February 03, 2008 12:04:40 PM

Three killed in fighting in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 2 (DPA) Heavily armed Islamic militants clashed with the police for several hours in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) Saturday, leaving two militants and one police officer dead, officials said.

Saturday, February 02, 2008 2:53:22 PM

Pakistan says no confirmation of Al Qaeda commander's killing
Islamabad, Feb 1 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz Khan Friday said the government had no confirmation of reports that a top Al Qaeda operative had been killed in the northwest of the country, the official Associated Press of Pakistan reported.

Friday, February 01, 2008 8:22:21 PM

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