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Opposition building up to Musharraf's re-election bid (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani opposition parties declared Friday they would quit the national and provincial assemblies Sep 29 to protest President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid, even as lawyers said they would go to any length to prevent him from continuing in office.

Friday, September 21, 2007 7:07:18 PM

Musharraf appoints new ISI chief, promotes six major generals (Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appointed a new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and promoted six major generals Friday - but held back two key appointments.

Friday, September 21, 2007 3:39:41 PM

Pakistan names new spy chief
Islamabad, Sep 21 (Xinhua) Pakistan Friday promoted Major General Nadeem Taj and named him as chief of the country's premier spy agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), the military said.

Friday, September 21, 2007 1:14:28 PM

Pakistan lawyers rally against Musharraf again
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Sick and tired of a military president, Pakistan's lawyer community is on the warpath again, this time determined to foil a second five-year term to Pervez Musharraf.

Friday, September 21, 2007 12:20:34 PM

Pakistan opposition asked to name presidential candidates
Islamabad, Sep 20 (Xinhua) Pakistani Information Minister Muhammad Ali Durrani Thursday asked the opposition parties to bring their candidates for presidential elections and discard the policy of confrontation.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:22:16 PM

One cop killed, 4 injure in Pakistan Bomb blast
Islamabad, Sep 20 (Xinhua) At least one policeman was killed and two were injured in a bomb attack in northwestern Pakistani town of Mingora Thursday, media reported.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 3:55:50 PM

Pakistan to hold presidential polls Oct 6
Islamabad Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan will hold presidential elections Oct 6 - a race that President Pervez Musharraf is expected to win even as the opposition has taken the battle to the Supreme Court.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 2:57:12 PM

Pakistani military businesses inefficient, unprofitable: expert
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Business enterprises run by the Pakistani military are inefficient and unprofitable, says a security analyst whose book on the country's armed forces has created a storm here.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 2:35:53 PM

Pakistani presidential election on Oct 6
Islamabad, Sep 20 (Xinhua) The Pakistani Election Commission Thursday announced that the country's presidential election would be held on Oct 6 and nomination papers for candidates would be received on Sep 27.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 12:17:17 PM

Pakistan boxers head to Cuba for training
Karachi, Sep 20 (IANS) Seven of Pakistan's top boxers have left for Cuba for a three-month coaching camp in Havana to prepare them for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 12:14:31 PM

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