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Hearing on Musharraf's reference on chief justice Tuesday
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) The Supreme Judicial Council will Tuesday begin hearing of the presidential reference sent by General Pervez Musharraf against non-functional Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Online news agency reported.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:36:21 PM

Violent protests in Pakistan over chief judge's suspension
Islamabad, March 12 (DPA) A number people were injured in clashes with police in the Pakistani city of Lahore Monday as lawyers' nationwide protest against the suspension of chief justice by President Pervez Musharraf for abuse of office turned violent.

Monday, March 12, 2007 4:49:04 PM

India, Pakistan to launch 4th round of dialogue Tuesday
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan will launch the fourth round of composite dialogue here Tuesday with their foreign secretaries expected to display realism in discussing sensitive issues like Kashmir and terrorism that have shadowed bilateral ties for decades.

Monday, March 12, 2007 3:53:47 PM

Sacked Pakistan chief justice refuses to resign, lawyers protest
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan is in the throes of a 'junta versus judiciary' clash between President Pervez Musharraf and Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry after the latter, suspected to be under house arrest, refused to resign amidst nationwide protests by lawyers in his support.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 6:46:46 PM

Pakistan foreign exchange reserves under scrutiny
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament is seeking scrutiny of the country's foreign exchange reserves, a move thwarted by the government earlier.

Sunday, March 11, 2007 4:34:03 PM

Pakistani lawyers protest chief judge's suspension
Islamabad, March 10 (DPA) Lawyers in Pakistan Saturday announced they would be staying away from courts to protest the suspension of the country's top judge over charges of 'misconduct and misuse of authority'.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 10:19:29 PM

Three militants, Army officer killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 10 (DPA) Pakistani security forces Saturday killed three suspected militants in North Waziristan bordering Afghanistan in a shoot out during which an army officer was also killed, chief army spokesman said.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 6:40:34 PM

US-Pakistan alliance shows strain amid Afghan conflict
Islamabad, March 10 (DPA) As much as a test of intelligence gathering and military operations, US cooperation with Pakistan in the war on terror is fast becoming a showcase of acrobatic diplomacy, as both sides seek to cover up deepening cracks in the relationship.

Saturday, March 10, 2007 12:25:50 PM

Musharraf sacks chief justice for 'misusing authority'
Islamabad, Mar 9 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf Friday sacked Chief justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry for allegedly misusing his office and influence to promote his medico son and get him a job in the police.

Friday, March 09, 2007 7:16:00 PM

Aid cut will affect anti-terrorism fight: Pakistan
Islamabad, March 9 (DPA) A Pakistani parliamentary defence committee warned Friday that endorsement of a proposed US law on cutting military aid to Islamabad could jeopardise the country's continued support in the fight against terrorism.

Friday, March 09, 2007 6:30:43 PM

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