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Chinese hostages in Pakistan released
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) Nine people including seven Chinese nationals were released after being abducted by religious students here Saturday, abductors said.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 6:23:26 PM

Pakistan urged to act against Taliban resurgence
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan has been urged to act against the Taliban resurgence in country's northwest regions.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 4:10:00 PM

Three Pakistani security personnel killed
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) At least three Pakistani paramilitary personnel were killed when a bomb concealed by a road exploded in the North Waziristan tribal region Saturday, private news agency NNI reported.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 2:00:05 PM

Two killed in thwarted attack on Pakistani religious gathering
Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Two people were killed and 30 injured as an attack on an Islamic religious gathering was foiled by security guards in Pakistan's restive North-West Frontier Province, officials said Friday.

Friday, June 22, 2007 4:17:20 PM

Rushdie bashing on in Pakistan, Blair under fire
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Traders here have announced a Rs.10 million ($140,000) reward for anyone who beheads writer Salman Rushdie while Pakistani politicians have condemned Britain's decision to honour him with knighthood.

Friday, June 22, 2007 2:59:50 PM

Pakistani lawyers claim support from Nepal, Bangladesh
Karachi, June 22 (IANS) Senior Pakistani lawyers campaigning against the suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry say their colleagues in Nepal and Bangladesh support their cause.

Friday, June 22, 2007 2:59:24 PM

'Chief justice's suspension coup against judiciary'
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) The suspension of Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry was 'a coup against the judiciary' planned by Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and his government, the chief justice's counsel has submitted before the Supreme Court here.

Friday, June 22, 2007 2:20:53 PM

Opposition targets Aziz for encounter with Rice
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) After a disqualification notice against Imran Khan for allegedly fathering a love child, Pakistan's parliament is now dealing with another reference - this time against Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz for alleged corruption and trying to 'impress' US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Friday, June 22, 2007 1:48:15 PM

Pakistani speaker on Rushdie: blasphemers 'liable to death'
Islamabad, June 21 (DPA) The speaker of a Pakistan provincial legislative assembly Thursday said those who blasphemed were 'liable to death', during debate on Britain's knighting of author Salman Rushdie.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:56:54 PM

Pakistani official says border area blast was 'foreign attack'
Islamabad, June 21 (DPA) The chief minister of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province Thursday said the explosion in a border area with Afghanistan that killed 34 people was caused by a 'foreign attack'.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:47:40 PM

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