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India gains as Pakistan loses Iranian rice market
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistani rice exporters are up in arms against the government, as India has emerged as the preferred exporter of the commodity to Iran due to heavy tariff on imports through land routes.

Friday, November 30, 2007 2:16:11 PM

Amnesty worried over rights abuses in Pakistan
Islamambad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's state of emergency has severely limited the chances of challenging President Pervez Musharraf on rights abuses, says Amnesty International.

Friday, November 30, 2007 2:00:04 PM

PPP deplores decline in press freedom in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has expressed its concern at the declining press freedom in the country, especially since Nov 3 when emergency was imposed.

Friday, November 30, 2007 1:37:04 PM

Iftikhar Chaudhry's daughter writes to 'uncle' judges
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The daughter of Pakistan's deposed chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has written to all judges who refused to take oath under the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO), appreciating their courage for not succumbing to pressure.

Friday, November 30, 2007 1:35:13 PM

Luxury jet for Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A new executive jet, valued at 60 million pounds, has been acquired for use by Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, raising the number of aircraft in the country's VVIP fleet to 14.

Friday, November 30, 2007 1:34:51 PM

White House welcomes Musharraf's plan to end emergency
Washington, Nov 30 (DPA) The US welcomed Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's announcement that he will end emergency rule on Dec 16.

Friday, November 30, 2007 10:35:05 AM

Emergency will be lifted on Dec 16: Musharraf (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf Thursday announced he will lift the emergency Dec 16 and fully restore the constitution, but warned that no one should try to derail this 'transitional process'.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 10:15:23 PM

Emergency to be lifted on Dec 16: Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 29 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced Thursday that the state of emergency would be lifted Dec 16.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 9:15:55 PM

Musharraf is now Pakistan's civilian president (Roundup)
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Attired in a black sherwani, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Thursday took oath as head of state for five more years, this time as a civilian, vowing to hold parliamentary elections in January come what may.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 7:35:05 PM

Opposition parties reject civilian President Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Leading political parties in Pakistan, including those of former prime ministers Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif, have rejected Pervez Musharraf's swearing in as civilian president saying his future would be determined by the new parliament after the Jan 8 polls.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 7:30:33 PM

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