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Pakistani PM orders inquiry into killing of court official
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Tuesday ordered a judicial inquiry into the murder of a senior official of the Supreme Court and a witness in the case against suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 10:04:26 PM

24 killed in suicide bombing in Peshawar hotel (LEAD)
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) At least 24 people were killed and more than two dozen injured Tuesday in a suicide bombing at an Afghan-owned hotel in Pakistan's north-western city of Peshawar, news reports said.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 6:23:26 PM

OIC must reform for survival: Musharraf
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) must revamp itself to prevent the 'downward slide' of the Islamic world, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf told foreign ministers of the 57-member grouping in Islamabad Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 4:46:33 PM

Opposition challenges Musharraf's tenure as army chief
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) In a pincer move before the Supreme Court, Pakistan's opposition parties have challenged President Pervez Musharraf's tenure as the army chief, while seeking an inquiry into the 48 deaths in Karachi over the weekend.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 4:35:44 PM

Karachi limping back to normal
Karachi, May 15 (IANS) Pakistan's principal port city Karachi was limping back to normal Tuesday after three days of violence that killed 48 people, injured over 150 and witnessed huge loss of public property.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 4:34:13 PM

24 killed in Pakistan hotel bomb explosion
Islamabad, May 15 (DPA) At least 24 people, including a child and two women, were killed and more than two dozen injured when a bomb exploded Tuesday in an Afghan-owned hotel in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, news reports said.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 3:32:44 PM

Slain Pakistani court official was to depose for suspended judge
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) The slain Pakistan Supreme Court official could have been a key witness in President Pervez Musharraf's references against suspended judge Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, pointing to a political murder, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 2:06:06 PM

Court resumes hearing suspended judge's petitions in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court's re-constituted full court, comprising 13 judges, Tuesday resumed hearing on 23 constitutional petitions, filed by suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 12:39:28 PM

Imran Khan blames Tony Blair for Karachi violence
Lahore, May 15 (IANS) Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has blamed Britain for the recent killings in Karachi by giving 'protection' to exiled Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 12:08:13 PM

Strike over Karachi violence cripples Pakistani cities (LEAD)
Islamabad, May 14 (DPA) Pakistan's commercial centre Karachi and other major cities were paralysed Monday by opposition strikes in protest against political violence that claimed 41 lives at the weekend.

Monday, May 14, 2007 11:30:55 PM

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