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Chaos over Sharif's return 'a sorry spectacle'
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Pakistan faces its stiffest challenge Monday with the expected return from exile of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. But the response to this only highlights the 'abject failure' of the country's leaders to manage political issues in a self-respecting manner, newspaper editorials Sunday said.

Sunday, September 09, 2007 11:50:14 AM

Sharif urged to honour exile agreement
Islamabad, Sep 8 (Xinhua) Saudi intelligence chief Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz Saturday urged former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to honour his exile agreement and not return to Pakistan before completing 10 years.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 7:29:33 PM

Disgraced scientist A.Q. Khan undergoes medical test (Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Disgraced scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who has been under house arrest here for the past four years for allegedly proliferating Pakistan's nuclear secrets, underwent a medical examination Friday.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 5:02:45 PM

Blast rocks Peshawar, 17 injured (Second Lead)
Islamabad Sep 8 (DPA) At least 17 people were injured Saturday when a powerful car bomb ripped through a busy commercial area in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan, officials said.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 4:18:19 PM

Hundreds detained in Pakistan ahead of Sharif's return
Islamabad, Sep 8 (DPA) Pakistani police detained hundreds of opposition workers Saturday and banned rallies two days before former premier Nawaz Sharif was due to arrive home to challenge what he calls the 'illegitimate rule' of President General Pervez Musharraf.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 3:13:33 PM

Will Benazir's return mean a better life for Pakistani women?
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Will the expected return from exile of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto mean a better life for Pakistani women or will they continue to remain shackled as victims of the state?

Saturday, September 08, 2007 3:12:48 PM

12 injured as blast rocks Peshawar cantonment (Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 8 (Xinhua) A blast Saturday rocked the military area in northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, injuring 12, a senior police officer said.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:54:33 PM

Doctor examines disgraced nuke scientist A.Q. Khan
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) In what is being viewed as an image-building exercise, a senior doctor Friday examined disgraced scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who has been under house arrest here for the past four year for allegedly proliferating the country's nuclear secrets.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:53:27 PM

Could Fazlur Rahman be Pakistan PM?
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Is Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf running with the hares and hunting with the hounds? It would seem so, given his reported offer to a key opposition leader to become prime minister in return for supporting the general's re-election bid.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:52:39 PM

Pakistan readies to arrest Nawaz, brother on arrival
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government is readying to arrest former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz when they return home from exile Monday and could even divert their aircraft to another city to prevent them from landing here.

Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:31:50 PM

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