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PPP mounts a lavish welcome to greet Bhutto (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) With a million people expected to gather in Karachi Thursday to greet former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto as she returns home after nine years, the expenses are also likely to be in billions of rupees - perhaps Pakistan's most expensive welcome party to date.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 6:08:34 PM

Court asks for written explanation on Nawaz being sent back
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday asked all concerned departments to submit written replies within three days on why former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sent to Jeddah despite a court ruling that he be allowed to enter the country.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:46:13 PM

Nothing can keep me away from Pakistan: Benazir (Second Lead)
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Rejecting President Pervez Musharraf's advice to postpone her return to Pakistan, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto said here Wednesday that nothing could stop her from reaching her country as scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 3:28:55 PM

'Mini Pakistan' gathers in Karachi to welcome Benazir
Karachi, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) cadres from across the country have gathered here to welcome their chief and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who arrives here Thursday after nine years in exile.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 1:24:51 PM

No move to limit chief justice's tenure: Pakistan minister
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government has denied that it was considering an ordinance to curtail the tenure of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to two-and-a-half years.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 1:09:02 PM

Full court to be constituted to hear Musharraf case
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The 11-member bench of the Pakistan Supreme Court hearing petitions against President Pervez Musharraf's candidature for the presidential poll has referred the case to the chief justice and recommended the constitution of a 'full court' to hear it.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 12:55:26 PM

Pakistan minister unveils caretaker government plans
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Caretaker governments composed of non-political people will be installed at federal and provincial levels across Pakistan on Nov 15 in preparation for the general elections that are likely to be held early next year, the country's Information Minister Muhammad Ali Durrani said.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 12:52:57 PM

Bhutto charisma still holds - despite political blunders (Commentary)
As Benazir Bhutto prepares to land in Pakistan Thursday after a nine-year self-imposed exile, Pakistanis know her return qualifies as a major political event. The party her father founded almost four decades ago is still a living entity. Despite all the corruption scandals against her, the party cadres, even if they are fewer and somewhat decrepit, are still there. The cadres and the party supporters will no doubt put up a grand welcome for their party leader.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 11:51:54 AM

I'll reach Pakistan as scheduled Thursday morning: Benazir (Lead)
Islamabad/London, Oct 17 (IANS) Rejecting President Pervez Musharraf's advice to postpone her return to Pakistan, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto said Wednesday that she would reach Karachi airport as scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 10:57:28 AM

I alone can redeem Pakistan: Benazir
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Blowing hot and cold against the military regime in Pakistan, former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto believes that she alone is capable of bringing the beleaguered country back to the centre-ground of democracy.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:32:09 AM

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