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Majority of Afghan refugees unwilling to return: report
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) Most of the two million Afghan refugees registered in Pakistan have no intention of returning home, says a report the United Nations and the Pakistani government released Thursday.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 8:25:26 PM

Roads blocked, activists detained in Islamabad ahead of rally (LEAD)
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Hundreds of Pakistani opposition members were detained Thursday and main roads leading to the capital blocked to impede a rally in support of suspended chief justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 4:58:17 PM

Pakistani writers, rights activists join lawyers' protests
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Ahmad Faraz, a poet well-known in the world of Urdu poetry, Wednesday led a group of writers that joined lawyers and human rights activists in support of Pakistan's suspended top judge Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, shouting slogans against the government.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 3:42:04 PM

Pakistani authority places ads for misplaced nuclear material
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) Pakistan's Nuclear Regulatory Authority Thursday played down a series of advertisements it placed in national media asking citizens to inform authorities of any 'lost and missing' nuclear material.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 2:13:22 PM

Islamabad asks NWFP to check 'Talibanisation'
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government has expressed concern over rising Talibanisation in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and asked the provincial administration to take measures to counter it.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 12:03:31 PM

Pakistani-Afghan peace commission to meet in Kabul
Islamabad/Kabul, May 2 (DPA) Delegations from Pakistan and Afghanistan will meet in Kabul Thursday for two days of talks aimed at stemming cross-border movement by Taliban and Al Qaeda militants.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 10:54:09 PM

Pakistani judge hearing adjourned
Islamabad, May 2 (DPA) The case against Pakistan's suspended top judge was Wednesday adjourned at the sixth hearing amid tense scenes outside the Supreme Court in Islamabad.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 8:03:00 PM

Mukhtaran Mai in New York for film fest
Islamabad/New York, May 2 (IANS) Pakistani gang rape victim Mukhtaran Mai, who is now an icon of women's struggle in the country, is currently in New York for the screening of a film based on her life at the Tribeca Film Festival that started Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 6:32:15 PM

25 injured in Pakistan accident
Islamabad, May 2 (Xinhua) At least 25 people were injured when a passenger bus fell into a ravine in northwestern Pakistan Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 5:25:12 PM

Akhtar expects comeback in September
Karachi, May 2 (IANS) Having been left out of the upcoming one day series against Sri Lanka, Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar expects to return to the international cricket in September for the home series against South Africa.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 3:41:45 PM

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