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Nawaz Sharif acquitted of wrongdoing in acquiring chopper
Rawalpindi, June 26 (IANS) A division bench of Lahore High Court Friday acquitted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif of wrongdoing in acquiring a helicopter in the mid-1990s, saying he had taken it on rent for an election campaign.

Friday, June 26, 2009 3:54:27 PM

Pakistan to probe illegal arms sale in the country
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) The Pakistani government has decided to issue notices to arms dealers for information regarding sale of weapons to unauthorised people as part of a move to stop the illegal weapon sale in the country, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.

Friday, June 26, 2009 7:48:51 AM

Taliban commander among six killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) At least six militants, including a Taliban commander, were killed in two separate clashes in northwest Pakistan, Geo TV said Friday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:54:05 AM

Pakistan vows to hunt down Taliban chief
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Tehreek-e-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud will be killed whenever the security forces find him.

Friday, June 26, 2009 2:47:30 AM

US wants lasting partnership with Pakistan, says official
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Visiting US National Security Advisor Gen. James L. Jones said his country was committed to a long-term partnership with Pakistan.

Friday, June 26, 2009 2:17:51 AM

Talks with India unavoidable, says Pakistan
Islamabad, June 26 (Xinhua) Pakistan seriously believes that composite dialogue is in the interest of both India and Pakistan, foreign office spokesman Abdul Basit said here Thursday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 1:41:24 AM

Pakistan wants US role in resolving issues with India
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan wants the world at large and the US in particular to play a role in resolving its disputes with India, including that of Kashmir, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 7:02:29 PM

World T20 triumph revived spirit of nationhood: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan's historic victory in the World Twenty20 tournament had revived the spirit of nationhood in a country that had been suffering from 'depression' for the 'last few years', Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:50:50 PM

Pakistan's parliament passes $36 bn budget
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament Thursday passed a Rs.2.9 trillion ($36 billion) budget for fiscal 2009-10 focusing on sustainable development, revival of industry and providing relief to the vulnerable and the millions of refugees uprooted by the anti-Taliban offensive in the northwest.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 1:26:36 PM

Pakistani Taliban a threat to India: Antony
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Taliban operating in Pakistan pose a 'real threat' to India, the region and the world, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 12:10:32 PM

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