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Peace elusive till terror eradicated: Pakistani PM
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Peace would remain elusive till extremism was eradicated from Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday, vowing to bring to its logical end the war on terror.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:36:49 PM

Pakistan accedes to global pact against terror funding
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has acceded to the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, an official said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:18:55 PM

US airstrikes, Pakistan military kill 43 militants
Islamabad, June 18 (DPA) Missiles believed to have been fired by US Predator drones hit Taliban hideouts in Pakistan's lawless tribal region near Afghanistan Thursday, killing at least nine Taliban militants, officials said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:20:37 PM

34 militants killed in latest Pakistani Army operation
Islamabad, June 18 (Xinhua) At least 34 Taliban militants were killed and seven others captured in an operation carried out by the Pakistani Army in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), the army said in a statement Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 5:58:29 PM

No compromise on nukes: Pakistan
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear weapons formed the cornerstone of its deterrence doctrine and would be retained at all costs, a top military commander said Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 5:18:33 PM

Pakistan has lost Kashmir plank: Pakistani media
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lost its Kashmir plank with India bringing on centre stage the need to counter terrorism, an editorial in a leading English daily said Thursday while welcoming the apparent subcontinental thaw after the meeting in Russia between President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 4:55:18 PM

Verdict reserved in Sharif plane 'hijack' case
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved orders in a case in which former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is accused of 'hijacking' an aircraft carrying then army chief Gen. Pervez Musharraf by attempting to prevent it land at Karachi in 1999.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 3:42:14 PM

Pakistani Taliban chief implements foreign agenda, say dissenters
Islamabad, June 18 (DPA) Two militant leaders who broke away from Pakistan's top Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud have accused their former comrade of following a foreign agenda by waging an insurgency inside the Islamic state, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 2:15:03 PM

US drone attack kills five in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 18 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed Thursday when missiles fired from a suspected US drone landed close to them in northwest Pakistan, TV reports said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 2:06:36 PM

Pakistan abolishes Haj quota of MPs
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government Wednesday abolished the Haj quota of all parliamentarians, including president and prime minister, in order to 'provide equal chance' to every aspirant.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 11:15:01 PM

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