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'War against terror best tribute to Benazir'
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Saturday vowed to fight terrorism till the end and said the war on terror is the best tribute to late leader Benazir Bhutto, the Online news agency reported.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 11:28:25 PM

ANP, PPP at loggerheads on refugee aid, coalition cracking
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Cracks have begun emerging in Pakistan's ruling coalition with junior partner Awami National Party (ANP) refusing to participate in the parliamentary debate on the budget for 2009-10. It disagrees with alliance leader Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on a variety of issues - but the government is not in any danger.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 9:30:36 PM

21 militants arrested in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistani police have arrested 21 suspected militants in a search operation on the outskirts of the Dera Ismail Khan city in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 8:25:53 PM

Pakistan thanks world community for refugee aid
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan has thanked the world community for the aid it has provided for the Afghan refugees living in this country for the past three decades.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 6:53:04 PM

Violence at teachers' recruitment centre in Islamabad
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Thousands of candidates who have applied for teachers' posts in the Pakistani capital alleged that the forms were given out only to those who paid bribes, the Online news agency reported Saturday.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 6:49:37 PM

Displaced Pakistanis to return home June 25
Peshawar, June 20 (IANS) The displaced Pakistanis will start returning to their homes from June 25 onwards, the Online news agency said Saturday.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 5:53:14 PM

38 Taliban killed as Pakistani Army continues operations
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have killed 38 Taliban - the bulk of them in the South Waziristan agency along the border with Afghanistan - the military said Saturday as its offensive against the militants continued for the 55th day.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 5:40:18 PM

Pakistani government raises employees' salaries by 20 percent
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government has raised the salaries and pensions of its employees by 20 percent, a senior minister has said.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 4:54:58 PM

Want proof of Taliban casualties: Pakistani editorial
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Despite the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operation in the country's restive northwest entering its 56th day and claims of over 1,400 militants being killed, there was no visual evidence available of the successes achieved, an editorial in a leading English daily lamented Saturday.

Saturday, June 20, 2009 4:16:51 PM

Swat operation ending, Mehsud next target, says Pakistani minister
Islamabad, June 19 (DPA) Pakistan's Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar said Friday that the army's operation against the Taliban in the country's northwestern region was nearing its end and people uprooted by the conflict could start returning to their homes from Saturday.

Friday, June 19, 2009 7:55:53 PM

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