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Pakistan wrap up conditioning camp for Twenty20 World Cup
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan Monday wrapped up its training in the hill resort of Bhurban, Punjab, with coach Intikhab Alam declaring that the players are in top gear ahead of next month's World Twenty20 Championships in England.

Monday, May 18, 2009 5:34:38 PM

PCB chief did cast his vote in Dubai, claims PCB
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Monday decided to hit back at a wave of stinging criticism on its handling of Pakistan's status as 2011 World Cup hosts, saying it did its best to stop the International Cricket Council (ICC) from stripping the country from the list of co-hosts.

Monday, May 18, 2009 4:47:11 PM

Years of democracy brought dividends to India: Pakistani media
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) Years of democracy have brought dividends to India, something Pakistan too can learn from, an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday on the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) decisive victory in the Indian general elections.

Monday, May 18, 2009 4:19:33 PM

Karzai's brother escapes attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 18 (DPA) A younger brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai escaped unharmed after an attack on his convoy in eastern Afghanistan Monday, but one of his bodyguards was killed in the ambush.

Monday, May 18, 2009 2:40:35 PM

Pakistani army moves in to retake Swat town held by Taliban
Islamabad, May 18 (DPA) Pakistani troops were fighting street by street Monday to gain control of a key Taliban bastion in the Swat valley, where an intense onslaught has uprooted more than a million civilians.

Monday, May 18, 2009 1:04:46 PM

Marriott blast suspect arrested in Karachi
Karachi, May 17 (IANS) An Al Qaeda operative who is believed to have masterminded the deadly bombing of Islamabad's Marriott Hotel last year was arrested here Sunday, a media report said.

Sunday, May 17, 2009 9:52:02 PM

Sharia enforced at gunpoint will not be accepted, say Pakistani clerics
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistani clerics said Sunday suicide bombings and beheadings carried out by the Taliban is un-Islamic and urged Islamic nations to help Islamabad in the fight against militants.

Sunday, May 17, 2009 7:35:14 PM

Pakistani troops enter Taliban town in Swat, 25 militants killed
Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistani soldiers moved into a key Taliban-dominated town in the Swat valley Sunday, the military said, intensifying the offensive that had displaced over one million people.

Sunday, May 17, 2009 6:45:57 PM

Pakistan threatens Taliban with 'dire consequences'
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday warned the Taliban of 'dire consequences' if they didn't lay down arms as the military said its operations against the militants in the country's restive northwest had 'entered into a new phase'.

Sunday, May 17, 2009 6:45:46 PM

Pakistani newspapers splash UPA's electoral victory
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) victory in the Indian general elections made front page news in the Pakistani media Sunday, with at least one newspaper saying 'disparate groups of voters prescribed a middle path' under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 'care'.

Sunday, May 17, 2009 3:46:35 PM

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