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Radical cleric Sufi Muhammad's deputy killed in rescue bid
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistani military seemed to be speaking in twin voices Saturday on radical cleric Sufi Muhammad, whose deputy was killed in a blotched rescue attempt by the Taliban in the country's restive northwest, saying he was not in their custody.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 7:16:38 PM

60 percent of Swat's schools destroyed: UN
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Sixty percent of the schools in Swat in Pakistan's restive northwest, where the military is currently focussing its anti-Taliban operations, have been destroyed, the UN says, quoting government officials.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 6:48:55 PM

Pakistan's military seeks tougher anti-terror laws
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan's military is pushing for tougher anti-terror laws under which the militants captured during the current security forces' operations in the country's troubled northwest can be tried.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 4:08:02 PM

Pakistani chief justice finally meets President Zardari
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) In a fence-mending move, Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has finally met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, the man who had bitterly opposed his reinstatement to the post he had been sacked from two years ago.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 3:24:17 PM

Pakistani army set for long haul in northwest: Editorial
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistani army might have the Taliban on the run in the country's restive northwest but it is in for a long haul as the true battle will begin once peace is restored, an editorial in a leading English daily said Saturday.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 1:52:18 PM

Radical cleric Sufi Muhammad's deputy killed in escape bid
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Radical cleric Sufi Muhammad's deputy and another associate were killed in their bid to escape in Pakistan's restive northwest, the military said Saturday.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 12:45:08 PM

Pakistan manager denies Younis' 'war' remarks
London, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed Friday rubbished reports

Friday, June 05, 2009 10:31:35 PM

Gilani urges US to write off Pakistan's debt
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday called on the US to write off Pakistan's debt to help Islamabad overcome the current economic crisis aggravated by the war on terror, a media report said.

Friday, June 05, 2009 8:16:23 PM

Pakistani MP injured in parcel bomb blast
Karachi, June 5 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian and three members of his family were injured in a parcel bomb blast at his residence here Friday, police said.

Friday, June 05, 2009 5:58:16 PM

40 killed in Pakistan mosque blast
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Forty worshippers were killed in a blast at a mosque in Pakistan's restive northwest Friday, an official said.

Friday, June 05, 2009 5:37:51 PM

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