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Army ordered to eliminate terrorists: Gilani
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday the armed forces have been ordered to 'eliminate terrorists' in the restive Swat region even as army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani called on the country's politicians across the spectrum to unite to combat the menace of terrorism and extremism.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 11:55:16 PM

Unite in the war against terror: Pakistani Army chief
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani politicians across the spectrum should unite to combat the menace of terrorism and extremism, army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani declared Thursday and the country's land and air forces continued their offensive against the Taliban in the troubled northwest.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:33:59 PM

Pakistan again seeks more information on Mumbai carnage
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday again sought more information on the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, saying its investigations into the mayhem would be incomplete without this.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 7:26:48 PM

Pakistan Air Force assured of latest equipment
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan will focus on ramping up indigenous capabilities and entering joint ventures with foreign manufacturers to ensure its air force acquires the latest equipment, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 6:29:28 PM

Musharraf unlikely to return to Pakistan soon
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who is currently abroad, is unlikely to return home soon given the volatile security scenario in the country, his aide says.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 5:35:01 PM

Pakistan should play attacking hockey to win Asia Cup
Karachi, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey experts believe that the team will have to revert to the old style of playing attacking hockey to win the Asia Cup title in Malaysia.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 5:15:16 PM

Taliban's 'nebulous' shadow impossible to control: Pakistani media
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) The Taliban's 'nebulous' shadow is looming far beyond its strongholds, threatening large sections of the citizenry, particularly women, and is almost impossible to control, an editorial in a leading Pakistani English daily said Thursday.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 4:14:00 PM

Pakistan hits Taliban amid Swat valley exodus
Islamabad, May 7 (DPA) Pakistani jets strafed militant positions in the troubled Swat district Thursday as civilians struggled to flee the escalating conflict, officials and locals said.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 3:32:14 PM

Radical cleric's son killed in shelling in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 7 (Xinhua) A son of Maulana Sufi Muhammad who brokered a peace deal between the Taliban and the provincial government has been killed in shelling in northwestern Pakistan, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 1:13:15 PM

Taliban militants kill three in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 7 (DPA) Islamist militants attacked a checkpoint in Pakistan's troubled north-west, triggering a gunfight that left at least three security men dead, officials and media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 12:20:02 PM

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