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Supreme Court dismisses plea against death sentence for blasphemy
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal against a Federal Shariat Court judgement holding that death was the only punishment for people convicted of blasphemy, a media report Tuesday said.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 5:49:35 PM

Pakistan not to extend tenure of its envoys to India, Brussels
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has refused to extend the tenure of the country's envoys to India and Brussels.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 5:39:40 PM

Supreme Court to hear petition on Sharif brothers May 11
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear May 11 a petition against its order barring former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother from contesting elections or holding public office.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 5:38:09 PM

Pakistan not to extend tenure of its envoys to India, Brussels
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has refused to extend the tenure of the country's high commissioners to India and Brussels.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:29:31 PM

Pakistani media paints grim picture of country under Sharia
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani newspapers Tuesday painted a frightening picture of a Pakistan under Sharia laws, as envisaged by a Taliban-linked radical cleric, saying it would lead to an end of civilised society as one knows it.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:28:55 PM

MQM to move Supreme Court against cleric Sufi Mohammad
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), an ally of Pakistan's ruling coalition, has threatened to move the Supreme Court against the remarks of Taliban-linked radical cleric Sufi Mohammad on the judiciary and Sharia laws if no one else does so.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 3:05:08 PM

Assembly deputy speaker killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Deputy Speaker of Northern Areas Legislative Assembly (NALA) Syed Asad Zaidi was killed by gunmen in Gilgit region in north Pakistan, Geo TV reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 2:32:03 PM

Gunmen kill deputy speaker in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Two people, including a legislative assembly deputy speaker, were shot dead in an attack late Monday in northern Pakistan, Geo TV reported.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 3:25:17 AM

Suspected suicide bomber held in Islamabad
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A suspected suicide bomber has been arrested in this Pakistani federal capital, Geo TV reported late Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 11:25:10 PM

Cleric's remarks on judges, Sharia not worrisome: Gilani
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government is taking in its stride the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the country's judiciary and Sharia laws following their imposition in Swat and other parts of the restive northeast, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani indicated Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:37:38 PM

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