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Stop blaming India for terrorism, says Pakistani newspaper
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan should stop blaming India for terror attacks and instead focus on its strategy for countering the scourge, an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 4:58:54 PM

Swat Taliban move closer to Islamabad
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) After consolidating their hold in Swat and other areas of Pakistan's restive northwest, the Taliban have now moved south and taken control of Buner district just 100 km from this federal capital.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 3:41:08 PM

Taliban extends authority in Pakistan's north-west
Islamabad, April 22 (DPA) Taliban militants in Pakistan's north-western Swat valley extended their authority over another district after the government last week allowed Islamic sharia law to be imposed in the region, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 2:24:56 PM

Will build Pakistan of Iqbal's dream, says Zardari
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pledging to build Pakistan according to the aspirations of poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal, President Asif Ali Zardari said Tuesday this could be best achieved by refusing to let armed militants impose their interpretation of Islamic thought and morality through guns and bullets.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:36:04 PM

Pakistani Taliban invite Osama bin Laden to settle in Swat
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Taliban in Pakistan's Swat Valley say they would welcome militants from Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries who intend to settle in the region, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:23:59 PM

Sharia for Swat challenged in Supreme Court
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Sharia laws imposed in Swat and other parts of Pakistan's restive northwest have been challenged in the Supreme Court on the ground they are out of sync with the country's existing statutes.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 8:11:26 PM

Sharia in Swat dependent on peace: Gilani
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The enforcement of Sharia laws in Swat and other parts of Pakistan's restive northwest is dependent on peace returning to the area, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, says.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 7:06:09 PM

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

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