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Terror threats prompt security alert in Islamabad
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Security was tightened in this Pakistani capital Friday following threats from terrorists that they would target parliament and international schools, prompting the US embassy here to suspend consular services for the day.

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:06:35 PM

Security alert sounded in Islamabad amid terror threats
Islamabad, April 10 (DPA) Authorities enhanced security Friday in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, after sounding a security alert in the wake of renewed terrorist threats, officials said.

Friday, April 10, 2009 3:13:14 PM

US embassy suspends consular services in Islamabad
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) The US embassy in Pakistan's capital suspended consular services Friday due to 'heightened security', an official said.

Friday, April 10, 2009 1:17:57 PM

Taliban eye Islamabad, threaten to pull out of Swat peace deal
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) After consolidating their position in a vast swathe of the country's restive northwest, Taliban militants now seem to be eying this Pakistani capital, even as they threatened to walk out of a peace deal in the Swat valley if the federal government doesn't play ball.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 8:59:40 PM

PCB, ICL players in deadlock over central contract
Karachi, April 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the country's players in the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) have hit a roadblock over the central contract.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 7:45:26 PM

UN probe into Bhutto killing to cost Rs.200 mn
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A UN probe into the assassination is likely to cost Rs.200 million, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 7:11:33 PM

Uncertainty looms as Swat peace deal totters
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Uncertainty loomed Thursday as a radical cleric who had brokered a peace deal with the Taliban in Swat shut down his camp in the area after accusing the federal government of insincerity in ratifying the pact.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 6:13:16 PM

About shoe showers and more in Pakistani newspaper
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A phenomenon 'typically requiring the presence of one of more political personages and a crowd of media persons' is likely to often recur, a tongue in cheek editorial in a Pakistani daily said Thursday, referring to a shoe being tossed at Indian Home Minister P. Chiddambaram by a Sikh journalist in New Delhi.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 4:24:20 PM

Swat peace deal collapses
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A deal between the Pakistani government and the Taliban to restore peace in the Swat Valley Thursday collapsed with a radical cleric withdrawing from the pact he helped broker, reports said

Thursday, April 09, 2009 3:48:50 PM

Ethnic leaders' killing sparks protests in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 9 (DPA) Street protests erupted in south-western Pakistan Thursday after police found the bodies of three missing Baloch leaders, officials said.

Thursday, April 09, 2009 3:22:48 PM

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