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Gilani, Sharif to meet over lunch Sunday
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) In a clear indication that their once strained ties were on the mend, opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has accepted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's invitation for lunch on Sunday.

Friday, March 20, 2009 10:07:06 PM

Younis asks fans not to expect much from team against Aussies
Karachi, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan has warned the country's fans against raising their hopes ahead of the One-day series against world champions Australia, saying that any expectations can put his young team under extra pressure.

Friday, March 20, 2009 5:39:04 PM

Fate of Pakistan Davis Cup tie to be decided later this month
Karachi, March 20 (IANS) The fate of Pakistan's Davis Cup second round tie against Philippines is expected to be decided by the game's ruling body by the end of this month.

Friday, March 20, 2009 4:38:44 PM

Pakistan's Islamic party condemns US plan to expand drone attacks
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan's main Islamic party has reacted angrily to US media reports about Washington's plan to expand drone attacks against the militants in the country, IRNA reported Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2009 3:33:42 PM

CIA chief likely to visit Pakistan
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief Leon E. Panetta is likely to visit Pakistan Friday, officials said.

Friday, March 20, 2009 2:36:23 PM

Rocket attack kills 10 civilians in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 20 (DPA) A rocket fired by Islamist militants at a paramilitary base in a Pakistani border town killed at least 10 people and wounded 32, an official said Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2009 1:14:22 PM

'Sleepless nights for Zardari, Musharraf'
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) For once, both Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and his predecessor seem to be in the same boat, spending sleepless nights over the reinstatement Saturday of sacked Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhury.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:54:38 PM

Sharif could return, parliament to be supreme: Gilani
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) In the strongest assertion of his authority yet, Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said opposition leader Nawaz Sharif could rejoin his government, which will endeavour to return to parliament the powers that had been taken away by former military strongman Pervez Musharraf.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 3:59:24 PM

Is Zardari seeking to oust Gilani?
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Smarting from his capitulation to a lawyers' protest, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari now seems to be training his guns on Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, the man who emerged stronger with his deft handling of a crisis that had threatened to spin out of control.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 1:34:44 PM

Sharif for repealing 17th amendment
Lahore, March 18 (IANS) Flexing his muscles in the wake of the victorious lawyers' 'long march' for reinstating the judges sacked in 2007, opposition leader Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday he had informed the prime minister that the controversial 17th amendment should be repealed.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 7:22:33 PM

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