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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

Suspected US drone strike kills four in Pakistan
Islamabad, April 8 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike killed four Taliban militants Wednesday in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, an intelligence official said.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 10:12:55 PM

PCB drops ICL rebels but keeps them on standby for World T20
Karachi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan has dropped three Indian Cricket League (ICL) players from its 30-man provisional squad for the World Twenty20 Championship but has retained them 'on a reserve list' with the hope that the International Cricket Council (ICC) will clear them later this month.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 4:49:15 PM

Younis expects senior players to perform against Australia
Karachi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan is expecting the senior players to return to form in the One-day cricket series against Australia starting in Dubai from April 22.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 4:21:05 PM

Intikhab welcomes Shoaib's return
Karachi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam has welcomed the return of Shoaib Akhtar in the Pakistan line-up for the one-day series against Australia in UAE, saying that the pacer will be a useful member.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 4:20:55 PM

Pakistan incapable of anti-terror policy, says media
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan is incapable of formulating a policy against terrorism because it blames the scourge on the West, an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday, noting with alarm that vast swathes in the country's north and northwest were under the effective control of the Taliban and the Al Qaeda.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009 1:56:51 PM

'Pakistan to reopen Baghdad embassy'
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan will soon reopen its embassy in Baghdad, a media report Tuesday quoted Qays al-Yaqoubi, Iraq's ambassador here, as saying.

Tuesday, April 07, 2009 10:05:21 PM

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