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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leader Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday he had informed the prime minister that the controversial 17th amendment should be repealed.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

Pakistan questions Philippines' security after Davis Cup switch
Karachi, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday questioned the security situation in the Philippines after its Davis Cup second round tie was switched from Lahore to Manila due to security fears.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 7:07:36 PM

Twenty20 cricket is not here to stay, says Yousuf
Karachi, March 18 (IANS) Mohammad Yousuf, Pakistan's premier batsman and now an Indian Cricket League (ICL) player, has predicted that cricket's love affair with the popular Twenty20 version will soon end.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 5:12:43 PM

PCB rejects move to pick ICL players in squad
Karachi, March 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has turned down the team management's request to include few players associated with the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) in the squad for next month's one-day series against Australia.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 5:03:26 PM

Time to return to war on terror, says Pakistani media
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) The victory of the lawyers' Long March has come at the cost of ignoring the 'two-ton gorilla in the drawing room', an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday, urging the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) that led the protest to show 'true solidarity against the menace of terrorism'.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 3:40:16 PM

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