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Pakistan's help sought as deadline for UN hostage nears
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), in last ditch efforts to save the life of an abducted colleague, sought assistance from the Pakistani government Wednesday, a day before a deadline set by the captors expires.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 10:50:00 PM

Pakistani channel airs visuals of terrorists escaping after Lahore attack
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) A Pakistani TV news channel Wednesday aired dramatic visuals of the terrorists who attacked the Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore escaping from the spot on motorcycles and on foot.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 8:37:13 PM

No danger of coup: Pakistan
Islamabad, Mar 4 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday ruled out the danger of a military coup in the wake of the Lahore terror attack and the political instability in the country following the poll bar against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 6:54:34 PM

Conspiracy theories abound post-Lahore attack
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) Did the police in Pakistan's Punjab province warn that Indian spy agency RAW would stage an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team? Was the attack linked to the action being taken against jehadi outfits in the wake of the Mumbai mayhem?

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 5:36:55 PM

Zardari assures Sri Lanka team attackers will be punished
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday assured Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohita Bogollagama that the perpetrators of the assault on his country's cricket team would be punished for their crimes.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 5:19:57 PM

Pakistan in grip of opportunist judges, generals: Sharif
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said the country is presently being ruled by 'opportunist judges and generals', a media report said.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 4:21:03 PM

Lahore attackers were home-grown terrorists, say editorials
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) The attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team is proof that 'the writ of our state is threadbare' and signals the requiem for international sporting events in Pakistan, a leading English newspaper said Wednesday, with another saying the assault 'highlights the folly of negotiating with those bent on destroying our way of life'.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 2:57:10 PM

Writ of Pakistani state threadbare: media
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) The attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team is proof that 'the writ of our state is threadbare' and signals the requiem for international sporting events in Pakistan, an editorial in a leading English newspaper said Wednesday, with another saying the assault 'highlights the folly of negotiating with those bent on destroying our way of life'.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 1:06:14 PM

Attack on cricketers shows Pakistan faces emboldened militants
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) The brazen terrorist ambush targeting the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore came as a shocking reminder of the threat posed to Pakistan by ever bolder Islamist militants.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 11:45:04 AM

60 suspects arrested in Lahore terror attack
Lahore, March 4 (IANS) As many as 60 people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team here that left eight people dead and six players and their assistant coach injured as a case was registered against the terrorists.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 10:30:36 AM

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