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Bodies of 13 slain troops found in Pakistan: report
Islamabad, Jan 30 (DPA) Authorities in Pakistan Wednesday found the bodies of 13 soldiers who were seized by the Islamic militants six days ago in the country's North-West Frontier Province, the Aaj news channel reported.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:08:41 PM

Pakistan, Britain to bolster defence ties
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan and Britain have agreed to forge closer cooperation in the war on terror at the ninth meeting of their Defence Cooperation Forum held here.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 12:32:47 PM

Remembering BB, 'who in death has become bigger than life'
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) 'In her death she's become bigger than her father ever was, even bigger than when she was alive,' said well known Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi, a slight tremor noticeable in his voice as he remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto at a memorial reference.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:18:12 AM

Some fraud expected in Pakistan poll: US official
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) US lawmakers want Washington to increase pressure on President Pervez Musharraf to ensure free and fair elections in Pakistan even as a senior official admitted that some fraud was to be expected.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 10:31:02 AM

Four killed in raid on militant hideout in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 29 (DPA) Two suspected Islamic militants and two policemen were killed Tuesday in a five-hour shootout between security forces and rebels entrenched in a building in the southern port city of Karachi, officials said.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 11:53:06 PM

Pakistan to procure equipment to detect suicide bombers
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) Pakistan would acquire latest equipment for prompt detection of suicide bombers, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 11:18:51 PM

Twelve militants killed in missile attack in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) At least 12 militants were killed in a missile attack in northwestern Pakistan's tribal area Tuesday, local Dawn News channel reported.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:13:39 PM

Conflicting accounts of Pakistan hostage crisis
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) While the Pakistan government claims the militants who took schoolchildren hostage in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) surrendered with their weapons before a local tribal council, a member of the negotiating team Tuesday said the men released the students only after being offered a safe passage.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:40:52 PM

Suspect in Bhutto case identifies bomber
Islamabad, Jan 29 (Xinhua) A teenage boy suspected to be a member of a suicide squad picked to murder former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has identified the bomber who blew himself up near her car, TV channels reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 2:02:04 PM

Militants take Pakistani children hostage for several hours (Third Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 28 (DPA) Islamic militants Monday took dozens of school children hostage in the North West Frontier Province for several hours during a failed attempt to kidnap a government official, and released them after being given safe passage.

Monday, January 28, 2008 10:59:08 PM

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