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Teen held in Bhutto murder plot
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A teenaged boy arrested Friday has told investigators that he was the next in line to kill former prime minister Benazir Bhutto if the Dec 27 attempt had failed, a media report Sunday said.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:47:10 PM

Musharraf may meet Shahbaz Sharif in London
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf and Shahbaz Sharif, leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), are expected to meet in London Monday, according to informed sources, though both the government and the former ruling party denied any plans for such a meeting.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:31:13 PM

Pakistani military captures 40 Islamic militants
Islamabad, Jan 19 (DPA) Pakistani security forces Saturday arrested 40 Islamic militants in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan a day after fierce battles here left more than 90 insurgents dead, the army said.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 4:43:26 PM

Nawaz's party wants Musharraf to go
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) With less than a month remaining for Pakistan's general elections, the party led by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is insisting that President Pervez Musharraf must quit.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 4:05:38 PM

Zardari rejects offer to become Pakistan PM
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has rejected an offer from the establishment to head a proposed national reconciliation government, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 2:07:21 PM

Pakistan still looking for Jinnah House
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan has denied that it has abandoned plans to open a consulate in Mumbai's Jinnah House, which was Muhammad Ali Jinnah's personal residence before India's partition.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 2:05:51 PM

About 90 militants killed in Pakistan: Army (Lead)
Rawalpindi, Jan 18 (IANS) About 90 militants were killed Friday in fighting with security forces in the South Waziristan region of Pakistan, Online news agency reported.

Friday, January 18, 2008 8:59:56 PM

Troops kill 90 militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 18 (Xinhua) Pakistan's security forces killed up to 90 militants Friday in an operation in the country's tribal area of South Waziristan, according to a report by the private Dawn TV.

Friday, January 18, 2008 8:17:22 PM

Pakistan army alone will tackle militancy: Musharraf
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Warning foreign powers against entering Pakistan to crush militancy, President Pervez Musharraf Thursday said the army was capable of fighting extremists.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:09:05 PM

Seven killed in attack on Peshawar mosque (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Seven people were killed and at least 20 injured in a suicide attack on a mosque in Peshawar Thursday evening despite heavy security in the light of Muharram, the Muslim month of mourning.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:08:29 PM

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