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Benazir goes to Islamabad, leaves election boycott choice open
Karachi, Nov 23 (Xinhua) Pakistan's main opposition leader Benazir Bhutto left her party's southern stronghold of Karachi for the capital Islamabad early Friday, leaving the choice of an election boycott open.

Friday, November 23, 2007 12:13:14 PM

Seven killed in Pakistan violence
Islamabad, Nov 22 (Xinhua) At least seven people, including two security officials, were killed in southwestern Pakistan in terrorist attacks Thursday, the police said.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 7:15:57 PM

Benazir allows candidates to file nominations
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto Thursday allowed her party candidates to file nomination papers for the Jan 8 general elections as Pakistan's opposition appeared divided over the issue of boycotting the polls.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 6:29:58 PM

Last legal hurdle in Musharraf's second term cleared
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The last legal hurdle in the way to President Pervez Musharraf's second term in office was cleared Thursday with the Supreme Court dismissing the final petition against his candidature and re-election. Musharraf has promised he will step down as army chief this week after the court decides in his favour.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:59:31 PM

Rights group urges Musharraf to free detained judges
Islamabad, Nov 22 (DPA) A leading international human rights group Thursday urged Pakistan to release deposed chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and other senior judges held under house arrest since President Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency rule early this month.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:41:56 PM

Indian envoy meets MMA leader Rahman
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Satyabrata Pal has met Maulana Fazlur Rahman of the six-party Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) religious alliance and discussed the political situation in the country.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:26:22 PM

Pakistani youth indifferent to political developments: survey
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistani youth are indifferent to developments in the country following the imposition of the emergency, a survey has found.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:11:42 PM

Pakistan's Supreme Court validates Musharraf's re-election (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 22 (Xinhua) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday dismissed the last petition against President Pervez Musharraf's re-election, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 1:45:01 PM

Pakistan opposition to boycott polls if PPP agrees
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan's opposition parties will collectively boycott the upcoming general elections if the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) also comes on board, a media report Thursday said.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 1:04:52 PM

Pakistan court to rule on Musharraf re-election
Islamabad, Nov 22 (DPA) The Supreme Court of Pakistan is due Thursday to rule on the last legal challenge to President Pervez Musharraf's controversial Oct 6 re-election.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 12:28:43 PM

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