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Judiciary imprisoned: Ousted judge of Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Ousted senior judge of Pakistan's Supreme Court Rana Bhagwandas has said the judiciary in the country is virtually under siege.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:26:31 AM

Over 100 Pakistani journalists arrested; political crisis deepens
Islamabad/Karachi, Nov 20 (IANS) More than 100 journalists were arrested in Karachi Tuesday for protesting the ban on Geo and ARY TV channels and curbs on media after the imposition of emergency by President Pervez Musharraf.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:51:13 PM

Pakistan frees thousands of political detainees
Islamabad, Nov 20 (DPA) Pakistan has released more than 3,400 political detainees who were being held under the state of emergency, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:32:37 PM

Musharraf will doff uniform before taking oath: official
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) President General Pervez Musharraf would doff his uniform before taking oath as president for the second term as per an undertaking submitted to the Supreme Court last month, Attorney General Malik Muhammad Qayyum said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:09:47 PM

Pakistani villagers unite to save Buddhist site
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Residents of a village in northern Pakistan have come together to protect an ancient Buddhist site, asking a mine owner to stop using dynamite as this was putting the relic at risk.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 1:57:42 PM

Musharraf begins two-day visit to Saudi Arabia
Islamabad, Nov 20 (Xinhua) Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf Tuesday embarked on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia to talk with Saudi leaders on bilateral matters, officials said.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 11:38:05 AM

Pakistan rebuffs EU call to end emergency rule
Islamabad, Nov 19 (DPA) Pakistan Monday rejected as 'regrettable' a European Parliament resolution calling upon President Pervez Musharraf to lift emergency rule in the country.

Monday, November 19, 2007 8:22:09 PM

Imran Khan begins hunger strike in Pakistan jail
Islamabad, Nov 19 (DPA) Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan went on hunger strike Monday following his arrest during a demonstration against emergency rule, news reports said.

Monday, November 19, 2007 7:53:29 PM

Over 100 killed in Pakistan sectarian violence
Islamabad, Nov 19 (Xinhua) More than 100 people have been killed and around 230 injured in four days of sectarian clashes in northwest Pakistan's tribal area as violence spread to villages Monday, local TV channels reported.

Monday, November 19, 2007 6:23:42 PM

Five of six pleas against Musharraf rejected (Lead)
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday rejected five out of six petitions filed against President General Pervez Musharraf seeking re-election even as former prime minister Benazir Bhutto softened her criticism against the military ruler.

Monday, November 19, 2007 6:22:38 PM

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