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Constitution bars Army chief from president's post, Pak court told
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) A 'constitutional firewall' bars General Pervez Musharraf from seeking re-election to the presidency while he is still the Army Chief, Pakistan's Supreme Court has been told during a hearing in a case challenging the military chief holding two offices.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 9:41:35 AM

Government will ensure peaceful poll: Aziz
Islamabad, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Wednesday said that the government would take all necessary measures to ensure a peaceful environment before and during the presidential election.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 6:14:42 PM

PPP to field candidate if Musharraf is disqualified
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) said Wednesday that it will field a candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections if Pervez Musharraf, with whom it is negotiating a power-sharing deal, was disqualified to run for a second term as president.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 4:47:28 PM

Bhutto slammed for offering access to A Q Khan
Islamabad, Sep 26 (DPA) Exiled former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto came under a hail of criticism Wednesday for her pledge to give the United Nations' nuclear watchdog access to disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan if she returns to power.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 3:58:16 PM

Pakistan need to switch from Twenty20 to Test mode
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers have less than a week to switch to Test mode after the just-concluded Twenty20 World Championships, with the opening game against South Africa to be played here from Oct 1.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 11:40:12 AM

Former Pakistan captains rue India jinx
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Three former Pakistan cricket captains have lamented their national side's inability to overcome India after losing to their arch-rivals in the Twenty20 World Championships final in South Africa.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 10:07:44 AM

Mohammmad Yousuf may quit ICL
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan middle order mainstay Mohammad Yousuf is likely to quit the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) and return to the national side - but much depends on his meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Nasim Ashraf later this week.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 10:07:22 AM

Pakistan Twenty20 cricketers to get Rs.2.5 mn each bonus
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's loss in the final notwithstanding, each of the 15 players who featured in the Twenty20 World Championships in South Africa will get Rs.2.5 million as a 'bonus' for the team's 'impressive performance' in the tournament.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 9:22:12 AM

'Musharraf glossing over Condi's Aziz snub'
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been accused of ignoring deprecating remarks against Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz in US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's recently released biography.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 4:47:26 PM

Pakistan not to tolerate militancy in tribal areas: Musharraf
Islamabad, Sep 25 (Xinhua) Militancy and extremism will not be tolerated in Pakistan's tribal areas, President Pervez Musharraf said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 4:23:00 PM

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