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Pakistan army rescues 10,000 cyclone victims
Islamabad, June 30 (DPA) Pakistan's military has moved more than 10,000 victims of a cyclone which hit the coastal towns of southern Balochistan province on Thursday to safer places, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2007 2:19:20 PM

Jaish-e-Mohammed behind Lal Masjid standoff: Musharraf
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that banned militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JEM), having links with Al Qaeda, is behind the current stand-off over the Lal Masjid siege.

Saturday, June 30, 2007 12:42:58 PM

India, Pakistan end culture talks, no headway on film ban
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) India and Pakistan Friday ended their two-day talks on cultural cooperation without headway on an issue dear to New Delhi - lifting a ban on Indian films and TV channels - with Islamabad appearing none too keen.

Friday, June 29, 2007 11:07:23 PM

Musharraf to make 'important announcement next week'
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Friday said he would make 'some important announcement' next week in an address to the nation.

Friday, June 29, 2007 9:29:11 PM

Musharraf invites top cleric to resolve Lal Masjid standoff (LEAD)
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Friday said he had invited Imam-e-Kaaba, Islam's highest cleric, to resolve the stand-off over Lal Masjid and that the dialogue with the militants would be 'through Allah.'

Friday, June 29, 2007 9:22:24 PM

250 dead in Pakistan's floods
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) At least 250 persons have died in Sindh and Balochistan due to heavy rains, Cyclone Yemyin and landslides, the Pakistan government said Friday as troops carrying out heli-borne operations rescued 400 people from the country's costal areas.

Friday, June 29, 2007 9:22:05 PM

Pakistan gets flak for refusing help for cyclone relief
Karachi, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan has refused a UN offer for relief and rescue operations in cyclone hit areas in Sindh and Balochistan saying the situation is 'under control'. But the UN says the worst is yet to come and 'people need it'.

Friday, June 29, 2007 12:30:19 PM

Lal Masjid standoff continues; no raid on seminary
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Authorities in the Pakistani capital have said they would not raid the Lal Masjid seminary complex even as the militant clergy controlling it threatened more abductions of those indulging in 'un-Islamic acts.'

Friday, June 29, 2007 12:29:16 PM

Pakistan Supreme Court to hear suspended judge's petition
Islamabad, Jun 28 (IANS) The Pakistan Government Thursday said it would let the country's Supreme Court hear suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry's petition.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:27:19 PM

India, Pakistan discuss group tourism, culture
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday held talks on promoting cultural cooperation and discussed a proposal for group tourism to encourage people-to-people contact between the two countries.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 7:24:49 PM

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