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Friday, March 13, 2009

MANSOOR KHAN, Shafi Baloch, Bari Baloch, Asif Chaudhry and Shahid Rao KARACHI/QUETTA/LAHORE/ISLAMABAD - Police Thursday blocked the long march mounted by hundreds of lawyers and political activists from leaving Karachi and detained more than 200 people. The police barred the lawyers and political ...

 

KABUL (Agencies) - A top Taliban commander has said his fighters are poised and ready to attack Kabul and could strike virtually anywhere in the city. It would be tempting to put this down to Taliban propaganda except one of Kabul's top cops is saying the same thing. "We are working on a security ...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street conman Bernard Madoff was led handcuffed to jail Thursday after pleading guilty to tricking thousands of people out of billions of dollars in one of history's biggest financial scams. Madoff, 70, told a packed New York court he was "deeply sorry and ashamed" for the ...

UNITED NATIONS - Expressing concern over the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday stressed that the military surge - as planned by the Obama administration - should go hand-in-hand with a political surge in a bid to stabilise the war-torn ...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The unmarried teen daughter of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, whose pregnancy became a US presidential campaign issue in 2008, has reportedly split with her young fianc. Bristol Palin, 18, gave birth to a baby boy in December but has since broken up with the child's father Levi ...

KARACHI - Remittances sent home by overseas Pakistanis continued to show a rising trend as an amount of $4,918.63 million was received in the first eight months (July-February) of the current fiscal year 2008-09, showing an increase of $792.47 million or 19.21 percent over the same period of the ...

REGIONAL

Lahore

Karachi

Islamabad

Karachi (PPI) - Many parts of Karachi witnesses crippling traffic jams, as police blockades various ...

Karachi - The government should immediately convene an All Parties Conference (APC), so that ...

KARACHI - Local police on Thursday mistakenly intercepted the car of Justice Mohammad Attar Saeed ...

KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that the majority of the officers in ...

ISLAMABAD - Capital Development Authority (CDA) has selected a Nordic firm M/S Rejlers to conduct ...

ISLAMABAD (APP) - Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas, Qamar Zaman Kaira has ...

ISLAMABAD - The National Health Policy to be announced by the end of March or in early April, would ...

ISLAMABAD - Women in our society are exposed to exploitation and injustice and it is mostly due to ...

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