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Fuel price hike draws protest

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday boycotted the meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) amid countrywide resentment over sharp hike in oil products and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) prices.

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Send president immunity matter to parliament: PM

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has again refused to write a letter to the Swiss authorities against President Asif Ali Zardari for reopening moneylaundering cases and urged the Supreme Court to refer the issue of presidential immunity to the parliament.

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Top court to indict Pakistan PM Gilani

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Supreme Court decided on Thursday to charge Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani with contempt for his failure to reopen a case of money-laundering against President Asif Ali Zardari. The court summoned the prime minister on February 13 for formal indictment.

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Car-bombing in Pakistan’s Quetta kills at least 8

QUETTA, Pakistan - A bomber remotely detonated an explosive-laden car outside the home of a Pakistani former minister, killing at least eight people and wounding 30, police officials in the city of Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan, said on Friday.

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Zardari hospitalised in Dubai for tests

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Zardari hospitalised in Dubai for tests

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari is being treated in a Dubai hospital and results of investigations done so far are "essentially within normal limits and his condition is stable".

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The Game-changer

HE ONCE tormented adversaries with pace and movement across the twenty-two yards. Pakistan’s captain cool always dug in when his team needed it. The man was a leader of the lads who brought home cricket’s biggest prize in 1992, and perhaps its greatest moment after independence.

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PML-Q’s dissidents lining up to join PTI

ISLAMABAD - A group of about two dozen former ministers and dissidents belonging to the country’s major political parties, mostly from the Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q), is negotiating terms with cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan for formally joining his Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) or to have an electoral alliance with it.

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Tsunami sweeping Pak politics: Imran

DUBAI — There’s a tsunami sweeping Pakistan’s politics, which should rid itself of the taint of corruption and foreign influence, said Imran Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party (PTI) and one of cricket’s greatest all-rounders.

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