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Sharif's 2000 pact with Saudis set to expire next month

An unpublicised agreement between Nawaz Sharif and the Saudi Arabian government that provided for the former Pakistani premier to stay away from active politics in return for the dropping of criminal

Gunmen open fire in a street near Ahmedi mosque

Unidentified gunmen opened fire in a street near an Ahmedi mosque in this eastern Pakistani city, creating panic among people though there were no casualties, police said on friday.

ICC clears Butt, Akmal of spot-fixing charges

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly cleared two Pakistani cricketers, Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal, from all charges related to their alleged involvement in a spot fixing scandal du

Pak court issues notice to Musharraf in 'treason' case

A Pakistani court has issued notice to Pervez Musharraf on a petition seeking his presence in court linked to a case in which the former military dictator has been accused of committing high treason b

30 Pak seminaries alleged to have links with terror outfits

The Punjab Home Department has directed the police and other law enforcement agencies to strictly monitor the activities of over 30 religious seminaries across the most populous province in Pakistan.

Banned Sipah-e-Sahaba's chief arrested in Pak

Outlawed Sunni militant group Sipah-e-Sahaba's chief Maulana Ahmad Ludhianvi has been arrested at Jhang in Pakistan's Punjab province and shifted to an undisclosed location.

Gunmen shoot dead 2 at Pakistan mosque

Gunmen on Saturday stormed a mosque in eastern Pakistan and fired at worshippers, killing two and wounding seven others, police said.

28 people killed in 3 drone strikes in Waziristan

At least 28 people were killed when three US-led drone attacks struck in remote areas of South and North Waziristan in Pakistan.

Spot-fixing: PCB boss Butt to meet Sharad Pawar today

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt is scheduled to meet the International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday in India.

Bouquets and brickbats greet “tainted trio” on return to Pak

The three Pakistani cricketers — Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Amir — implicated in spot-fixing allegations in last month’s final Test against England, have returned to Pakistan to mixed slo

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