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Pakistan parliament okays tougher anti-terror laws

The Pakistan parliament Tuesday adopted a constitutional amendment that toughens anti-terror laws, including establishment of military-led special courts for the hearing of terrorism-related cases.

Dialogue with Pakistan Taliban council `positive`: Haq

Pakistani Taliban`s top negotiator on Monday said dialogue with the banned militant group`s political council was "positive" and its details would be discussed with the government in a day or two.

JUI pledges support to Imran`s NATO supplies blockade call

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief stressed that there is a need to assess the situation following the killing of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud in drone attack carried out by the CIA.

Imran Khan sends notice to JUI chief over `Jewish Agent` remark

Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has sent a legal notice to Jamiat Ulema e Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.

18 killed in twin blasts in Pakistan targeting poll campaign

At least 18 people were killed and over 50 injured on Tuesday in two bombings targeting politicians campaigning in northwest Pakistan for the May 11 general elections, a day after a powerful bomb ripped through a political rally in the country, claiming 24 lives.

Pakistan’s resolution on Afzal Guru `highly improper`: India

India reacted sharply to resolution passed by Pakistan Parliament to condemn hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru, saying it was "highly improper" with Salman Khurshid asking Islamabad not to interfere.

Nawaz Sharif asks Pak Govt to consider Taliban talks offer

Former premier Nawaz Sharif on Thursday asked the Pakistan government to seriously take up the Taliban`s offer for talks, saying there is a need to begin negotiations with militants without any delay.

Hafiz Saeed raises pitch against MFN status to India

The Defa-e-Pakistan Council formed by JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on Sunday launched a "movement" to oppose the move to grant Most Favoured Nation-status to India.

Leaders like Fazlur Rehman vulnerable: Pakistani daily

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief was target of terror attacks on 2 successive days.

Sharif prepared for conditional support to PPP-led govt

Sharif Thursday said his party would be prepared to support the
Pakistan People`s Party-led government if President Asif Ali
Zardari implemented the Charter of Democracy finalised by the
two parties in 2006.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam to pull out of Pakistan`s PPP coalition

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party on Tuesday announced it was pulling out of the Pakistan People`s
Party-led ruling coalition.

Jamiat warns Pak govt against changing blasphemy law

Pakistani civil rights and minority groups have been
demanding the amendment of the blasphemy law since a Christian
woman was sentenced to death after being convicted for
blasphemy last month.