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Pak Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 20:54

In a major setback to peace talks, the Pakistani Taliban today refused to extend the ceasefire but said they are committed to the process that the government has initiated to find an end the decade-long insurgency.

Pak PM Sharif, Zardari meet; discuss Musharraf, politics

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 18:44

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met former President Asif Ali Zardari here, amid unease in civil-military relations due to the trial of erstwhile military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

Musharraf not singled out in treason case: Prosecutor

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 15:57

Pervez Musharraf`s claim that he was being singled out in the high treason trial was Wednesday described as premature by the prosecution, which said evidence was only found against the former Pakistani military dictator for imposing an emergency in 2007.

`Indo-Pak bilateral cooperation must for lasting peace in J&K`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 00:38

Batting for friendly relations between India and Pakistan, Union Minister Farooq Abdullah said bilateral cooperation between the two countries is imperative for lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Suspected Greek neo-Nazis get life for murdering Pakistani

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 23:40

Two suspected members of Greece`s neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn received life sentences on Tuesday over the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani immigrant last year, a judicial source said.

Pak says it wants sustained comprehensive dialogue process

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:57

Describing terrorism as a common challenge, Pakistan on Tuesday pitched for deeper Indo-Pak engagement to resolve various contentious issues including Jammu and Kashmir and said both the countries must take advantage of economic opportunities to improve relations.

Musharraf singled out in treason case: Lawyer tells court

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 19:56

Pervez Musharraf`s lawyer on Tuesday claimed that the former Pakistan president was being singled out in the treason trial and all those involved in the imposition of the emergency in 2007 should be tried together.

Afghanistan poll hopeful Ghani wants Pak `special relationship`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 18:07

Afghan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani says rapprochement with the Taliban`s old backers Pakistan, along the lines of France and Germany after World War II, is key to ending instability in his conflict-torn nation.

Pak cannibal brothers released from jail, boy`s head found in their home

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 17:24

In a shocking case, the head of a boy was found at the house of two brothers in Pakistan who were recently released from prison for indulging in cannibalism.

Former J&K militants` Pakistani wives hold protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 15:52

The Pakistani wives of many former militants who returned home under the state government`s rehabilitation policy staged a protest in summer capital Srinagar.

Pak Senate adopts resolution binding PM to attend its session

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:47

Pakistan`s Senate has passed a resolution making it mandatory for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend its session at least once a week after he failed to turn up since assuming the position last year.

Pervez Musharraf`s treason case hearing resumes

Pervez Musharraf`s treason case hearing resumes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:53

The special court constituted to try former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf Tuesday resumed his trial for high treason after his formal indictment last month.