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2008-08-19 09:00:48

Islamabad airport named after Benazir Bhutto ISLAMABAD, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Islamabad International Airport was officially named after slain former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Thursday, the 61st anniversary of the country's independence from British rule. The airport administration, after receiving government notification, placed the new board of Islamabad airport with the name of Benazir Bhutto International Airport. Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has...

2006-08-10 03:39:20

(Corrects paragraph six to say elections are late next year, not this year) ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition parties plan to move a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz on August 23, opposition lawmakers said on Thursday. Aziz's economic reforms have strengthened the economy, but ordinary Pakistanis complain of rising prices and unemployment. The opposition's main complaint against Aziz, a former finance minister and ex-Citibank executive, is that he was...

2005-11-15 11:21:18

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a KFC fast-food restaurant in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing three people and wounding 15, police and doctors said. Provincial authorities said they suspected Islamist militants and cast doubt on a claim of responsibility by a separatist group from nearby Baluchistan province which said it had targeted an office of a state-run Pakistani oil company. Two other Karachi KFC restaurants, a Pakistani...

2005-11-15 06:55:21

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a KFC fast-food restaurant in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing three people and wounding 15 in an attack thought to have been carried out by Islamist militants, police and doctors said. Some victims suffered severe burns in the bombing, which blew a meter-wide (3-feet-wide) hole in the street and engulfed it in a fireball that gutted six or seven other parked cars in the center of the southern city,...

2005-11-15 06:42:12

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a KFC fast-food restaurant in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing three people and wounding 15 in an attack thought to have been carried out by Islamist militants, police and doctors said. Some victims suffered severe burns in the bombing, which blew a meter-wide (3-feet-wide) hole in the street and engulfed it in a fireball that gutted six or seven other parked cars in the center of the southern city,...

2005-11-15 03:46:13

By Aamir Ashraf KARACHI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a KFC fast-food restaurant in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding about 15, some critically, police and doctors said. Some of the wounded suffered severe burns, hospital doctors and police said. No one had claimed responsibility for the attack, Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed told Reuters. The blast occurred in central Karachi just before 9 a.m. local time (0400...


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