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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s former military dictator, Pervez Musharraf, was granted bail on Monday in a case related to the killing of a cleric, taking him a step closer to freedom after months under house arrest and legal wrangling over his fate.
Pakistan’s political leaders have reacted with unusual vehemence since missiles fired by American drones killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, on Friday.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan will review its relationship with the United States in a high-level meeting on Sunday, the prime minister’s office said, following the killing of the Pakistani Taliban leader in a U.S. drone strike.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani Taliban fighters secretly buried their leader early on Saturday after he was killed by a U.S. drone aircraft and quickly moved to replace him while vowing a wave of suicide bombs in revenge.
Leg-spinner Shahid Afridi and paceman Mohammad Irfan shared six wickets as Pakistan thumped South Africa by 66 runs in the second day-night international in Dubai on Friday. read more
Experienced Pakistan all-rounders, Shoaib Malik and Abdul Razzaq will return to the national team for the Twenty20 series against South Africa, according to a source in the Cricket Board (PCB). read more
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan killed the head of the Pakistani Taliban on Friday, security sources told Reuters, the latest in a series of blows to Pakistan’s most feared militant group.