March 21, 2002
Pak to charge four, including Omar
Chief prosecutor Raja Quereshi said his case would not be weakened by the fact that Pearl's body is yet to be found.
Afghan war may spill into Pakistan: Report
Chasing Al Qaeda and the Taliban into Pakistan would be a last resort carried out with the approval of Pakistani leaders, a US commander was quoted as saying.
Pak army holds exercises in PoK
Code-named Taimur One, the exercises were held in Ratta close to the Line of Control with India.
Russia wants India, Pak to show restraint
A Russian foreign ministry statement said that Russia expressed concern over the continuing tension triggered by the terrorist attack on Indian Parliament on December 13.
March 20, 2002
NEWS FROM PAKISTAN
Musharraf revamps Pak's police system
Violence will not be tolerated and if it happens in future, concerned officials will be taken to task, the president said.
Pearl's murder highlights challenges to Musharraf: US
'President Musharraf's intention to establish a moderate, tolerant Islamic State is being welcomed by most Pakistanis, but he will still have to confront major vested interests', CIA Director George Tenet said.
Al Qaeda men regrouping in Pak: Report
The militiamen are reportedly protected by Pushtoon leaders in North West Frontier Province, an area where Pakistan government's authority is limited.
March 19, 2002
PAK CHURCH ATTACK
Annan condemns church attack
'The secretary general condemns in the strongest possible terms this vicious act of terrorism," a United Nations spokesperson said.
Church attack: Powell speaks to Musharraf
US state department spokesman Richard Boucher said that the Pakistan president assured the US secretary of state that he is committed to tracking down the attackers.
Pak govt suspends 4 cops
President Pervez Musharraf took the decision to suspend the cops at a high-level meeting to review the security scenario in view of the attack on the church and the increasing sectarian violence.
March 16, 2002
Air Canada bans Salman Rushdie
The airline said that the extra security measures required for the writer to fly could mean long delays for other passengers.
Christina Rocca to visit India
The US assistant secretary of state (South Asia) will hold talks with government officials and heads of business and non-governmental organisations.
March 15, 2002
Grenade attack on US embassy in Yemen
An Yemeni man has reportedly been taken into custody on suspicion of hurling two concussion grenades.