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Monday, December 7, 2009

Pakistan amnesty case stirs tension,bombs kill 10

ISLAMABAD-Pakistan's top court began hearing challenges on Monday to an amnesty order that could deepen political tension in a nuclear-armed country already facing pressure to fight Taliban militants on several fronts. An attack by a suicide bomber killed nine people outside a court in Peshawar and another blast was reported in Lahore, highlighting relentless security troubles in Pakistan, an ally that Washington needs to help fight the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Doubts are growing that President Asif Ali Zardari can survive politically in the long term, let alone lead the charge against Islamist fighters who have shown they can penetrate security near the headquarters of the all-powerful military...

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