Pakistan bans road, rail onion exports
PAKISTAN: Pakistan this week banned overland
onion exports to chief rival India in a bid to control rising prices
at home for the South Asian food staple, the commerce ministry said
UN meets before Sudan poll
UN: The UN Security Council meet Thursday in a
private session to discuss the current situation in Sudan before the
referendum on the division of that country to begin next Sunday.
Pakistan Political turmoil:
PM reverses petrol hike
Pakistan: Pakistanís beleaguered Prime Minister
on Thursday caved into political pressure and reversed controversial
fuel price hikes, in a move designed to prevent his fragile
government from collapsing.