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  1. News - World - PAKISTAN

    Benazir's son puts Bhutto name back in spotlight

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 07:20am by Reuters

    ... by a series of confrontations with the powerful Supreme Court over corruption scandals. After people became disillusioned with its image and policies, it was voted out in a landmark election last year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1624562/benazirs-son-puts-bhutto-name-back-spotlight
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Scores killed in Pakistan as heavy rains trigger floods

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 07:07pm by Reuters

    ... killed after heavy rain triggered flash floods, officials there said on Thursday. Pakistan’s civilian governments have long been perceived as riddled by corruption and largely ineffective, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586070/scores-killed-pakistan-heavy-rains-trigger-flash-floods
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    More than 20,000 rally in Islamabad, calling for Sharif to resign as PM

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... of the protesters. Qadri wants the prime minister to resign and a new government of technocrats installed. He promises his supporters he will crack down on corruption, and generate enough funds to pay ... The crowds danced to music or swapped T-shirts with Khan's face on them. "Imran Khan is not a corrupt person. He's loyal to people and the country," said Aqsa Ijaz, a 25-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574936/60000-protesters-fill-rain-soaked-streets-push-pakistan-pms-resignation
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... listen to the protesters' complaints about vote-rigging and corruption. On Sunday, Khan appealed to the people to stop paying utility bills and taxes to the current government, accusing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576168/pakistani-lawmakers-resign-bid-force-nawaz-sharif-out
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan election vetting fails to bar corrupt candidates, observers say

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Scrutiny of potential candidates has missed the mark and observers say corrupt politicians and tax dodgers have been given a path to power Election test ... recently launched an anti-corruption campaign, leading tens of thousands of protesters into the streets demanding rigorous scrutiny of politicians. Tahir struck a chord in a country plagued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1213385/pakistan-election-vetting-fails-bar-corrupt-candidates-observers-say
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Islamabad braced for huge Imran Khan-led protest against Sharif

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:41pm by GDN

    ... party, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek and his religious organisation, the Minhaj-ul-Quran. He has long called for revolution, claiming Pakistan's democratic structure is mired in corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571528/islamabad-braced-huge-imran-khan-led-protest-against-sharif
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... and the government holding out hope for peace talks. The government is also struggling to overcome daily power shortages, high unemployment, and spiralling crime – the legacy of decades of corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574222/clashes-pakistan-after-shots-fired-opposition-leader-imran-khan
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan's PM Raja Pervez Ashraf faces arrest over corruption claims

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Ashraf faces questioning over allegations involving 2010 power project as anti-corruption protesters seek parliament's dissolution ahead of poll Top ... of protesters demanded the government step down. Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry ordered officials to arrest 16 people accused of corruption in power generation projects in 2010, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1128849/pakistans-pm-raja-pervez-ashraf-faces-arrest-over-corruption-claims
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    8 killed in Lahore as Pakistani police clash with backers of popular cleric

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:58pm by AFP

    ... democracy which he considers corrupt. The religiously moderate cleric has a large following in Pakistan. But some analysts believe he is also supported by the country's powerful military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535199/8-killed-lahore-pakistani-police-clash-backers-popular-cleric
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan anti-graft board refuses to arrest PM

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 01:46pm

    ... Reuters in Islamabad The chief of the Pakistani government’s anti-corruption department on Thursday rejected a Supreme Court order to arrest the prime minister, television channels ... history of involvement in politics, has tacitly endorsed his campaign in an effort to pile more pressure on a government it sees as inept and corrupt. Qadri and the military deny this. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1130097/pakistan-anti-graft-board-refuses-arrest-pm

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