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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    I’m going nowhere, defiant PM Nawaz Sharif tells Pakistanis demanding he quit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... Sharif quit, claiming the election which swept him to power last year was rigged. The crisis has rattled Sharif's government 15 months into a five-year term and prompted rumours the army may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581277/im-going-nowhere-defiant-pm-nawaz-sharif-tells-pakistanis-demanding-he
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi's thirst for water unquenched

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... Baluchistan province. But in recent years, drought has hurt the city's supply. Misbah Fareed, a senior official with the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board that runs the city's water supplies, ... to take more water from the river, it would take a minimum of four years to build. But analysts say supply is not the only problem. Farhan Anwar, who runs an organisation called Sustainable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580399/karachis-thirst-water-unquenched
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Taliban got new haircuts to elude Pakistani military

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu Taliban get a haircut and run from Pakistani assault Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before ... forces' operation," he said while cutting hair in a shop in Bannu, the town where most civilians fled to. For years he cut Taliban commanders' hair to match the flowing locks of former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548164/taliban-got-new-haircuts-elude-pakistani-military
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s new terror law ‘green light for abuse’, says HRW

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... nuclear-armed country has wrestled for years with home-grown Islamist militants, but its slow and at times dysfunctional legal system has struggled to cope with the challenge. The new law doubles ... in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which Pakistan ratified in 2010. The New York-based campaign group said the bill was an improvement on the original ordinance issued last year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1546997/pakistans-new-terror-law-green-light-abuse-says-hrw
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani politicians meet with protesters to try to end crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:41pm by Reuters

    ... year's general election that swept Sharif to power by a landslide was rigged, and they are demanding his resignation. Sharif's party won the election by a landslide, taking 190 out of 342 ... an influential role in Pakistani politics in recent years, ordered Khan and Qadri to appear today to explain their protests. The ruling came after petitions urging the court to restrain Khan and Qadri ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577860/pakistani-politicians-meet-protesters-try-end-crisis
  6. 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 ...

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

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

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

    ... and plagued with militant violence and criminal gangs. Khan accuses Sharif of rigging elections last year. Sharif won a landslide victory in the first democratic transfer of power in the coup-plagued ...

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

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... and dancing as they prepared to welcome the their comrades approaching the city. “We have come to save our country because of the call of our leader, Imran Khan,” said 36-year-old Ajaz Khan in central ... is protesting against alleged electoral irregularities last year’s polls. Most observers expect the military to play referee, to maintain security but not support action to force Sharif out. “Imran ...

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

    Islamabad braced for huge Imran Khan-led protest against Sharif

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

    ... comes a little more than a year after a landslide election victory swept Nawaz Sharif, a conservative businessman, to power for the third time. If [the police] try to stop peaceful protest ... the new prime minister had the mandate to achieve his aims of reviving a broken economy, making peace with India and tackling Islamist militancy. But in the 14 months since he took office, ...

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

    23 drown at Karachi beaches as Pakistani bathers defy ban to celebrate Eid

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:32am by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... return.” Twenty-four-year-old Muhammad Haroon added he had come to celebrate Eid with his cousins, but refused to swim with them because he did not want to ruin his new clothes. “I was walking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564054/23-drown-karachi-beaches-pakistani-bathers-defy-ban-celebrate-eid

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