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  1. Pakistanis' resolve for democracy gains pace

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Global and domestic pressure leaves Pervez Musharraf no choice but to consent to people's political demands Pakistanis' desire for democracy has gained ... of parliamentary democracy in Pakistan are deep-rooted and part of a political psychology of the Pakistani people,' Dr Khan said. 'The political parties are committed to parliamentary ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... young people from February to May. Carpetbaggers make off with $2m haul Fifty carpets worth about $2 million were stolen from a shop on Square Street, Sheung Wan.The Pakistani shop owner called the police after being alerted by his son that while he was out, eight former business acquaintances, all Pakistani men aged from their 20s to their 50s, came to the shop and took the carpets ...

  3. Alliance of banned militants in Pakistan

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asad Riaz in Karachi The groups are pooling resources to attack western and government targets Pakistani investigators believe established militant groups, reeling from crackdowns by security forces and international efforts to break apart their operations, may be banding together under a new umbrella- the Muslim United Army (MUA). Investigators believe the MUA ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Visa mystery I refer to your article headlined 'Work visa denied to hockey coach' (December 13) regarding the denial of a work visa by the director of immigration to a reputable and talented Pakistani hockey coach. The sponsor expressed concern that the refusal letter gave the grounds as being that he lacked a special skill, knowledge or experience that was of value to Hong ...

  5. Pakistani court rules in favour of woman who married for love

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in marriage, he was rejected. Despite that, the couple got married secretly. A man with considerable standing in Pakistani society, Ms Waheed's father quickly rallied support from religious ...

  6. Refugees vow to die rather than go home

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires A group of asylum-seekers staging a hunger strike on the Pacific island of Nauru after being refused entry to Australia have said they would rather die than return home. The refugees- 23 Afghans and one Pakistani- failed in their application for political asylum in Australia and have been told they must go back to their countries. They have been held ...

  7. Pakistani forces hope for help to plug holes in border

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as they wind their way through barbed-wire enclosures and checkpoints recently erected by the Pakistani army. The pressure is high on Pakistan to prevent Taleban and al-Qaeda fugitives from using ... to ferry men, weapons, drugs, and 'tax free' items across the border. The Pakistani response to criticism from Kabul and Washington over the porous border, which intelligence officials ...

  8. Work visa denied for hockey coach

    Posted Dec 13th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Pakistanis are angry at decision, saying it smacks of discrimination A Pakistani hockey player has been denied a work visa by immigration officials on the grounds he lacks ... permit has angered Pakistani community members, who are demanding an explanation. Some fear the judgment may be linked to racial or political discrimination against Pakistanis. Aslam, a former ...


    Posted Dec 10th 2003, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... to convert because of her boyfriend, a Pakistani trader. 'He says he can only marry Muslims,' she says. 'His family was unhappy that he dated me. They said they would only accept me ...

  10. Moon spotting at the mall

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... which was to take place two days later: St John's Cathedral had asked him to give a talk in the cathedral. An older, Pakistani man, listening to this and hearing that Thanksgiving ...




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