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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistans’s army chief prevented coup against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Chief of staff overruled colleagues amid recent protests, sources say, but is he biding his time? Top army general 'prevented coup' against Sharif Weeks of mounting anti-government protests in Pakistan had been enough to convince five of the powerful army's 11 corps commanders that it was time for them to step in and force embattled Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588096/pakistanss-army-chief-prevented-coup-against-prime-minister-nawaz-sharif
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Passengers throw Pakistani politician Rehman Malik off plane after delay

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:53pm by GDN

    ... of the opposition Pakistan People's party is one of the country's most colourful politicians. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594821/passengers-throw-pakistani-politician-rehman-malik-plane-after-delay
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani protesters clash with police as soldiers secure state broadcaster

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... on the air. In the nuclear-armed nation where power has often changed hands through military coups rather than elections, the army is bound to play a key role in how the conflict unfolds but it has not directly intervened, apart from talking to the protagonists and calling on them to show restraint. If the protests get out of control and there is major violence, the army could step in decisively, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583048/pakistani-protesters-clash-police-soldiers-secure-state-tv
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Scores killed in Pakistan as heavy rains trigger floods

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

    ... leaving the powerful military to step in during disasters. This week, the army moved in across Punjab to carry out flood relief work while poorly resourced civilian authorities struggled to help. ...

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

    Pakistan government seeks talks as clashes with opposition supporters leave hundreds injured

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... on a new dimension on Thursday after it was announced the country's powerful army chief, General Raheel Sharif, would mediate. Observers believe that if Sharif survives the crisis it will be at the cost of significant concessions to the army- including allowing ex-army chief Pervez Musharraf, currently on trial for treason, to leave the country. But political analyst Mosharraf Zaidi said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582466/pakistan-government-seeks-talks-clashes-opposition-supporters-leave
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan army launch ground offensive against Taliban in North Waziristan

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:47pm by AFP

    ... to verify the number and identity of those killed. On Saturday the army said a leading Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander was killed, while a “prominent” al-Qaeda commander was arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543674/pakistan-army-luanch-ground-offensive-against-taliban-north-waziristan
  7. 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 intervene to resolve matters- and in doing so effectively put the elected government under its thumb. In a country that has seen three military coups, the threat of army intervention casts a shadow ...

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

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

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

    ... parties refused to rally to his call. Former president Asif Ali Zardari, co-chairman of the Pakistan People's Party- the largest opposition party- criticised Khan's willingness to use ...

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

    Taliban warns foreign companies to leave Pakistan, amid army offensive

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... militants' safe havens that killed 37 fighters, while insurgents fought back with a roadside bomb that killed six soldiers, the first army casualties of the operation, the military said. Prime ... foreign countries to stop doing business with the government and supporting their "apostate army". "We warn all foreign investors, airlines and multinational corporations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1534285/taliban-warns-foreign-companies-leave-pakistan-amid-army-offensive
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... officials fear the threat of unrest will increase the military’s hold over the government. The military has been frustrated with the government, in particular over the prosecution of former army chief and president Pervez Musharraf for treason. There was also disagreement between the government and the army on how to handle the Pakistani Taliban with the army favouring military action ...

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

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