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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... could be used to suppress peaceful political opposition and criticism of government policy. "This vague and over-broad counterterrorism law gives a green light for abusing suspects ... 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
  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore 8 killed as police clash with backers of cleric Eight people were killed yesterday when Pakistani riot police armed with assault rifles clashed with followers of a prominent preacher and anti-government critic in the eastern city of Lahore. The clash, a rare act of political violence in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home city, involved ...

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

    Exiled MQM leader Altaf Hussain arrested on money-laundering charge

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:20am by AFP

    ... heart but is frequently rocked by ethnic, sectarian and militant violence and has one of the world's highest murder rates. Unlike Pakistan's other major political leaders who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524917/exiled-mqm-leader-altaf-hussain-arrested-money-laundering-charge
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf in real danger, aide says after bid to blow up his car

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:50pm by AFP

    ... of prisoners. The political agent of South Waziristan, the highest government official in the northwestern tribal region, confirmed the government had started releasing non-combatant prisoners to boost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1464227/musharraf-real-danger-aide-says-after-bid-blow-his-car
  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Drought and disease afflict desert region of Pakistan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:13am by AFP

    ... political system make a repeat of the disaster almost inevitable. The desert region in Tharparkar, one of Pakistan's poorest districts, spreads over nearly 20,000 square kilometres ... the region has long been ignored by Karachi, the provincial capital, because it is not considered an important constituency politically. According to the last census, Hindus make up 40 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1449603/drought-and-disease-afflict-desert-region-pakistan
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi police living in shadow of death, with 44 slain this year

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... officers in February. To be sure, the Pakistani Taliban are not the only driver of the violence in the city. Karachi has been a cauldron of ethnic and political tension for decades. Samina Ahmed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1448021/karachi-police-living-shadow-death-44-slain-year
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Car bomb kills at least 11 policemen and wounds 47 others in Karachi: Pakistani officials

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... a city of 18 million people which contributes 42 per cent of Pakistan’s GDP, has also been plagued by sectarian, ethnic and political violence for years. Pakistan has endured a bloody start ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427097/car-bomb-kills-least-11-policemen-and-wounds-47-others-karachi-pakistani
  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Imran Khan: from cricket star to political kingmaker

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 03:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan

    ... in lighting up the political stage once more. He led thousands of supporters on a long drive from the capital to the edge of South Waziristan in a two-day protest against US drone strikes that, while stopping short of his destination, cemented his celebrity status. It was an unprecedented gesture from a mainstream politician in one of the most dangerous parts of the country, a semi-autonomous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1057003/imran-khan-cricket-star-political-kingmaker
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Malala Yousafzai eyes politics to ‘change the future’ of Pakistan

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban last year for campaigning for girls’ education, said on Monday she hoped to become a politician to “change the future of my country”. The 16-year-old, whose cont ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1326452/malala-yousafzai-eyes-politics-change-future-pakistan
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PAKISTAN

    Academics worry about Islamisation at top Pakistan university

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by AFP

    ... in 1988, Zia embedded a conservative form of Islam into politics and affairs of state, and ushered in sharia law to run alongside the penal code. Trade unions and student bodies were banned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1407744/academics-worry-about-islamisation-top-pakistan

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