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  1. 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 "unconstitutional means". "Democracy and nation will not be served by calls for civil disobedience nor by a stubborn refusal by any side to engage in a meaningful dialogue on political ...

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

    Pakistani politicians meet with protesters to try to end crisis

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

    ... and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters yesterday in a bid to end a week-long political crisis that has rattled the restive nation. Thousands of followers of the cricketer turned ... 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
  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... former cricketer, known for his charity work, who now heads the third largest legislative bloc in the country. Qadri, a cleric and political activist who usually lives in Canada, controls a large ...

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

    Islamabad braced for huge Imran Khan-led protest against Sharif

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

    ... capital to standstill Pakistan is bracing itself for massive street protests in the capital, Islamabad, this week amid a political crisis that has seen cities' petrol supplies cut, clashes between police and the followers of a controversial cleric in Lahore, and demands by politician and former cricketer Imran Khan for the government to quit. The chaos and political uncertainly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571528/islamabad-braced-huge-imran-khan-led-protest-against-sharif
  5. 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

    ... and is regularly wracked by political and ethnic violence.   ...

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

    Civilian deaths in anti-Taliban air raid stoke anger in Pakistan's lawless northwest

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Almost 500 "militants" are said to have been killed in the campaign, which has been enthusiastically backed by political parties and media, who see it as a means of tackling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557287/civilian-deaths-anti-taliban-air-raid-stoke-anger-pakistans-lawless
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan pounds insurgent hideouts, targeting Uygur separatists

    Posted May 24th 2014, 02:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Uygur separatists said to be targets in Pakistani offensive against insurgent strongholds close to the Afghan border after China ... Movement (ETIM), a separatist militant outfit blamed for numerous terror attacks in China’s unsettled western region of Xinjiang. He said the Chinese government had pressed Pakistan to take action ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519233/pakistan-pounds-insurgent-hideouts-third-day-targeting-uygur-separatists

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