• Thursday
  • April 17, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:55am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 77 for politics

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri tests political voice in million-man march

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... argues that the authority to appoint the caretaker administration should be widened to include non-political institutions such as the military. That has led to speculation that Pakistan's ... but his own. But in the highly charged atmosphere of Pakistani politics, not everyone takes what Qadri says at face value. "This whole charade of a million-people march and a sit-in like ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Musharraf suffers ‘heart problem’ on way to treason hearing

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 04:28pm by AGENCIES

    ... Musharraf’s team says the allegations, which relate to his imposition of emergency rule in November 2007, are politically motivated and his lawyers have challenged the authority of the three-judge ... are politically motivated and his lawyers have challenged the authority of the three-judge tribunal. Lawyers walk out Earlier on Thursday, Musharraf’s lawyers walked out of court, complaining of being ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Former military dictator will not appear in Pakistan treason court, lawyer says

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 06:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... treason charges against him at a special tribunal in Islamabad. Musharraf’s team says the treason allegations, which relate to his imposition of emergency rule in November 2007, are politically ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Suicide bomber kills nine at Pakistan political rally

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 10:11am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed nine people including a provincial government official at a political rally held Saturday by a party that has opposed the Taliban, officials said. The rally in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, was held by the Awami National Party, whose members have been repeatedly targeted by the Taliban. ...




SCMP.com Account