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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Islamabad braced for huge Imran Khan-led protest against Sharif

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

    ... then there is going to be violence IMRAN KHAN, OPPOSITION POLITICIAN Sharif's thumping parliamentary majority sparked a rare outbreak of optimism among Pakistan watchers who dared to hope ... "If they try to stop peaceful protest then there is going to be violence." Sharif's power has also been challenged in the prime minister's home city of Lahore, the capital ...

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

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

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

    ... attack. More than 400 injured, including dozens of women and a handful of children, were rushed to the city's two major hospitals. At least 79 police were among the wounded. The crisis took ... the military to intervene," he said. Zaidi also dismissed claims by the protest groups that they had not initiated the violence. "You cannot build up emotions nationwide, but particularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582466/pakistan-government-seeks-talks-clashes-opposition-supporters-leave
  3. 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 ... government would have to "share space" with the army. Under the agreement, Sharif would be subservient to generals on issues he had wanted to handle himself- the fight against Taliban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588096/pakistanss-army-chief-prevented-coup-against-prime-minister-nawaz-sharif
  4. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bannu Villagers in Pakistan's lawless northwest mourn women and children killed in war on militants Anger at civilian deaths amid raid on Taliban hideout When Pakistani air force jets rained down missiles on a village in the country's violence-wracked northwest last week, it was described as yet another victory over Taliban insurgents in an ongoing ...

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

    Pakistani protesters clash with police as soldiers secure state broadcaster

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

    ... escorted protesters out and placed the building under their protection. There were no signs of violence and the protesters were seen leaving the building peacefully. The station later came back ... 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
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

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

    ... and plagued with militant violence and criminal gangs. Khan accuses Sharif of rigging elections last year. Sharif won a landslide victory in the first democratic transfer of power in the coup-plagued ... a negotiated end to the stand-off. "We are against any move which can derail democracy. We want to resolve all the matters within the framework of law and constitution," he said. ...

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

    Clashes in Pakistan after shots fired at opposition leader Imran Khan

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:43pm

    ... the nuclear-armed nation of 180 million is fighting an offensive against Pakistani Taliban militants and the influence of anti-Western and sectarian groups is growing. In the latest violence, 10 militants ... is protesting against alleged electoral irregularities last year’s polls. Most observers expect the military to play referee, to maintain security but not support action to force Sharif out. “Imran ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574222/clashes-pakistan-after-shots-fired-opposition-leader-imran-khan
  8. 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

    ... with the few lifeguards on duty often unable to exert any authority. Despite the deaths, hundreds of families including women and children continued to arrive at the Clifton Beach on Thursday, as some ... to allow them to swim in the sea,” said Fahad Ali, a police official deployed at the beach. “These people have come with their family members, there are women and children and you can see kids ...

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

    More than 20,000 rally in Islamabad, calling for Sharif to resign as PM

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... Pakistan's stability, at a time when the nation of 180 million is waging an offensive against Pakistani Taliban militants and when the influence of anti-Western and sectarian groups is growing. Riot ... than a metre long. Brigades of men and women in fluorescent jackets had gas masks, swimming goggles and bottles of water. "We are here to disarm the gas shells," explained one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574936/60000-protesters-fill-rain-soaked-streets-push-pakistan-pms-resignation
  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi's thirst for water unquenched

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... to spend more money or walk further and further to get water. One elderly resident, Aisha Saleem, said even the little water they get from the water board was salty. "Women and kids have to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580399/karachis-thirst-water-unquenched

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