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Pakistan ex-PM criticizes judiciary for his disqualification Pakistans former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday criticized the countrys judiciary for rejecting his appeal over his disqualification from office and vowed again to fight a legal battle to clear his name.
Washington Post | 6 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif appears before anti-corruption court, set to be indicted ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption court on Tuesday, kicking off trial proceedings that he says are biased and which threaten to dent his party's chances at the next general election due i
Reuters | 11 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pakistani cricket star Khan talks US, regional policy A cricket legend who may be Pakistan's future prime minister says the United States should stop trying to destroy the Taliban and instead talk to them with help from Pakistan.
KLKNTV.com | 23 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Pakistani cricket star Khan urges Trump to talk to Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) A cricket legend who may be Pakistan's future prime minister says the United States should stop trying to destroy the Taliban and instead talk to them with help from Pakistan.
Journal Review | Sep 25, 2017 5:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Pakistan's Ousted Prime Minister Returns to Face Corruption Trial Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan to appear in court on corruption charges, his political party said. His return to was a surprise, after speculation that he had gone into exile.
Wall Street Journal | Sep 25, 2017 10:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The fishermen saving Pakistan's island dogs Dozens of stray dogs live on an uninhabited island off Karachi, where fishermen help keep them alive.
BBC News | Sep 24, 2017 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Pakistan, once-fringe Islamist radicals make their way into mainstream politics If we win, we will struggle to establish Islamic rule, said one leader.
Washington Post | Sep 24, 2017 08:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pakistan Plans to Regulate Weekly Sermons to Prevent Extremism As pressure is mounting on Pakistan to do more to curb militancy emanating from parts of its territory, the country is planning to regulate Friday's sermons at local mosques where mullahs will preach on pre-approved religious topics. The new effort is bei
Voice of America | Sep 23, 2017 11:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Leaders Air Grievances at United Nations Gathering There were some verbal fireworks at the U.N. General Assembly Saturday as the foreign minister of North Korea responded to President Donald Trump and a senior Indian official lashed out at Pakistan. One of the most anticipated speeches of the week was Nor
Voice of America | Sep 23, 2017 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Museum Records Traumatic Legacy of Birth of India and Pakistan The division of the Indian subcontinent by British rulers into two countries 70 years ago led to the largest mass migration in modern history, with more than 12 million people displaced and half a million killed. Hindus and Sikhs crossed into India, and M
Voice of America | Sep 23, 2017 04:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend