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PPP to remain strong political party: Speaker Sindh Assembly 20.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Karachi- Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj today has said that PPP is a strong political party and will remain so. He said that the 18th October jalsa proved that Bilawal has billions of supporters. He added said that dictatorship is over and Pakistan is a democracy now. He said that if MQM has any misunderstandings, then it should talk it ...
Bhuttoism can save country from civil war: Bilawal 19.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said that only Bhuttoism could save the country from civil war as it’s the only political philosophy that calls for unity of the people and the state. He said there are in fact only two political forces in Pakistan, one is Bhuttoism and the other comprises followers of dictators like Ziaul Haq and Pervez ... 9.10.2014 Delicious popular
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Gen Raheel foiled anti-democracy conspiracy, claims Beg 22.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Former army chief general (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg has claimed that PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri conspired with the US to create chaos in the country and pave way for military coup, however, Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif foiled their ‘conspiracy’. In an interview with a private TV channel on Sunday, the former army chief claimed that ...
Democracy can only establish world peace: Bilawal Bhutto 21.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI- Chairperson Pakistan People Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said a democratic Pakistan will contribute far better and effective role in world peace hence all the stake holders aspiring for international peace should supplement the efforts for strengthening democracy. In his message on the International Day for Peace being observed across the globe on today, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari ...
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C. Christine Fair | The Protests in Islamabad and the Future of Pakistani Democracy | Foreign Affairs 18.9.2014 Delicious popular
‘MQM can end corruption if came to power’ 18.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain on Wednesday said MQM could come into power with the support of ‘establishment’ with an aim to end the current corrupt culture of the country. Addressing a gathering at Jinnah Ground, Azizabad on the occasion of his birthday ceremony, he said, “I do not know why the ‘establishment’ is angry with the ...
As core al-Qaida weakened, its successors spread 16.9.2014 Nation
WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming. Western hostages beheaded on camera.
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As core al-Qaida weakened, its successors spread 16.9.2014 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming....
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PML-Q asks SC to let politicians resolve deadlock 9.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has urged the Supreme Court of Pakistan to let the political parties resolve the ongoing political deadlock. Advocate Sardar Abdul Raziq Khan Monday submitted the PML-Q reply in the apex court, in a petition filed by Lahore High Court Bar Association, Rawalpindi Bench, requesting that all the political parties be directed to resolve the current ...
War isn’t over yet: Raza Rabbani 4.9.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad- Pakistan Peoples Party senior leader, Raza Rabbani today said the Parliament has not achieved full success as conspiracies are still being planned against the democracy in the country. PPP’s leader believed that Model Town was a tragic incident but blamed revolutionary leaders of doing politics over dead bodies. “A common man is suffering due to the fight between ...
Situation in Pakistan 4.9.2014 Hindu: Home
Some readers have expressed the apprehension that Pakistan may come under another spell of military rule. True, the political situation in the country is uncertain. But both the protesting leaders...
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Monkey Cage: World values lost in translation 3.9.2014 Washington Post: Politics
At the dawn of the 21st century, the Vietnamese were the most authoritarian people in the world, according to the World Values Survey. Ninety-nine percent of the survey’s respondents in Vietnam in 2001 said they favored military rule. So did 96 percent of the survey’s sample in Indonesia and five sixths of respondents in Albania in 1998 and Iran in 2000. In the next round of the survey only a few years later, however, only a third of the samples in Vietnam and Iran supported military rule, and only one eighth in Albania. Of the four most authoritarian countries from the previous round, only Indonesia remained consistent at 95 ... 2.9.2014 Delicious popular
Pakistan’s Sharif clings to power as protesters step up assault 2.9.2014 Washington Post: World
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was clinging to power Monday as protesters stepped up their assault on government buildings while the capital was gripped with fear and confusion about whether the country’s powerful military will step in to defuse the ...
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Déjà vu in Pakistan 1.9.2014 HBL: Home
Its fragile democracy is once again under threat. Nawaz Sharif must take some of the blame
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Talks with Pak government failed: Qadri 28.8.2014 Hindu: Home
A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation said on Thursday that he has “shut the door” on further talks with...
No negotiations if no resignation, says Imran 28.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD- As the talks between the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) failed on Wednesday to overcome the present crisis, Imran Khan announced to end the ongoing talks till the resignation of the prime minister and extended deadline of his ‘crucial announcement’ for 24 hours more. PTI Chief Imran Khan on Tuesday warned the government that Wednesday would be the day of ...
This too shall pass, says Sharif 27.8.2014 Hindu: Home
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court ordered PTI and PAT protesters to clear the Constitution Avenue which also includes a road in front of the apex court and the Parliament by tomorrow.
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