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Pervez Musharraf Rejects Western-style Democracy in Pakistan

Pervez Musharraf Rejects Western-style Democracy in Pakistan

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:52

Deeming a democracy based on Western models as impractical in Pakistan, former military ruler Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf Tuesday said the South Asian country would be better off with a form of majority rule that agreed to its environment/circumstances, media reported. [caption id="attachment_40323" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

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US May send Additional Troops to Afghanistan Next Year

US May send Additional Troops to Afghanistan Next Year

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:41

The US military likely will keep a slightly larger force in Afghanistan in 2015 than first planned and American troops will have authority to come to the aid of Afghan forces if necessary, officials said Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_40318" align="alignnone" width="600"] US ...

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Motorcycle Blast Near Karachi Police Truck

Motorcycle Blast Near Karachi Police Truck

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:33

A powerful blast took place near Korangi Crossing, killing at least one person and injuring four others including a woman and her daughters here Tuesday, police official said. [caption id="attachment_40314" align="alignright" width="384"] Motorcycle Blast in Karachi[/caption] According ...

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PM Sharif Leaves for Nepal Today (SAARC Summit)

PM Sharif Leaves for Nepal Today (SAARC Summit)

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:09

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will fly for Nepal’s Kathmandu city today to participate in two-day SAARC Summit starting from Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_40308" align="alignnone" width="600"] Nawaz Sharif[/caption] The theme of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit is ...

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First Suspected Ebola Case Emerges in Pakistan

First Suspected Ebola Case Emerges in Pakistan

Monday, November 24, 2014 19:45

A man in Chiniot was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition and has been kept under isolation, with doctors fearing he may have contracted the deadly Ebola virus. [caption id="attachment_40304" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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Pakistan has Fastest Growing Nuclear Weapons Programme in the World

Pakistan has Fastest Growing Nuclear Weapons Programme in the World

Monday, November 24, 2014 19:40

[caption id="attachment_40300" align="alignright" width="384"] Pakistan Nuclear Weapons[/caption] Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world and could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices by 2020, an influential American ...

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Sessions Judge Orders Registration of Case Against Sheikh Rasheed (Provocative Speech)

Sessions Judge Orders Registration of Case Against Sheikh Rasheed (Provocative Speech)

Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00

[caption id="attachment_40296" align="alignright" width="384"] Sheikh Rasheed - Imran Khan[/caption] A district and sessions judge in Nankana Sahib ordered registration of a case against Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed for his “provocative ...

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SC Rejects Govt Request for Extension in Deadline (CEC Appointment)

SC Rejects Govt Request for Extension in Deadline (CEC Appointment)

Monday, November 24, 2014 11:46

Supreme Court on Monday rejected government’s request to extend deadline to appoint chief election commissioner, News reported. The earlier-set deadline to fill the post expired today. [caption id="attachment_40292" align="alignright" width="269"] Supreme Court[/caption] Attorney General of Pakistan ...

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Nawaz-Modi Meeting a Distinct Possibility (SAARC)

Nawaz-Modi Meeting a Distinct Possibility (SAARC)

Monday, November 24, 2014 11:31

Despite simmering border tensions, the prime ministers of Pakistan and India may meet on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit this week in Nepal. [caption id="attachment_40288" align="alignnone" width="594"] Nawaz Sharif - Narendra ...

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Govt Remains Tight-fisted in Handouts to Provinces

Govt Remains Tight-fisted in Handouts to Provinces

Sunday, November 23, 2014 11:35

The government has squeezed payments to provinces made on account of their share in federal taxes, as it transferred just 18% of the annual commitments under the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award during the first quarter of the current fiscal year. [caption id="attachment_40284" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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