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Gilani, Asfandyar call on Zardari

KARACHI, Dec 20: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Bilawal House here on Tuesday and enquired after his health and exchanged views on the political situation, including the memo case, and the stance the government had taken for the supremacy Karachi News Sources

Whirlwind Sharif: ‘Elections now – but not sponsored by military’

  KARACHI:  Nawaz Sharif humorously remarked to journalists on Tuesday: “I’m in form today. If they throw a bouncer at me, I will hit it outside the boundary” — and perhaps followed through on the cricketing analogy by actually managing to meet a jam-packed schedule on the day. He managed to put in some ‘bouncers’ […]

Ataullah Mengal interview: ‘Aghaz-e-Haqooq package a joke’

  KARACHI: In an interview with The Express Tribune prior to his meeting with Pakistan Muslim League chief Nawaz Sharif, Mengal was openly critical of the government and the military. “They have decided that we (the Baloch) were born slaves and will remain so,” he said. “Balochistan has neared the point of no return.” He said […]

Back in the saddle: President Zardari reaches Karachi

KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari, who was in Dubai for nearly two weeks for medical treatment, returned to country late on Sunday night.The president arrived in a special plane that landed at the PAF base Masroor in Karachi. The plane was equipped with medical facilities, and the president’s personal physician and medics were on board. […]

Blame US, not Taliban, says JI

  PESHAWAR:  The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) railed against the US at a public gathering in Peshawar, and encouraged the government to maintain their decision to keep the Nato supply route closed. A large number of Pakistanis disagree with the current Afghan policy, JI leaders said, adding that the government should not blame the Taliban or al […]

Before leading PPP, Bilawal must learn Urdu, Sindhi

  KARACHI:  If Machiavelli wrote The Prince in present-day Pakistan, an additional chapter in the book would be titled: Learn local languages before leading your party. To groom the party’s current chairperson, who’s spent most of his life abroad, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders and workers have been asked to speak in Urdu and […]

MQM and PML-F discuss LG system

The coalition partners in Sindh are trying to bring a new local government system that is acceptable to the people of the province. All the coaliti The News International – Karachi

JI, SNF unite to strike Zardari down

Karachi Two political leaders of different ideologies have united on one platform to get rid of those they deem “corrupt”, clearly alluding to Pre The News International – Karachi

People have rejected Mumtaz Bhutto: Sharmila

KARACHI: The people have rejected the thinking and policies of Mumtaz Ali Bhutto. This was stated by a leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Ms. Sharmila Faruqui, here on Wednesday. She described Mumtaz Bhutto as a `spent force’ and that even the people of his constituency in Larkana have rejected him. Sharmila Faruqui was of […]

Pakistani anger is boiling over due to NATO’s airstrike

A supporter of Pakistan’s ruling People’s party stands next to a model of a mock missile at a rally to condemn NATO strikes on Pakistani troops, in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday, Nov 30, … Karachi News Sources -2

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