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2008-08-28 21:00:15

Nawaz Sharif, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League, said Thursday his party will not re-partner with the Pakistan People's Party to form a coalition government. The Press Trust of India reported that PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari requested Sharif rejoin Pakistan's ruling coalition.

2008-08-20 03:00:18

The main players in Pakistan's ruling coalition had yet to resolve their differences two days after President Pervez Musharraf's resignation.

2008-08-19 09:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency); subheadings as received [Xinhua "Analysis" by Rao Bo, Li Jingchen: "Uncertainties Linger After Musharraf's Resignation"] ISLAMABAD, Aug.

2008-08-12 09:00:43

By Andrew Buncombe Pakistan President 'unfit' to rule, declares regional assembly PAKISTAN'S government is finalising a "charge-sheet" against Pervez Musharraf as battle lines are drawn in the bitter struggle over the President's future.

2006-01-08 05:03:41

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A key party allied to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf threatened on Sunday to quit the ruling coalition if a military crackdown in troubled Baluchistan province was not halted by Friday.

2005-10-07 02:39:39

By Simon Cameron-Moore ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's government parties celebrated on Friday after scoring convincing wins in nationwide mayoral elections in which Islamist parties were the main losers.

2005-08-27 03:26:42

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Government parties in Pakistan claimed victory on Saturday in the second round of local elections, but the opposition Islamist alliance denounced the poll saying a fair vote was impossible under President Pervez Musharraf.

2005-08-25 08:17:10

By Aamir Ashraf RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed in sporadic violence as Pakistanis voted on Thursday in the second phase of local elections expected to lay the ground for President Pervez Musharraf to stay in office beyond 2007.

2005-08-21 04:19:53

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's ruling coalition said on Sunday it had swept the first round of local polls seen as a trial run for 2007 general elections, boosting President Pervez Musharraf's own election prospects.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.