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  • Title: Pakistan News - Pakistan News.Net | National Pakistan & International News Focus
    Descriptive info: .. Karachi.. 35 C Clear.. From the WSW at 22 MPH.. Mon.. 36.. 27.. Tue.. 38.. Wed.. Weather sourced from.. Weather Underground.. Latest Pakistan News.. RSS.. Legislation necessary to curb religious discrimination ensure minority rights in Pak.. Pakistan News.. Net.. - Sunday 19th May, 2013.. Religious discrimination and acts like forced conversion of Hindu girls in Pakistan should be declared as crimes against humanity and legal action should be taken to curb it, speakers at a consultation on minority rights have said.. The speakers who attended the ceremony on 'Religious Minority and Human Rights: Democratic Process and New Opportunities', underlined the need for formulation of.. Paks MQM demands high-level judicial inquiry into PTI leaders murder.. Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has demanded that a high level judicial inquiry be conducted into the events surrounding the murder of senior vice president in Sindh of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Karachi.. MQM deputy convener Farooq Sattar, while speaking at an emergency press conference, extended their party chief's condolence and condemnation message to the family of Zahra.. Britain funding surveys in Pakistan on US drone attacks.. Britain has been funding surveys in Pakistan's Tribal Areas which reveal that US drone strikes in the region are causing deep resentment among the local population.. Foreign Minister, Alistair Burt, confirmed that the Foreign Office had "supported" surveys which showed the proportion of respondents in the tribal areas who believed drone strikes were "never justified" had risen from 59 percent in.. More Pakistan News.. Kayani throws weight behind Nawaz Sharif ahead of govt.. transition.. Pakistan Army Chief, General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has met Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and expected prime minister for the next parliamentary tenure Nawaz Sharif at his residence, and exchanged views on internal and external security issues confronting the country.. According to PML-N sources, Kayani held a three-and-a-half-hour-long discussion with Sharif and both discussed.. Musharraf should leave Pak before elected govt.. takes charge PML-N tells Kayani.. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which is set to lead the government at the Centre, has reportedly told Army Chief Ashfaq Pervez Kayani that Pervez Musharraf should leave Pakistan before the elected government takes charge from the caretakers.. The PML-N, which has reportedly pardoned the former president under the pressure of international guarantors now desires that Musharraf should.. Top Pakistani Politician Gunned Down in Karachi.. - Saturday 18th May, 2013.. A top Pakistani politician has been shot and killed in Karachi.. Police say Zahra Shahid Hussain was shot twice in the head Saturday during an attempted street robbery outside her home.. She died on the way to the hospital.. A spokesman for Hussain's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, or PTI, calls her killing an act of terrorism.. Hussain was a senior vice president of PTI, which.. Top Mumbai cop says phones used to contact IPL bookies in India Dubai and Pakistan.. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Mumbai, Himanshu Roy revealed on Saturday 30 phones were used during the spot-fixing episode in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).. He said these phones were used to connect with bookies in India, Pakistan and Dubai via conference calls.. "We raided premises in the Kalbadevi area on 14 May and arrested bookie Ramesh Vyas.. 92 mobile phones.. Pak judge appeals for online submissions from Indian nationals on Sarabjit case.. A judge in Pakistan, who is investigating the murder of Sarabjit Singh, has appealed to Indian nationals having information about the case to file written submissions with relevant documents within seven days.. Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit after he succumbed to his injuries following a brutal assault by prisoners in Kot.. Pakistans Imran blames rival for killing party figure.. West Australian.. KARACHI (AFP) - Pakistani politician Imran Khan Sunday blamed a rival political leader for the killing of a senior member of his party, who was gunned down outside her home in the violence-plagued city of Karachi.. The killing of Zohra Hussain, 59, vice president of the women s wing of Khan s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Sindh province, came on the eve of a partial re-run in the.. Gunmen kill senior female Pakistani politician.. MSNBC.. By By Katharine Houreld, Reuters ISLAMABAD - Gunmen killed a senior female politician from a reformist party in Pakistan on Saturday night, the latest violent incident in a bloody election campaign and one that set off a war of words between two major opposition parties.. It was not immediately clear who killed Zohra Shahid Hussain, a senior member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party.. The PTI.. Gunman kills senior member of Imran Khans political party as row over Pakistan election vote rigging continues.. The Independent.. Police officer Sarfaraz Nawaz says Zohra Shahid was gunned down outside her home in the city of Karachi in southern Sindh province.. She was the vice president of former Pakistani cricket star Imran Khan s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party in Sindh.. No one has claimed responsibility for the killing.. Mr Khan s party has claimed it was the victim of vote rigging in several areas of.. Pakistan throws down gauntlet at the US.. Asia Times.. By M K Bhadrakumar The return of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to power in Pakistan after a hiatus of 14 years electrifies the regional politics of South Asia.. Signals passing back and forth between New Delhi and Lahore underscore a subtle change having already appeared in the political vibes.. Typically, even as the results from the previous day s parliamentary poll were pouring.. Take gradual initiatives Kayani tells Nawaz on ties with India.. Times of India.. The report said Kayani called on Sharif to congratulate him on the PML-N s success in the general election and informally talked about all national security.. Pakistan politician shot dead in Karachi.. RTE.. Gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed a senior member of a leading Pakistani political party.. Zahra Shahid Hussain was shot dead outside her home in the city of Karachi in southern Sindh province.. 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South Korean officials have been carefully monitoring the missile firings as tensions rise again in the Korean Peninsula.. The missiles were fired on Saturday morning and afternoon in a north-east direction.. Analysts have said the missiles were not as dangerous as the intermediate-range missiles which Pyongyang had.. Violence flares throughout Iraq.. Violence has erupted in many areas of Iraq.. On Saturday morning eight people, including a police officer, his wife and children, were killed by gunmen who also kidnapped ten security force personnel in the Rashid area, south of Baghdad.. The gunmen first broke into the home of the local administrator, killing one of his guards.. They then moved on to the nearby house of Captain Adnan.. Cell phone surveillance powers loosened in US.. A federal judge in the US has given law agents permission to track people's mobile phones without a warrant.. New York judge Gary Brown has ruled that law enforcement agents can conduct cell phone surveillance against people who forget to turn their phones off.. In a written ruling, he said: "Given the ubiquity and celebrity of geo-location technologies, an individual has no legitimate.. More World News.. Breaking Business and Finance News.. SUV passengers more likely to survive crashes.. Passengers in SUVs are now known to be more likely to survive a serious crash.. A new study conducted by the University of Buffalo in the US has found the driver of the SUV is as much as 10 times more likely to survive in a head-on collision where a passenger car is involved.. While automakers have taken steps to improve safety in normal passenger cars, such as changing bumper designs on.. Spain sees rise in surplus.. Spain has reported a trade surplus, the first since 1971.. With imports slumping due to austerity measures, the first monthly trade surplus for more than 40 years is being seen as a positive development.. However, the country is still suffering from an economic downturn with unemployment in Spain now running at 26.. 7%.. The surplus of 634.. 9 million euros in March reflects a 15% plunge in.. Letta says perks will be stopped.. Italy's coalition government has promised to abolish some salaries and perks which are handed out to government ministers.. A controversial property tax will also be abolished, or frozen, by the new government of Enrico Letta, who has also promised to do away with the double salary received by some parliamentarians.. Before the election, it had been mooted by Letta's coalition partners that.. Famous artists bring big money at auction.. Paintings by Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Jean-Michel Basquiat smashed all previous auction records at Christie's in New York during the week.. 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  • Title: Pakistan News - 'Legislation necessary to curb religious discrimination, ensure minority rights in Pak'
    Descriptive info: Back to Pakistan News.. Net.. Email.. Print.. Follow us on:.. Google +1.. Facebook.. Linkedin.. 'Legislation necessary to curb religious discrimination, ensure minority rights in Pak'.. Sunday 19th May, 2013.. The speakers who attended the ceremony on 'Religious Minority and Human Rights: Democratic Process and New Opportunities', underlined the need for formulation of laws to end discrimination against oppressed sections including non-Muslims in the Pakistani society, reports the Daily Times.. Minority candidates, who contested in the Elections-2013 from general constituencies in Sindh, civil society activists, human rights activists, media persons and members of minority groups, participated in the discussion.. They shared their experiences during the recent elections, gave input on the  ...   tickets to women belonging to minority communities on reserved seats for women during the elections.. He suggested fixing reserved seats for women of religious minority.. The other participants said that in Tharparkar and Umerkot districts voters were stopped from polling.. Certain landlords forcefully collected their CNICs and stopping them from voting, they said.. They also regretted that there is almost 100 percent illiteracy among the marginalised minorities in rural Sindh.. (ANI).. Other Top Stories.. Comments.. No comments yet for this story.. Have your say.. Your name or nickname.. Your comment.. By submitting your comment you agree to our.. terms and conditions.. Making the news this week on Pakistan News.. net..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Pak's MQM demands high-level judicial inquiry into PTI leader's murder
    Descriptive info: Pak's MQM demands high-level judicial inquiry into PTI leader's murder.. MQM deputy convener Farooq Sattar, while speaking at an emergency press conference, extended their party chief's condolence and condemnation message to the family of Zahra Hussain and PTI workers.. Sattar also expressed concerns at how the incident occurred despite stringent security measures in the area for re-elections in the constituency in  ...   chief Imran Khan's immediate allegations against Altaf Hussain, where Khan, shortly after the incident, said in a statement said that he held the MQM chief responsible for the death of the PTI leader.. Sattar added that this was a petty move on part of the PTI chief.. He added that they would now file a civil and criminal defamation suit against Khan..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Britain funding surveys in Pakistan on US drone attacks
    Descriptive info: Foreign Minister, Alistair Burt, confirmed that the Foreign Office had "supported" surveys which showed the proportion of respondents in the tribal areas who believed drone strikes were "never justified" had risen from 59 percent in 2010 to 63 percent in 2011, reports the Guardian.. It is the first time that the government has revealed it has carried out opinion polls on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan.. Previously British ministers have said that drone strikes are a matter for the United States and Pakistan.. However, there have been claims that  ...   the strikes.. Kat Craig, legal director for the charity Reprieve, which campaigns for human rights around the world said that the UK should not need carry out polling to determine that a campaign of illegal killing is wrong.. She said what this does show is that even British government surveys find that the drone campaign is increasingly unpopular.. Craig said ministers must come clean on the role that UK intelligence is playing in supporting drone strikes, put a stop to it, and put pressure on the US to end its campaign..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Kayani 'throws weight' behind Nawaz Sharif ahead of govt. transition
    Descriptive info: Kayani 'throws weight' behind Nawaz Sharif ahead of govt.. According to PML-N sources, Kayani held a three-and-a-half-hour-long discussion with Sharif and both discussed the Karachi situation, terror attacks in different parts of the country and drone attacks in the Tribal Areas, reports the Daily Times.. The political intelligentsia is giving high importance to this meeting and considering it a 'plow ahead' for Sharif from the Pakistan Army to hold the office of the prime minister for the third time..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Musharraf should leave Pak before elected govt. takes charge: PML-N tells Kayani
    Descriptive info: takes charge: PML-N tells Kayani.. The PML-N, which has reportedly pardoned the former president under the pressure of international guarantors now desires that Musharraf should not be on the issues' list of the country when they take charge to avoid the public pressure over Musharraf's alleged directives, reports The Nation.. Meanwhile, insiders in Musharraf's All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), maintained that international guarantors had intensified their efforts to rescue Musharraf and he was likely to land in  ...   being discussed by the officials concerned of state and his international guarantors.. They added Musharraf was most likely to fly from Pakistan a little earlier before the new rulers took charge from the caretakers.. PML-Zia chief Ijaz-ul-Haq has also claimed that Musharraf will leave the country before the elected government takes charge from the caretakers, adding that those who wanted to stop Musharraf from leaving the country might have a little time at hand to take action..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Top Pakistani Politician Gunned Down in Karachi
    Descriptive info: VoA - News.. Saturday 18th May, 2013.. Hussain was a senior vice president of PTI, which is led by Pakistani cricket star Imran Khan.. PTI finished third in last week's parliamentary election.. Hussain was killed a day before voters in one Karachi district planned to recast their ballots.. PTI accused the rival Muttahida Quami Movement party, or MQM, of vote-rigging.. MQM chief Altaf Hussain has condemned the killing..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Top Mumbai cop says phones used to contact IPL bookies in India, Dubai and Pakistan
    Descriptive info: Top Mumbai cop says phones used to contact IPL bookies in India, Dubai and Pakistan.. 92 mobile phones were seized, 18 simcards, a laptop and cash.. 30 of these phones were used to facilitate connecting bookies in India, Pakistan and Dubai via conference calls," Roy said.. "We've also arrested another bookie today.. The interrogation of Vyas revealed he was in touch with certain bookies whose names figured in the current match fixing issue.. Yesterday he revealed that Sreesanth booked himself independently into a five-star hotel.. We searched two rooms issued in the names of Sreesanth and Jiju Janardhan.. Sreesanth's room shows that it was lived in and we recovered his laptop, an iPad, mobile phone, cash, data card, diaries (in Sreesanth's handwriting and written in English and Malayalam), cricket kits etc.. The other room - Jiju's - showed also it was lived in and we recovered an iPad, a  ...   was in hotel.. We will also analyse his gadgets.. Pankaj Shah alias Pappu was also arrested today.. The bookings were done by a company - Tamarind Tours and Travels.. We will find out more about this company," Roy concluded.. Meanwhile, President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) N.. Srinivasan on Saturday termed the tainted Rajasthan Royals cricketers as "dirty cricketers" who have let the Indian Premier League (IPL) down and should be put behind bars.. "If permitted, we will file a criminal case against them, IPL has not let down people, its the dirty cricketers who have let down people.. We feel bad that such a thing has happened.. But I don't have to personally apologise as long as people can see that we are acting against the problem" said BCCI chief.. Raids are also likely to be conducted at a few more places on Sunday..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Pak judge appeals for online submissions from Indian nationals on Sarabjit case
    Descriptive info: Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit after he succumbed to his injuries following a brutal assault by prisoners in Kot Lakhpat Jail.. According to national daily, Riaz Ahmed, the personal staff officer of the judge, said that the Indians  ...   at its official site.. Ahmed said the judge might visit India in connection with the inquiry if he felt there was a need.. The tribunal has also invited Pakistani citizens to file written submissions with relevant documents, accompanied with a copy of their Computerised National Identity Card, within seven days..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Pakistan's Imran blames rival for killing party figure
    Descriptive info: Pakistan s Imran blames rival for killing party figure.. West Australian.. The killing of Zohra Hussain, 59, vice president of the women s wing of Khan s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Sindh province, came on the eve of a partial re-run in the southern city of the May 11 election.. Security was tight for Sunday s re-polling in one constituency following allegations of ballot-stuffing, with troops, police and paramilitary rangers backed up by armoured person.. Read the full story at West Australian..

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  • Title: Pakistan News - Gunmen kill senior female Pakistani politician
    Descriptive info: MSNBC.. The PTI has promised to reduce endemic corruption in the nuclear-armed nation of 180 million people.. Around 150 people were killed in the run-up to national elections held last week, which handed.. Read the full story at MSNBC..

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