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    Pakistan opposition groups resume talks with government to end political crisis

    World | September 04, 2014 12:02 IST

    Islamabad: The opposition groups in Pakistan resumed talks with the government in a bid to end the ongoing political crisis in the country.According to reports, government negotiators met briefly with members of the Pakistan Tehreek

  • pakistan army rejects charges of support to anti govt

    Pakistan Army rejects charges of support to anti-govt protesters

    World | September 02, 2014 13:28 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Army dismissed charges that it was backing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Awaami Tehreek in anyway in the current political standoff.The military in a statement on Monday said it ‘categorically rejects the assertions that

  • pak army chief advises nawaz sharif to quit media reports

    Pak army chief advises Nawaz Sharif to quit, media reports claim

    World | September 01, 2014 22:57 IST

    Islamabad: Fresh controversy erupted after Pakistan's powerful army chief on Monday met PM Nawaz Sharif to discuss ways to resolve the deepening political crisis with media reports claiming that the embattled Prime Minister was advised

  • despite protests pakistan government ready for talks

    Despite protests, Pakistan government ready for talks

    World | September 01, 2014 7:02 IST

    Islamabad: A day after anti-government protestors tried to storm the Prime Minister's house, the Pakistan government said its doors were still open for talks even as Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan vowed to file

  • pakistan military expresses serious concern over political

    Pakistan military expresses serious concern over political crisis

    World | September 01, 2014 6:54 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful military expressed serious concern over the prevailing political turmoil in the country with the government of embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif locked in a showdown with protesters.The Corps Commanders' conference of the

  • nawaz sharif says mandate of millions can t be ignored

    Nawaz Sharif says mandate of millions can't be ignored

    World | August 31, 2014 8:35 IST

    Islamabad: Breaking his silence over the ongoing political crisis in Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the sit-ins and protesters have affected nation's progress and people's mandate cannot be sabotaged by a few thousand people.“Few

  • pti mqm to observe mourning day today

    PTI, MQM to observe mourning day today

    World | August 31, 2014 7:27 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have announced to observe a day of mourning on Sunday following the clashes between protesters and law enforcers in Islamabad.Dozens of people sustained injuries, including women

  • pak army to meet as political impasse violence continue

    Pak army to meet as political impasse, violence continue

    World | August 31, 2014 19:27 IST

    Islamabad: After night-long clashes here between anti-government demonstrators and security forces that left three people dead and about 450 others injured, the situation continued to be tense and uncertain even as the powerful Army Chief

  • political deadlock persists in pakistan as army plays

    Political deadlock persists in Pakistan as army plays 'facilitator'

    World | August 30, 2014 7:09 IST

    Islamabad: The talks between the government and representatives of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) failed to break the political deadlock between the two sides on Friday as the army tried to

  • talks to resolve pak crisis stalled over pm resignation

    Talks to resolve Pak crisis stalled over PM resignation demand

    World | August 27, 2014 19:31 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's political crisis showed no signs of resolution today with talks between the government and protesters failing on the issue of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.After the fifth round of talks, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)

  • zardari dismisses need for sharif s resignation government

    Zardari dismisses need for Sharif's resignation: Government

    World | August 23, 2014 22:29 IST

    Lahore/Islamabad: The Pakistani government said Saturday former president Asif Ali Zardari has denied any need for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over the demand by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).Following a

  • pak parliament rejects demand for sharif resignation

    Pak Parliament rejects demand for Sharif resignation

    World | August 21, 2014 16:26 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's National Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution rejecting the anti-government protesters' demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the Parliament.  Protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir-ul Qadri camping

  • imran khan qadri march towards parliament army in position

    Imran Khan, Qadri march towards Parliament, army in position

    World | August 19, 2014 23:39 IST

    Islamabad: Unfazed by the deployment of the army, Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri tonight marched with thousands of their supporters towards the heavily fortified ‘Red Zone', the capital's diplomatic and political

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