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- Bush To Mush: Hold Elections, Shed Uniform (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
In his first public comments since the imposition of emergency rule in Pakistan, Bush expressed hope that Musharraf would restore democracy as "quickly as possible" but declined to say what the United States will do by way of assistance if the . . . .
- A War Against 'Terror' (Deccan Herald, Deepali Gaur Singh, Nov 07, 2007)
Even as the mighty Soviets of the 80’s were withdrawing from Afghanistan following their resistance from an army of disparate guerrillas who had humbled them by their sheer resilience (and definitely not without statistical help from their . . .
- Terror Flows From Pakistan (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The main national security threat that Britain faces today is from Al Qaeda and its associated groups. But before we look at the violent manifestation of that threat in the UK, we need to remember where this comes from.
- Other Voices - American Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
BY imposing martial law, Gen Pervez Musharraf has pushed nuclear-armed Pakistan further along a perilous course and underscored the failure of President Bush’s policy towards a key ally in the war on terrorism.
- Man At Arms (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Nov 06, 2007)
When it comes to Pervez Musharraf and his Pakistan, one cannot decide which of the two descriptions — predictably shocking or shockingly predictable — fits better.
- Freeze On Defence Talks With Us (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice today said Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf should “take off his uniform”, as Washington suspended annual defence talks with Islamabad because of the political situation there after the imposition . . . .
- Continued Instability In West Asia (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
The Iraq War and subsequent events in the region, including the war in Lebanon and the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, have significantly altered the distribution of power and calculations of governments in the region.
- Pushed, Pak Says Polls Are On Track (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan today said the general election would be held on schedule by mid-January, apparently bowing to pressure after the US asked President Pervez Musharraf to “take off his uniform” and hold polls under the Constitution.
- Pak Hindu Judge Calls For Us Help (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
One of the seven SC judges under house arrest, Rana Bhagwandas, urged the US to support the restoration of democracy in Pakistan.
- Bhutto Demands Polls Under Independent Caretaker Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto today asked President Pervez Musharraf to lift the emergency, revive the Constitution and hold elections under an “independent caretaker government”.
- Poll By Mid-Jan: Attorney-General (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, under mounting pressure from Western allies after declaring emergency rule, has decided to hold a general election by mid-January, the government’s top lawyer said today.
- Bush's Mush Policy (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George W Bush says he gains influence with world leaders by building personal relations with them. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf got a dose of that diplomacy at the White House last fall, when Mr Bush hailed him as a friend . . . .
- Rights Forum Condemns Emergency (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), in a statement on Monday, condemned the proclamation of Emergency in Pakistan by President Pervez Musharraf.
- All Assistance To Pakistan Under Review, Says U.S. (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W. Bush’s top national security aides say U.S. financial backing for Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts would go on uninterrupted despite the administration’s unhappiness with President Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of a . . . .
- 'Taliban Has The Responsibility To Arrest Musharraf' (Rediff on the Net, Hamid Mir, Nov 06, 2007)
The imposition of emergency in Pakistan has not created any pressure on the Taliban groups operating in Swat district.
- Ramifications Of Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
THE proclamation of emergency rule by President Gen Pervez Musharraf, who seems to have lost the plot, is in effect a throwback to authoritarianism, which will unquestionably have wide-ranging consequences for Pakistan — hemmed in by. . .
- Protests Spread Across Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lawyers take to streets again; return to constitutional path, says Rice
- Ballot, Not Bullet (Dawn, Murtaza Razvi, Nov 06, 2007)
GEN Musharraf cannot be doubted when he sees a frightening spectre of disorder.
- Pakistan's Stock Market Slides 5% (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's main stock market has fallen nearly 5% as investors reacted to the emergency rule imposed by President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday.
- Pak Lawyers’ Protest Spreads (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan’s military ruler General Musharraf today went all out to crush resistance from judges, lawyers, political parties and civil rights activists, who took to the streets across Pakistan to protest against the imposition of emergency.
- Pak Emergency: Mixed Reaction In Valley (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Mainstream and separatist political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted to the imposition of emergency in Pakistan, while people keenly watch developments for its impact on Indo-Pakistan relations and resolution of the Kashmir issue.
- Back To Square One (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 06, 2007)
As if the first U-turn that President Pervez Musharraf did on October 12, 1999 by staging a coup was not bad enough, he has done it again, eight years later, taking the nation back to square one.
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- A 'Secularist' Who Loves The Good Life (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a coup eight years ago and was the repeated target of assassinations for allying his Islamic nation with the United States in its war on terror, promised to bring true democracy to Pakistan.
- Quit Army: Rice To Mush (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- India's Foreign Policy Pragmatism (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Just as thousands of saffron-clad Buddhist monks hit the streets of Rangoon to protest against the military junta, India's oil minister was in the Burmese capital negotiating greater involvement for Indian gas companies.
- Will Pakistan Turn Out Like Iran? (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf seemed to be one of the Bush administration's most valuable foreign friends after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when he denounced al Qaeda and the Taliban and joined the U.S.-declared war on terrorism.
- Pak Pm Says Elections To Be Held On Schedule (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, succumbing to worldwide pressure and the widespread condemnation of Saturdayâ€™s declaration of emergency, announced on Monday that general elections in the country would be held "according to schedule."
- Bush Tells Musharraf, Take My Advice: : End Emergency! (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W Bush on Monday exhorted President Pervez Musharraf to hold elections and relinquish his army post “as soon as possible”.
- Bush Forces Mush To Promise Elections (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George Bush on Monday turned the heat on his "tight" buddy Pervez Musharraf to force the Pakistani dictator to back down from his confrontation with the country's civil society and restore the modicum of democracy he had allowed.
- Emergency In Pakistan: Musharraf Strikes Again (Deccan Herald, M B NAQVI, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan Army Chief, General Pervez Musharraf, has proclaimed a State of Emergency that is only a tad short of Martial Law. This is his second coup in eight years.
- Us Senators Call For Strict Action Against Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Noting that Pakistan is in a “major crisis” following imposition of Emergency, senior US senators have called for international pressure on President Pervez Musharraf, and said he should not be allowed a “free pass” this time around.
- Musharraf Under Pressure Over Polls (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's military ruler Pervez Musharraf promised to push ahead with elections amid international outrage on Tuesday over his emergency rule, with the United States demanding a return to democracy.
- Darkness In Pakistan (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 05, 2007)
The imposition of an Emergency and the suspension of the Constitution by President Pervez Musharraf, signalling a return to direct military rule has plunged Pakistan into one of its darkest phases ever.
- Pak Media Criticises Musharraf For Order (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani media on Sunday criticised President Pervez Musharraf for imposing emergency rule on the country, describing it as the "Generalâ€™s second coup" which would only "fracture an already weakened nation".
- Bjp: Mush Move Similar To Indira's Emergency Call (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Reminding Pakistanis of its own leaders' fight against the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975, the BJP on Sunday criticised General Pervez Musharraf for "institutionalising personal power through totalitarianism".
- Us May Review Aid To Pakistan: Rice (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up hundreds of opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan’s military ruler, Gen Pervez Musharraf, suspended the constitution, ousted the chief justice and deployed troops . . . . . .
- Some Strategic Errors (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
FOR those who believed that Ms Bhutto’s return would promote national reconciliation and calm the political temperature, there has been a rude awakening.
- A Question Of Survival (Statesman, Raju Santhanam, Nov 05, 2007)
Survival is clearly General Pervez Musharraf’s reason for the emergency in Pakistan. By next week, the Supreme Court was to declare him ineligible to contest the elections. Within hours of the Emergency, a pliable Chief Justice is in place.
- Pakistanis At The Crossroads (Dawn, Touqir Hussain, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan may have been at the crossroads for much of its history but now Pakistanis themselves stand at the crossroads.
- End Of All Pretensions (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Shedding all pretensions of working to facilitate Pakistanâ€™s transition to democracy, General Pervez Musharraf on Saturday declared a state of emergency in that beleaguered country.
- All Eyes On Asia’S Sick Man (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 05, 2007)
So, Pakistan is in for turmoil brought on by the declaration of Emergency and promulgation of the Provisional Constitutional Order by President Pervez Musharraf on November 3.
- Developments Are Of Special Concern To India: Bjp (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Virtual martial law and harmful to Pakistan, says CPI(M)
“Those who imposed emergency cannot be reliable allies”
Comparisons drawn with emergency in India
- No Democracy Without Transparency (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
Hearing a set of guidelines by amicus curiae Khalid Anwar for dealing with demonstrations and protests, the Chief Justice observed that the deployment of police in plain clothes was illegal.
- Wages Of Confrontation (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Chief of the Army Staff, General Pervez Musharraf, has declared, according to Sheikh Rashid, the railways minister, a state of “Emergency Plus” because his order carries with it a Provisional Constitutional order (PCO) associated . . . . . .
- Return To Democracy, World Urges Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
World leaders on Sunday urged a swift return to democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan after President Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency rule in the country a day earlier, although some allies stopped short of outright condemnation.
- India Closely Watching Developments In Pak: Antony (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
India has taken all precautionary measures to ensure its security and is closely monitoring the situation in Pakistan in the wake of President General Pervez Musharraf imposing Emergency there on Saturday.
- It’S Time To Save Nation: Pervez (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said late on Saturday night that it was time for action to save Pakistan from extremists, terrorists and anti-Pakistan elements.
- Us "Deeply Disturbed" By Musharraf's Emergency Rule (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The United States says it's "deeply disturbed" by its key ally Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule in apparent defiance of Washington and asked him to hold elections by January 15 as promised.
- Bhutto Spits Fire But Bridge Still Not Burnt (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A proposed power-sharing deal with Pervez Musharraf almost in tatters, Benazir Bhutto joined Opposition leaders in lambasting the emergency but left her options open.
- Good To Be Free (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
An independent judiciary is an institution that politicians like the least. It can show them for what they truly are.
- The Darkest Hour (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Gen Pervez Musharraf has brazenly put the clock far back in Pakistan by imposing what he calls “a state of emergency”.
- Crackdown On Opp Leaders, Activists (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up Opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan's military ruler suspended the Constitution, ousted the top judge and deployed troops to fight what he called rising Islamic extremism.
- Us 'Disappointed' But To Continue Military Ties (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 05, 2007)
A "deeply disturbed" United States has termed Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's imposition of Emergency "very disappointing" and urged him to speedily restore civilian rule by delivering on his promise of holding free and fair elections by January.
- Musharraf Maelstrom And India (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 05, 2007)
India had reasons to mince its words on General Pervez Musharraf’s second coup that suspended Pakistan’s constitution, emasculated the higher judiciary that was beginning to show signs of independence, and pulled the plug on the vibrant . . . . . .
- Emergency Rule (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The last remaining shreds of democracy in Pakistan have been destroyed with the imposition of Emergency rule on the country.
- Defiance May Make Him Ineffective, Force Military To Rethink Its Options (Indian Express, Husain Haqqani, Nov 05, 2007)
General Pervez Musharraf may not call it so but his proclamation to suspend Pakistan’s constitution in his capacity as Chief of Army Staff on Saturday amounted to a declaration of martial law. Pakistanis are used to their army taking over . .. . . . .
- Judicial Activism And Extremism Prompted To Declare Emergency: Musharaff (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said increasing judicial activism and a spurt in terrorism and extremism had paralysed and demoralised the government prompting him to take the "difficult" decision to save the nation from a "dangerous" juncture.
- Emergency Set To Backfire (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharrafs bid to cling to power is set to backfire badly, destabilising a key US ally, spawning new militant attacks and straining relations with the army, analysts said.
- General Cracks Down, Hundreds Held (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Protesters shouted “shame on you!” as baton-wielding police empowered by Pakistan’s state of emergency violently broke up a rally today and rounded up hundreds of opposition activists nationwide.
- Pak’S General Chaos (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan is accustomed to periodic impositions of martial law, or emergency. But General Pervez Musharraf’s “second coup” comes at an especially fraught juncture, and its repercussions could be far more destabilising than his patrons in . . . . .
- As Pak Crisis Deepens, Us Faces Diminished Power To Influence Events (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
In August, a 2 am phone call from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice helped pull Gen Pervez Musharraf from the brink of declaring a state of emergency in Pakistan. Two days ago, Rice made a similar plea.
- 'Mush Trampled Upon Constitution' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Shahbaz Sharif termed the imposition of Emergency in Pakistan on Saturday as the 'black day' for the country. He said, "Musharraf has trampled upon the Constitution just to remain in power.
- World Leaders Urge Pakistan To Return To Constitutional Course (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
World leaders called o Sunday for a swift return to a constitutional Government in Pakistan and said military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf's declaration of a State of Emergency was a setback for democracy.
- Mush Clamps Down (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan People's Party leader Benazir Bhutto was indulging in hyperbole when she described the imposition of Emergency by Gen Pervez Musharraf as the "darkest day" in that country's history.
- Situation In Pak Akin To What India Faced In '75: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The BJP on Sunday said that developments in Pakistan were akin to what India faced during the Internal Emergency imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975.
- Intelligence And Accountability (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
A retired middle-level officer in the country's intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing, has published a book quite critical of the R&AW's functioning.
- Bhutto Refuses To Rule Out Talks With Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Former Pakistani premier Benazir Bhutto said on Sunday that President Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of Emergency rule would encourage extremists but refused to rule out power-sharing talks with him.
- Back To The Beginning? (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Nov 03, 2007)
Confusion about what the coming days could bring can be gauged from Benazir Bhutto’s travel schedule. The News (November 1) reported that at a “hastily-arranged press conference in Karachi on Wednesday, she said she had postponed plans to visit . . . .
- Global Positioning (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Nov 03, 2007)
A recent issue of a news magazine proclaimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s volte face on the nuclear deal had destroyed his credibility.
- Special Article (Statesman, Sumer Kaul, Nov 03, 2007)
Mayawati’s call for trifurcation of Uttar Pradesh may have evoked no political reaction and very little media attention but it certainly comes as a surprise.
- Bhutto Leaves For Dubai To See Family, Says Won’T Support Emergency In Pak (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Wednesday left for Dubai to meet her family, barely two weeks after she returned to Pakistan from eight years of self-imposed exile.
- Skirting The Border (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The latest Communist Party of China Congress saw Hu Jintao emerge for his second five-year term as a stronger leader.
- Bhutto Says It Is Too Early To Trust Pervez (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Former premier Benazir Bhutto on Thursday said it was "too early" to say if she can trust President General Pervez Musharraf in the efforts to usher in democracy in crisis-ridden Pakistan.
- Global Positioning (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A recent issue of a news magazine proclaimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s volte face on the nuclear deal had destroyed his credibility.
- 9 Die, 40 Hurt In Pak Attack (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 02, 2007)
Six Pakistan Air Force (PAF) officials and three civilians were killed on Thursday when a suicide attacker blew the bus carrying them near the Sargodha district.
- Not End Of N-Road: Pm (Tribune, Rajeev Sharma, Oct 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tonight admitted that there was some delay in taking next steps to operationalise the Indo-US nuclear deal but added an optimistic dimension when he said: “We have not reached the end of the road.”
- Allow Shariff Home: Sc (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Pakistan's top judge on Tuesday ordered the government to allow Nawaz Sharif to return home, saying its deportation of the former prime minister in September violated an earlier court ruling.
- Allow Nawaz Sharif To Return Home: Pak Sc To Govt (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Pakistan's top judge on Tuesday ordered the government to allow Nawaz Sharif to return home, saying its deportation of the former Prime Minister in September violated an earlier court ruling.
- Court To Pak: Let Sharif Come Back (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Pakistanâ€™s top judge on Tuesday ordered the government to allow Nawaz Sharif to return home, saying its deportation of the former Prime Minister in September violated an earlier court ruling.
- Nepal Needs A Close Look (Pioneer, Ashok K Mehta, Oct 31, 2007)
In the case of Nepal, historically India's foreign policy has been driven by its security concerns, but the policy planning has been patchy.
- Uproar Over The Nro (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Oct 30, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto’s return has evoked strong reactions. A section of society has raised a moral uproar over the National Reconciliation Ordinance that was promulgated before her arrival, claiming that she has been allowed to ‘escape justice. . . . .
- Bhutto: No Immediate Plans To See Pervez (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said that she has no immediate plans to meet Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf.
- Fashioning A Policy For Myanmar (Tribune, B.G. Verghese, Oct 30, 2007)
The brutal crackdown in Myanmar in recent weeks has quelled protests but has stirred the international conscience.
- 'There Are Strict Regulations On Sting Operations In Britain' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Nik Keith Gowing is no stranger to India and not to billions across the world. Well, it's hard to miss the main presenter on the BBC's international news and current affairs channel, BBC World for over a decade.
- India-Usa Interests (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 30, 2007)
If there is a “natural alliance” between India and the United States, it arises to the extent that both are large democracies and more or less free societies that happen to be placed half way across the globe and pose no perceptible military threat . . .
- Special (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
If there is a “natural alliance” between India and the United States, it arises to the extent that both are large democracies and more or less free societies that happen to be placed half way across the globe and pose no perceptible . . . . .
- The Original Sin Of Politics (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
Some political scientists consider violence to be the ‘original sin’ of politics. Political leadership ritualises death as sacrifice — for a cause and higher purpose.
- Baseless And Prejudiced (Pioneer, KR Phanda, Oct 29, 2007)
To write critically about a religion and its community is one thing, but to denigrate them deliberately is quite another.
- Be Practical On Burma (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Oct 29, 2007)
In stormy street protests in 1988 all across Burma that brought down the one-party Socialist regime of Gen Ne Win, over 3,000 people perished when the Army opened fire on peaceful demonstrators.
- A Flagging Political Spirit (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
APPEARANCES can be deceptive, and it is easy to misinterpret public enthusiasm for political leaders or parties, as witnessed during the PPP’s grand show of Oct 18 in Karachi, as a sign of political participation.
- Thousands Flee Tense Northwest Pak Town (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Thousands of Pakistanis are fleeing a tense northwestern town and outlying villages amid fears of a showdown between the security forces and an Islamist militant Taliban-style movement, residents said.
- Despair And Despondence (Pioneer, JS Rajput, Oct 27, 2007)
The Prime Minister is sad, and competitive politics and fractured mandate have been formally identified as the culprits.
- Sharif Free To Go Home: Saudi Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Saudi Arabian government has given its approval to former premier Nawaz Sharif to go back to Pakistan and modalities are being worked out for his return in November, a senior leader of his PML-N party said ...
- Set It Right Now (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 27, 2007)
Why should the Indian Government and the national Opposition lose sleep if Pakistanis are getting killed in jihadi strikes? Well, isolationism is out of fashion now.
- Saudi Arabia Approves Sharif Return To Pakistan (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Saudi Arabian government has given its approval to former premier Nawaz Sharif to go back to Pakistan and modalities are being worked out for his return in November, a senior leader of his PML(N) party said on Friday.
- Know Your Benazir (Pioneer, Wilson John, Oct 27, 2007)
After last week's suicide bombing in Karachi, a sympathy wave is sought to be manufactured in favour of the 'daughter of the East' even here in India. But does the lady deserve a second chance?
- Cooperate To End Terrorism (Tribune, Gen V.P. Malik (retd), Oct 26, 2007)
After the Karachi bloodbath on October 19 the global condemnation of the terrorists’ act and commiseration for Pakistan and Ms Benazir Bhutto was on the expected lines.
- Pawns In Pakistan (Pioneer, CP Bhambhri, Oct 26, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto's return was stage-managed by the US. Nawaz Sharif didn't succeed as he lacked American backing
- For Clean Politics? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 25, 2007)
SO much positive has happened in Pakistan since July. Let us note it to make us happy:
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