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Fearful for decades under reign of MQM's Altaf Hussain, Pakistan's national parties now openly campaign in Karachi
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Fearful for decades under reign of MQM's Altaf Hussain, Pakistan's national parties now openly campaign in Karachi

The country’s three main national parties now campaign openly in the teeming, financial hub, once considered one of the world’s most dangerous cities and dominated for decades by Hussain’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)

Sushma Swaraj grants medical visas to five Pakistani children, including 10-month-old baby
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Sushma Swaraj grants medical visas to five Pakistani children, including 10-month-old baby

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced granting visa to five Pakistani children, including a 10-month-old baby, for medical treatment in India.

Pakistan: Gunmen kill two in attack on politician in Karachi after Eid prayers; lawmaker escapes uninjured
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Pakistan: Gunmen kill two in attack on politician in Karachi after Eid prayers; lawmaker escapes uninjured

Pakistani police says two gunmen targeting an ethnic party lawmaker after Eid prayers instead gunned down two others, including a child, in Karachi

Balochistan and Pakistan's MQM activists: Why sectarian violence in Karachi gets ignored
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Balochistan and Pakistan's MQM activists: Why sectarian violence in Karachi gets ignored

Pakistan is engulfed in severe lawlessness. The port city, once renowned as Bombay of Pakistan, is marred by target killings and sectarian violence. Possibly because of the ongoing happenings of terrorist-linked violence in Balochistan, the news of bloodshed in Karachi often gets eclipsed.

Pakistan sends formal reference to British govt against MQM chief Altaf Hussain
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Pakistan sends formal reference to British govt against MQM chief Altaf Hussain

Pakistan has sent a formal reference to the British government against self-exiled Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain for inciting violence in Karachi last week, interior ministry said on Tuesday.

US reminds Pakistan to stay within rule of law in MQM crackdown
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US reminds Pakistan to stay within rule of law in MQM crackdown

As the Pakistan government demolishes Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) offices and arrests activists in Karachi in a crackdown on the Sindh-based political party, the US said it continues to support government efforts to maintain law and order in the port city.

Karachi soon to be run from inside prison: Newly elected mayor Waseem Akhtar requests for office in jail
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Karachi soon to be run from inside prison: Newly elected mayor Waseem Akhtar requests for office in jail

Jailed leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement in Pakistan was on Wednesday elected as Karachi's new mayor by a big margin with his party sweeping the local municipal elections.

Waseem Akhtar, Pakistan's probable next mayor, to run Karachi via video link from prison
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Waseem Akhtar, Pakistan's probable next mayor, to run Karachi via video link from prison

The imprisoned politician who is almost certain to be the next mayor of Pakistan's largest and richest city of Karachi will run the teeming metropolis via "video link" from his prison cell, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

US criticises Pak's crackdown on MQM leaders, says critical opinion should be encouraged in a democracy
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US criticises Pak's crackdown on MQM leaders, says critical opinion should be encouraged in a democracy

A day after Pakistan charged MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for his inflammatory speech, the US has said in a democracy, critical opinion should be encouraged, not silenced.

Pakistan charges MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for inflammatory speech
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Pakistan charges MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for inflammatory speech

Pakistan on Tuesday charged MQM chief Altaf Hussain with treason for his inflammatory speech that incited party workers to attack media outlets.

New provinces vital for Pakistan's existence: MQM chief
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New provinces vital for Pakistan's existence: MQM chief

Leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party Altaf Hussain Wednesday pressed for creation of new provinces in the country and warned that Pakistan would be wiped out from the global map if new administrative borders were not drawn, a media report said.

Pakistan's MQM chief Altaf Hussain released on bail in UK
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Pakistan's MQM chief Altaf Hussain released on bail in UK

Pakistan's powerful MQM chief Altaf Hussain was on Saturday released on bail, four days after he was arrested by the British Police on charges of money laundering.