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Death sentence to General Musharraf isn’t end of military rule in Pakistan; Rawalpindi has long moved to control via other means
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Death sentence to General Musharraf isn’t end of military rule in Pakistan; Rawalpindi has long moved to control via other means

The conviction of General Pervez Musharraf for treason does not interrogate the Pakistan Army’s primacy in the country’s political life, rather it reiterates a proscription on the use of a tool the Generals do not think they now require

Musharraf-era spy boss in hot seat
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Musharraf-era spy boss in hot seat

Taliban-Afghan-US negotiations is biggest challenge for Pakistan’s new interior minister

Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto asks Imran Khan-government to release captured Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman
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Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto asks Imran Khan-government to release captured Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Fatima Bhutto said Pakistan's recent history was bloody and no one has suffered more violence than its own citizens. "But our long history with military dictatorships and experience of terrorism and uncertainty means that my generation of Pakistanis have no tolerance, no appetite, for jingoism or war," she said

What is National Command Authority: Imran Khan convenes meeting of Pakistan's apex nuclear body after Balakot air strikes
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What is National Command Authority: Imran Khan convenes meeting of Pakistan's apex nuclear body after Balakot air strikes

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has called for a meeting of the National Command Authority (NCA) in the aftermath of India's pre-emptive, non-military air strike at terror camps in and around Balakot in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Noted Pakistani feminist, poet, author Fahmida Riaz passes away at 72
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Noted Pakistani feminist, poet, author Fahmida Riaz passes away at 72

Born into a literary family in Meerut, Riaz always played an active role in social and political activities and was hailed by many as a pioneer in feminist literature

Pervez Musharraf treason case: Pakistan special court orders formation of panel to record ex-army chief's statement
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Pervez Musharraf treason case: Pakistan special court orders formation of panel to record ex-army chief's statement

Pervez Musharraf who has been living in Dubai since March 2016, is facing the treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007,

Pervez Musharraf 'growing weaker' from unspecified illness, can't return to Pakistan to face treason case, claims his party
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Pervez Musharraf 'growing weaker' from unspecified illness, can't return to Pakistan to face treason case, claims his party

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf is "growing weaker rapidly" due to a new unspecified illness and cannot return to face the treason case now, a senior leader of his party has said.

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern makes history by bringing infant daughter to UN Assembly
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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern makes history by bringing infant daughter to UN Assembly

Clarke Gayford tweeted a picture of the infant's UN diplomatic photo ID that classified her as "New Zealand first baby".

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern resumes duties after six weeks of maternity leave
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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern resumes duties after six weeks of maternity leave

New Zealand Prime Minister and new mum Jacinda Ardern, only the second world leader to give birth while in office, resumed her duties after maternity leave.

Raza Rumi's Being Pakistani reinforces belief in shared cultures, rejects nationalistic identity thrust on country
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Raza Rumi's Being Pakistani reinforces belief in shared cultures, rejects nationalistic identity thrust on country

In Being Pakistani, Raza Rumi argues that the country's cultural landscape is in stark contrast to the singular notion of one-religion, one-nation, one-culture that one hears about in the media

Pakistan general elections explained: Key political parties, their history and what it would mean for India
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Pakistan general elections explained: Key political parties, their history and what it would mean for India

Regarding, India-Pakistan relations, many argue that a PML(N)-led stable civilian government is the best bet for New Delhi

Pakistan Army says it will play 'no direct role' in election, but country's history is replete with coups and dictatorships
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Pakistan Army says it will play 'no direct role' in election, but country's history is replete with coups and dictatorships

Pakistan's powerful military says it is taking 'no direct role' in the 25 July election, but a history of coups and dictatorships is fuelling fears over the balance of power in civil-military relations

Pakistan general election: Former president Asif Ali Zardari to contest for National Assembly seat from Nawabshah
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Pakistan general election: Former president Asif Ali Zardari to contest for National Assembly seat from Nawabshah

Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said he will contest for a National Assembly seat from his native town Nawabshah in the upcoming general elections.

Imran Khan part of Pakistan's pattern where leaders realise military is real enemy after coming to power
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Imran Khan part of Pakistan's pattern where leaders realise military is real enemy after coming to power

It may be strange now but PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif was once exactly in the same position as PTI chief Imran Khan is today. In the 1980s, he had been handpicked by president General Zia-ul-Haq as the next political leader

Nawaz Sharif convicted in Avenfield case: Pakistan Army has found it's better to rule via proxy than stage formal coup
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Nawaz Sharif convicted in Avenfield case: Pakistan Army has found it's better to rule via proxy than stage formal coup

The fate that befell Nawaz Sharif and his family has less to do with corruption and more to do with his audacity to stand up to the country's powerful military.

'I didn't choose this life,' says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, claims Imran Khan's divisive politics disastrous for Pakistan
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'I didn't choose this life,' says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, claims Imran Khan's divisive politics disastrous for Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is campaigning himself for the first time, traversing the sprawling plains of his native Sindh province to try to revive the fortunes of his struggling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) ahead of a 25 July general election

Pakistan's NSA Nasser Janjua's sudden resignation breeds conspiracy theories, unfounded reports of rift with caretaker PM
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Pakistan's NSA Nasser Janjua's sudden resignation breeds conspiracy theories, unfounded reports of rift with caretaker PM

Nasser Janjua's resignation has created much speculation in Pakistan at a time when media, and almost everyone else, is knee-deep in conspiracy theories.

In video released by Taliban, Pakistan's most wanted terrorist Ikramullah denies role in Benazir Bhutto's assassination
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In video released by Taliban, Pakistan's most wanted terrorist Ikramullah denies role in Benazir Bhutto's assassination

Ikramullah, one of Pakistan's most-wanted terrorists and named as the second suicide bomber of a cell that assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 has appeared in a Taliban video denying his involvement.

'How can a commando be so afraid to return to his country?': Pakistan Supreme Court to Pervez Musharraf
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'How can a commando be so afraid to return to his country?': Pakistan Supreme Court to Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday gave former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a deadline until Thursday afternoon to present himself in the court in the lifetime disqualification case against him, and wondered how can a commando be so afraid to return to his country

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attempts to revive PPP fortunes in upcoming Pakistan General Election, seeks to preserve Benazir's legacy
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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attempts to revive PPP fortunes in upcoming Pakistan General Election, seeks to preserve Benazir's legacy

Pakistan People’s Party is fighting for its electoral relevance and to preserve its legacy, weeks before the country heads to the polls.