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Syed Ali Raza Abidi murder: Dissident Pakistani leaders condemn killing of former MP, demand action against killers
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Syed Ali Raza Abidi murder: Dissident Pakistani leaders condemn killing of former MP, demand action against killers

Abidi was killed on Sunday in Karachi, a Mohajir majority city, by two gunmen riding on a motorbike outside his doorstep when he was returning from his office.

Former Pakistan lawmaker Syed Ali Raza Abidi shot dead by gunmen outside his Karachi home; bodyguard arrested
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Former Pakistan lawmaker Syed Ali Raza Abidi shot dead by gunmen outside his Karachi home; bodyguard arrested

Two armed men on a motorbike shot dead Pakistan lawmaker and MQM leader Syed Ali Raza Abidi outside his house in Khayaban-e-Ghazi neighbourhood in Karachi Tuesday night

Pakistan General Elections: On eve of polling, campaigning intensifies, security beefed up
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Pakistan General Elections: On eve of polling, campaigning intensifies, security beefed up

According to the Pakistan Election Commission, over 3,400 candidates will contest on 272 general seats of the National Assembly, while 8,400 are running for 577 general seats of the four provincial assemblies

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)

Indian Muslim clerics' detention is symptomatic of a disturbing, systematic attack on Sufism in Pakistan
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Indian Muslim clerics' detention is symptomatic of a disturbing, systematic attack on Sufism in Pakistan

The recent case of the detention of two Indian Muslim clerics shows how Sufi-oriented people and Sufism is being systematically targeted in Pakistan today.

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.

Jailed MQM leader Waseem Akhtar takes oath as Karachi's new mayor
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Jailed MQM leader Waseem Akhtar takes oath as Karachi's new mayor

Waseem Akhtar, a jailed leader of Mutthaida-e-Qaumi Movement in Pakistan, on Tuesday took oath as Karachi's mayor after the Sindh High Court allowed him to attend the ceremony.

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.

US flags concern on human rights violations in Pakistan
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US flags concern on human rights violations in Pakistan

The US has said it is concerned about the allegations of gross violations of human rights in Pakistan by its security forces during its counter-terrorism operations.

Pakistan mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'
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Pakistan mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'

Pakistan is mulling dragging India to the UN for alleged interference in its affairs after a news report claimed India has been helping the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with funds and training to create unrest in Karachi.

Ex-ISI boss breathes fire against Pak politicians: Will Raheel Sharif take the bait for a coup?
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Ex-ISI boss breathes fire against Pak politicians: Will Raheel Sharif take the bait for a coup?

Is Pakistan Army conveying a point or two through its tried, tested and trusted conduit former ISI chief Hamid Gul and preparing the stage for a coup?

Pakistan's MQM militants being funded by India's RAW, claims controversial BBC report
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Pakistan's MQM militants being funded by India's RAW, claims controversial BBC report

Leaders of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party have told UK authorities that they have received funding from the Indian government, a claim the Indian embassy in London has outrightly denied.

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.

Pak: Protests in Sindh after MQM demands separate province
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Pak: Protests in Sindh after MQM demands separate province

People fleeing from flooded areas shout anti-government slogans while they block the road during a protest against the delay in relief, in Sukkur.

Pakistan: 7 killed as violence continues in Karachi
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Pakistan: 7 killed as violence continues in Karachi

At least seven people, including two political activists in Karachi, have been killed in the last 24 hours, as violence continued to plague Pakistan's biggest city after the 11 May polls.