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Dr Imran Farooq murder: London police arrest 2 suspects

 London police commisioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has confirmed that two alleged killers of MQM’s leader Dr Imran Farooq were arrested in Karachi. The Police Commissioner has been quoted by a London-based newspaper stating that the killers would not be allowed to roam freely … Continue reading

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Fresh war of words between Wasan and Mirza

A fresh and ferocious war of words has broken out between Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan and his predecessor Zulfikar Mirza, laying bare the internecine warfare in the Pakistan People’s Party. Normally jovial and rather soft-spoken, Wasan accused Mirza on … Continue reading

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Presidential order on LG system: Status quo until talks with MQM complete

In what appears to be an attempt to avoid another round of intra-coalition acrimony, President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the leadership of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party in Sindh not to make any decisions on the local government system … Continue reading

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Afghans are our brothers, we have sympathy for them: Altaf Hussain

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain says Afghans are our brothers and we have sympathies for them. Hussain was speaking with Afghan journalists and a Pashtun delegation via telephone from London. The MQM chief said that his party wants … Continue reading

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PPP, MQM agree to bring new LG System

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), have agreed to introduce a single Local Government System-2011 without rural and urban discrimination, prior to expiry on November 6, of the Local Government Ordinance-2001 which had been issued by the … Continue reading

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Pointing fingers: PML-N ‘surprised’ at attacks on offices

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief organiser Saleem Zia has blamed the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) ‘Zardari group’ for the arson attacks on party offices in Sindh. “We are surprised that there is such a reaction,” Zia told reporters on Friday. … Continue reading

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Rally wars: PPP announce rally against PML-N

 Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan said that the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) would take out a rally in Karachi on November 13 against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) diatribe targeting President Asif Ali Zardari. Addressing a press conference at his … Continue reading

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