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Musharraf Opponents to Form Coalition to recall ousted Judges

Musharraf Opponents to Form Coalition to recall ousted Judges

Bhurban, Pakistan : The opposition in Pakistana which won the elections have signed an agreement here today that they would form a coalition government and their parliament would restore all judges that were ousted by President Pervez Musharraf.

Pak top Army General killed in suicide blast

Pak top Army General killed in suicide blast

Rawalpindi, Pakistan: February 25, 2008 – Pakistani military’s top medical officer and three others were killed by a suicide blast here today. The General lost his life since he was an ally of President Pervez Musharraf.

Pakistan goes to polls amid fear of rigging and violence

Pakistan goes to polls amid fear of rigging and violence

Islamabad, Pakistan: February 18, 2008 – IR Summary – The elections in Pakistan have started operating. Over eight crore shall cast their votes for the National Assembly and the provincial assemblies amid an elaborate arrangement made by Musharraf in spite of apprehension of widespread violence from various quarters

Blasts in Political office in Pakistan, 40 killed over 100 injured

Blasts in Political office in Pakistan, 40 killed over 100 injured

Islamabad, Pakistan: February 16, 2008 – IR Summary -Around 40 people were killed and over 100 injured in the blast outside the election office of Pakistan People’s party candidate Riaz Hussain Shah.

Tribal war started after Kenyan elections

Tribal war started after Kenyan elections

Nairobi, Kenya: December 31, 2007, (IR Summery) – Just about 15 minutes after the elections of Kenya’s President was declared, the tribal anger came on the street, thousands of young people came out of Kibera, a shantytown of over one million people.

New Supreme Court of Pakistan confirms Musharraf’s Presidency

New Supreme Court of Pakistan confirms Musharraf’s Presidency

Islamabad, Pakistan: November 19, 2007 – The newly formed Supreme Court of Pakistan, here today, dismissed the main outstanding challenges to Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s election for another presidential term, thereby confirming him as president legally.

Imran Khan comes out of his den

Imran Khan comes out of his den

Lahore, Pakistan: November 2007 – IR Summary – Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has come out open from his hiding den for the first time after imposition of Emergency by Parvez Musharraf.

Switzerland do not want refugees and foreigners on their land?

Switzerland do not want refugees and foreigners on their land?

Schwerzenbach, Switzerland: October 8, 2007 – There is an all round apprehension that the influx of foreigners has somehow polluted Swiss society, straining the social welfare system and threatening the very identity of the country.

Pak opposition played a wrong card to give Musharraf a big win

Pak opposition played a wrong card to give Musharraf a big win

Islamabad, Pakistan: October 7, 2007 – The Opposition political parties of Pakistan believe that Gen. Pervez Musharraf has manipulated the Presidential election and got the sweeping victory while his opposite candidate just got 2 votes.

BJP not to allow Kumaraswamy to stay as CM

BJP not to allow Kumaraswamy to stay as CM

Bangalore: October 1, 2007 – There has arisen a deep crises in Karnataka. The BJP is adamant and has made up their mind to stand firm on the issue of power transfer in Karnataka, sending out clear signals that it would not accept any conditions from its coalition partner JD(S), and declared that Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy must make way for B S Yediyurappa on October 3, 2007, or face elections. (IR Summary).