Muhajir people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/39115/all en Ex-president Musharraf to return to Pakistan on March 24-aide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/ex-president-musharraf-return-pakistan-march-24-aide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBAI, March 12 (Reuters) - Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf will return home on March 24 after nearly four years of self-imposed exile in Dubai, his press aide said on Tuesday, in time to take part in a parliamentary election.</p> <p>Musharraf seized power in a 1999 coup and resigned in 2008 when his allies lost a vote and a new government threatened him with impeachment. He left the country a year later.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130312/ex-president-musharraf-return-pakistan-march-24-aide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Muhajir people Pakistan Pakistani Muslims Pervez Musharraf Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:01:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5781147 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Pakistan's Musharraf gets bail ahead of planned return http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/urgent-pakistans-musharraf-gets-bail-ahead-planned-return <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was Friday granted protective bail in a series of legal cases, allowing him to return from exile without being arrested immediately.</p> <p>Musharraf, who seized power in 1999 and left the country after stepping down in 2008, has vowed to return home on Sunday to contest the May 11 general election, but is wanted in Pakistan for conspiracy to murder and illegally arresting judges.</p> <p>mhm-mmg/ks/jm/jms</p> Law Muhajir people Pakistani Muslims Pakistani people AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:00:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790842 at http://www.globalpost.com Musharraf confirms return to Pakistan on Sunday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/musharraf-confirms-return-pakistan-sunday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said Friday that he would definitely return home Sunday to contest historic elections in May and that he was prepared to risk any danger to his life.</p> <p>"Two hundred percent! I am travelling back on Sunday to Pakistan," he told AFP in an interview in Dubai, where he has divided his time with London since stepping down as head of state in August 2008.</p> <p>gl-jm/jms</p> Muhajir people Nishan-e-Imtiaz Pakistani people AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:00:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791089 at http://www.globalpost.com Musharraf confirms return to Pakistan despite 'peril' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/musharraf-confirms-return-pakistan-despite-peril <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said Friday he would definitely return home Sunday to contest historic elections in May and that he was prepared to risk any danger to his life.</p> <p>He made the remarks in an interview with AFP in Dubai just hours after a Pakistani court granted him protective bail in a string of legal cases, paving the way for his return from nearly five years in exile without the risk of immediate arrest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/musharraf-confirms-return-pakistan-despite-peril" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Law Muhajir people Pakistan Pakistani Muslims Pervez Musharraf AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:00:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791090 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan Taliban threaten to send Musharraf to "hell" when he returns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130323/pakistan-taliban-threaten-send-musharraf-hell-when-he-returns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Sheree Sardar</p> <p>ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Taliban have threatened to despatch suicide bombers and snipers to kill former President Pervez Musharraf when he returns home from exile on Sunday to contest elections.</p> <p>In a Taliban video obtained by Reuters, Adnan Rasheed, who took part in a previous attempt to assassinate Musharraf, warned: "The mujahideen of Islam have prepared a special squad to send Musharraf to hell. There are suicide bombers, snipers, a special assault unit and a close combat team."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130323/pakistan-taliban-threaten-send-musharraf-hell-when-he-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Muhajir people Nishan-e-Imtiaz Pakistan Pakistani Muslims Pakistani people Pervez Musharraf Politics of Pakistan Religion Taliban War Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Mar 2013 07:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5791726 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Musharraf returns to Pakistan from exile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/urgent-musharraf-returns-pakistan-exile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf flew home on Sunday, landing at Karachi airport after more than four years in exile, defying a Taliban death threat to contest historic general elections.</p> <p>His scheduled Emirates flight from Dubai landed at around 12:45 local time (0745 GMT) after a journey that saw his official Facebook and Twitter accounts provide a running commentary, posting messages and photographs of him on board.</p> <p>gl-jm/jms</p> Muhajir people Pakistani Muslims Pakistani people AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 08:30:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792337 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP World News Agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/afp-world-news-agenda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What's happening around the world on Monday:</p> <p>-- TOP STORIES -- </p><p>+ Bailout or bust: Cyprus readies for decision</p> <p>+ Syrian opposition in disarray after leader quits</p> <p>+ In Tanzania, Xi to speak on China-Africa ties</p> <p>NICOSIA: Cypriots anxiously wait to hear if their government has been able to raise the funds to unlock a bailout package to save the island nation from bankruptcy and a possible eurozone exit, as an EU-imposed deadline to find a solution expires Monday (CYPRUS-ECONOMY-EU-FINANCE)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/afp-world-news-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Human Interest Muhajir people Nishan-e-Imtiaz AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 22:02:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792771 at http://www.globalpost.com IHC CJ constitutes six benches for next week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130402/ihc-cj-constitutes-six-benches-next-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi has constituted four single and two division benches to hear over 300 cases during the next week starting from Monday (April 1). Four single benches included the Chief Justice, Justice Riaz Ahmed Khan, Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Sidqui.</p><P>The first division bench comprises the Chief Justice and Justice Shaukat Aziz Sidqui while the second one includes Justice Riaz Ahmed Khan and Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi.</p> Muhajir people Shaukat Aziz Asianet Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:31:22 +0000 Asianet 5799323 at http://www.globalpost.com SC accepts plea to keep Lal Masjid report secret http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130402/sc-accepts-plea-keep-lal-masjid-report-secret <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The Supreme Court, accepting the plea to keep the judicial commission report on the Lal Masjid incident confidential, has adjourned the hearing for two weeks.</p><P>The plea was made by the commission head, Justice Shahzad-ul-Sheikh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130402/sc-accepts-plea-keep-lal-masjid-report-secret" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Law Muhajir people Nishan-e-Imtiaz Pakistan Politics Asianet Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:06:42 +0000 Asianet 5799439 at http://www.globalpost.com MQM manifesto revolutionary, based on realism: Altaf Hussain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/mqm-manifesto-revolutionary-based-realism-altaf-hussain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The Founder and Leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement MQM, Altaf Hussain has said that MQM has given a revolutionary election manifesto that has been drawn on the philosophy of Realism and Practicalism.</p><P>He said this while talking to the office bearers, workers and candidates from MQM Upper Punjab in the Punjab House Lahore.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/mqm-manifesto-revolutionary-based-realism-altaf-hussain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MQM Muhajir people Politics of Karachi Politics of Pakistan Religion Social Issues Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:31:08 +0000 Asianet 5800379 at http://www.globalpost.com 15 students injured in FUUAST clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/15-students-injured-fuuast-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> At least 15 students were injured in a clash between two rival student organizations in Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science &amp; Technology FUUAST Abdul Haq Campus Karachi within the limits of Eidgah police station here on Tuesday.</p><P>The clash started when rival students chanted slogans against each other in campus. Later, enraged students from both sides used stones, wooden and steel rods to beat one another. Rangers stopped the clash by aerial firing and applying baton charges.</p><P>The injured were rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/15-students-injured-fuuast-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Muhajir people Pakistan Pakistani people Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:31:52 +0000 Asianet 5800389 at http://www.globalpost.com KMC commits two buses to KU http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/kmc-commits-two-buses-ku <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Karachi Metropolitan Corporation KMC Administrator Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi has announced to give a gold medal to the student securing first position in the Postgraduate Diploma in Local Government and Administration held in Political Science Department of Karachi University.</p><P>He also assured all possible support and cooperation to Karachi University including the provision of two new buses.</p><P>This was stated by Chief Guest Deputy Commissioner and Administrator DMC Central Dr.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/kmc-commits-two-buses-ku" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Administrative units of Pakistan Geography of Pakistan Muhajir people Technology Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:32:35 +0000 Asianet 5800396 at http://www.globalpost.com JI urges OIC to get Myanmar massacre stopped http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/ji-urges-oic-get-myanmar-massacre-stopped <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Jamaat-e-Islami chief Syed Munawar Hasan has called upon the Muslim rulers and the OIC high-ups to approach the UN Secretary General to get the genocide of Myanmar Muslims stopped. In a statement on Tuesday, he said thousands of Myanmar Muslims had been killed and their homes and mosques had been demolished. He said the people branding the Muslims as terrorists were silent over the massacre of Muslims.</p> Islam Islamist groups Muhajir people Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:17:08 +0000 Asianet 5800580 at http://www.globalpost.com Polls to prove milestone for continuity of democracy: Ebad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/polls-prove-milestone-continuity-democracy-ebad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The May 11 general elections would prove to be a milestone for the continuity of democracy in the country. This was stated by the Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan here the other day. He was talking to a delegation of the Press Council of Pakistan at the Governor House here.</p><P>The six-member delegation of the Council was led by its Chairman Raja Shafqat Abbasi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/polls-prove-milestone-continuity-democracy-ebad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Law Muhajir people Politics Politics of Karachi Politics of Pakistan Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:19:39 +0000 Asianet 5800601 at http://www.globalpost.com Lawyers boycott adds to litigants miseries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130403/lawyers-boycott-adds-litigants-miseries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The lawyers on Monday completely boycotted the Sindh High Court proceedings and continued their strike during former president Musharraf hearing. In SHC, the judges were present at the chambers but could not hear the cases due to strike of lawyers. Citizens whose cases were fixed in the SHC faced mental agony and families of detained and alleged persons who were present in the court for hearing experienced various problems.</p> Muhajir people Pakistani Muslims Pakistani people Asianet Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:47:56 +0000 Asianet 5800659 at http://www.globalpost.com