Yousaf Raza Gillani

By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 13th, 2011
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Asia Times reports today that an innocuous-looking thing happened on Sunday – Pakistan regained possession of the Shamsi air base in Balochistan near the border with Iran after evicting the US military presence from there. The base itself had been leased to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 1992. ...
By benim
In Uncategorized
May 9th, 2011
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Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani rejected allegations on Monday that the killing of Osama bin Laden near Islamabad by U.S. forces showed Pakistani incompetence or complicity in hiding the al Qaeda leader. Opposition politicians have stepped up their criticism of Pakistan’s leaders over...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 5th, 2011
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Liberals have long been a minority force in Pakistan, reviled for importing ‘western’ ideas and culture; now they are virtually an endangered species. Prime minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at the funeral of assasinated Punjab governor Salman Taseer. Photograph: Ilyas J Dean/Rex FeaturesTh...