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Son of Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Elected to Parliament

Posted July 20th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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The son of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister has been elected to parliament. Abdul Qadir Gilani of the Pakistan People’s Party won a by-election Thursday, beating out his closest rival by a little more than 4,000 votes. He was elected to the seat left vacant last month when the Supreme Court ruled his father, the former […]

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Pakistan PM Cancels US Trip Due to Floods

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 12:32 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s prime minister has canceled his trip to the United States to attend next week’s United Nations General Assembly, in order to deal with widespread floods at home. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s office said Friday that the Pakistani leader will coordinate relief efforts and begin visiting flood-affected areas on Saturday. Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina […]

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Pakistan PM Cancels US Trip Due to Floods

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s prime minister has canceled his trip to the United States to attend next week’s United Nations General Assembly, in order to deal with widespread floods at home. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s office said Friday that the Pakistani leader will coordinate relief efforts and begin visiting flood-affected areas on Saturday. Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina […]

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Pakistan PM Cancels US Trip Due to Floods

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 8:42 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s prime minister has canceled his trip to the United States to attend next week’s United Nations General Assembly, in order to deal with widespread floods at home. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s office said Friday that the Pakistani leader will coordinate relief efforts and begin visiting flood-affected areas on Saturday. Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina […]

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Pakistan PM Cancels US Trip Due to Floods

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 3:14 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s prime minister has canceled a trip next week to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York, saying he will instead coordinate flood relief efforts in Pakistan. Yusuf Raza Gilani said Friday his foreign minister will address the General Assembly in his place. The ongoing flooding has killed some 230 people and left […]

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