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MQM with all voices for change: Sattar

MQM leader and federal minister Farooq Sattar has said that all political forces should have a united stance over national agenda. Talking to media in Karachi on Thursday, he said MQM will

Reopening of ZAB case people’s voice: Raisani

QUETTA – Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has praised President Asif Ali Zardari for his decision to file a reference for reopening the case of late prime minister and the founding chairman of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the chief minister welcomed the move to request the Supreme Court for reopening and re-conducting hearing into the judicial murder of the late PPP leader, saying the President Zardari’s

Raja Riaz is Pervaiz Elahi’s voice, says PML-N

LAHORE – Provincial Food Minister Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor on Sunday accused opposition leader Raja Riaz of being the voice of Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi. In a press release, Ghafoor asked Riaz to visit his native city Faisalabad and try to appease people’s anger against the federal government instead of raising a hue and cry in Lahore. He said, “One who has bunged Punjab’s gas and electricity cannot hoodwink the people through his tactics.”
He said it was known to the nation that the

Kurd play adds voice to Mideast Anger

BAGHDAD – A play whose plot took actors and audience alike across Iraq’s Kurdish capital of Arbil this week delivered a stinging portrait of the northern region’s leaders as power-mad and greedy.
When Karukh Ibrahim’s 90-minute production climaxed outside the Kurdistan region’s parliament building, it was the 28-year-old director’s way of adding his voice to protests that have raged against entrenched rulers throughout the Middle East.
“Qabristan”, or “The Cemetery” in

Famous faces lend voice to Egypt’s protests

CAIRO – Egypt’s cultural glitterati have joined thousands of protesters from all walks of life calling for an immediate end to President Hosni Mubarak 30-year-rule. Khalid Abdalla, a British-Egyptian actor known for his lead role in the 2007 adaptation of KhaledHosseini’s “The Kite Runner,” was among the crowd on Cairo’s Tahrir (Liberation) square on Saturday.
“I’m here because I’m asking for Mubarak to step down,” Abdalla, 30, told Reuters. “I’ve been here since Friday before