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Women banned from Iranian election - Middle East - World - The Independent
"Women seeking to run in the presidential election on 14 June have been told they are not allowed to take part."
New Muni ads claim Israeli â€˜apartheidâ€™ against Palestinians | Chris Roberts | Transportation | San Francisco Examiner
OpEdNews - Article: The Israeli Design for the Palestinians
"Article: The Israeli Design for the Palestinians - the US is not serving its long term interests in the Middle by only supporting one side."
Toronto Sun website blocked in Pakistan: Report – The Express Tribune
"Columnist Tarek Fatah claims his column is the reason why Pakistan blocked Toronto Sun''s website."
Who is Islamic cleric Dr. Tahir ul-Qadri? And why should Pakistan care? - Comment - Voices - The Independent
"Why is a Canadian Islamic cleric marching on the streets of Pakistan and talking about creating a â€œpeacefulâ€ Tahrir Square in Islamabad?"
Tahir-ul-Qadri''s party may take part in election | NDTV.com
"A cleric who has been pushing for electoral reforms in Pakistan will resort to street protests again if the government does not abide by an agreement that eased a political crisis, an aide said on Friday."
Pakistani Supreme Court Orders Arrest of Prime Minister - NYTimes.com
Tahir ul Qadri March Falls Flat - India Real Time - WSJ
"A threat by a founder of an Islamic charity to mount a million-person march on Islamabad to push for change in politics fell flat on Monday. "
BBC News - Kumbh Mela festival: Preparing for millions
"How do you prepare for the largest religious gathering on Earth? The BBC explores preparations at India''s Kumbh Mela."
BBC News - Tahirul Qadri - Pakistan''s latest political ''drone''?
"The BBC''s Ilyas Khan asks whether the Tahirul Qadri represents the drone that may sink Pakistani democracy or yet another passing phase. "
Asia News Headlines
Suicide bomber dies in blast in Afghan capital
2-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar
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16 children, 1 teacher dead in Pakistan bus fire
Mosque blast kills 12 in eastern Afghanistan
Gas cylinder blast on Pakistan school bus kills 17
Militants attacks kill 9 in Pakistan
NKorean envoy delivers letter to China's president
Afghan Taliban attack aid group, 2 guards killed
Am. Samoa to keep flier miles of govt travelers
Obama's drone speech could improve Pakistan ties
Oil falls below $94 on weak outlook for demand
World stocks lower after big sell-off
Aid group official says 4 wounded in Afghan attack
Suicide bomb hits Kabul as Taliban battle police
Police: Suicide bomb hits heart of Afghan capital
NKorean envoy delivers letter to China's Xi
Obama's speech welcomed in Pakistan, Yemen
Explosion hits heart of Afghan capital
5 climbers feared dead on world's 3rd highest peak
Pakistan: US diplomat kills pedestrian in accident
Obama's drone speech welcomed in Pakistan, Yemen
World stocks stabilize after big sell-off
Suicide bomber kills 3 in northwest Pakistan
'No guarantee of peace,' NKorean envoy warns China