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'Pakistan Coup' - 48 News Result(s)

  • 'All Asian Countries Have Seen Progress Because Of Dictators': Pervez Musharraf

    'All Asian Countries Have Seen Progress Because Of Dictators': Pervez Musharraf

    Military rule has always brought the country back on track whereas civilian governments have always derailed it, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said.

  • Musharraf Wanted 'Underhand' Deal In 2007: Nawaz Sharif

    Musharraf Wanted 'Underhand' Deal In 2007: Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf offered him an "underhand" deal to form a joint government but he turned it down. Addressing the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary committee on Tuesday, Mr Sharif said, "Musharraf wanted a secret deal with me in 2007, but I declined."

  • Don't Want Pakistan Army To Topple Nawaz Sharif Government: Imran Khan

    Don't Want Pakistan Army To Topple Nawaz Sharif Government: Imran Khan

    Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday dismissed accusations his planned shutdown of the nation's capital could lead to a military coup, saying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif "can't hide behind 'democracy in danger'" to quash protests.

  • Imran Khan Says 'Sweets Would Be Shared' After A Military Coup

    Imran Khan Says 'Sweets Would Be Shared' After A Military Coup

    "All of you standing out there, tell me, if the military came [to power] in Pakistan, what would happen?" Imran Khan bellowed from a podium. He is Pakistan's main opposition leader and a former champion cricketer. Prone to provocative, even careless statements, he found his rhythm on stage while talking about this weekend's coup attempt in Turkey.

  • Pakistan Condemns Coup Attempt In Turkey

    Pakistan Condemns Coup Attempt In Turkey

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today condemned a botched coup bid by Turkish army and expressed Pakistan's 'abiding interest' in a democratic, peaceful and stable Turkey.

  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Condemns Coup Attempt In Turkey

    Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Condemns Coup Attempt In Turkey

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday condemned a botched coup bid by Turkish army and expressed Pakistan's 'abiding interest' in a democratic, peaceful and stable Turkey.

  • Posters Begging For Military Coup Appear Overnight In Pak

    Posters Begging For Military Coup Appear Overnight In Pak

    Posters begging Pakistan's powerful army chief to launch a coup appeared in major cities including the capital Islamabad overnight, raising eyebrows in a country that has been ruled by the military for more than half its history.

  • Jindal In Lahore On Same Day As PM Modi: The Inside Story

    Jindal In Lahore On Same Day As PM Modi: The Inside Story

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise 'stopover' in Lahore is widely being seen as a diplomatic coup and illustrative of how he is re-writing the rules of his Pakistan policy. But the Prime Minister was not the only Indian in Lahore on Christmas. The presence of steel baron Sajjan Jindal in Lahore on the exact same day has raised eyebrows. His ro...

  • Pakistan Minister Resigns After Blaming ISI for Coup Plot in Interview

    Pakistan Minister Resigns After Blaming ISI for Coup Plot in Interview

    A Pakistani minister has resigned after alleging the former head of military intelligence encouraged violent street demonstrations last year to try to unseat the government, the information minister said on Saturday.

  • Pakistan Military's Move on Karachi Seen as Part of 'Creeping Coup'

    Pakistan Military's Move on Karachi Seen as Part of 'Creeping Coup'

    The chief of Pakistan's main spy agency is spearheading a campaign to wrest control of the teeming port city of Karachi from a powerful political party, the military's latest, and some say boldest, foray into civilian life in recent years.

  • Assam Police Arrest Suspect in Plot to Kill Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

    Assam Police Arrest Suspect in Plot to Kill Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

    Assam police have arrested a 36-year-old woman suspected of being involved in a plot to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, police said on Saturday.

  • Pakistan Army Chief Holds Off Generals Seeking Nawaz Sharif's Ouster: Reports

    Pakistan Army Chief Holds Off Generals Seeking Nawaz Sharif's Ouster: Reports

    Weeks of mounting anti-government protests in Pakistan had been enough to convince five of the powerful army's 11 Corps Commanders that it was time for them to step in and force embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.

  • Pakistan Crisis Puts Army Back in the Driving Seat

    Pakistan Crisis Puts Army Back in the Driving Seat

    Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country's military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two sides.

  • Why Nawaz Sharif's Mother Got Emotional Seeing Narendra Modi's Pictures

    Why Nawaz Sharif's Mother Got Emotional Seeing Narendra Modi's Pictures

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi pulled off his first diplomatic coup even before taking office. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa were among some 4,000 guests who watched Mr Modi and his new ministers take the oath of office and secrecy - a historic first for any prime m...

  • Former Pakistan Prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani demands judges to be tried with Pervez Musharraf

    Former Pakistan Prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani demands judges to be tried with Pervez Musharraf

    Former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded that Pakistani judges who endorsed the October 1999 coup, led by former army chief Pervez Musharraf, should also be charged with treason.

  • Nawaz Sharif poised to form strong government after Pakistan poll

    Nawaz Sharif poised to form strong government after Pakistan poll

    Toppled in a 1999 military coup, jailed and exiled, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and looks set to form a stable government capable of implementing reforms needed to rescue the fragile economy.

  • Nawaz Sharif: The Lion of Punjab roars in Pakistan

    Nawaz Sharif: The Lion of Punjab roars in Pakistan

    Nawaz Sharif, known as the 'Lion of Punjab' who has promised to restart peace process with India and is set to be elected for a third innings as Pakistan Prime Minister, is seen as someone who can fix the country's bleeding economy but is considered soft on the Taliban.

  • Pakistan government refuses to order Pervez Musharraf's treason trial

    Pakistan government refuses to order Pervez Musharraf's treason trial

    Pakistan's caretaker government on Monday refused to put former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, telling the Supreme Court that it was beyond its mandate.

  • Firebrand cleric raises fear of 'soft coup' in Pakistan

    Firebrand cleric raises fear of 'soft coup' in Pakistan

    To Pakistan's ruling party, a firebrand cleric camped outside parliament with thousands of protesters is looking more and more like the harbinger of their worst fear: a plan by the military to engineer a "soft coup".

  • Yousuf Raza Gilani disqualified, will Pak get a new PM? Top 5 facts

    Yousuf Raza Gilani disqualified, will Pak get a new PM? Top 5 facts

    Pakistan's top court disqualified Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from office on Tuesday in a stunning move likened to a "judicial coup" that plunged the country into fresh turmoil. The prime minister has refused to step down since he was convicted of contempt of court in April for not asking authorities in Switzerland to reopen a 1990s graft cas...

  • Pakistan Supreme Court sets up 9-member bench to hear memo case

    Pakistan Supreme Court sets up 9-member bench to hear memo case

    The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday constituted a nine-judge bench to examine the report of a judicial commission that probed a mysterious memo seeking US help to prevent a feared military coup here after the killing of Osama bin Laden last year.

  • No coup attempt in Pak after Osama raid: Ex ISI chief Shuja Pasha

    No coup attempt in Pak after Osama raid: Ex ISI chief Shuja Pasha

    Pakistan's powerful military did not plan a coup after the US raid in Abottabad that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in May last year, former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has said.

  • Full transcript: Pak PM will not resign, says Rehman Malik

    Full transcript: Pak PM will not resign, says Rehman Malik

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the country's Supreme Court to answer a contempt of court notice later this week amidst questions over whether the country's civilian government can survive. But emboldened by winning a trust vote in Parliament on Monday, its top leadership is now asserting that there is no question of...

  • There will be no coup, no resignation by Pak PM: Rehman Malik to NDTV

    There will be no coup, no resignation by Pak PM: Rehman Malik to NDTV

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the country's Supreme Court to answer a contempt of court notice later this week amidst questions over whether the civilian government can survive. But emboldened by winning a trust vote in Parliament yesterday, its top leadership is now asserting that there is no question of the PM re...

  • BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan: Report

    BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan: Report

    BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM), has said that it will not release data regarding a memo that said that President Asif Ali Zardari had feared a military coup last year, it was reported here.

  • Gilani denies report that he called UK, fearing a coup

    Gilani denies report that he called UK, fearing a coup

    Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denied a report that he spoke to the British High Commissioner in Islamabad last week seeking help to prevent a coup. A statement from Mr Gilani's office clarified, "The democratic government led by Prime Minister draws its strength from the people of Pakistan and not from any foreign power."

  • Pak government in isolation against army, courts

    Pak government in isolation against army, courts

    In the midst of a continuing army-government stand-off, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday surprisingly flew to Dubai but fears of a military coup waned with the focus shifting to a crucial hearing by the Supreme Court on Monday.

  • Pak court admits plea seeking to prevent Kayani sacking

    Pak court admits plea seeking to prevent Kayani sacking

    A Pakistani court has admitted a petition seeking to block any attempt by the government to sack army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha over the memo scandal. The petition filed by lawyer Maulvi Iqbal Haider was accepted by the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday.

  • Amid crisis, Pakistan President Zardari travels to Dubai

    Amid crisis, Pakistan President Zardari travels to Dubai

    Pakistan's president left the country Thursday for what was described as a one-day private visit to Dubai, officials said. during a deepening crisis between the government and the powerful military.

  • Won't support any coup, says Imran Khan

    Won't support any coup, says Imran Khan

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday said the party would not support a military coup as the country witnessed a stand-off between the political leadership and the army.

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