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Gilani having 'second thoughts' of moving out of palatial PM House
Despite an official announcement that the Pakistan premier would vacate the Prime Minister's House and move to a smaller residence to observe simplicity, Yousuf Raza Gilani is now "changing his mind".

PPP considers bringing resolution in NA to endorse presidential immunity
Experts in Pakistan have suggested to the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) that it should bring a resolution of endorsement regarding the president's immunity under the constitution and the Vienna Convention in parliament, in order to avoid confrontation with the Supreme Court over the president's immunity in future.

Zardari to stand up for 'loyalist' Gilani in wake of Pak SC contempt ruling
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has decided to fight the conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with caution and calculated aggression in a contempt of court case, but will avoid any confrontation with the judiciary.

ANP backs Sharif's call for Siachen troop withdrawal
The Awami National Party (ANP) has backed Pakistan Muslim League-N president Nawaz Sharif's call for the withdrawal of troops and the demilitarisation of the Siachen Glacier.

Pak politician calls on nation to stop treating Afghanistan as fifth province
Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) member Afrasiab Khattak has called on the country to stop treating Afghanistan as its fifth province.

Pak committee trying to reconcile differing views on Domestic Violence Protection Bill
A multi party committee decided to reconcile differing views on the Domestic Violence Protection Bill following angry outbursts by woman activists against lawmakers' reluctance to debate the bill.

Struggle to implement Sharia across Pakistan will continue: Fazl Rehman
Jamiat Ulema Islam-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that the struggle to implement Sharia across Pakistan will continue.

Major Baloch, Pakhtun political parties to boycott Difa-e-Pakistan organized meeting
In a major setback for the Difa-e-Pakistan Council, all the main Baloch and Pakhtun political and nationalist parties have decided not to attend today's meeting organized by the banned group.

'US-Taliban talks won't be result-oriented without Pak-Afghanistan involvement'
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said the peace talks between the United States and the Afghan Taliban will not be result-oriented without the involvement of Islamabad and Kabul.

Pak parliamentarians free to initiate no-confidence motion: Gilani
Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said he did not need to take a vote of confidence, adding that parliamentarians were free to initiate a no-confidence motion if they wanted.

Pakistan People's Party holds talks with political parties for conducting early general elections
Pakistan's People's Party has reportedly opened discussions with all political parties to hold early elections.

PPP decides to conduct Pak Senate elections in mid-February
The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and its coalition partners have decided to hold the Senate elections in mid-February.

Quo vadis Pakistan
It is a year since Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was shot dead by one his bodyguards as his other colleagues watched. In the time since then, judge Parviaz Shah, who pronounced Governor Taseer's assassin Mumtaz Qadri guilty, has had to flee Pakistan. During this period Salman Taseer's son, Shahbaz, was kidnapped in August last year and has not been found yet.

Zardari says Pak polls will be held on time
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the country's next general elections would be held on time.

PML-N, ANP want Pasha to quit over 'attempt to dislodge govt'
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Awami National Party (ANP) have demanded Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Ahmad Shuja Pasha's resignation over alleged plot to oust the government that was backed by Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Memo Scam: All Pak parties want culprits 'to be dealt with sternly'
Political parties in Pakistan might have given very cautious statements about the whole Memo Gate issue, but all of them are firm that everyone found guilty should be dealt with sternly.

Killed ANP leader Hanif Jadoon's son succumbs to 'suicide attack' injuries
The son of Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) leader and ex-union Nazim Hanif Jadoon has succumbed to injuries after becoming a victim of a suicide attack yesterday.

Suicide attack kills ANP leader Hanif Jadoon, gunman in Pakistan
A suicide attack has killed Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) leader and ex-union Nazim Hanif Jadoon, along with his gunman.

NATO violated Pak airspace in Balochistan: ANP
The Awami National Party (ANP) has accused NATO forces of violating Pakistani airspace in Qila Abdullah, a district that shares the border with Afghanistan.

Sharif brothers most popular politicians in Pakistan, Gilani in 'negative domain': Survey
Sharif brothers have emerged as the most popular political leaders in Pakistan in a survey.

HRCP urges Pak political parties to disband militant wings
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called on political parties to disband private militias and disarm criminal gangs to end the bloodshed in Karachi.

Malakand Taliban willing to reconcile if Pak Govt ensures 'true Shariah' implementation
Maulana Fazlullah-led militants have agreed to negotiate with the Pakistan Government on the condition that it ensures the implementation of 'true Shariah' in the country's Malakand division.

Pak women lawmakers bemoan their 'decoration piece' status in Kyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly
Pakistan's women legislators of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, who are mostly elected on reserved seats, have revealed that they are discriminated against compared to their male counterparts in the parliamentary session, and consequently get comparatively less time to convey their views.

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