Mr Sarwar was an MP for Glasgow from 1997 to 2010
Asif Ali Zardari
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Sunday 03 February 2013
David Cameron will meet the Afghan and Pakistani presidents tonight in the latest round of talks aimed at preventing a Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan when British troops leave next year.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
There are worries that the democratic process will be replaced with an unelected cabinet
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Controversial politician claims he will release more details of assassination of former leader
Friday 09 November 2012
A 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan has thanked people around the world for their inspiring and humbling support.
Friday 05 October 2012
Activists say up to 800 civilians have been killed by drone strikes in tribal areas in recent years
Pakistan president demands investigation into arrest of disabled Christian girl accused of blasphemy after 'burning pages of the Koran'
Monday 20 August 2012
Pakistan’s president has demanded an investigation into the arrest of a young Christian girl, said to have Down’s Syndrome, who has been accused of blasphemy after she allegedly burned pages of the Koran.
Thursday 09 August 2012
Pakistan's Prime Minister has been ordered to appear before the Supreme Court to explain why he has not followed its instructions to reopen an old corruption case against the President. The order is likely to further escalate tensions between the court and the government.
Pakistan elects new prime minister as ruling party seeks to draw a line under weeks of political turmoil
Friday 22 June 2012
Pakistan today elected a new prime minister as the country’s ruling party sought to draw a line under the political turmoil that has rocked the nation in recent weeks. How long the new premier will stay in the post remains unclear.
Thursday 21 June 2012
Pakistan's President has summoned parliament to meet tomorrow to elect a new prime minister, with the Textile Minister, Makhdoom Shahabuddin, emerging as the likely candidate for the job.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
It was a coup by other means. In the past, Pakistan’s democratic hopes were often thwarted by generals taking power for themselves, or shunting governments aside by subtler means. Now it is the turn of another unelected and unaccountable institution to try the same.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
It's been a pretty big few days for world leaders. First the G8 grappled with the economic crisis, then we had the Nato summit on Afghanistan; these are talks of the utmost importance. Maybe, then, it's a little odd that the most memorable image to be produced from the talks was not of sober politicians in statesmanlike negotiation, but of the great and the good getting overexcited by a game of football.
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David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
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Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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