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Benazir: Musharraf to be indicted on Aug 6 Rawalpindi, July 30: A Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday on Tuesday said country's former President Pervez Musharraf will be indicted in connection with the murder case of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Aug 6, reports said. 31-Jul-2013
Pakistan: PPP to boycott Prez election Islamabad, July 26: The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on Friday announced it will boycott the upcoming presidential election in the country. 26-Jul-2013
Myanmar: Ban welcomes release of political prisoners New York, July 24: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the release of 73 political prisoners in Myanmar Monday, as well as the announcement by the country’s leader that the rest will be freed by the end of the year. 24-Jul-2013
Myanmar: UN welcomes end to border force New York, July 17: A United Nations independent expert Tuesday welcomed the abolition of Myanmar’s notorious border security force, known as Nasaka, and called for an investigation of human rights abuses committed by its members against the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. 17-Jul-2013
Pakistan: Presidential election to be held on Aug 6 Karachi, July 16: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced the country will hold its Presidential election on Aug 6. 16-Jul-2013
Bugti: Court directs to produce Musharraf Quetta, July 15: A Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday directed authorities to produce the country's former President Pervez Musharraf before it in connection to the Akbar Khan Bugti murder case. 15-Jul-2013
Bhutan: PDP wins election Thimpu, July 14: Bhutan's main opposition People's Democratic Party has won majority of seats in the parliamentary elections and is all set to come to power in the Himalayan nation that shares its border with India. 14-Jul-2013
Pakistan: 2 killed in Kohat blast Kohat, July 11: At least two people were killed in a bomb blast in Pakistan's Kohat city on Thursday, reports said. 12-Jul-2013
UN condemns continued killing of Afghan civilians New York, July 11: The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has strongly condemned the killing by a roadside bomb of at least 18 civilians – including eight women, eight children and two men – in the Obeh district of the western province of Herat. 11-Jul-2013
UN calls on Myanmar to accelerate discharge efforts New York, July 9: The United Nations has welcomed the release of 42 children by the Myanmar Armed Forces, known as the Tatmadaw, and called for accelerating the discharge of remaining children within the ranks of the army. 11-Jul-2013
UN urges reconsideration of Afghan human rights body New York, June 29: The United Nations human rights chief Friday warned that recent appointments to Afghanistan's top human rights body compromise its independence and effectiveness and undermine its high standing with the public and international partners. 02-Jul-2013
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