Muttahida Qaumi Movement

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City of 20M People Will Likely Be Run From Behind Bars

Waseem Akhtar set to become Karachi's next mayor

(Newser) - Career criminals often keep their outside "ventures" going while they're incarcerated, but Waseem Akhtar may soon be running Pakistan's largest city—20 million residents and counting—from behind bars. It's likely Akhtar, representing the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, will become mayor of Karachi on Wednesday, the Guardian ... More »

Pakistani Politician Stabbed to Death in London

He had sought asylum in UK, saying he was under 'threat'

(Newser) - Prominent Pakistani politician Imran Farooq was murdered outside his London home last night, suffering multiple stab wounds and head injuries. Police assume the killing was politically motivated, and are reviewing the security of other Pakistani politicians living in London, the BBC reports. Scotland Yard’s SO15 terrorism unit is handling... More »

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