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  • n. The lower house of the legislature in colonial Virginia.


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  • Al-Shabaab, once the youth wing of the Sharif-led Islamic courts, now also holds many districts in Mogadishu, the country's historical capital where it is now targeting the remaining African Union peacekeepers from Uganda and Burundi to force them to withdraw as the Ethiopians have done.

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  • Srinagar, Mar 16: Cutting across their political divide, the mainstream and pro-freedom leaders in Jammu and Kashmir today welcomed the easing of tension in neighbouring Pakistan after its president, Asif Ali Zardari, buckled under the demands of Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan Muslim League and lawyers


  • The Election Commission (EC) had postponed the voting in the constituencies at the request of Shahbaz Sharif-led Punjab government that law and order was not conducive to conduct the polls.

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  • July 28th, 2009 ISLAMABAD - The Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has urged President Asif ali Zardari to appoint a high-level commission to inquire into the Kargil issue.

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  • Zardari†™ s archrival Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan Muslim League was quick to call for his resignation, saying that he was morally obligated to do so, at least while the court heard any challenges to his rule.

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  • ISLAMABAD: The Nawaz Sharif-led delegation of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which met US Senator John Kerry in Islamabad early this week, focused on four major reservations over the Kerry-Lugar Law.


  • Kenya's Air Force is reported to be on standby call as the security situation in Mogadishu deteriorates amid fighting between the Sheikh Sharif-led government and al Shabaab.

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