Xi Jinping Image copyright Getty Images Xi Jinping came to power in as the hand-picked heir of predecessor Hu Jintao, and is expected to lead China for the next decade. Since taking over, he has concentrated power in his hands, in a move seen as a turning away from the traditional system of collective leadership, and has sought to present a modern face to China and the world.
The army generals are in charge of Pakistan; they have a firm grip over defense and security policies, foreign affairs, and internal matters. There had been a struggle between the army and Nawaz Sharif for quite some time.
During his second term as prime minister in the early s, Sharif attempted to remove a military chief but instead had to resign himself. InSharif replaced then army chief Pervez Musharraf,but army commanders launched a coup against Sharif, and Musharraf came to power.
By Sharif faced much the same dilemma. Voting in Pakistan is intensely personal, with parties gathering votes primarily through allegiance to an individual candidate who is either a feudal or has a proven ability to deliver services.
Demonstrations also occurred on 21 August (the anniversary of the Soviet intervention in ) in Prague, on 28 October (establishment of Czechoslovakia in ) in Prague, Bratislava and some other towns, in January (death of Jan Palach on 16 January ), on 21 August (see above) and on 28 October (see above). As we will discuss below, during the 25 years after World War II, the U.K. political system looked a lot more like the U.S. political system than it does today; the two-party system began to break. Watch video · World War II s During the s, conservative politics and Reaganomics held sway as the Berlin Wall crumbled, new computer technologies emerged and blockbuster movies and MTV reshaped pop culture.
The Bhutto-Zardari axis may be considered "left leaning," while the Sharif brothers may be considered "right leaning. Pakistan held successful elections in February and had a coalition government. Pakistan is a developing country with some modern facilities in major cities but limited in outlying areas.
The infrastructure of areas of Pakistan-administered Kashmir and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KP regions were devastated by an October 8,earthquake and have not yet been fully rebuilt.
Massive flooding in destroyed infrastructure throughout the Indus River valley. Pakistan continues to face extraordinary challenges on the security and law enforcement front.
The country has suffered greater military, law enforcement, and civilian casualties in fighting extremism and terrorism than almost any other country. Pakistan must begin to address a breadth of economic challenges that would overwhelm many emerging economies: A number of extremist groups within Pakistan continue to target US citizens and other Western interests and Pakistani officials.
Terrorists have demonstrated a willingness and capability to attack targets where U. Terrorist actions may include, but are not limited to, suicide operations, bombings -- including vehicle-borne explosives and improvised explosive devices -- assassinations, carjackings, assaults, and kidnappings.
Defending her father, Maryam said had Nawaz completed his second term, he would have made Pakistan an economic power at par with Malaysia, Turkey and Singapore. Hamza, 40, was rocked by a succession of scandals.
He was alleged to have amassed billions through speculative trading in the poultry industry.
He was still not old enough to contest the elections scheduled for spring - the minimum age is Violence, abuse, and social and religious intolerance by militant organizations and other nongovernmental actors contributed to a culture of lawlessness in some parts of the country, particularly the provinces of Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KP, formerly known as the North West Frontier Provinceand the Federally Administered Tribal Areas FATA.
Militant and terrorist bombings in all four provinces and in the FATA resulted in hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries. According to the South Asia Terrorism Portal, during the year terrorist and extremist attacks and operations to combat insurgency resulted in 4, deaths, of which nearly 2, were civilians, more than were security forces, and more than 1, were terrorists or insurgents.
The sit-in protest ended on 31 March after protest leaders said they were given assurances that controversial blasphemy laws would not be amended and more than 1, Islamists detained by police during the protest would be released.
The PM found himself in a difficult situation following the April "revelations" made by the so-called Panama Papers. One clear sign of the political pressure felt by the Sharif family from the Panama Paper scandal was that the family reportedly discussed the possibility of the prime minister stepping down for two three months while an independent commission conducted an inquiry.
One possible replacement could be Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar. The corruption case against Sharif stemmed from leaked financial documents, known as the Panama Papers, that also listed three children of the Pakistani leader as holders of offshore accounts and posh London property.1 October - Communist leader Mao Zedong proclaims the founding of the People's Republic of China after defeat of the nationalist Kuomintang in a civil war.
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Demonstrations also occurred on 21 August (the anniversary of the Soviet intervention in ) in Prague, on 28 October (establishment of Czechoslovakia in ) in Prague, Bratislava and some other towns, in January (death of Jan Palach on 16 January ), on 21 August (see above) and on 28 October (see above).
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