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Pakistan Recent Politics

The governments of Benazir Bhutto and M. M. Nawaz Sharif (1988-99) After the PPP’s election victory in November 1988, Benazir Bhutto became the first female prime minister in a Muslim country in December; in August 1990, however, she was dismissed by the President on charges of abuse of office and corruption. The October 1990 elections… Read More »

Pakistan Overview

Pakistan borders Iran to the west, Afghanistan to the northwest, China to the north, India to the east and the Arabian Sea to the south. More than a third of the country’s area is covered by the tertiary subsidence zone of the industrial lowlands. In its north, the five rivers Jhelum, Chanab, Ravi, Beas and… Read More »