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Pakistan Political Crisis

Pakistan Army Steps Into Government Role Amid Political Crisis

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

* Prime Minister Sharif asks army chief to "play his role" * General could provide face saving solution for opposition *...

Pakistan's Political Crisis Intensifies

AP | ZARAR KHAN and MUNIR AHMED | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani officials struck a deal late Thursday with a fiery Muslim cleric to end four days of anti-government protests by thousands...

Pakistani President's Corruption Woes Are Far From Over

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's top judge says he expects the country's new prime minister to reopen an old corruption case against the president, reiter...

Supreme Court Charges Pakistani PM, Sharpens Political Crisis

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 04.14.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Supreme Court charged Pakistan's prime minister with contempt Monday for defying its order to reopen an old corruption case aga...

CRISIS MODE: Pakistani Supreme Court Set To Charge PM

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT and ZARAR KHAN | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's top court vowed Thursday to charge the prime minister with contempt for failing to reopen an old corruption case against ...

Pakistani Government Bows To Supreme Court Demand

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister struck a conciliatory tone in an appearance before the Supreme Court Thursday, trying to cool down a polit...

Fearing Coup, Pakistani PM Called British Diplomat

AP | HEIDI VOGT and KATHY GANNON | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister appealed for support Friday from parliament in a standoff between his beleaguered government and the milit...

Pakistani President Travels To Dubai Amid Deepening Political Crisis

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's president left the country Thursday for what was described as a one-day private visit to Dubai, officials said. during a ...

Pakistan's Political Crisis Escalates

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister fired the defense secretary Wednesday in a dispute over a memo sent to Washington that has enraged the arm...

Pakistan Appeals Ruling Against Sharifs

DAWN.COM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government filed appeals on Thursday to overturn a court ruling that banned opposition leader Nawaz Sharif and his brother Sha...

Clinton Threatened Aid Cut If No Pakistan Deal: US Officials

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Pakistan's president and opposition leader over the weekend U.S. aid cou...