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Pakistani Premier Denies Asking Army To Mediate

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters wh...

Sharif Set To Lead Pakistan.. Again

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

By Michael Georgy and Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, May 12 (Reuters) - After 14 years out of power, Nawaz Sharif is poised to become ...

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...

Firing Prime Ministers Harms the Pakistan Constitution

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 10.30.2012 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The Pakistan Supreme Court must find a way to restore the dignity of the prime minister as the chief executive of the nation. Firing prime ministers undermines the parliamentary system and strengthens the presidency, an outcome inconsistent with the constitution.

After Disqualifying Prime Minister, What's Next for Pakistan?

Aziz Nayani | Posted 08.25.2012 | World
Aziz Nayani

Unfortunately for the people of Pakistan, without an acute response from civil society, the media, and the populace at large, Pakistan is headed for perhaps another 18 months of political instability at the least.

Pakistan's New Prime Minister Riddled With Corruption

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani lawmakers elected a ruling party loyalist with a checkered past as prime minister on Friday, restoring government to the c...

Pakistan's PM Mess

AP | MUNIR AHMED and CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani judge issued an arrest warrant Thursday for the ruling party's candidate for prime minister over allegations he illegall...

Pakistan To Elect New PM On Friday

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's president summoned parliament to meet on Friday to elect a new prime minister, with the outgoing textile minister emergin...

Pakistan Court Disqualifies Prime Minister From Office

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's top court dismissed the prime minister from office on Tuesday for failing to investigate the president for corruption, us...

Obama: Relations With Pakistan Strained

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — President Barack Obama, closing a nuclear security summit Tuesday, sought a thaw in the diplomatic chill with Pakistan, a c...

Pakistan Defense Secretary Fired

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

* Uncertainty in a nuclear-armed country * Historic tensions between civilian leaders and generals * U.S. needs stable P...

Benazir Bhutto Assassination Third Anniversary: Pakistan's Former Prime Minister's Life In Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Monday marked the third anniversary of the slaying of Benazir Bhutto, and judging by the thousands of Pakistanis who gathered to mourn their nation's ...

Pakistani Floods Victim Dies After Self-Immolation Outside PM's Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MULTAN, Pakistan — A Pakistani flood victim who set himself alight outside the prime minister's home died Monday, police said. Police official ...

Pakistani leader safe after snipers target car

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Snipers fired on the motorcade for Pakistan's prime minister on Wednesday as it drove to the airport to pick him up, strik...

Yousaf Raza Gilani, Benazir, Bhutto Loyalist, Elected Pakistani Prime Minister

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The deposed chief justice emerged from house arrest Monday after Pakistan's new prime minister ordered police to pull back...