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Pakistani Opposition Leader Ends 126-Day Protests, Calls For Unity Amid Peshawar School Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- With Pakistan reeling from a terrorist attack that killed 141 people, mostly children, opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday declare...

Pakistan Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Protesting Politician Imran Khan

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | World

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition leaders reacted with outrage on Thursday after a court issue...

Pakistani Protesters Clash With Police

Reuters | By Syed Raza Hassan and Maria Golovnina | Posted 09.01.2014 | World

By Syed Raza Hassan and Maria Golovnina ISLAMABAD, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces secured the state television headq...

Pakistani Protesters March To PM's Home Demanding He Step Down

AP | By ZARAR KHAN and ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 10.30.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz...

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...

Pakistan's Protest Leader Looks Isolated As Crisis Reaches Crossroads

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

By Maria Golovnina and Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan appeared isolated ...

Thousands Of Pakistani Protesters Try To Bring Down Prime Minister

Reuters | Mehreen Zahra-Malik | Posted 08.21.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (Reuters) - An opposition politician leading protesters trying to bring down Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said talks with the governm...

Twin Protests Suspend Life In Pakistani Capital

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Twin protests demanding the Pakistani government step down have wreaked havoc in the capital, Islamabad, where commuters must circu...

Clashes In Pakistan After Shots Fired At Opposition Leader Imran Khan

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2014 | World

By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Clashes broke out Friday as tens of thousands of Pakistani protesters from two an...

New Anti-Islam Film Protests Break Out In Pakistan

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 09.30.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Thousands of people hit the streets in Pakistan's biggest city Sunday to protest an anti-Islam film made in the United States, su...

Mass Demonstrations Against Anti-Islam Film Turn To Deadly Violence In Pakistan

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's "Day of Love for the Prophet" turned into a deadly day of gunfire, tear gas and arson. Thousands angered by an anti-Musl...

Pakistani Protesters Clash With Police Over Anti-Islam Film

AP | LARA JAKES and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Behind the anger over a film mocking the Prophet Muhammad, public protest is giving way to measured debate over free speech in the new M...

Pakistani Businessman Faces Blasphemy Charges Over Anti-Islam Film

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani officials say they have opened an investigation into a businessman who has been accused of blasphemy after refusing to joi...

One Killed As Crowds Storm U.S. Consulate In Pakistan

www.nytimes.com | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — One person was killed and dozens of people were injured when anti-American protesters tried to storm the American Consulate in...

Protesters March On U.S. Consulate In Pakistan

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Hundreds of Pakistanis protesting an anti-Islam video produced in the United States clashed with police as they tried to march to...

Pakistani Youth Stands Against Stereotyping on Independence Day

Kiran Nazish | Posted 10.15.2012 | World
Kiran Nazish

These images are a narrative given by every citizen and friend of Pakistan who expresses the contrary to the typically dark image portrayed by global media.

8 Killed In Pakistani Army Camp Attack

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and ZARAR KHAN | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Gunmen killed eight people in an attack Monday on a Pakistani army camp in a city where hard-line Islamists stopped on their way to ...

Pakistan to restore chief justice

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan agreed Monday to reinstate a fired Supreme Court chief justice, a move that will help defuse a political crisis that has sp...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Pakistan: Yet Another Path to Failure Facts: Pakistan's government arrests hundreds of "dissidents" includi...

Zardari-Sharif Deal: Media Rife With Rumors

IBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Defiant lawyers hit the streets of Pakistan on Thursday, kicking off their Long March in the Punjab province. The march mirrors the protests by lawyer...

Pakistan's Sharif Urges Protests After Court Bans Him From Contesting Elections

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nawaz Sharif, a former Pakistani prime minister and leader of the biggest opposition party, has urged people to join him in what is expected to be a l...

Protesters: Pakistan Must End US-NATO Supply Line

AP | PAUL ALEXANDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Thousands of anti-government protesters demanded Thursday that Pakistan shut the route along which supplies are ferried to...