A Pakistani court has sentenced two former police officers to 17 years in prison for failing to protect former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, but acquitted five suspected militants who had confessed to taking part in her 2007 assassination.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif looked poised today to return to office with a resounding election victory – a mandate that could make it easier to tackle the country’s daunting problems, including growing power cuts, weak economic growth and shaky finances.
Mon, 13 May, 2013
PAKISTAN’S security service provides weapons and training to Taliban insurgents fighting US and British troops in Afghanistan, despite official denials, Taliban commanders say, in allegations that could worsen tensions between Pakistan and the US.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf said today he is gearing up for a return to politics and will launch a new party next month – two years after he stepped down as president and left the country following nationwide protests.
Wed, 15 Sep, 2010
The Pakistani chief justice whose ousting sparked tremendous political turmoil made a celebrated return to his office today following calls for reconciliation and a strong judiciary by the country's president, who had long blocked the judge's reinstatement.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2009