Pakistan Prime Minister Gilani's appeal of his contempt charges was thrown out today, paving the way for indictment. Some say the ruling benefits the powerful military.
Secretary of State Clinton's surprise visit to Pakistan is meant to show ongoing cooperation between Washington and Islamabad as popular support for the partnership falls in both countries.
India-Pakistan peace talks appear to be picking up, as both countries made 'goodwill gestures' of releasing prisoners ahead of a meeting between home ministers.
The suicide bomb attack on the ISI regional HQ in Peshawar, Pakistan, left at least 10 dead.
An attack in Lahore, the first since Bhutto's assassination, raises fresh worries about security for Feb. 18 elections.