Pakistan’s government is facing a period of prolonged uncertainty about its future, four years after the country returned to democratic rule. Here are four key questions to explain the issues.
The Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Ashraf, sparking rumors of a conspiracy against the country's democracy. But analysts are calling for calm.
Pakistani Prime Minister Ashraf could face removal from office if he doesn't resolve the deadlock between the Supreme Court and the government.
Despite the some cultural overlaps, the American and Pakistani paths are parting ways.
The bloody attack showed the threat still posed by the Pakistani Taliban, despite army offensives.
Raja Pervez Ashraf was selected to be the new Pakistani prime minister today, just three days after his predecessor was ousted by the Supreme Court in an ongoing political struggle.
Pakistan's ruling party chose its candidate to replace ousted Prime Minister Gilani, but the nominee was immediately hit with an arrest warrant linked to a drug importation scandal.
The arrest of a French national, reportedly linked to the 9/11 mastermind, highlights the challenges Pakistan is facing as it tries to pull itself out of a deepening political crisis.
Pakistani analyst Ahmed Rashid helps unpack the sudden dismissal of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, and what it could mean for Pakistani democracy and US relations.
Pakistani Prime Minister Gilani has not responded yet to a court decision that could touch off political turmoil in Pakistan.
The US has pulled out of negotiations with Pakistan to reopen NATO supply lines. One of the sticking points was the conviction of the Pakistani doctor who helped the US track Osama bin Laden.