A Pakistan court refused to release Raymond Davis, an employee of the US Embassy in Lahore, saying that diplomatic immunity only goes so far.
The US is claiming diplomatic immunity for Raymond Davis, who shot two Pakistanis last week during an apparent robbery. That could make it harder for the weak civilian government to promote US-backed policies, analysts here warn.
Vice President Joe Biden, in Pakistan Wednesday, stressed that Pakistan and the United States have a common enemy, and warned of the dangers to the country of tolerating violent extremists.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari appears to be the first mainstream Pakistan leader to defend Christians and minorities after the assassination of liberal Gov. Salman Taseer. But he spoke in English from London.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai before a meeting as part of the Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan Fifth Trilateral Summit in Istanbul December 24, 2010.
Salman Taseer, the governor of Pakistan's Punjab Province, was seen widely as one of the country's most important political figures.
The departure of a key partner in the ruling coalition has sparked a Pakistan political crisis that could distract the government from pressing security and economic problems.
China's Prime Minister Wen Jiabao ended a three-day visit to Pakistan Sunday after inking a string of deals with an ally one Beijing diplomat referred to as 'our Israel.'
Richard Holbrooke, the special envoy on Afghanistan-Pakistan policy who took on America's toughest diplomatic challenges, was remembered as a 'champion in the cause of peace.'
Criticism at home of Pakistan’s major political players is likely to be quelled by the fact that the government and its political opposition have been embarrassed equally.