More than 80 people were killed yesterday leaving a Christian church in Pakistan, potentially derailing the new government's plan to hold talks with the Pakistani Taliban.
This is the first time in Pakistan's 66 years that a democratic government has been able to complete its tenure without being toppled by the military. But change is slow, say analysts.
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.
The son of Pakistan's slain former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, launched his political career Thursday, vowing to continue his mother's fight for democracy.
Until today, protests against the Taliban shooting of 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai had not approached the scale of previous marches against blasphemy and US drones.
The Pakistani military blocked a convoy of Pakistanis and a small contingent of US anti-war activists from entering South Waziristan on Sunday to protest American drone strikes.
The aid group, Save the Children, is accused of being used as a cover for the CIA while it was hunting for Osama bin Laden.
Today’s attack on Minhas air base comes amid reports that the Pakistani military is planning a controversial offensive against militants in North Waziristan.
Pakistan has avoided another military coup - so far - but tensions are rising between Prime Minister Gilani and the military establishment.
Mansoor Ijaz, a 'citizen diplomat,' alleges Pakistani leaders knew of the Osama bin Laden raid ahead of time. The media frenzy in Pakistan over 'memo-gate' highlights the fragility of the government.