Ongoing confrontation between Pakistan's President Zardari and the high court has raised concerns about political instability, but some analysts say the lack of appetite for change means the government is likely to finish its term.
The absence Pakistan’s landowners, who use their money and influence to gain seats in parliament, highlights deep social divisions going back to independence.
Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former military ruler who left the country amid unrest and legal trouble in 2008, said this week he intends to return home to lead a new political party.
Across Pakistan questions are swirling about whether the political elite intentionally failed to divert dam waters in order to protect lands of financial interest to them.
As Pakistan struggles to recover from what may be the worst flooding in its history, the future of the country's leadership has been called into question.
Julius Caesar was forewarned about the "Ides of March." March 15 wasn't his best day.
There were predictions in the last few months of 2009 that Pakistan's President Zardari was finished. But he has defended himself aggressively in recent days and won back some political ground.
In Pakistan, end of amnesty that protected senior officials from prosecution of criminal charges will expire Saturday, deepening the woes of the embattled government.
One year after becoming president, the widower of Benazir Bhutto has been battered by economic crises and political missteps – despite some military successes.