Muslim separatists celebrated the revocation of a controversial land-transfer decision, using the occasion to agitate for independence from India.
Muslims in Indian-administered Kashmir charged that the transfer was an attempt to tip the Hindu-Muslim ratio of the area in favor of Hindus. The protests have widened to support for independence.
The North's actions set the stage for another round in six-party talks, scheduled to take place next week in Beijing.
Once a popular destination, it sees few tourists despite UN data that indicate country is among the region's safest.
After an Islamist victory in Kuwaiti elections, lawmakers' new agenda reflects a regional debate over the pace of social change as economies surge.
Tens of thousands are pressuring the government to reinstate the judges, who were dismissed under President Musharraf.
The cabinet offered to resign June 10 amid weeks of protest against a US beef trade deal.