In India, an unusual disagreement between a taxi driver and passenger.
In a switch from its efforts to negotiate, the three-month-old government launched an offensive in the North West Frontier Province amid a growing threat to a major city.
With leadership still in limbo, parliament plans to convene later this month.
In Punjab, which picks 148 of 272 parliamentary seats on Feb. 18, many remain undecided.
Three political clans introduce the next generation of leaders.
Many cite economic woes as campaigning for the Feb. 18 election picks up Friday.
The political blame game over Bhutto's assassination and rising ethnic tensions raise worries about the fragility of the country's federal structure.
Readers write about democracy in Pakistan, religious dialogue in the Middle East, farmers and capital, and the monorail.