Topic: Rasul Bakhsh Rais
The verdict by the Supreme Court was a major blow against Yousuf Reza Gilani, who has been hanging on to office for months in the face of opposition by the judges.
The judges are set to charge Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with contempt for defying their orders to reopen an old corruption case against his political ally, President Asif Ali Zardari.
Even before Osama bin Laden's killing, the Taliban were softening their image while the US, Pakistan, and Afghanistan set the stage for talks. Now the US must decide if it's worth years of further military and diplomatic effort to hammer out an agreement.
05/03/2011 05:59 pm
The MQM is a kingmaker in Pakistani politics. Its withdrawal from the ruling coalition is seen by some as a move to 'quit a sinking ship early.'
01/04/2011 06:24 am
The Pakistan political crisis worries the US government, which considers a strong Pakistan government key to winning its war in neighboring Afghanistan.
01/03/2011 09:54 am
President Asif Ali Zardari could once again face charges of corruption after Pakistan's Supreme Court found that an amnesty deal that allowed many officials to serve in the government was unconstitutional.
12/16/2009 02:21 pm
Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif defied house arrest to rally protesters in Lahore Sunday.
03/16/2009 01:00 am