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  • Pakistani PM Gilani convicted of contempt

     
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan’s Supreme Court convicted Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on contempt charges Thursday for failing to revive a longstanding graft case against the president, a ruling that could pave the way for his eventual ouster...
  • Passenger jet crashes near Islamabad; all 127 aboard killed

     
    A Pakistani passenger jet carrying 127 people from Karachi to Islamabad crashed near the capital killing everyone aboard, authorities said....
  • Head of airline barred from leaving Pakistan after deadly crash

     
    The Pakistani government barred the head of an airline at the center of a passenger jet crash that killed 127 people from leaving the country Saturday, as investigators stepped up their probe of the country’s second major air disaster in less than...
  • Suicide bombing in northwest Pakistan kills at least 17

     
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suicide bombing Friday in a bustling market in northwest Pakistan killed at least 17 people, including two senior officials from a local security force, and injured more than 40, officials said. The attack occurred in the tribal...
  • Pakistan parliament elects new prime minister

     
    Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, a longtime ally of President Asif Ali Zardari who faces corruption allegations, was chosen by parliament as Pakistan’s prime minister, taking over a government locked in a bitter war with a hostile judiciary and struggling...
  • Pakistan's extremist triumph

    Pakistan's extremist triumph
    Maulana Sufi Mohammed, a radical cleric who was freed last year after spending six years in jail for leading 10,000 Pashtun tribesmen in opposition to the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, has begun a new campaign. He is leading a peace march...
  • Pakistan's clear message to the West

    Politics is never dull in Pakistan. This week, it was inspirational too. On Monday, I watched people flock to the home of Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. A tense standoff between the government and a coalition of opposition groups over Chaudhry's...
  • Supporters rejoice as Pakistan chief justice quietly resumes duties

    Supporters rejoice as Pakistan chief justice quietly resumes duties
    Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, who became a symbol of resistance to military rule in Pakistan, quietly resumed his duties Sunday after an incendiary two-year political confrontation that brought down one government and threatened another. In a...
  • 10 things you might not know about politicians' kids

    10 things you might not know about politicians' kids
    Bristol Palin is dancing with the stars, Meghan McCain is a busy blogger, and Kim Jong Un is lining up as a successor to his father, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. Being the offspring of a politician has some benefits along with the headaches. 1...
  • U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan get mixed response

    U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan get mixed response
    Reporting from Kundian, Pakistan, and Bagram, -- Their whir is unmistakable, a buzzing hum that prompts the tribespeople of Waziristan to refer to the fleet of armed U.S. drone aircraft hovering overhead as machay, or wasps. The Khan family never...
  • War memoir skewers leaders

    War memoir skewers leaders
    Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...