| Nov 28, 2013
| 1:02 PM
By Mehreen Zahra-Malik
ISLAMABAD, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Just after midnight in early
October, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a coterie of
his closest advisers met at his palatial Lahore home and made
his toughest decision since coming to power...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:52 AM
SIMSBURY — For two weeks recently, French exchange students experienced the life of an American high school student at Simsbury High School.
About two years ago, French language students at Simsbury and Granby High School traveled to Provence, a...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Perennial tensions between Pakistan and India found their way into movie theaters Tuesday when a Pakistani judge imposed restrictions on the screening of Indian films.
Responding to a petition filed by controversial...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
KARACHI, Pakistan — The first Pakistani film up for Oscar consideration in half a century faces 75 foreign-language rivals from around the world, many made with much larger budgets and far slicker marketing campaigns. It must survive the Academy...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Just when former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf thought he was in the clear, he was hit with a new legal challenge Thursday when police arrested him in a case involving a 2007 crackdown on a pro-Taliban mosque...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:34 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was granted bail Wednesday in a case involving the slaying of a separatist leader, paving the way for an end to his house arrest and possible departure from the...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:26 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former cricketer Imran Khan suffered minor head injuries Tuesday after falling from a forklift platform that was lifting him to a stage at a campaign rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
Khan, whose political party is...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn't have another Benghazi.
Pilloried by Republicans in Congress for its handling of last year's attack, his administration is responding with extra caution now that...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Most of the U.S. embassies and consulates closed this week because of a worldwide terrorism alert will reopen Sunday, though tension remains high and fear of an attack persists, the U.S. State Department said Friday.
Diplomatic posts in Sana, the Yemeni...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:55 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details.
A statement Thursday...
| Feb 19, 2008
President Pervez Musharraf's party appeared headed for a decisive defeat at the hands of two opposition parties today after a tense nationwide vote, according to unofficial preliminary returns and local media projections.
Formal and final results may...