One man in Pakistan would have watched last Saturday's election results come rolling with more alarm than anyone else. Pervez Musharraf was the general who cut short Nawaz Sharif's second term in office by seizing control of the country and arresting the prime minister. How the tables of turned. Now Mr Musharraf is under house [...]
Wasim Bari says Pakistan will miss Afridi and Akmal in Champions Trophy - Cricket news Pakistan’s former wicketkeeper/batsman, Wasim Bari, is not entirely satisfied with the national squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 but feelsShow More Summary
Pakistan beat Scotland in first ODI by 96 runs – Cricket news Pakistan have beaten Scotland in the first of the two One Day International matches by a convincing margin of 96 runs in Edinburgh. The Men in Green are looking to have a good practice before the Champions Trophy officially begins in the first week of June. Show More Summary
Wasim Bari confident about Pakistan’s bowling attack – Cricket News Update Optimistic about Pakistan’s chances in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013, Wasim Bari, the former wicketkeeper/batsman, believes that bowling remains the national team’s strength. Show More Summary
Pakistan to miss Shahid Afridi and Umar Akmal in the Champions Trophy, says Wasim Bari – Cricket News Update Pakistan’s former wicketkeeper/batsman, Wasim Bari, is not entirely satisfied with the national squad for the ICC ChampionsShow More Summary
Given the history of coups, Pakistanis need to be given the opportunity to elect their leaders democratically. Continued democratic process is the only way out of Pakistan, a country that is no longer capable of any experiments.
Less than 48 hours before Pakistan's historic democratic elections on May 11 — which saw former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif re-elected — Pakistani police gathered at the Islamabad home of New York Times correspondent Declan Walsh. They...Show More Summary
New York, May 17, 2013--Pakistani authorities should dismiss separate complaints filed against newspapers and journalists in Baluchistan for publishing statements made by banned militant groups, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
Heck, I was born and raised in Pakistan. To some, that's reason enough to be afraid, but I accept that in a post 9/11 America, my country conjures up all kinds of misconceptions and contradictions. To be fair though, what country is without them?
Throughout this election cycle, one thing has become quite clear--Pakistan still believes in itself. It may be softer, it may be weaker, but Pakistan still holds onto the intrinsic sense of optimism that it was founded upon over half a century ago.
AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad I was at an uncle’s house in Peshawar a couple of months ago when the windows began to rattle. One of my youngest cousins walked towards them, peering out nervously. “It’s an earthquake,” she said almost hopefully. Show More Summary
(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — Bombs exploded outside two mosques in a village in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 30, police said. Both of the Sunni Muslim mosques were badly damaged, and the roof of one of them collapsed, said tribal police officer Badshah Rehman. Show More Summary
Twin bombings strike mosques in Malakand district of northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
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Saeed Ajmal happy to see Sunil Narine’s progress – Cricket News Update Pakistan’s off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal is extremely impressed by the growth of Sunil Narine in international cricket but believes that the young spinner from Trinidad...Show More Summary
Pakistan’s fast bowling resources never run dry, says Saeed Ajmal – Cricket News Update Excited about the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2013, Saeed Ajmal, Pakistan’s premier off-spinner, believes that Mohammad Irfan and Junaid Khan are...Show More Summary
Paul R. Pillar The victor in the recent Pakistani elections, Nawaz Sharif, has indicated he places high priority on improving relations between Pakistan and India. Sharif made some significant strides in promoting detente between the...Show More Summary
In what “appears to have been the freest and fairest election in Pakistan since the country’s first democratic national election in 1970,” two-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s and his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have pushed out the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) with a broad and decisive victory: For the first time since Nawaz Sharif’s ouster in […]