Two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside an arms factory near Pakistan's capital of Islamabad on Thursday, killing at least 59 people, as workers were leaving at the end of their shift.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation Monday, just days before impeachment proceedings against him were set to begin in Parliament over his attempts to impose authoritarian rule on his nation.
In the wake of political leader Benazir Bhutto's assassination Thursday, parts of Pakistan have seen rioting and chaos, while tensions run high throughout the country. Two ITN correspondents in Pakistan report on the aftermath of Bhutto's death.
Police in Pakistan halted an opposition protest Tuesday and confined its organizer, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, to her home. Also on Tuesday, Bhutto called for President Pervez Musharraf to resign.
Pakistani police blanketed the site of a major anti-government protest rally Friday and barricaded opposition leader Benazir Bhutto inside her home to prevent her from joining the demonstration. Experts assess the latest developments in country's political crisis.
Nawaz Sharif, the former Pakistani prime minister hoping to lead opposition to the current government, was arrested upon his return to Pakistan on Monday and sent to Saudi Arabia. A journalist discusses the Pakistan power struggle.
Pakistani lawyers boycotted court Thursday, demanding that President Pervez Musharraf step down. Musharraf has seen his popularity decline since he tried to dismiss the Supreme Court chief in March. Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on the political tensions.
As Margaret Warner and producer Simon Marks sat in a traffic jam on their way from Lahore to Islamabad, they discuss the challenges rural Pakistanis face, from unreliable roadways to "ghost teachers."…
The government of Pakistan said Thursday that President Pervez Musharraf has not decided to step down as army chief, contradicting former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on the developments.
In the second of her reports from Pakistan, senior correspondent Margaret Warner tells producer Simon Marks about the variety of people debating the political future of their president Pervez Musharraf and of the newly opened national gallery in Islamabad.
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