Politics Mar 12

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Pakistan Arrests Protesters in March on Capital

Pakistani police blocked a group of protesters from leaving the country's largest city Thursday, attempting to stop a cross-country demonstration march that could fan the flames of political unrest in the country.

World Aug 21

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Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills at Least 59

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.

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Monday his party was withdrawing from the cabinet -- though it still supported the coalition government -- because of a dispute over restoring judges fired by President Pervez Musharraf.

Feb 15

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As Pakistanis prepared to head to the polls for Monday's parliamentary elections, President Pervez Musharraf issued a warning against protests and opposition party members voiced concerns over possible vote-rigging.

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