Asif Ali Zardari
Mar 23, 2012 12:12 EDT
Pakistan on Friday celebrated a nail-biting victory in the Asia Cup after a two-run win over Bangladesh that was hailed as providing some much-needed relief to the troubled country.
Mar 17, 2012 13:58 EDT
Pakistan's president on Saturday vowed to engage "meaningfully" with the Unites States in comments ahead of a parliamentary session next week tasked with resetting the troubled relationship between the countries.
Mar 15, 2012 14:05 EDT
Pakistan's embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday he would rather go to jail than obey a court order and ask Switzerland to re-open graft cases against the president.
Mar 08, 2012 09:15 EST
Pakistan's top court on Thursday told the prime minister to ask Switzerland to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, demanding a compliance report be submitted by March 21.
Mar 06, 2012 09:59 EST
Pakistan's upper house of parliament on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution condemning the burning of Korans at a US base in Afghanistan and demanding that those responsible be punished.
Mar 06, 2012 03:48 EST
Pakistani authorities on Tuesday posted a summons demanding that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf return from exile and appear before the country's top court on March 22.
Mar 04, 2012 09:47 EST
Pakistani interior minister Rehman Malik Sunday said he had formally asked Interpol to issue an arrest warrant for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the murder of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto.
Mar 03, 2012 09:56 EST
The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) strengthened its position in senate elections, preliminary results showed Saturday, in a boost for President Asif Ali Zardari's crisis-hit government.
Mar 02, 2012 13:43 EST
The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) of embattled President Asif Ali Zardari strengthened its position in the upper house Friday after regional lawmakers elected new senators, officials said.
Mar 02, 2012 02:11 EST
Pakistani regional lawmakers have begun casting their votes for members of the Senate, the indirectly-elected upper house of the federal parliament, according to officials.
Feb 23, 2012 13:33 EST
An American businessman who has implicated Pakistan's president in an attempt to remove the country's powerful army chief claimed Thursday that security bosses were given the codename "bad boys."
Feb 22, 2012 12:55 EST
A key witness in Pakistan's "Memogate" scandal Wednesday said he delivered a secret memo seeking American help to avert a feared coup after Islamabad's ambassador to the US told him it was from the president.
Feb 21, 2012 13:51 EST
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday invited the Taliban to direct talks with his government, while urging Pakistan to facilitate negotiation efforts towards ending Afghanistan's decade-long war.
Feb 21, 2012 11:02 EST
Pakistan is in the final stages of asking Interpol to help arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the murder of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Tuesday.
Feb 20, 2012 14:05 EST
Pakistan's Senate on Monday passed a bill that makes violence against women and children an offence carrying jail terms and fines, state media said.
Feb 17, 2012 04:35 EST
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lashed out against foreign interference in the region following talks in Pakistan on Friday designed to help chart a political solution in Afghanistan.
Feb 17, 2012 00:48 EST
The leaders of Afghanistan and Iran meet for a regional summit in Pakistan on Friday at a key juncture in peace efforts with the Taliban and amid rising tensions between Tehran and Israel.
Feb 16, 2012 07:12 EST
Pakistan on Thursday welcomed the leaders of Afghanistan and Iran for a regional summit at a key juncture in peace efforts with the Taliban and amid rising tensions between Tehran and Israel.
Feb 16, 2012 02:57 EST
Pakistan on Thursday welcomes the leaders of Afghanistan and Iran for a regional summit at a key juncture in peace efforts with the Taliban and amid rising tensions between Tehran and Israel.
Feb 15, 2012 16:09 EST
Pakistan is due Thursday to host the leaders of Afghanistan and Iran in a counter-terrorism summit likely to be overshadowed by tensions between Tehran and Israel over a series of recent bombings.