The War in Pakistan
The war in Pakistan rages between the government's armed forces and Islamic militants and began in 2004 when a search for al-Qaeda operatives in the mountainous area of Waziristan met with armed resistance.
The People of Pakistan
Pakistan has one of the fastest growing populations in the world. The total population has reached 170,000,000. It is a very diverse country with many different ethnic groups occupying the region.
Instability and its Effects on Pakistani Politics and Economy
Pakistan, the product of the dissolution of the British Empire, officially became a state in 1947. Although young in age, Pakistan has been plagued by political and economic difficulties that have influenced foreign policy on a regional as well as a global scale.
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What's going on in Pakistan?
Sep 02, 2014
Tensions in Pakistan are mounting in demand of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation. Judy Woodruff joins Husain Haqqani of the Hudson Institute and Moeed Yusuf of the United States Institute...
AIB: When India Spoke to Pakistan
Sep 01, 2014
On Independence Day, AIB tried to get strangers from India and Pakistan to speak to each other over the phone. We found out why Indians and Pakistanis should...
Protesters in Pakistan Seize State TV
Sep 02, 2014
Antigovernment protesters on Monday briefly occupied the headquarters of the country's state television, causing its broadcast to go blank, in a further escalation of the political crisis that...
Zee Media Special: Pakistan's democracy at stake?
Sep 01, 2014
"Nawaz Sharif is a fascist and does not believe in democracy...In democracy, peaceful protest is our right," he said, adding, "Those who say we shouldn't have done this do not know the difference...
LE FAIT DU JOUR : Pakistan - Sharif contesté
Sep 01, 2014
Pourquoi cette contestation aujourd'hui dans les rues pakistanaise à propos d'élections législatives qui datent qui datent de mai 2013? Olivier Guillard, directeur de recherche Asie à l'IRIS...
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Lawmakers angry with Pakistan warn of cuts in aid
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats warned Pakistan on Tuesday that billions of dollars in American aid are at stake if Islamabad doesn’t step up its efforts against terrorists, a clear sign of the growing exasperation after the U.S. takedown of Osama bin Laden deep inside Pakistan.
Karzai: Pakistan firing rockets into Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused Pakistan of firing 470 rockets into two eastern Afghan provinces over the past three weeks, a deadly rain of artillery that Afghan officials said killed 36 people, including 12 children.
Toll in Pakistan floods surges past 800
NOWSHERA, Pakistan - The death toll in the massive flooding in Pakistan surged past 800 as floodwaters receded Saturday in the hard-hit northwest, an official said. The damage to roads, bridges and communications networks hindered rescuers, while the threat of disease loomed as some evacuees arrived in camps with fever, diarrhea and skin problems.
12 die in bloody siege at Pakistan police academy
LAHORE, Pakistan - Black-clad Pakistani commandos overpowered a group of militants who had seized a police academy, took cadets hostage and killed at least six of them Monday in a dramatic challenge to the civilian government that faces U.S. pressure to defeat Islamic extremists.
Turmoil in Pakistan as party quits Cabinet
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s U.S.-allied ruling party suffered a fresh blow to its fragile hold on power Tuesday when a coalition partner said it will quit the cabinet, deepening the nation’s political turmoil and potentially distracting Islamabad from helping American forces target militants.
Pakistan, Afghanistan sign trade pact
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Afghanistan sealed a landmark trade deal Sunday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pushed the two neighbors to step up civilian cooperation and work together against al-Qaida and the Taliban.