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    1. April 10, 2015

      Pakistan turns down Saudi request for military role in Yemen

      Pakistan’s parliament has rebuffed a Saudi request for military participation in its offensive against Yemeni rebels,...

    2. March 15, 2015

      Taliban kill at least 14 in suicide bombings at Pakistan churches

      At least 14 people were killed and up to 80 wounded in the central Pakistan city of Lahore on Sunday, when two churches were...

    1. March 11, 2015

      Raid on MQM raises tensions between Pakistan military and politicians

      A paramilitary force run by the Pakistan army raided the headquarters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement political party in...

    2. March 4, 2015

      Saudis to press Pakistan for more troops

      Saudi Arabia is to press Pakistan to boost the number of its troops in the kingdom to help bolster Riyadh’s defences against...

    3. February 2, 2015

      Pakistan’s Shia leaders urge followers to defend mosques after bombing

      Leaders of Pakistan’s minority Shia Muslims on Monday urged their followers to take immediate steps to defend their places...

    4. December 24, 2014

      Pakistan PM calls for new anti-terror force

      Pakistan’s government on Wednesday proposed giving a more central role to the army in fighting militant groups as Nawaz...

    5. December 16, 2014

      School massacre may awaken silent majority

      Taliban kill more than 100 in Pakistan school Anyone who learns of the scores of schoolchildren murdered by Islamist gunmen...

    6. November 9, 2014

      Pakistan delays $800m OGDCL stake sale

      Pakistan has suspended a plan to sell shares in the country’s largest oil and gas group, dealing a blow to an ambitious...

    7. October 10, 2014

      Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

      Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for supporting female education was named joint...

    8. September 30, 2014

      Pakistan seeks $2bn from privatisations

      Pakistan expects to raise at least $2bn by March next year through the international sale of shares in Pakistani energy and...

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      September 8, 2014

      Xi's cancelled trip is credit negative for Pakistan, says Moody's

      In another unhappy turn for Pakistan, China’s president Xi Jinping postponed a state visit to the country on Saturday after...

    10. September 3, 2014

      Pakistan protesters fail to live up to ideals

      Rehman Ali, a 27-year-old factory worker from Lahore, has declared himself ready for death in the fight against corruption...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      September 2, 2014

      Policing Pakistans Parliament

      B.K. Bangash/AP Pakistani army soldiers stand alert inside the parliament building during an emergency session in Islamabad,...

    12. September 1, 2014

      Q&A: Pakistan protests

      Why the trouble now after last year’s successful election? The real origins of the two big demonstrations that began in...

    13. August 31, 2014

      Pakistan violence erupts in anti-Sharif protest

      Demonstrators armed with wooden clubs and wire-cutters tried to storm the official residence of Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s...

    14. August 29, 2014

      Pakistan army chief summons Khan and Qadri

      General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan’s army chief, has summoned opposition leaders holding mass protests in the capital for...

    15. August 28, 2014

      Pakistani and Afghan elites cannot afford any more infighting

      Severe political crises in Pakistan and Afghanistan, both mired in wrangling over recent election results, have obscured the...

    16. August 27, 2014

      Sharif rejects resignation call as Pakistan crisis escalates

      Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s embattled prime minister, has rejected increasingly strident demands for him to resign made by...

    17. August 22, 2014

      Imran Khan, Pakistan’s playboy turned politician

      The predominantly young and ever more numerous inhabitants of Pakistan always seem to be searching for a hero to save them –...

    18. August 22, 2014

      Imran Khan leads party in quitting Pakistan’s parliament

      Thirty-four members of Pakistan’s parliament led by cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan resigned on Friday adding to...

    19. August 21, 2014

      Coup is no solution for Pakistan

      Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, has his back against the wall. A year after his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party...

    20. August 20, 2014

      Protesters in Pakistan enter Islamabad’s ‘red zone’

      Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters massed outside Pakistan’s parliament in Islamabad on Wednesday, restating...

    21. August 17, 2014

      Pakistan protests raise military coup fears

      As thousands of followers of Imran Khan, the star cricketer turned politician, continue to camp out in rain-drenched...

    22. August 15, 2014

      Imran Khan’s convoy shot at amid Pakistan violence

      Imran Khan, Pakistan’s cricket star turned politician, on Friday vowed to intensify his protests against prime minister...

    23. August 14, 2014

      Pakistan moves to avert anti-government protests

      The government in Pakistan attempted to seal off the capital Islamabad on Thursday to prevent mass protests by its opponents...

    24. July 31, 2014

      Nawaz Sharif under pressure in Pakistan

      The unusual decision to deploy the army in the Pakistani capital Islamabad is just the latest step in a two-month-old...

    25. The A-List

      July 3, 2014

      Pakistan's offensive against militants is right - but it needs to explain what it is doing

      For the first time since 2009. a major offensive against Islamic militants in Pakistan’s tribal areas has been launched with...

    26. June 22, 2014

      Thousands flee as Pakistan attacks Sunni extremists

      One-third of a million civilians have fled Pakistan’s North Waziristan region along the Afghan border as Pakistani armed...

    27. June 15, 2014

      Pakistani air strikes kill dozens of militants

      Pakistani air force jets bombed up to eight suspected Taliban hide-outs near the Afghan border early on Sunday, killing at...

    28. June 15, 2014

      Pakistan attacks militants on Afghanistan border

      As many as 100 militants have been killed in airstrikes in the northwestern tribal regions of Pakistan bordering...

    29. June 11, 2014

      Taliban attacks highlight power of Pakistan’s military

      Within minutes of the Taliban’s weekend assault on the Karachi international airport at the weekend – the first of two...

    30. The A-List

      June 10, 2014

      Pakistan must unleash the military on the militants

      The horrifying suicide attack on Karachi airport by Pakistani Taliban will place the government on a direct collision course...

    31. June 9, 2014

      Karachi attack is latest setback to Pakistan-Taliban peace hopes

      Pakistani officials moved swiftly on Monday to claim victory over Taliban militants as army commandos combed the areas...

    32. June 3, 2014

      Exiled Karachi political boss Altaf Hussain arrested in London

      British police on Tuesday arrested Altaf Hussain, a powerful Pakistani politician who lives in exile in London, sparking...

    33. The A-List

      June 1, 2014

      Pakistan’s polio disgrace

      For a country of 200m, with a modern economy, an elected democratic government, nuclear weapons and one of the largest...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      May 29, 2014

      Freed fisherman arrive in India

      Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Indian fishermen released by Pakistan pose for a photograph as they make victory signs on arriving at...

    35. May 27, 2014

      Sharif takes gamble on Modi meeting

      Even before his swearing-in as prime minister on Monday Narendra Modi had scored his first foreign policy victory: 151...

    36. May 25, 2014

      India hits reset in south Asia

      Even before he becomes India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi seems to be on his way to achieving a foreign policy victory in...

    37. May 24, 2014

      Pakistan’s Sharif to attend inauguration of Indian PM Modi

      Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, is to attend the oath-taking ceremony of India’s newly elected prime minister...

    38. May 22, 2014

      Pakistan’s Sharif ponders India invitation

      Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, is considering a surprise invitation from Narendra Modi to attend his oath-taking...

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