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    1. 8 hours ago

      The school massacre in Pakistan shows Taliban cannot be tamed

      On Tuesday Pakistan suffered the worst terrorist attack in its history. Even as the blood was being scraped from the floor...

    2. September 4, 2014

      Pakistan opposition parties urge Khan and Qadri to end crisis

      Pakistan’s opposition parties have urged the leaders of thousands of protesters camped in Islamabad to resolve their...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. April 20, 2014

      Tensions high in Pakistan after attack on prominent journalist

      The brother of a prominent Pakistani journalist wounded by gunmen at the weekend has blamed the country’s security services...

    6. March 31, 2014

      Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf charged with treason

      Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf was indicted for high treason and denied permission to leave the...

    7. January 3, 2014

      Speculation Musharraf may seek medical help abroad

      The trial of Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf was thrown into doubt on Friday following a possible cardiac arrest a day earlier,...

    8. January 1, 2014

      Musharraf fails to appear at Pakistan treason trial

      Pakistan’s former military ruler, 70-year-old General Pervez Musharraf, failed to appear in court for the start of his trial...

    9. December 22, 2013

      World diary: December 23 - December 29

      • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Recovery watchers keep eye on inflation • See a full guide to the week’s Economic...

    10. October 7, 2013

      General’s orderly departure gives Pakistan vacancy to fill

      The last time Nawaz Sharif was in a position to select a Pakistan army chief he came to regret his decision. Within a year...

    11. August 20, 2013

      Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf indicted in Bhutto murder case

      A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has indicted General Pervez Musharraf, the country’s former military ruler, for the...

    12. beyondbrics

      August 4, 2013

      Week ahead, Aug 4 - 9

      Coming up this week: results from Tata Motors, Rangold, Standard Chartered and HSBC; China inflation and Russia GDP; and IEA...

    13. beyondbrics

      July 28, 2013

      Week ahead, Jul 28 - Aug 2

      The week ahead in emerging markets: elections in Zimbabwe, Mali and Pakistan. Company results from P&G, Reckitt Benckiser...

    14. June 5, 2013

      Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif vows to tackle ‘jungle of problems’

      Nawaz Sharif promised to tackle the “jungle of problems” facing Pakistan after winning a vote of confidence in parliament on...

    15. May 27, 2013

      Sharif re-election revives India peace deal hopes

      Manmohan Singh, Indian prime minister, was born in what is today Pakistan. The family of Nawaz Sharif, whose recent election...

    16. May 13, 2013

      Global Insight: Sharif enters delicate dance with Pakistan’s generals

      There is a noticeable difference in the relaxed, expansive way in which Nawaz Sharif, prime minister-elect of Pakistan,...

    17. May 6, 2013

      Sharif plans talks with Taliban and army to end Pakistan violence

      Nawaz Sharif, the former Pakistani prime minister whose party is forecast to win the most seats in this week’s general...

    18. May 3, 2013

      Pakistan’s lead prosecutor in Benazir Bhutto case shot dead

      The main prosecutor investigating the 2007 assassination of Pakistan’s former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed on...

    19. The World

      May 2, 2013

      Pakistan's 2013 election: a primer

      (FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images) Pakistan is preparing for its first constitutional democratic handover since partition as it...

    20. April 29, 2013

      Pakistan army officers riled ahead of general election

      Pakistani military officers have complained about the way the armed forces are being treated by politicians and the media...

    21. April 19, 2013

      Reality greets Musharraf in Pakistan

      After nearly five years of self-imposed exile in London and Dubai, Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former military ruler,...

    22. beyondbrics

      April 19, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Pervez Musharraf arrested at Islamabad home * First-quarter growth at Rexam subdued * Emerging Stocks Advance Most in 15...

    23. April 19, 2013

      Pervez Musharraf arrested at Islamabad home

      Former Pakistani ruler Pervez Musharraf has been arrested and is being held in the Islamabad police headquarters, a day...

    24. beyondbrics

      April 18, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Emerging market ‘softening’ hits Nestlé * China warns of human bird flu transfer * Pakistan court orders Musharraf’s...

    25. April 18, 2013

      Pakistan court orders Musharraf’s arrest

      Former Pakistani ruler Pervez Musharraf, protected by his heavily armed security team, fled an Islamabad courtroom to evade...

    26. April 16, 2013

      Judges bar Musharraf from election race

      Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former military ruler who returned to his homeland from exile just weeks ago pledging to become...

    27. April 8, 2013

      Musharraf summoned over treason complaint

      ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered former president Pervez Musharraf to respond to an accusation of treason, a...

    28. March 25, 2013

      Democracy wins if Pakistan shuns Musharraf

      Pakistan’s political history is full of theatrical entrances and tragic exits. It was in keeping with this tradition that...

    29. March 24, 2013

      Musharraf returns to Pakistan amid threats

      Former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has returned to Pakistan as concerns mount over threats to his safety after...

    30. March 20, 2013

      Pakistan sets May 11 election date

      ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will hold historic general elections on May 11, a presidential spokesman said on Wednesday, after the...

    31. March 17, 2013

      Pakistan prepares for election

      Pakistan’s government stepped down at the weekend after a full five-year term, paving the way for an election and change of...

    32. beyondbrics

      December 17, 2012

      Pakistan: rate cuts yet to bear fruit

      The decision by Pakistan’s central bank on Friday to cut its discount rate by 50 basis points to 9.5 per cent was a...

    33. October 10, 2012

      Pakistan ends court corruption impasse

      Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ended a three-year confrontation with the nation’s political leadership by approving a...

    34. September 18, 2012

      Pakistan PM yields to court over Zardari

      Raja Pervez Ashraf, Pakistan’s prime minister, has bowed to the demands of the country’s supreme court, agreeing to request...

    35. August 6, 2012

      Pakistani village yearns for India visit

      Dust and dung coat the floor of the never-opened public-health center. Birds nest in the breezeway of the never-used boys’...

    36. July 4, 2012

      Pakistan nostalgic for military rule

      Beckoned by public drinking fountains promising free, pure water, travellers lined up last week to refresh themselves along...

    37. April 15, 2012

      Taliban free 400 in Pakistan jailbreak

      DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan – Nearly 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in north-west Pakistan early on Sunday after it was...

    38. February 13, 2012

      Pakistan court charges Gilani with contempt

      Pakistan’s Supreme Court raised the pressure on the embattled government by charging Yusuf Raza Gilani, the prime minister,...

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