Pakistan

Pakistan protester dies in clashes with police

By Sun, Aug 31, 2014 4:20PM UTC Supporters of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri leave after clashes with police in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 31. Pic: AP

Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister’s residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.

Pakistani PM denies asking army to mediate

By Sat, Aug 30, 2014 1:55PM UTC

Pakistan’s prime minister has denied asking the country’s military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped outside parliament in Islamabad for two weeks, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.

Pakistan cleric at rally warns of 48-hour deadline

By Tue, Aug 26, 2014 12:57PM UTC

A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of parliament has issued a 48-hour deadline for the country’s prime minister to step down or he says he’s prepared to die.

Indian PM Modi says Pakistan is waging ‘proxy war’

By Wed, Aug 13, 2014 9:46AM UTC India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pic: AP.

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India’s new prime minister has accused Pakistan of waging a proxy war because it is too weak to fight a conventional one.

Pakistan open murder case against cleric

By Mon, Aug 11, 2014 4:23PM UTC

A top Pakistani official says authorities opened a murder investigation against an anti-government cleric after a police officer was killed in clashes with the cleric’s supporters.

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