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  • Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations
    After a year of calamitous turns in the relationship between Washington and Islamabad, many Americans are wondering how this troubled alliance can possibly be repaired. Even more may be wondering whether we can simply extricate ourselves from it,...
  • Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor

    Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor
    Cynthia Earl Kerman, a retired Villa Julie College faculty member who wrote biographies of a Quaker economist and a Harlem Renaissance writer, died of pneumonia July 22 at the Glen Meadows retirement community. She was 89 and had lived in Lauraville....
  • Britain seeking man in July 7 bombing probe

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Yesterday's explosions in London came as Pakistani intelligence officials said authorities are seeking the former aide to a radical cleric in Britain in connection with the July 7 bombings. The officials said British investigators...
  • Pakistan flooding kills 125 people as soldiers aid in rescue effort

    More than 125 people have been killed and 280 injured in four days of torrential monsoon rains in Pakistan, officials said Saturday, as soldiers deployed to devastated areas to aid in the rescue operation. The rains hit the Pakistani section of the...
  • 'Unfounded' coup rumors spread in Pakistan

    'Unfounded' coup rumors spread in Pakistan
    The political crisis in Pakistan deepened Monday as protesters stormed and briefly held the state-run television headquarters and the capital buzzed with talk about whether the army would step in to remove either Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or the...
  • Pakistan's prime minister resolved to ride out protests crisis

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told parliament on Wednesday he would not be cowed by thousands of demonstrators camped outside the assembly demanding his resignation. Protesters led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan...
  • How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.      But Sharif only listened in silence as...
  • Pakistani cleric tells protesters to blockade parliament, PM inside

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An anti-government Pakistani cleric told his protesting supporters camped outside parliament on Wednesday not to allow anyone in or out of the assembly, which is in session with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in attendance. "Don't...
  • Imran Khan's party quits parliament in Pakistan election protest

    A leading opposition party resigned from Pakistan's parliament on Monday in protest against election results last year that handed a sweeping victory to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The move by opposition leader Imran Khan, a former cricket hero, was...
  • India calls off diplomatic talks with Pakistan

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India called off on Monday peace talks with Pakistan, giving a jolt to renewed diplomatic efforts between the two nuclear-armed neighbors and adding to the troubles of Pakistan's beleaguered government. The move came nearly three...
  • Pakistan opposition's Imran Khan plans to lead protests in capital

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan said on Monday he plans to lead demonstrations into the capital's central "Red Zone", a heavily protected area and home to major government offices and Western embassies. Khan, who is...
  • Chaos over as Shaharyar returns to Pakistan hot seat

    KARACHI (Reuters) - A spell of chaos and uncertainty in Pakistan cricket came to an end on Monday when Shaharyar Khan was elected unopposed for his second stint as chairman of the national board. Shaharyar, 80, also held the post from 2003-06 before...