Action follows specific threat, which is ‘not related to other embassy closures’
Horizon – What Makes Us Human? BBC2
Pakistan’s new Prime Minister has said he plans to prosecute the man who ousted him from power in a military coup in 1999 for treason – a crime that carries a maximum penalty of death by hanging.
It is very easy to get swept away with dreams for a ‘Naya Pakistan’, yet the result of the elections could not be more important for both Pakistan and the wider world
Police arrested the former dictator overnight
The British UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson has echoed calls from Pakistan for the Americans to stop drone attacks in the country.
A late-night deal reached between Pakistan’s government and the religious cleric Tahir ul Qadri has quelled four days of anti-government protests which drew tens of thousands of supporters and paralysed the capital.
Tahir ul Qadri, the religious cleric whose supporters have besieged Pakistan’s capital with demands of political reforms, today called for the government, parliament and the Election Commission to be dissolved.
Pakistani court dismisses all charges against her and rules evidence was planted
An alleged terrorist leader with a $10m bounty on his head has offered aid to the US following a devastating Superstorm.
Former cricketer hails anti-drones protest a success despite being prevented from entering tribal zone
The Pakistani Taliban warned yesterday that it will oppose a planned “peace march” led by Imran Khan, and accused the cricketer-turned-politician of being “a slave of the West” who is using the issue of US drone strike for his own political gain.
Women fear being ostracised if Oscar winning documentary is screened in homeland
Pilot was preparing to land when the plane crashed in bad weather on farmland near capital
Having set a date for pulling British forces out of Afghanistan, ministers are being too passive - and are not even selling the policy
Outcry from innocent victims’ families as figures show almost a third of strikes fail to hit targets