Pakistani lawmakers on Monday passed a resolution supporting the country's democratic system, a vote that came after weeks of public speculation and political intrigue about the possibility of a coup in the volatile nation.
Six people were killed in Karachi on Friday morning as a result of ongoing ethnic and political violence in the Pakistani city, police said.
A former federal lawmaker is among at least 33 people killed in a fresh spate of violence over the past 24 hours in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police officials said Thursday.
For the second time this year a key political party in Pakistan's ruling coalition has quit the government.
The Pakistani government has reversed a recent hike in fuel prices, an effort that could help shore up the country's crumbling governing coalition.
A major Pakistani political party said Wednesday it will not support the government in its quest to regain a majority.
The second-largest party in Pakistan's ruling coalition quit the government Sunday over fuel price increases and other complaints, leaving the country with a minority government.
A political defection in Pakistan could mean a crisis for the governing coalition. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.
At least one person was killed and eight others hurt in southwest Pakistan on Tuesday when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the chief minister of Balochistan province.
Two TV stations in southern Pakistan have been blacked out after news reports that they aired angered supporters of the Pakistani president.
Pakistan's Supreme Court declared on Wednesday that an amnesty that had protected politicians, including President Asif Ali Zardari, from corruption and criminal charges, was unconstitutional.
A Pakistani television station, which has been critical of the government, has been shut down in locations across the country, according to the station's managing director.
Barely a year after the country celebrated its return to democracy, Pakistan is ensnared in a new political crisis.
At 25-years-old, Fatima Bhutto is eligible to become prime minister of Pakistan.
Asif Ali Zardari, the widower of assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, took an oath of office as the nuclear-armed Islamic country's new president Tuesday.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on new solidarity in war on terror between Afghanistan's and Pakistan's presidents.
Asif Ali Zardari survived imprisonment on corruption charges and exile to become head of state, but can he bring stability?
Nearly a year after assassins killed Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, her widower won the country's presidential election and hailed his triumph as a victory for democracy.
Three top judges whose ousting by former President Pervez Musharraf sparked months of unrest and political fighting in Pakistan were reinstated on Friday.
CNN's Nic Robertson shows the confusion after the apparent attack on Pakistani PM Yousaf Raza Gilani.
Gunmen opened fire Wednesday on a government convoy in what Pakistani officials said was an assassination attempt against Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, but it is unclear if he was present at the time of the attack.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on what Pakistan says was an assassination attempt against the prime minister.
A report that alleges he suffered depression and thoughts of suicide would have caused a political firestorm in the West. But there's barely a peep in Pakistan
Just a week after ousting former President Pervez Musharraf, the coalition government of Pakistan breaks up. Now what?
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif withdraws his party from the ruling coalition. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Pakistan's ruling coalition split on Monday after former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif withdrew his party and vowed to nominate a rival presidential candidate.
Pakistan People's Party co-chair and widower of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Asif Ali Zardari, has accepted the nomination to be his party's candidate for the Pakistani presidency, PPP officials said Saturday night.
The party of assassinated Benazir Bhutto has nominated her widower to be Pakistan's next president, a party spokesman said Friday.
The Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for dual suicide bombings at a Pakistani military arms factory that police said killed 66 people and wounded more than 70 others.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for dual suicide bombings at a Pakistani military arms factory on Thursday that police say killed 100 people and wounded 80 others.
A bomb blast at a hospital in northwest Pakistan killed at least 23 people.
The Islamic militant movement, the Taliban, claimed responsibility for an explosion at a hospital in northwestern Pakistan and warned of more attacks unless the military halts its offensive against insurgents in the region, state media reported.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is negotiating through "back-channel contacts" to reach a compromise that would let him avoid impeachment, according to an official with the pro-Musharraf political party, PML-Q.
Pakistan's embattled president now faces impeachment charges, and with his often warring opponents closing ranks against him, the prospects for his survival don't look good
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will attend Friday's opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in China, despite an earlier report that he scrapped the trip amid a brewing political standoff in his home country.
Gun battles between paramilitary troops and militants in Pakistan's troubled southwest killed at least 41 people Sunday, including nine soldiers, the state-run news agency reported.
Sherry Rehman of Pakistan People's Party reacts to findings of how Benazir Bhutto died.
The United Nations moved closer to appointing a commission to investigate the death of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto after a meeting between Pakistan's foreign minister and the world body's secretary-general.
The protests seeking the reinstatement of judges threaten President Musharraf and his fragile government
The junior partner in Pakistan's fragile coalition quit the government Tuesday, saying it has not delivered on a promise to restore judges that President Pervez Musharraf fired.
Failure to agree on reinstating sacked judges may reveal a deeper schism over how to handle President Musharraf
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Friday that the ruling coalition on May 12 will reinstate judges who were ousted by President Pervez Musharraf last year.
Pakistan's new government plans to announce Friday how and when it will restore dozens of judges who were ousted last year by President Pervez Musharraf.
Deadly car bombing in northwest city of Mardan. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
The man blamed for the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has declared a cease-fire now that the former Pakistan prime minister's party is in power, a government official said.
Yousaf Raza Gilani has been sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Yousaf Raza Gilani was sworn in as Pakistan's new prime minister Tuesday by the same man he blames for jailing him for five years -- President Pervez Musharraf.
Pakistan's deposed chief justice made his first public appearance in four months on Monday, soon after newly-elected prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani vowed to release all judges held since last year.
The party of Pakistan's slain former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto settles on her replacement, Yousaf Raza Gilani, who was once a close aide to Bhutto
Monday was a momentous day for the people of Pakistan, but a bittersweet day for me.
Pakistan's parliament convened Monday and within minutes, it was apparent that the session in the coming days will devolve into a showdown between the newly-elected lawmakers and beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf.
In a backdrop of escalating violence, Pakistan's new parliament meets for the first time. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Suicide blast on Lahore war college raises concerns about attacks on Pakistan military targets. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Suicide bombers crashed through the gates of Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency in Lahore. CNN's Reza Sayah reports
The death toll from twin suicide blasts in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore grew to 28 Wednesday, as police opened an investigation into possible al Qaeda involvement in the attacks.
Pakistan's attorney general Monday rejected a plan by opposition lawmakers to reinstate the country's ousted Supreme Court justices within 30 days of parliament's first session.
Two rival parties have united against Pakistan's unpopular President, signaling that the battlefield has changed
Shortly after making their coalition official, Pakistan's main opposition parties on Sunday called on President Pervez Musharraf to immediately convene parliament.
The Leader of Pakistan People's Party Asif Ali Zardari discusses the formation of parliament in Pakistan.
Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif, who was banned from taking part in last week's elections because of criminal convictions, is planning to contest the by-elections.
The Pakistan People's Party, which swept the parliamentary elections last week on Sunday called for an end to military operations in the southwestern Pakistani province where intelligence officials believe Taliban leaders may be holed up.
A key ally in the war on terror sees his power diminishing, and his challengers don't necessarily share U.S. priorities
A rout in parliamentary elections leaves the President defiant but vulnerable -- if his political foes can unite
One day after a pivotal vote that will determine Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's political viability, early returns on Tuesday showed gains for the opposition parties of former Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif and the slain Benazir Bhutto.
Initial reports appear to show Musharraf's opponents ahead, but it's a nerve-wracking path before anything is official
Pakistan will hold parliamentary elections Monday, with political parties competing for 272 seats in the National Assembly.
A car bomb killed 40 people and wounded 90 Saturday in northern Pakistan when it exploded in front of an election office of the opposition Pakistan People's Party, the Pakistani Interior Ministry said.
Assassinated Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto's party will restart its campaign this week to unseat President Pervez Musharraf's ruling party from parliament following the end of its self-imposed mourning period.
A survey of Pakistan public opinion anticipates a PPP lead in coming elections. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Pakistan's government is beefing up security for a "fair, transparent and peaceful" parliamentary election on Monday, a Pakistani government spokesman said.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is not ready for politics. He's asking to be left alone to study. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of the assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, said Tuesday that he fully intended to take on a political role in his homeland but only after he has completed his studies at Oxford University.
A suicide bomber killed at least 23 people and injured more than 58 others after detonating an explosive outside a court in Lahore on Thursday, police said.
A suicide attack in Pakistan kills more than 20 policemen. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports Viewer discretion advised
The teenager who now leads his mother's party might have been nervous, but he soon made it clear that he was destined
As Pakistan's Musharraf reluctantly allows Scotland Yard to join the investigation, he suggests that his slain political rival ignored the threats to her safety
Detectives from Britain's Scotland Yard Saturday examined the scene where former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Dec. 27.
Pakistan postpones its vote amid broad violence following Bhutto's assassination. But the delay may heighten tensions
Honoring Benazir Bhutto's last wishes, her Pakistan People's Party (PPP) today named her teenage son Bilawal, and her husband, Asif Zardari as its leaders.
Human Rights Watch Ali Dayan Hasan talks exclusively to CNN's Zain Verjee on the future of Pakistan.
A gift given to me years ago from Benazir Bhutto, an elegantly decorated wood jewelry box slathered in lacquer, still adorns a sideboard in our home. Bhutto had wanted everyone in the room of visitors to remember her for her best. This was in 1993, not long after her second election as prime minister of Pakistan.
The appointment of Benazir Bhutto's 19-year-old son, Bilawal, as party chief will rally the party -- if elections go ahead
Violence following the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto could threaten Pakistan's January 8 parliamentary elections.
Two days after Benazir Bhutto's assassination, TIME learned that the former prime minister's 19-year-old son would take her place as head of the Pakistan People's Party
With a Jan. 8 election now clouded with uncertainty, Benazir Bhutto's assassination threatens to fracture the country
The most pressing priority for nuclear-armed Pakistan -- and the world -- now that the Bhutto dynasty has been terminated is to avoid having this difficult country descend into civil war.
Her enemies range from al-Qaeda to the military, but whoever is reponsible, the blasts could scare off her supporters
Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf was Saturday elected for a third term as president according to unofficial ballot results, state-run TV reported.
Benazir Bhutto's opposition party will not join a boycott against Saturday's vote that is expected to give Gen. Pervez Musharraf a third term as Pakistan's president, but the self-exiled opposition leader said, "We will not be voting for him."
Pakistan's exiled leader makes a tightly choreographed announcement of her comeback. But a new political factor awaits her: an unleashed media
After eight years in exile, former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto is making a bid to return to prominence in the country as part of a power-sharing deal with president General Pervez Musharraf's military government.
Pakistani security forces have stormed a plane carrying Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, and detained him upon his arrival in the country, witnesses told CNN.
About 12,000 police were deployed across Lahore on Saturday ahead of the return of opposition leader Asif Ali Zardari, with the government vowing to block any rallies by his party and effectively sealing off the city.
Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was freed Wednesday on $5,000 bail a day after being detained by authorities.
With hundreds of supporters clashing with police in neighboring Rawalpindi, authorities Tuesday arrested Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
The husband of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was released on bail Monday night, ending eight years in custody on corruption charges.
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