Gunmen killed a senior female politician from a reformist party in Pakistan last night, the latest violent incident in a bloody election campai(...)
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif looked poised today to return to office with a resounding election victory — a mandate that could(...)
Nawaz Sharif has been here twice before, and the last time it did not end well for him or for Pakistan.
Many of those celebrating the we(...)
Toppled in a 1999 coup, jailed and exiled, Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and today was heading for a third term as Pakis(...)
Pakistanis voted in a landmark test of democracy today and were quickly reminded of the militant violence that plagues the country, with electi(...)
Throwing money around in mosques is not usually the done thing at Friday prayers, Islam’s weekly holy day.
But when Maulana Ahmed Ludhian(...)
Three people were killed when two bombs targeting the offices of candidates running in this weekend’s election exploded in north-west Pakistan,(...)
Despite Taliban threats to attack polling stations on Saturday in what is already Pakistan’s most violent election, democracy, albeit imperfect(...)
Mohsin Hamid has done it again. His 2007 novel,
The Reluctant Fundamentalist,
hit the zeitg(...)
A blast at an election rally organised by a religious party in Pakistan killed 25 people today, officials said.
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