Pakistan’s Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani succeeded in winning back the support of his largest coalition partner after reversing a controversial increase in gasoline prices, ending a rift that may have dislodged a key U.S. regional ally.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh agreed to visit Pakistan following “constructive” talks with President Asif Ali Zardari, as the leaders pledged to resolve their differences and normalize relations between the countries.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Pakistan will suffer “dire consequences” if it fails to “contain” terrorists operating from its soil, and it needs the U.S. and Afghanistan to help get the job done.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court summoned the attorney general to explain reports the government plans to fire judges, seeking to avoid a stand-off similar to the one that helped bring down former military ruler Pervez Musharraf .
The deadliest floods in Pakistan’s history may accelerate inflation and stall government efforts to narrow the budget deficit, hobbling an economy reliant on foreign aid and undermined by Taliban insurgencies.
The U.S. is looking for Pakistani action in “the next days and weeks” against Islamic extremists who are killing Americans and destabilizing neighboring Afghanistan, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan to deliver a U.S. warning that the nation will pay “a very big price” if it fails to move against the Islamic militants staging cross-border attacks against U.S. forces in Afghanistan.