Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif trumpeted record profits by Colgate-Palmolive Co. and Nestle SA to investors in the U.S. as he seeks to improve ties between the two nations and turn around a struggling economy.
Nawaz Sharif was headed for a record third term as prime minister of Pakistan as unofficial results from a landmark election gave him the convincing win he sought to tackle a slumping economy and growing militancy.
Pakistan protested the latest U.S. missile strike on targets near its border with Afghanistan, saying the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of drone aircraft has become “a core irritant” in the war against militants.
Engineer Liu Zhangteng says he feels “very comfortable” when he walks to work at his construction site in the mountains of northwest Pakistan. It takes the presence of 1,500 local soldiers to sustain his tranquility.
U.S. missiles struck near a Pakistani village on the border with Afghanistan, days after Pakistan’s army leadership reportedly pressed the Obama administration to reduce attacks by remotely piloted aircraft.
Pakistan’s destructive floods will raise the cost of the U.S. effort to keep the country from sliding further under the influence of Islamic militants allied to al-Qaeda who oppose America’s presence in the region.
Watched over by armed elite police, Imran Khan told thousands of flag-waving supporters in the town of Okara in Pakistan that together they would end the rule of parties that had pushed the nation to the brink of ruin.
Afghanistan and Pakistan are pursuing a new peace initiative that would permit members of the Taliban to be removed from the United Nations terrorist list to join negotiations and hold Afghan government posts.
Pakistan’s ruling party moved to buttress its coalition government after its biggest ally withdrew, leaving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani without a parliament majority for his battles against Asia’s highest inflation and Taliban guerrillas.