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  • Assam Police Arrest Suspect in Plot to Kill Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

    Assam Police Arrest Suspect in Plot to Kill Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

    Assam police have arrested a 36-year-old woman suspected of being involved in a plot to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, police said on Saturday.

  • Pakistan Army Chief Holds Off Generals Seeking Nawaz Sharif's Ouster: Reports

    Pakistan Army Chief Holds Off Generals Seeking Nawaz Sharif's Ouster: Reports

    Weeks of mounting anti-government protests in Pakistan had been enough to convince five of the powerful army's 11 Corps Commanders that it was time for them to step in and force embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.

  • Pakistan Crisis Puts Army Back in the Driving Seat

    Pakistan Crisis Puts Army Back in the Driving Seat

    Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country's military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two sides.

  • Why Nawaz Sharif's Mother Got Emotional Seeing Narendra Modi's Pictures

    Why Nawaz Sharif's Mother Got Emotional Seeing Narendra Modi's Pictures

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi pulled off his first diplomatic coup even before taking office. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa were among some 4,000 guests who watched ...

  • Former Pakistan Prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani demands judges to be tried with Pervez Musharraf

    Former Pakistan Prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani demands judges to be tried with Pervez Musharraf

    Former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded that Pakistani judges who endorsed the October 1999 coup, led by former army chief Pervez Musharraf, should also be charged with treason.

  • Nawaz Sharif poised to form strong government after Pakistan poll

    Nawaz Sharif poised to form strong government after Pakistan poll

    Toppled in a 1999 military coup, jailed and exiled, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback and looks set to form a stable government capable of implementing reforms needed to rescue the fragile economy.

  • Nawaz Sharif: The Lion of Punjab roars in Pakistan

    Nawaz Sharif: The Lion of Punjab roars in Pakistan

    Nawaz Sharif, known as the 'Lion of Punjab' who has promised to restart peace process with India and is set to be elected for a third innings as Pakistan Prime Minister, is seen as someone who can fix the country's bleeding economy but is considered ...

  • Pakistan government refuses to order Pervez Musharraf's treason trial

    Pakistan government refuses to order Pervez Musharraf's treason trial

    Pakistan's caretaker government on Monday refused to put former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason, telling the Supreme Court that it was beyond its mandate.

  • Firebrand cleric raises fear of 'soft coup' in Pakistan

    Firebrand cleric raises fear of 'soft coup' in Pakistan

    To Pakistan's ruling party, a firebrand cleric camped outside parliament with thousands of protesters is looking more and more like the harbinger of their worst fear: a plan by the military to engineer a "soft coup".

  • Yousuf Raza Gilani disqualified, will Pak get a new PM? Top 5 facts

    Yousuf Raza Gilani disqualified, will Pak get a new PM? Top 5 facts

    Pakistan's top court disqualified Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from office on Tuesday in a stunning move likened to a "judicial coup" that plunged the country into fresh turmoil. The prime minister has refused to step down since he was convicted...

  • Pakistan Supreme Court sets up 9-member bench to hear memo case

    Pakistan Supreme Court sets up 9-member bench to hear memo case

    The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday constituted a nine-judge bench to examine the report of a judicial commission that probed a mysterious memo seeking US help to prevent a feared military coup here after the killing of Osama bin Laden last year.

  • No coup attempt in Pak after Osama raid: Ex ISI chief Shuja Pasha

    No coup attempt in Pak after Osama raid: Ex ISI chief Shuja Pasha

    Pakistan's powerful military did not plan a coup after the US raid in Abottabad that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in May last year, former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has said.

  • Full transcript: Pak PM will not resign, says Rehman Malik

    Full transcript: Pak PM will not resign, says Rehman Malik

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the country's Supreme Court to answer a contempt of court notice later this week amidst questions over whether the country's civilian government can survive. But emboldened by winning a ...

  • There will be no coup, no resignation by Pak PM: Rehman Malik to NDTV

    There will be no coup, no resignation by Pak PM: Rehman Malik to NDTV

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the country's Supreme Court to answer a contempt of court notice later this week amidst questions over whether the civilian government can survive. But emboldened by winning a trust vote...

  • BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan: Report

    BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan: Report

    BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM), has said that it will not release data regarding a memo that said that President Asif Ali Zardari had feared a military coup last year, it was reported here.

  • Gilani denies report that he called UK, fearing a coup

    Gilani denies report that he called UK, fearing a coup

    Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denied a report that he spoke to the British High Commissioner in Islamabad last week seeking help to prevent a coup. A statement from Mr Gilani's office clarified, "The democratic government led by Pri...

  • Pak government in isolation against army, courts

    Pak government in isolation against army, courts

    In the midst of a continuing army-government stand-off, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday surprisingly flew to Dubai but fears of a military coup waned with the focus shifting to a crucial hearing by the Supreme Court on Monday.

  • Pak court admits plea seeking to prevent Kayani sacking

    Pak court admits plea seeking to prevent Kayani sacking

    A Pakistani court has admitted a petition seeking to block any attempt by the government to sack army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha over the memo scandal. The petition filed by lawyer Maulvi Iqbal Haider was ac...

  • Amid crisis, Pakistan President Zardari travels to Dubai

    Amid crisis, Pakistan President Zardari travels to Dubai

    Pakistan's president left the country Thursday for what was described as a one-day private visit to Dubai, officials said. during a deepening crisis between the government and the powerful military.

  • Won't support any coup, says Imran Khan

    Won't support any coup, says Imran Khan

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday said the party would not support a military coup as the country witnessed a stand-off between the political leadership and the army.

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