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  • Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military

    Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago.
  • Pakistan separatists claim responsibility for deadly market bombing

    Pakistan separatists claim responsibility for deadly market bombing
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A separatist group from the restive southwestern province of Baluchistan has claimed responsibility for a powerful explosion that ripped through a crowded fruit and vegetable market in Islamabad on Wednesday, killing at least 23...

    Deadly explosion rips through crowded Pakistan market

    Deadly explosion rips through crowded Pakistan market
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured when a high-intensity explosion ripped through Islamabad's crowded fruit and vegetable market Wednesday, police said. A witness said the explosion happened at about 8:10 a.m....

    Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf escapes bombing

    Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf escapes bombing
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf escaped a bombing early Thursday morning as he was being transferred by convoy from a hospital to his farmhouse in the Islamabad suburbs, police officials said. The bomb went off at about 2...

    Pakistan's former leader Musharraf indicted on treason charges

    Pakistan's former leader Musharraf indicted on treason charges
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was indicted on treason charges  on Monday in a bold assertion of authority by Pakistan’s civilian government, which has historically been marginalized by the nation's powerful military....