Singh tones down hopes for Pakistani premier talks

Sep 28, 2013

Singh tones down hopes for Pakistani premier talks

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday toned down expectations for a planned meeting with Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday at the United Nations, saying Pakistan remains an “epicenter of terrorism.” Singh, making what will likely be a farewell visit to the White ...

Aug 26, 2013

Karzai seeks Pakistan help in Taliban talks

Visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai held talks Monday with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, seeking help to open communication with the Taliban to end 12 years of war. It is Karzai’s first visit to Islamabad in 18 months and signals a desire by both ...

May 17, 2013

'The Lion' roars again

The election of Nawaz Sharif to his third term as prime minister marks the first peaceful transition among civilian governments in Pakistan's history.

Sharif claims historic win in Pakistan polls

May 13, 2013

Sharif claims historic win in Pakistan polls

Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif on Sunday appealed for cross-party support to help rebuild the nuclear-armed but economically crippled nation after winning historic elections that defied Taliban violence. Partial, unofficial results from Saturday’s election represented a stunning comeback for the 63-year-old tycoon, who was ...