Authorities in Pakistan want to clamp down on unsolicited mobile phone text messages. But as Fahad Desmukh reports from Karachi, the order -- and the list of words -- have become a target of both ridicule and criticism.
A TV show is also making headlines in Pakistan. The show's anchor was fired for producing a program in which she raided a public park in Karachi, hounding young dating couples and questioning their morality.
Pervez Musharraf, was chased from a courthouse Thursday after a judge ordered his arrest. Protected by bodyguards he was spirited away to a bullet-proof car and is now sheltering at his fortified farmhouse on the outskirts of the capital, Islamabad.
For the third straight day, protesters in Islamabad demanded the current government step down and be replaced by a caretaker regime until elections are held. The protests are being led by Tahir ul-Qadri.