The World's Matthew Bell has the latest on the politics in Pakistan as it enters its third week of emergency rule under President Pervez Musharraf. Pakistan's Supreme Court today threw out the main legal challenges to last month's re-election of Musharraf to another five year term in office. And Musharraf is showing no sign of giving in to President Bush's public demands.
The new Supreme Court in Pakistan has dismissed the final legal challenge against the recent re-election of President Pervez Musharraf. It comes as no surprise. The court was purged of judges who were critical of Musharraf. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Barbara Plett.
Scotland Yard today released its report on the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, and investigators say she died from a suicide bomb blast and not from gunshot wounds but with the future of her part in doubt
The mood in Pakistan ahead of Monday's presidential elections, where surveys show a strong support for the party of assassinated leader Benazir Bhutto as well as widespread disapproval of current president Pervez Musharaff's government.
Monday's legislative elections in Pakistan are critical to the country's future, but voter turnout may still be low because not only is there the threat of violence, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's book critic Christopher Merrill about a novel set in East Pakistan, the part of Pakistan that declared its independence in 1971 as the new nation of Bangladesh.
The ruling party of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has admitted defeat in the country's parliamentary elections and now, the country's next government is likely to be run by a coalition of opposition parties
President Pervez Musharraf's party was the big loser in Monday's parliamentary election, and now the two main opposition parties are calling for him to step down, but Musharraf says he has no plans to do so