One of the most divisive and feared figures in Pakistan was arrested in London on Tuesday, his party said, sparking fears of a violent backlash in Pakistan and sending the country's biggest city into lockdown.
Altaf Hussain, w
Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani plans to meet opposition leaders on Monday in a bid to head off a possible vote of no confidence after a key partner quit the governing coalition.
Gilani's government lost its pa
At least 34 people have been killed in the Pakistani commercial hub of Karachi, after a member of the dominant political party in the city was shot dead, police said on Tuesday.
Raza Haider of the Muttahida Qaumi Movemen
At least seven people were killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of President Pervez Musharraf in the southern city of Karachi on Wednesday, hospital officials said.
The violence is the first since a new government made up of