Pak – China Investment Company Limited launchedISLAMABAD:A ceremony for the launching of Pak China Investment Company was held at Governor House in Lahore.The ceremony was presided over by the Governor Punjab, H.E. Lt. Gen. Khalid Maqbool while Dr. Salman Shah, Federal Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Revenue & Statistics was the Chief Guest. The ceremony…

US wants Pakistan to bite the bullet By Syed Saleem Shahzad After more than six years, Pakistan finds itself in probably the most difficult position it has been in since signing on as a partner in the US-led “war on terror”.The political turmoil created by the recent assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto and the…

Bhutto was hated, tooThe U.S. may have been her biggest fanMatthew Fisher, National Post Published: Monday, January 07, 2008AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty ImagesISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The deep sadness expressed by many Pakistanis after Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on Dec. 27 was real. However, the grief and the spasms of violence that convulsed Pakistan after the former prime…

Bhutto was killed by single assassin, say investigators Government insists that Mehsud ordered attack Julian Borger, Declan Walsh and Ian Cobain in Islamabad Sunday January 6, 2008 The ObserverPakistani security officials investigating the killing of Benazir Bhutto believe it was carried out by a single assassin with a gun and a bomb. Investigators have concluded…

Who Killed Benazir Bhutto? Why Not Ask Charlie Wilson… or George Bush? Published on Friday, January 4, 2008 by CommonDreams.org by Peter ErlinderThe mystery regarding the death of former Pakistani Prime Minister Bhutto has only deepened since the videotape surfaced showing her being shot from the crowd and an explosion that did not destroy the…

Bhutto never would have saved PakistanBy Gwynne DyerPublish Date: January 3, 2008The recently assassinated Benazir Bhutto did five years of hard time in prison, much of it in solitary confinement, after her father, Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, was overthrown and hanged by the worst of Pakistan’s military dictators, General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq. But she was…

Pakistan The world’s most dangerous placeJan 3rd 2008 From The Economist print edition Nothing else has worked: it is time for Pakistan to try democracy THE war against Islamist extremism and the terrorism it spawns is being fought on many fronts. But it may well be in Pakistan that it is won or lost. It…

Pakistan : Re-emergence of Nawaz Sharif Tuesday 25 December 2007 by M K Bhadrakumar The United States is watching with anxiety Pakistan’s painful march towards democracy, and it does not like the look of it. The return of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Pakistan has completely altered the political calculus and taken Washington by…

Exile speculation for former Pakistan judge By Farhan Bokhari in Islamabad Published: December 10 2007 01:25 Last updated: December 10 2007 01:25 Saudi Arabia has offered to host a pilgrimage to Mecca by Pakistan’s former top judge, prompting speculation over the desert kingdom’s continuing involvement in Pakistani politics. Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary, the former chief justice…