April 10, 1988 would be remembered as a day of mass mourning; the day Islamabad and Rawalpindi received a dreadful shock
Gen Zia wanted his proposal to be adopted as part of the final accord, but the US continued to dissuade him
Zain Noorani was warned that if he did not follow what he was being told he would be lynched on the road
With the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan drawing to a close, which of General Ziaul Haq ...
Much to the surprise of many, Benazir accepts an arranged marriage proposal. While some expected her to be sidelined
Benazir returns to Pakistan to find a softer Zia in comparison to when she had left
The veteran politician and senior PPP leader was laid to rest on Thursday in his birthplace of Hala.
Gen Zia’s unannounced arrival in New Delhi in Feb 1987 on pretext of watching a test match paved the way for peace.
Threat of a fourth war looms large as India begins war games close to the Pakistani border
Washington secures assurance on nuclear arms and Afghan issue
Coloured by accusations of ethnic bias, an anti-encroachment drive turns the city into a raging battlefield again
Palestinian militant group Abu Nidal attempts to capture an aircraft to attack the Israeli defence ministry
With the Prime minister desperately trying to assert his authority, parliament too is rebuffed in its efforts to debate
Zia-Junejo tussle continues as talk of Soviet troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan gathers pace
All actions of the martial law government since July 5, 1977 takeover indemnified through an act of Parliament
A single spark can start a fire — in Karachi, identity politics and squeezed resources take centre stage as the city
In order to exert his authority, prime minister Junejo takes certain actions that shock Gen Zia
Gen Zia unmoved by Parliamentary resolution to lift martial law
General Zia and Prime Minister Junejo engage in a power struggle
With an elected prime minister in office, Gen Zia tries to retain an upper hand