PAKISTAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PAKISTAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pakistan troops guard parliament before mass rally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312994-68/khan-pakistan-islamabad-sharif.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312994-68/khan-pakistan-islamabad-sharif.html.csp">Pakistan troops guard parliament before mass rally</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ASIF SHAHZAD and ZARAR KHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T10:31:08.928-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Pakistan deployed soldiers Tuesday to protect the seat of the country’s government in Islamabad ahead of a planned march by thousands of anti-government protesters, the first military deployment in the capital under civilian leadership. The decision came during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the man protesters led by opposition politician Imran Khan wants to step down over fraud allegations in last year’s election. Pakistani television channels showed live footage ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312994@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:31:08 MDT Unease in Congress, region over Obama Afghan plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201229-68/afghanistan-afghan-plan-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201229-68/afghanistan-afghan-plan-security.html.csp">Unease in Congress, region over Obama Afghan plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEB RIECHMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:25:07.224-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Afghanistan’s disputed election and Iraq’s unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all Americans troops from Afghanistan by the close of 2016. The White House says Afghanistan is different from Iraq, mired in sectarian violence since shortly after U.S. troops left, and that the drawdown decision is a done deal. Some lawmakers, however, are uncomfortable with Obama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201229@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:25:07 MDT