PAKISTAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PAKISTAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Protesters in Pakistan force state TV station off the air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362105-68/sharif-protesters-minister-prime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58362105-68/sharif-protesters-minister-prime.html.csp">Protesters in Pakistan force state TV station off the air</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ZARAR KHAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ASIF SHAHZAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T20:05:04.638-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again vowed he would not step down under duress, even as protesters briefly took over the country’s state-run television broadcaster and battled security forces in the streets. But the pressure from three days of violent protests on Sharif ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583621052014-09-01T20:05:04.638-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-01T20:05:04.638-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58362105@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:05:04 MDT 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