Pakistan army, judiciary conspire against gov't - PM's aide
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An aide to Pakistan's embattled prime minister said on Tuesday there was "no doubt" the country's powerful military and Supreme Court were working togther to topple the government.
Fawad Chaudhry was speaking to Reuters after the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. A populist cleric believed to be backed by the military has called for the resignation of the unpopular government.
(Reporting by Mubasher Bukhari; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this
India kicked off the biggest day of its mammoth general election on Thursday, with a quarter of its 815 million voters set to head to the polls during a week of fresh blows for the Congress party and gains for the Hindu nationalist opposition. Full Article | Full Coverage
China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place - sources. Full Article