The Latest: Pakistan’s ruling party asks people to stay calm

Islamabad (AP), July 28 – Pakistan’s ruling party has asked its supporters to remain peaceful despite what it describes as “unjustified disqualification” of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by the country’s Supreme Court. Khawaja Saad Rafique, a leader of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League, says it’s unfortunate that no elected prime minister in the country’s history […]

IS ’emboldened’ in Pakistan, say analysts, officials 

KATHY GANNON, Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — A brutal attack on a beloved Sufi shrine that killed 88 people raised fears that the Islamic State group has become emboldened in Pakistan, aided by an army of homegrown militants benefiting from hideouts in neighboring Afghanistan, analysts and officials said Friday. Pakistani security forces have carried out […]