The prime minister's legal counsel Aitzaz Ahsan (center) outside the Supreme Court, following the appearance of Prime Minister Yousef Reza Gilani before a seven member bench. Gilani faces contempt charges for his government's refusal to re-open a corruption case against President Asif Ali Zardari. Sajid Mehmood/NPR hide caption

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Has Rare Day In Court

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Faces Contempt Order

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After Hiatus, U.S. Launches Drone Attack In Pakistan

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Relations between the U.S. military and the Pakistan military have become even more strained since American forces were involved in a shooting last month that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead. Here, Pakistani soldiers march during a ceremony in September. Arif Ali hide caption

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U.S. And Pakistan Relations: From Bad To Worse

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Former cricket star Imran Khan waves to supporters during a rally in Lahore, Pakistan, last month. Khan, who is campaigning to be prime minister, attracted a crowd of some 100,000 at the rally. K.M. Chaudary/AP hide caption

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Former Cricket Star Finds Fans In Pakistani Politics

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A man rides past the house of kidnapped American aid expert Warren Weinstein in Lahore, Pakistan. Weinstein was kidnapped more than two months ago; so far no demands have been made for his return. K.M. Chaudary/AP hide caption

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Criminals, Militants Align In Pakistan Kidnappings

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Pakistan Urged To Nudge Militants Toward Peace

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Protesters rally in support of Mumtaz Qadri, who was sentenced to death for the murder of Gov. Salman Taseer. Qadri appealed his sentence Thursday.

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Pakistan Doctor, Who Helped CIA, Accused Of Treason

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Pakistan Deals With Flooding, Terrorism Accusations

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U.S. Accuses Pakistan Of Harboring Haqqani Network

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Pfc. Natan Martinez fires a machine gun from a position near the Pakistan border in Afghanistan. There is concern in Pakistan about the U.S. preserving a security presence in Afghanistan beyond 2014, the deadline to pull out most if not all U.S. combat troops. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Pakistan Could Be Vital To 'Afghan-Led' Peace Process

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A man walks past a burning van in Karachi, Pakistan, on Aug. 4. Hundreds of extra paramilitary troops have been deployed in Pakistan's economic capital, which is struggling to end violence that has killed more than 300 people in recent weeks. Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan's Biggest City Torn By Ethnic Violence

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