Pakistan's Supreme Court upheld the acquittal of five of the six men accused of gang-raping Mukhtar Mai, seen here at a shelter in the southern Punjab village of Meerwala in February.
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Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi (left) and India's captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, at a news conference in Mohali, India, on Tuesday. The two men and their teams will face off Wednesday in a World Cup semifinal that is being dubbed "the mother of all matches."
Hundreds protest in Islamabad, waving the flags of the Jaamat Islami Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the party of former cricket player Imran Khan, now a politician popular among young Pakistanis.
Pakistani police officers surround the U.S. Consulate during rallies on Feb. 18 condemning Raymond Davis, a U.S. Embassy employee who shot dead two Pakistanis in Lahore in January.
Pakistani police escorted the man identified by local authorities as Raymond Davis on Friday into court in the city of Lahore, where a judge ordered him held another eight days. The U.S. Embassy says the detained American is a diplomat enjoying immunity from criminal prosecution and arrest. Davis is due back in court Monday.
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Yasim Raashid says many Pakistanis do not believe Davis is a diplomat as the Americans say, but more likely a security operative along the lines of the much-loathed Blackwater, now called Xe.