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Pakistan Tensions Rise Ahead of Opposition Rallies

Political tensions have spiked in Pakistan, where tens of thousands of people are expected to march on Islamabad Thursday in a bid to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government. Pakistan's government has been scrambling to deal with the double challenge posed by fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri and cricket-legend-turned opposition politician Imran Khan.   Authorities have brought in hundreds of shipping containers to block roads leading into Islamabad, and thousands of security...

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