13 Jan 2012

Pakistan's president has left the country suddenly for Dubai

From Kiwi Summer, 9:08 am on 13 January 2012

The Government of Pakistan says president Asif Ali Zardari has gone to attend a wedding, but there is speculation that he may have left to get specialist medical treatment. Either way his departure comes amid a deepening political crisis with Pakistan's powerful military and international fears of a coup.