SLAMABAD (Reuters) -
President George W. Bush arrived in
Pakistan on Friday where he is expected to urge greater efforts
against Islamist militants from a crucial U.S. ally in a global
war on terrorism.
Bush arrived aboard Air Force One at a military airbase
near Islamabad from Pakistan's old rival India, where he called
for the South Asian neighbors to...
settle their decades old
dispute over the
Bush is due to meet Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf,
who took power in a military coup nearly seven years ago, for
talks on Saturday.
Security in the capital, Islamabad, is tight a day after a
suicide bomber killed himself and three other people, including
a U.S. diplomat outside the U.S. consulate in the city of
Bush's visit has sparked protests across the predominantly
Muslim country by Islamists opposed to the U.S.-led war on
terrorism and Musharraf's support for the campaign.