Mounting tensions face Pakistan's government
18 January 2012 Last updated at 18:19 GMT
Tensions mount in Pakistan as it faces a crisis which involves politicians, the military and the supreme court.
There is raised speculation that the country's military is planning a decisive move.
Prime Minister Yousuf Gilani has agreed to defend himself in court later this week, against charges of contempt.
Aleem Maqbool takes a closer look at the problems in Pakistan, including concerns of an imminent fall of the government.