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Pakistan’s army chief wants mass protests settled

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Officials in Pakistan say the country’s powerful army chief has asked the government to hold negotiations with protesters to settle a mass demonstration outside parliament.

They say Gen. Rasheel Sharif made the request during a meeting today with Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The protesters have demanded the premier step down over allegations of fraud in last year’s election.

The two security officials and a government official spoke on condition of anonymity…

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