US strikes in northwest Pakistan reportedly killed Maulvi Nazir, a Pakistani Taliban commander known for fighting US forces in Afghanistan. Some in Pakistan's military viewed him as a 'good' Taliban.
The daylight killing of the five teachers and two health workers stokes worries that public health campaigns will suffer and lead to a resurgence of diseases like polio.
Government tallies in Indian-controlled Kashmir show a drop in violence, fueling more calls for a loosening of the military presence here.
More than 320 Shiites have been killed this year in Pakistan and attacks are on the rise, which suggests the government is 'indifferent,' according to New York-based Human Rights Watch.
'We believe in dialogue but it should not be frivolous,' Pakistan Taliban chief, Hakimullah Mehsud said in a 40 minute video. 'Asking us to lay down arms is a joke.'
The son of Pakistan's slain former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, launched his political career Thursday, vowing to continue his mother's fight for democracy.
Pakistan's interior minister dismissed today Pakistani Taliban conditions for a cease-fire, including changes to the constitution and a break with the US.
After three more people were shot in Pakistan today, the United Nations in Pakistan has pulled all staff involved in its polio vaccination campaign off the streets.
Five female health workers vaccinating children against polio have been shot dead in Pakistan as Islamic militants raise suspicions about immunization efforts.
Only 126 parliamentarians out of 446 filed income tax returns in the previous fiscal year in a country that relies on international loans and aid to meet its fiscal challenges.
Ten men from the Pakistani Taliban attacked the international airport in Peshawar last night. Six people were killed after a stand-off between the militants and Pakistani forces.
The father of Malala Yousufzai, the girl shot in Pakistan for speaking on behalf of girls' education, attended the unveiling of a new plan to get girls around the world into schools.
A bomb was found under the car of prominent journalist Hamid Mir, highlighting the difficulties facing journalists in Pakistan.
On Wednesday morning, India executed Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor amongst the 10 terrorists who killed 166 people in Mumbai in 2008.
Human rights activists in Pakistan say the decision to end the prosecution of Rimsha Masih is positive and will set a precedent in the future for the judiciary and law enforcement agencies.
Pakistan agreed today to release some Taliban leaders from prison, saying the decision was taken 'to support the peace and reconciliation process.'
Pakistan's release of the prisoners may signal greater willingness to help Afghanistan peace talks.
AQ Khan, lauded by many Pakistanis for giving the country the bomb, has launched a political movement targeting the youth vote. He has been accused of selling nuclear secrets to North Korea and Iran.
Three Pakistani soldiers were killed and 20 more injured when a suicide bomber drove an explosive-packed truck into a paramilitary compound.
Some Pakistani officials are quietly hoping Obama's reelection will help relations between the two countries, particularly if Sen. John Kerry replaces Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
In Pakistan's tribal belt, locals have no access to police stations, Pakistani courts, or the International Court of Justice to report being wrongly targeted by drones.
The mob was angered by a supposedly blasphemous note from a teacher. That the burning happened in Lahore, Pakistan’s cultural hub, worries analysts.
More than a year after Pakistan said it would find out who was responsible for failing to catch Osama bin Laden on its own soil, a formal investigation has only produced rumors.
But instead of helping repair US-Pakistan relations, the flood aid looks as if it is feeding into old patterns of distrust between the two countries.
The news that the Taliban shot 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai for speaking out against them has sparked debate that highlights a major division in Pakistan.