Gunmen abducted John Solecki, head of the UN refugee agency in Quetta, on his way to work Monday.
The US pursuit of Al Qaeda with airstrikes complicates Pakistan's struggle against the Taliban, who launched their largest attack in months over the weekend.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says the intricacy of attacks indicate Pakistani government link.
Under Obama, the US may send 20,000 more troops and encourage talks with the Taliban in an effort to reclaim the upper hand in Afghanistan.
Army Chief Ashfaq Kayani has been curtailing the political influence of a military accustomed to running the country.
It targeted a camp of the group linked to the Mumbai attacks Sunday.
The alleged incursions into Syria, and previously into Pakistan, could be risky.
The Army has a mandate to continue its offensive in the Bajaur tribal area until it's won.
One seeks domestic security, the other stability for Afghans.
The pro-independence protests in the Muslim-majority state are threatening India-Pakistan peace talks.
Riots sparked by a controversial land-transfer deal have widened to become pro-independence rallies.
The US, India, and Afghanistan are pressuring the government to root out pro-Taliban agents.
The case against Aafia Siddiqui, who has been missing since 2003, raises questions about illegal detention centers across Pakistan.
Islamic militants claim to be targeting Indian cities to stoke communal tensions.
Parliament is expected to confirm a new prime minister on Monday, further isolating Musharraf.
With leadership still in limbo, parliament plans to convene later this month.
The latest, at a naval college in Lahore Tuesday, was the fourth in five days.
Foreign jihadists in an ungoverned tribal belt kill leaders, recruit locals.
Her party is expected to do well in Feb. 18 parliamentary polls, analysts say.
US, Pakistan step up efforts to address the militant haven tied to global terror.
Director of CIA says "no reason" to doubt Islamist group's responsibility, echoing findings of Scotland Yard.
The political blame game over Bhutto's assassination and rising ethnic tensions raise worries about the fragility of the country's federal structure.
With elections there postponed until Feb. 18, and turmoil unabated, the Bush administration evaluates its options for spurring its war-on-terror ally toward greater democracy.
Benazir Bhutto's party named her son and husband as new leaders, following a South Asian tradition of keeping political power in the family.