The US has committed $35 million thus far to battle the worst Pakistan floods in 80 years. Meanwhile, a militant group has some 3,000 volunteers working around the country.
A woman and a child pass graffiti promoting Wyclef Jean's presidential bid on the streets of Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, on Thursday. Jean will announce his bid for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti this week, Time magazine has reported. Haiti, which was hit on Jan. 12 by a deadly 7.0-magnitude earthquake, is scheduled to vote on November 28 to elect a new leader to replace President Rene Preval, whose term ends in February.
A 'monkey man' hat rests on top of a mortar at a Canadian Army combat outpost near the village of Salavat, in the Panjway district west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.
After deadly Pakistan violence in Karachi, police have arrested dozens of suspected Islamist hardliners. Some analysts believe they are little more than window-dressing aimed at pacifying an increasingly angry population.
As Pakistan floods displace millions, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, a militant Islamist group linked to the 2008 terrorist assault on Mumbai, India, is distributing aid in northwest Pakistan.
The US is in the middle of a $7.5 billion aid program to Pakistan. But America's image is slipping in the country, where its unfavorable rating is almost as bad as the Taliban's and even Al Qaeda is more popular.
The mood was upbeat during Hillary Clinton's two-day visit to Pakistan, in contrast to her visit in October. Today she announced plans for two hydroelectric dams and three hospital projects.
Pakistan bombing outside a government office on Friday killed 62 people and wounded 111 in one of the deadliest attacks in Pakistan this year.
The Indian Army moved into the northern city of Srinagar to clamp down on clashes between police and protesters that left at least three dead Tuesday. Elsewhere along the India-Pakistan border Wednesday, crossfire killed three troops.
Thousand of Pakistanis protested Friday after militants attacked a Lahore shrine. Debate is intensifying about the potential for a rise in sectarian violence.