| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Perennial tensions between Pakistan and India found their way into movie theaters Tuesday when a Pakistani judge imposed restrictions on the screening of Indian films.
Responding to a petition filed by controversial...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:19 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan will try former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf on treason charges, which carries life imprisonment or the death penalty, for enacting emergency rule in 2007, the interior minister said Sunday.
The government on...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:14 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Pakistan Taliban on Thursday named Mullah Fazlullah, the militant commander who oversaw the assassination attempt against schoolgirl activist Malala Yusufzai, as its new chief, damping hope for a peace agreement between...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:08 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani security forces were on high alert Saturday amid concerns of revenge attacks after the killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a U.S. drone missile strike.
Mehsud has been reported killed in the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:33 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A claim by the Pakistani government this week that 67 civilians died in drone strikes over the last five years, a surprisingly low number given previous casualty estimates, has sparked controversy, skepticism and speculation that...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:51 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sought to strengthen their countries' fragile relationship with a two-hour Oval Office meeting Wednesday that touched on sensitive subjects, including U.S. drone strikes,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:20 PM
When President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meet in the White House on Wednesday for the first high-level contact between their countries in years, there will be plenty to talk about but little on which to agree.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A bomb struck a passenger train in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding 10, according to police, in the latest attack to hit the violence-besieged nation.
The device reportedly detonated as...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Just when former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf thought he was in the clear, he was hit with a new legal challenge Thursday when police arrested him in a case involving a 2007 crackdown on a pro-Taliban mosque...