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  • Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf granted bail

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf granted bail
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was granted bail Wednesday in a case involving the slaying of a separatist leader, paving the way for an end to his house arrest and possible departure from the...
  • Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf arrested in new case over Red Mosque raid

    Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf arrested in new case over Red Mosque raid
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Just a day after being released on bail, police¬† once again arrested former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday,¬† his spokesman and lawyer said. The former general has faced a roller coaster ride of legal...
  • Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf rearrested after court grants bail

    Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf rearrested after court grants bail
    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...
  • Afghanistan district governor killed in suicide attack at mosque

    Afghanistan district governor killed in suicide attack at mosque
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber slipped into a crowd of mourners at a funeral in northern Afghanistan on Friday morning, waited until the district governor and two of his bodyguards were leaving the mosque, and detonated his vest, killing eight...
  • Pakistan swears in new president, may open talks with Taliban

    Pakistan swears in new president, may open talks with Taliban
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as Pakistan’s new president Monday, replacing Asif Ali Zardari, who becomes the first democratically elected president in the nation’s history to complete a full term. The post of...
  • Bomb kills Pakistani army general near Afghanistan; Taliban blamed

    Bomb kills Pakistani army general near Afghanistan; Taliban blamed
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A two-star major general with the Pakistani army and two subordinate officers were killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in the volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the border with Afghanistan, officials said. Maj. Gen. Sanaullah...
  • Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader

    Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
  • Suicide bomb attack kills 75 at Pakistan church

    Suicide bomb attack kills 75 at Pakistan church
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two explosions outside a crowded church in northwest Pakistan just as Sunday services ended killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 100, authorities said, one of Pakistan’s worst attacks against Christians in...
  • Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks western Pakistan, killing at least 33

    Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks western Pakistan, killing at least 33
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A powerful earthquake rocked a remote part of western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing more than 30 people, injuring dozens and destroying rudimentary houses in the sparsely populated area, according to officials and local media....
  • Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan in bid to repair relations

    Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan in bid to repair relations
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A new set of players but the same lingering issues are confronting John F. Kerry on his first visit to Pakistan as U.S. secretary of State: the fight against extremism, American drone attacks inside the country and the war in...
  • U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks

    U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...