| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:58 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- In the wake of a massive earthquake in southwestern Pakistan, the death toll Wednesday rose sharply to nearly 300, officials and local media said.
Crisis teams braced for more fatalities and rescue workers raced to reach...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – At least 30 people were killed, including 21 police officers, and 40 injured when a suicide bomber attacked a policeman’s funeral in the western Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday.
Mourners were gathering at police...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:55 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details.
A statement Thursday...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:24 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Gunmen on Friday killed at least 10 people and wounded 30 outside a mosque in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's western Baluchistan province, in the second attack in that city in two days, local media reported.
The violence is...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – With charges, counter-charges and distrust wafting across the disputed Pakistan-India border like acrid smoke, news spread quickly across South Asia on Tuesday that Pakistan's new leader had urged both countries to come...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:44 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was indicted Tuesday on murder charges related to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a sign of how far the former strongman has fallen....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
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...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:49 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — President Obama’s commitment to scaling back the use of unmanned aircraft to kill suspected terrorists could pave the way for improved relations between the United States and Pakistan, analysts and political leaders...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:54 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...