| 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....
| 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...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:50 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A border clash between Pakistani and Afghan forces that killed an Afghan police officer has renewed tension between the countries at a time when Washington is trying to step up their involvement in peace talks.
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Pakistani government barred the head of an airline at the center of a passenger jet crash that killed 127 people from leaving the country Saturday, as investigators stepped up their probe of the country’s second major air disaster in less than...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The three widows of Osama bin Laden and their children have left for the Islamabad airport to be deported to Saudi Arabia, the Associated Press reported Thursday. In a statement, the Pakistani government said the family left early Friday morning to the ...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:38 PM
President Obama’s top counter-terrorism advisor defended using drones to launch deadly missiles against militants and terrorist leaders in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, arguing Monday that the unmanned aircraft have helped prevent deeper military...