| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
ISLAMABAD A top financier of the notorious Haqqani Network, a key Afghan terrorist group, was killed late Sunday in a drive-by shooting on the outskirts of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, four years after he was detained by Pakistani authorities here...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:46 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Hazratullah Khan, who lost his right leg below the knee in a car bombing, answers immediately when asked whether the Pakistani government should hold peace talks with Taliban leaders responsible for attacks like the one...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Islamabad, Pakistan -- A Pakistani judge sentenced Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters on Monday to 45 days of house detention for living illegally in Pakistan, the widows' lawyer said.
The judge ordered that after their term, the five be...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A week after Malala Yousafzai was shot and gravely wounded by Taliban militants for insisting on the right of girls to get an education, the 14-year-old blogger and Internet activist has become a worldwide symbol of resistance to the extremist views of...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:17 PM
It’s Friday, and that must mean another day of deadly protests.
Anti-Western demonstrations and riots resulted in the deaths of at least 15 people in about half-a-dozen countries.
Twelve people died and nearly 100 others were injured in Karachi,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:21 AM
A massive whale shark is now on view in a Pakistani seaport after fishermen hauled the 15,000-pound fish from the water on Tuesday.
The fishermen's haul was greeted with enthusiastic applause at a harbor in the city of Karachi by a crowd numbering in the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:39 AM
A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor.
The Bhoja Air Boeing...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:55 AM
A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according toPakistan'sCivil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor. No survivors have been...