| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:09 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suspected U.S. drone attack early Thursday on a religious seminary believed to be linked to the ruthless Haqqani insurgent network killed at least six people and wounded eight, according to police and witnesses.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:05 PM
ISLAMABAD Gen. Pervez Musharraf, the former Pakistani military ruler a key U.S. ally after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, will be tried for treason, Pakistan's interior minister said Sunday. If convicted, Musharraf could face the death penalty....
| 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 15, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Morning Call on Oct. 27 printed a Washington Post story, "Pakistan OK'd CIA attacks." Part of this story focused on the troubling CIA drone "signature strikes" that have killed many unidentified people simply based on "suspicious behavior" spotted...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KARACHI, Pakistan — When the gunmen slid in the back seat behind Saad Qaimkhani and his friend, the college student thought they were after his cellphone, or maybe the car. Then the men told them to drive.
Almost all private cars in this shoot-'...
| 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 1, 2013
| 6:51 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A U.S. drone fired missiles Friday at the residence of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, a top militant with a $5-million FBI bounty on his head who is thought to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of people....
| 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 30, 2013
| 9:02 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan will send a delegation to Pakistan soon in an attempt to open channels with the Taliban toward a peace deal, officials said Wednesday.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in a statement that he and Pakistani Prime...
| 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.