| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering authorizing the CIA or the military to kill an American citizen hiding in Pakistan who allegedly has helped Al Qaeda militants plan attacks against U.S. troops in neighboring Afghanistan and is...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:34 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – As the Pakistani government attempts to hold peace talks with banned Islamist militants, a suicide bomber blew himself up on the outskirts of Peshawar on Monday, killing four women and wounding four others, officials said....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to Pakistan's request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on Al Qaeda operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with local Taliban militants, U.S. officials say.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:00 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Pakistani government’s efforts to open peace talks with Islamist insurgents gathered steam Saturday when Taliban leaders nominated a five-member committee to represent them at the negotiating table.
One of the five,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:08 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- After two days of deadly attacks against security forces, Pakistani air force jets bombarded suspected insurgent hideouts in the country’s tribal belt early Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, officials said.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:38 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber struck near Pakistani army headquarters Monday, killing at least 13 people, including six soldiers, in the second major attack on Pakistan’s security forces in as many days.
Eighteen others were wounded in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:09 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — He returned to Pakistan from self-imposed exile last March amid a media circus, death threats and boasts of reclaiming the presidency he once seized in a bloodless coup.
But Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s days in Pakistan...
| Dec 6, 2013
Pakistan's retiring army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, last week passed the baton of his nation's most powerful institution to Gen. Raheel Sharif. A fresh face at the helm of the Pakistani military undoubtedly raises American hopes for a less frustrating...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:27 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan named a new army chief Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation over who would fill what has been seen as the most powerful position in the nuclear-armed nation.
Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, 57, a career infantry officer...
| 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
| 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...