| 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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:35 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Dozens of Pakistani Taliban insurgents stormed a prison in northwest Pakistan early Tuesday and freed 248 prisoners, including 30 high-profile militants, in an attack that renewed questions about the country’s ability to...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:25 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani lawmakers elected a longtime stalwart of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s ruling party as the country’s new president Tuesday, paving the way for President Asif Ali Zardari’s exit when his term ends...
| 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 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 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 6, 2013
| 4:19 AM
NEW DELHI -- Five Indian soldiers were killed Tuesday morning in divided Kashmir, along the de facto border between India and Pakistan, by men dressed in Pakistani military uniforms, Indian officials said, an attack that could undermine efforts by the two...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:08 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A senior commander linked to the Taliban was among six militants reportedly killed early Friday in a suspected U.S. drone strike in northwest Pakistan along the Afghan border, according to local media and an intermediary with close...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:13 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A Pakistani soldier was killed in an unprovoked Indian attack Wednesday along the de facto border separating the two nations, Pakistani officials and local media said, in the latest case of alleged retaliatory violence....
| 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 27, 2013
| 11:46 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban killed six civilians in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, among a dozen slain in the latest attacks that have seen ordinary people increasingly caught up in the violence, often after being accused of working with the...