| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:57 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as Pakistan’s new president Monday, replacing Asif Ali Zardari, who becomes the first democratically elected president in the nation’s history to complete a full term.
The post of...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:41 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A two-star major general with the Pakistani army and two subordinate officers were killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in the volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the border with Afghanistan, officials said.
Maj. Gen. Sanaullah...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:09 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing over 60 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country's Christian minority, officials said.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:49 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two explosions outside a crowded church in northwest Pakistan just as Sunday services ended killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 100, authorities said, one of Pakistan’s worst attacks against Christians in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
MATHURA, India -- A brazen early-morning attack on the Indian side of disputed Kashmir reportedly killed 12 people, including three teenaged militants, Thursday, just days before the Indian and Pakistani leaders were scheduled to meet in New York.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:55 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck southwestern Pakistan this week rose to 357 Thursday, as security concerns in restive Baluchistan province impaired efforts by search crews to reach tens of thousands of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:56 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A bomb ripped through a bus near Pakistan’s restive northwest city of Peshawar on Friday, killing 18 people and wounding at least 40, officials said.
The bus was taking mid-level government workers from their jobs in the...