| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:01 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Incompetence by Pakistan’s spy agencies and civilian government allowed Osama bin Laden to hide in the country for nine years before he was killed by U.S. commandos, a Pakistani investigative commission has concluded, though...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:13 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Militants detonated a car bomb near a security forces convoy in the northwest city of Peshawar on Sunday, killing at least 15 people in the latest in a series of extremist attacks to hit the South Asian nation since Prime Minister...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:20 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Attackers at a remote hotel used by adventure tourists in northern Pakistan killed nine foreign climbers and their guide Sunday, according to police and security officials, including five Ukrainians, three Chinese and a Russian....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:31 PM
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister said Monday that the government would put the military ruler who ousted him in a coup more than a decade ago on trial for treason, setting up a possible clash with the country's powerful army.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:13 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- At least 15 people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday when a suicide bomber, apparently a teenager, blew himself up inside a mosque in northern Pakistan, police said.
The bomber shot at police guards, then made his way into...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:15 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A suicide bomb blast at a funeral in northwest Pakistan killed at least 20 people Tuesday, including a newly elected provincial lawmaker, authorities said.
[Updated, 7:56 a.m. PDT June 18: Authorities later revised the casualty...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:14 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Militants took over sections of a hospital in the southern city of Quetta on Saturday after bombing a women’s university bus and detonating a second bomb at the hospital in what authorities said were coordinated attacks...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:00 AM
No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war
Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg. But as with most...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:54 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections this weekend returns to power a seasoned politician who historically has had rocky ties with Pakistan’s powerful military and is...