Pakistan's top court Friday recommended legal proceedings against a former head of intelligence and former army chief over allegations that politicians were bankrolled to stop the current ruling Pakistan People's Party from winning the 1990 election.
A 14-year-old Pakistani activist who was shot by a Taliban gunman after speaking out for girls' education is in “satisfactory” condition at a military hospital, a spokesman said Friday, cautioning that the next few days will be critical.
Pakistani police said Friday that seven suspects from a feared al-Qaida-linked group, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, have been arrested for allegedly plotting to attack school buses and prisons in Karachi.
The Obama administration has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist organization, U.S. officials said Friday, in a complicated political decision as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan and pushes for a reconciliation pact to end more than a decade of warfare.
The Pakistani government has ordered foreign staff members of Save the Children to leave the country, a spokesman for the international aid group said Thursday.
A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. consulate vehicle in Pakistan on Monday, killing four people in the deadliest attack targeting Americans in the front-line state of the war on al-Qaida for two years.
Pakistani police Friday won permission to hold a young Christian girl accused of blasphemy in custody for a further 14 days while her case is investigated, officials said.
A barber in rural Pakistan was left fighting for his life after being horrifically mutilated over a relationship with a married woman from an influential local family, police said Thursday.
Pakistan on Wednesday released 55 Indian fishermen, 15 of them teenagers, as a “goodwill gesture” to mark Independence Day in India.
Pakistan's top court on Friday struck down a new law exempting members of the government from being tried for contempt, clearing the way for legal proceedings against the prime minister.