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.
Pakistani lawmakers have passed a bill that would exempt senior government ministers from contempt of court proceedings, a move seen as a bid to save the new prime minister from disqualification.
Pakistan's parliament on Friday elected former water and power minister and ruling party member Raja Pervez Ashraf as the new prime minister.
Pakistan's top court disqualified Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from office Tuesday in a stunning move throwing the country into fresh turmoil just months before expected general elections.
Indian and Pakistani defense officials held a fresh round of talks Monday seeking to end decades of dispute over the Siachen Glacier, dubbed the world's highest battlefield.
A bomb exploded on a bus on the outskirts of the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding several, police officials said.
Pakistan has evidence that al-Qaida's second in command was in a house hit by a U.S. drone strike in the country's northwest tribal region, but it is unclear whether he was killed, intelligence officials said Tuesday.