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.
Pakistani rescuers have recovered the first bodies from the site of an avalanche that buried 140 people at a high-altitude army camp more than seven weeks ago, the military said Sunday.
Pakistan and India on Friday pledged to fight terrorism together, calling it “a continuing threat to peace and security” and a block to the full establishment of normal relations.
A government official says a Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. track down Osama bin Laden has been convicted of high treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison.