Pakistani security forces captured a key Taliban commander linked to a 2003 assassination attempt on former President Pervez Musharraf, officials said Wednesday as a U.S. drone strike killed 15 militants near the country's border with Afghanistan.
Pakistan's tough new anti-terror law gives a “green light for abusing suspects” and should be withdrawn, a rights group said Friday.
Taliban gunmen attacked a security post outside Pakistan's Karachi airport on Tuesday, a day after an all-night siege by the militants left 37 dead and shredded a tentative peace process.
Twenty-eight people were killed as Pakistan's military fought an all-night battle Monday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process in tatters.
An 18-year-old Pakistani woman “miraculously survived” after being shot and thrown into a canal by her father for marrying against the family's wishes, police said Saturday, describing the latest in a series of such attacks on women in the Muslim-majority country.
A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying the man she loved.
Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif will attend Indian prime minister-elect Narendra Modi's inauguration on Monday, his office said, in an unprecedented diplomatic move aimed at mending strained ties between the nuclear-armed rivals.
Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed environmental crime charges against nine Chinese fishermen arrested in disputed South China Sea waters, despite Beijing's warning of a dire effect on relations.
Journalists in Pakistan are “under siege,” Amnesty International warned Wednesday, living with the constant threat of violence from intelligence agencies, armed groups such as the Taliban and even political parties.
A police officer in Pakistan says a woman who set herself on fire outside a police station after reporting men tried to rape her has died.