In China, the confession will be televised. In fact, it already is
Many say the practice reprises the dark days of Mao’s Cultural Revolution.
The world’s greatest athlete will take his final bow this month…
…and more than a billion people will stop everything to watch.
Pakistan's Musharraf granted bail in last legal case against him
Pakistan's former president is likely to remain under heavy guard at his villa on the edge of Islamabad, where he has been under house arrest since April, because of serious threats to his life.
Pakistani Taliban name interim leader following Mehsud's death
Central shura leader Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani has been chosen as interim leader of the Pakistani Taliban after the death of Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike.
Pakistani Taliban confirms leader Hakimullah Mehsud was killed
Pakistani security and intelligence officials said Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, was killed in a US drone strike.
Pakistan says only 3 percent of US drone strike deaths are civilians
Pakistan's defense ministry said US drone strikes have killed 67 civilians since 2008, a figure much lower than previous estimates.
India minister blames Pakistan for recent border attacks
Shooting at the frontier between the nuclear-armed rivals has been among the heaviest since a ceasefire agreement in 2003.
Afghan peace team to visit Taliban commander
Afghan negotiators seeking peace with the Taliban will soon travel to Pakistan for their first meeting with key militant commander Mullah Baradar.
Pakistani family recounts drone terror in visit to US (LIVE VIDEO)
The Rehmans said they have no connection to any anti-US extremists or Al-Qaeda militants. They are visiting the US and telling their story.
Afghan President Karzai to push Pakistan on Taliban commander
Afghan President Hamid Karzai will push Pakistan to reveal the location of key Taliban commander Mullah Baradar.
US and Pakistan: Enemies with benefits
With billions in aid on the table, America continues feeding the mouth that bites it.
Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
Gunmen killed at least 14 Iranian guards on the Pakistani border, in a rugged area used by drug traffickers, prompting Tehran to retaliate.
Pakistan secretly endorsed US drone program despite public condemnation: Report
Documents obtained by The Washington Post revealed that Pakistan's top officials knew and approved of the United States' drone program.
Foxy lady works magic at the Karachi Zoo (VIDEO)
Locals say Karachi's Mumtaz Mahal is half-fox, half-woman. For just $1 you can ask her any question your heart desires.
Will the US drone program turn the country into a pariah?
Analysis: Chided by rights groups for the UAV bombings' civilian casualties, the United States is losing the moral high ground it has consistently claimed.
Sharif urged Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan, he says
The meeting between the US president and Pakistan's prime minister seemed to focus on 'friendship and close cooperation' rather than contentious topics such as drone strikes.
Pakistan's leader, Nawaz Sharif, urges end to drones on US visit
Pakistani Prime Minister Sharif said that unmanned strikes — which penetrate extremist havens in Pakistan's lawless areas — represented a 'major irritant' in relations.
US resumes security assistance to Pakistan
The White House has requested more than $1 billion in aid for Pakistan for fiscal year 2014, including $305 million of security assistance.
Why India and Pakistan must be united on health care
Commentary: Not surprisingly, India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs but few vaccines for insect-borne tropical diseases.
Senior Pakistan Taliban commander Latif Mehsud captured in Afghanistan
Officials say Mehsud was arrested as he was driving along a main highway in the eastern province of Khost.
12 Malala quotes that will make you want to give her the Nobel Peace Prize over and over again
Malala Yousafzai just won the Nobel Peace Prize. Can she get two?
Pakistan re-arrests Musharraf over Red Mosque raid
Supreme Court had just granted Musharraf bail over the death of a rebel leader after nearly six months of house arrest.
Teaching can get you killed at schools on the front lines
Commentary: Protections are needed for teachers bravely risking their lives amid conflict.
Malala Yousafzai wins EU's Sakharov prize (VIDEO)
The young Pakistani human rights defender has had an amazing week, winning the EU's human rights prize and leaving Jon Stewart speechless with admiration.
Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud says ready for 'serious talks' with government
Mehsud, who has a $5 million bounty on his head, gave a rare interview to the BBC earlier this month.
In Pakistan's Pashtun tribal belt, Taliban reject peace talks
The Pakistani Taliban, an umbrella group of factions operating independently from their Afghan Taliban allies, are fighting to set up an Islamic state in Pakistan but the government is trying to negotiate a peace settlement to end years of fighting.
Quake relief? Pakistan blocks aid agencies in parts of Baluchistan
Since a massive earthquake struck on Sept. 24, local relief efforts have been hampered by attacks from militants and separatist groups.
Pakistani Taliban vow to attack Malala again
The Pakistani Taliban on Monday said schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai had 'no courage' and vowed to attack her again if they got the chance.
Who are the Pakistani Taliban?
A multitude of militant groups in Pakistan shares at least one characteristic: uncompromising hostility to the West, particularly the US. Could the Pakistani Taliban be the next big threat?
At least 13 die as militants clash in Pakistan
A senior government official said clashes erupted when fighters from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked militant commander Maulvi Nabi Hanafi's house.
Who bombed Pakistan's Christians?
Bombs have killed more than 100 in Pakistan in little over a week, with scores more injured. The violence has reignited a quest to understand who is fighting whom in Pakistan — and why.