Bangladesh Islamist Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid to be executed for 1971 war crimes
Leading Islamist politician Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid was sentenced to death over war crimes committed during the war of independence with Pakistan.
Indian government finally acts against acid attacks
India's government has finally moved to limit sales of the chemicals used in acid attacks. Why has it taken so long?
Pakistan Taliban say no shift to Syria
The Pakistani Taliban Tuesday rejected suggestions they were sending fighters to Syria.
Drone strike in Pakistan kills 2 suspected militants
A drone strike in Pakistan near the restive North Waziristan tribal region killed two unidentified men riding a motorbike on Saturday.
Incredible UN speech by a girl the Taliban tried to kill
Since the Taliban tried to kill her over a year ago, Malala Yousafzi has become a global icon for women's rights.
Malala Yousafzai speaks at the UN (VIDEO)
The Pakistani girl who was targeted by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education appealed for compulsory schooling for all children.
Crisis in Egypt reinforces need for Pakistan to engage country’s youth
Commentary: Building excitement for the democratic process is a challenge.
Pakistan Taliban sack spokesman in sign of growing divisions
"He (Ehsanullah Ehsan) has made comments that have raised the danger of divisions between the Pakistani Taliban and the Afghan Taliban."
Pakistani traffic cop pulled Osama bin Laden over for speeding, report says
Osama bin Laden might have been detected eight years before the Navy SEAL raid that ended his life, had a Pakistani traffic policeman spotted the world's most-wanted man in a car he had stopped for speeding.
Bin Laden files moved to CIA for secrecy
Records on the US raid that killed the Al Qaeda chief are removed from Defense Department computers.
Pakistan reinstates death penalty despite appeal from rights groups
Now that Pakistan has ended a 2008 ban on the death penalty, will it return to its standing as one of the top five countries in the world for judicial executions?
Pakistan reinstates the death penalty
In the wake of a rash of militant violence, the Pakistani government has decided to end a moratorium on capital punishment, drawing international criticism.
Pakistan brings back death penalty, to anger of rights groups
Up to 8,000 people languish on death row in dozens of Pakistan's notoriously overcrowded and violent jails.
Pakistan gets $5.3 billion IMF loan
The $5.3 billion loan deal is an attempt to stave off a fiscal crisis in Pakistan.
US drone strike kills at least 16 in northwestern Pakistan
A drone strike hit Pakistan's Haqqani network compound, killing at least sixteen people, including both alleged Pakistani and Afghan militants.
Pakistan bombings kill at least 49 in 3 different regions
Bombings killed at least 49 people across Pakistan on Sunday, with the deadliest leaving 28 dead near a Shiite mosque in Quetta.
Afghan intelligence struggles to thwart Kabul attacks
Deadly attacks in the Afghan capital shed light on Afghanistan's intelligence agency.
Pakistan plans to try Pervez Musharraf for treason
Pakistan's new government plans to try former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason.
Pakistan prime minister: Musharraf to face trial for treason
Pakistan's prime minister said Monday that the government plans to put military ruler Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason.
10 foreign tourists killed by militants in northern Pakistan
Ten foreign mountain climbers were shot at the base camp of the Nanga Parbat mountain, in an attack for which the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility.
Pakistan: Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Peshawar mosque
Unidentified gunmen and a suicide bomber struck a Shiite Muslim mosque on Friday, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens more.
Syrian conflict 'major new factor' in rise in refugee numbers worldwide, UNHCR says
The Syrian conflict is "a major new factor" contributing to the soaring number of refugees worldwide, the United Nations said.
In security-obsessed Karachi, an honor system thrives
Why worry about handing your car keys to a stranger when the results are so positive?
Quetta's all-female university closed indefinitely after attacks
Quetta's Sardar Bahadur Khan University has been closed indefinitely after the all-female educational institution suffered deadly twin attacks on Saturday.
Pakistan hospital standoff over, gunmen shot dead after bus blast
The Dolan Medical College hospital building in Quetta was taken over by gunmen earlier Saturday hours after a bus blast killed at least 11 people.
NATO convoy attacked in Pakistan, killing at least six
Officials in Pakistan claim that 15 to 20 gunmen dressed as police officers used assault rifles and rockets to destroy the convoy.
Drone strike kills 7 in Pakistan
A suspected US drone strike killed seven in northwestern Pakistan on Friday night.
Nawaz Sharif calls for an end to drone strikes and terror in first speech as PM
Nawaz Sharif was formally sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister Wednesday.
Pakistan swears in newly-elected National Assembly
Pakistan swore in its newly-elected members of the National Assembly on Saturday, capping the first-ever democratic transition of power in the country's history.
Afflicted: Pakistan's children hit hard by measles epidemic
Pakistan's ailing healthcare system is contributing to a measles epidemic that leaves children particularly vulnerable.
Taliban withdraws peace talks offer after deputy Wali-ur-Rehman killed
The Pakistani Taliban quickly withdrew earlier offers of peace talks after the reported death of its deputy commander, Wali-ur-Rehman, in a drone strike this week.