| May 28, 2009
Officers guarding Pakistani police and intelligence agencies saw the gunmen jump out of the white van that had stopped at their gate.
The assailants wore white shirts and trousers, and sprayed gunfire in the air and at the police. One tossed a grenade in...
| May 29, 2009
Bomb blasts tore through a busy market and a pair of police checkpoints in the volatile area near the Afghan border Thursday, killing at least 13 people and raising the specter that militants retaliating for an army offensive will unleash a campaign of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
ISLAMABAD Intermediaries representing Pakistan's government and Taliban insurgents will meet later this week, supposedly to explore avenues for a peaceful solution to the country's six-year militant uprising.
But their conversations aren't expected to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:42 AM
By Mubasher Bukhari
LAHORE, Pakistan, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The United States has
added the founder of a banned Pakistani militant group to its
list of global terrorists, blaming him for the deaths of
hundreds of Pakistanis.
Malik Ishaq is the founding...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:26 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former cricketer Imran Khan suffered minor head injuries Tuesday after falling from a forklift platform that was lifting him to a stage at a campaign rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
Khan, whose political party is...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:34 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was granted bail Wednesday in a case involving the slaying of a separatist leader, paving the way for an end to his house arrest and possible departure from the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Just when former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf thought he was in the clear, he was hit with a new legal challenge Thursday when police arrested him in a case involving a 2007 crackdown on a pro-Taliban mosque...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
KARACHI, Pakistan — The first Pakistani film up for Oscar consideration in half a century faces 75 foreign-language rivals from around the world, many made with much larger budgets and far slicker marketing campaigns. It must survive the Academy...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:55 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details.
A statement Thursday...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Most of the U.S. embassies and consulates closed this week because of a worldwide terrorism alert will reopen Sunday, though tension remains high and fear of an attack persists, the U.S. State Department said Friday.
Diplomatic posts in Sana, the Yemeni...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn't have another Benghazi.
Pilloried by Republicans in Congress for its handling of last year's attack, his administration is responding with extra caution now that...