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  • Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks western Pakistan, killing at least 33

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A powerful earthquake rocked a remote part of western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing more than 30 people, injuring dozens and destroying rudimentary houses in the sparsely populated area, according to officials and local media....
  • Pakistan militants attack pro-government group; at least 13 dead

    Pakistan militants attack pro-government group; at least 13 dead
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 13 people were killed and 10 wounded early Thursday when a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden vehicle into the compound of a pro-government militant group in a remote area of northwestern Pakistan, a local...
  • Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf granted bail

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf granted bail
    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...
  • Pakistan's new low numbers on drone civilian deaths stir debate

    Pakistan's new low numbers on drone civilian deaths stir debate
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A claim by the Pakistani government this week that 67 civilians died in drone strikes over the last five years, a surprisingly low number given previous casualty estimates, has sparked controversy, skepticism and speculation that...
  • Revenge a concern after drone killing of Pakistani Taliban leader

    Revenge a concern after drone killing of Pakistani Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani security forces were on high alert Saturday amid concerns of revenge attacks after the killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a U.S. drone missile strike. Mehsud has been reported killed in the...
  • Pakistan Taliban names militant who ordered attack on schoolgirl as leader

    Pakistan Taliban names militant who ordered attack on schoolgirl as leader
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The Pakistan Taliban on Thursday named Mullah Fazlullah, the militant commander who oversaw the assassination attempt against schoolgirl activist Malala Yusufzai, as its new chief, damping hope for a peace agreement between...
  • Pakistani Taliban's choice of leader signals an ominous turn

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
  • Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan

    Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
  • Pakistan says it will put former ruler Musharraf on trial for treason

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan will try former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf on treason charges, which carries life imprisonment or the death penalty, for enacting emergency rule in 2007, the interior minister said Sunday. The government on...
  • Pakistan restricts screening of films from India

    Pakistan restricts screening of films from India
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Perennial tensions between Pakistan and India found their way into movie theaters Tuesday when a Pakistani judge imposed restrictions on the screening of Indian films. Responding to a petition filed by controversial...
  • Drone attack kills 6 at Pakistan seminary

    Drone attack kills 6 at Pakistan seminary
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suspected U.S. drone attack early Thursday on a religious seminary believed to be linked to the ruthless Haqqani insurgent network killed at least six people and wounded eight, according to police and witnesses. Residents of...
  • Pakistan names career infantry officer as new military chief

    Pakistan names career infantry officer as new military chief
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan named a new army chief Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation over who would fill what has been seen as the most powerful position in the nuclear-armed nation. Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, 57, a career infantry officer...