| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:31 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A Pakistani tribal court on Saturday reduced the prison sentence for the doctor identified as helping the CIA track down Osama bin Laden from 33 years to 23 years.
Shakil Afridi, convicted in 2012 of links to a banned militant...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Homeland's" season three finale left both audiences and characters reeling from Brody's (Damian Lewis) death. But with season four beginning production in South Africa next month, showrunner Alex Gansa talked to Variety about what's next for Carrie...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:22 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was indicted on treason charges on Monday in a bold assertion of authority by Pakistan’s civilian government, which has historically been marginalized by the nation's powerful military....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:06 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf escaped a bombing early Thursday morning as he was being transferred by convoy from a hospital to his farmhouse in the Islamabad suburbs, police officials said.
The bomb went off at about 2...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:59 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – In a rare assault on the heart of the Pakistani capital, militants stormed a district court complex in Islamabad on Monday, unleashing gunfire and explosives that killed at least 11 people, including a judge, and wounded 25...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:18 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- As government mediators tentatively restarted peace talks with Pakistani Taliban representatives Wednesday, a roadside bomb struck a convoy of paramilitary forces in the country’s tribal region, killing six security personnel...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:35 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Bombs exploded in bustling sections of two troubled Pakistani cities Friday, leaving at least 19 people dead in the latest round of violence to mar government efforts to initiate peace talks with insurgents.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:03 PM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A little-known Islamist militant group took responsibility for twin bombings hundreds of miles apart Friday that killed at least 19 people, wounded dozens and underscored the vulnerability of the Pakistani government's attempt...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:19 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- At least 19 people were killed and about 50 injured when a high-intensity explosion ripped through Islamabad's crowded fruit and vegetable market Wednesday, police said.
A witness said the explosion happened at about 8:10 a.m....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:48 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A separatist group from the restive southwestern province of Baluchistan has claimed responsibility for a powerful explosion that ripped through a crowded fruit and vegetable market in Islamabad on Wednesday, killing at least 23...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:14 AM
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, dampening hopes for a peace agreement between...