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  • Pakistan's former leader Musharraf fails to attend court session

    Pakistan's former leader Musharraf fails to attend court session
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf failed to appear in a Pakistani court Wednesday on treason charges after explosives were found along the route from his home to the hearing. It was the second time in recent days that...
  • Pakistan's ex-President Musharraf misses treason trial for third time

    Pakistan's ex-President Musharraf misses treason trial for third time
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf missed another court appearance Thursday, the third time he has failed to show up at his closely watched treason trial. Jan Muhammad, a senior police official in...
  • Former strongman Pervez Musharraf may be leaving Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — He returned to Pakistan from self-imposed exile last March amid a media circus, death threats and boasts of reclaiming the presidency he once seized in a bloodless coup. But Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s days in Pakistan...
  • 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...
  • Former Pakistan leader Musharraf indicted in Bhutto assassination

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former Pakistani president and army chief Pervez Musharraf was indicted Tuesday on murder charges related to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, a sign of how far the former strongman has fallen....
  • Afghanistan district governor killed in suicide attack at mosque

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber slipped into a crowd of mourners at a funeral in northern Afghanistan on Friday morning, waited until the district governor and two of his bodyguards were leaving the mosque, and detonated his vest, killing eight...
  • Pakistan swears in new president, may open talks with Taliban

    Pakistan swears in new president, may open talks with Taliban
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Mamnoon Hussain was sworn in as Pakistan’s new president Monday, replacing Asif Ali Zardari, who becomes the first democratically elected president in the nation’s history to complete a full term. The post of...
  • Bomb kills Pakistani army general near Afghanistan; Taliban blamed

    Bomb kills Pakistani army general near Afghanistan; Taliban blamed
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A two-star major general with the Pakistani army and two subordinate officers were killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in the volatile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the border with Afghanistan, officials said. Maj. Gen. Sanaullah...
  • Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader

    Pakistan releases a top Afghan Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
  • Suicide bomb attack kills 75 at Pakistan church

    Suicide bomb attack kills 75 at Pakistan church
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two explosions outside a crowded church in northwest Pakistan just as Sunday services ended killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 100, authorities said, one of Pakistan’s worst attacks against Christians in...