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  • U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore

    U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore
    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...
  • At least 10 killed, dozens injured in attack outside Pakistan mosque

    At least 10 killed, dozens injured in attack outside Pakistan mosque
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Gunmen on Friday killed at least 10 people and wounded 30 outside a mosque in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's western Baluchistan province, in the second attack in that city in two days, local media reported. The violence is...
  • U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...
  • Obama's restrictions on drone program welcomed in Pakistan

    Obama's restrictions on drone program welcomed in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — President Obama’s commitment to scaling back the use of unmanned aircraft to kill suspected terrorists could pave the way for improved relations between the United States and Pakistan, analysts and political leaders...
  • 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....
  • Shots fired, U.S. embassies stormed in furious protest over film

     
    Furious protests exploded around the world Friday as outraged demonstrators from Bangladesh to Sudan condemned an amateurish movie that mocked the Islamic prophet as a bloodthirsty womanizer and child molester. One person was killed after Lebanese...
  • Pakistani protests against anti-Islamic film leave at least 1 dead

     
    Protests in Pakistan against a film mocking the prophet Muhammad intensified Monday as demonstrators set ablaze buildings in the northwest and hurled stones at riot police in the southern city of Karachi, the country’s commercial hub....
  • Pakistan PM agrees to allow Swiss to revive Zardari graft case

     
    Pakistan’s prime minister told a Supreme Court panel Tuesday that his government would no longer stand in the way of a revival of a longstanding graft case in Switzerland against President Asif Ali Zardari, a decision that could help tamp down...
  • Pakistani officials distance themselves from minister's bounty offer

     
    Pakistan’s government on Sunday distanced itself from remarks made by a federal minister who offered up to $100,000 to anyone who would kill the maker of an anti-Islamic film that sparked a wave of violent protests across the Muslim world....
  • Pakistan evicts Save the Children foreign workers

     
    Pakistani authorities have ordered foreign workers with the Save the Children aid group to leave the country, after alleging ties between the group and a Pakistani doctor enlisted by the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden....
  • Pakistani judge grants bail to Christian girl charged with blasphemy

     
    A Pakistani judge ordered the release on bail of a young Christian girl jailed for allegedly desecrating the Koran, a decision that ends her three-week stay in jail and comes after the arrest of a Muslim cleric on charges of trying to fabricate the case...
  • Blasphemy case: Muslim cleric accused of framing Christian girl

     
    A Muslim cleric who had accused a young Christian girl of desecrating the Koran has been arrested on suspicion of fabricating the case against her, a development that her lawyer said could lead to the girl’s release....