A Pakistani policeman was killed when militants attacked a polio vaccination team on Friday, police said, the latest casualty in the country's long campaign against the crippling disease. Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan are the only two countries where polio remains endemic and vaccination teams are frequently targeted by militants. The latest incident occurred in Malik…
Afghanistan's Taliban government has urged Pakistan to give undocumented Afghans in the country more time to leave as pressure mounts at border posts swarmed by thousands of returnees fleeing the threat of deportation.
A widow of a Pakistani journalist who was shot dead by police in Kenya after he fled arrest in his home country filed a lawsuit against Kenyan police on Monday, her lawyer said. Arshad Sharif, a strident critic of Pakistan's powerful military establishment and supporter of former premier Imran Khan, died when Kenyan police opened…
Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was on Monday charged with leaking classified documents, a prosecutor said, a charge that carries a prison term of up to 14 years.
Security forces in Pakistan's restive southwest were searching Monday for six young footballers kidnapped by regional separatists at the weekend, a minister said.
A Dutch court on Monday sentenced former Pakistan international cricketer Khalid Latif to 12 years in prison for urging the murder of anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders.
A gun battle erupted Wednesday between Pakistan and Afghan border forces, officials said, with each side blaming the other for starting the firefight that shut their busiest trade crossing.
A Pakistan navy helicopter crashed in a southwestern city on Monday after suffering a suspected mechanical fault, killing three crew members, the military said. The helicopter was on a training flight in the port city of Gwadar, in Balochistan province, a navy spokesman said, a region where Islamabad has been battling a separatist insurgency for…
A Pakistan high court on Tuesday suspended former prime minister Imran Khan's prison sentence for a graft conviction, his lawyer said, but it was unclear if he would be immediately released. A spokesman for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party said the Islamabad High Court had overturned a lower court's decision this month to imprison him for…
Military helicopters and zipline experts on Tuesday rescued eight people, including six school children, trapped for hours in a stricken cable car high above a remote Pakistan valley.
Several churches were set on fire by a rampaging mob in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday after a Christian family was accused of blasphemy, officials said.
A Pakistani man accused of killing his American wife was arrested after officers caught him digging a grave in the middle of the night, police said Tuesday. Kazim Kamal Khan was arrested in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore in the early hours of Saturday. He later confessed to the murder of 50-year-old Diana Christo Khan,…