Gunmen kill officer, free militant in Kashmir hospital raid
Two gunmen opened fire Tuesday in a hospital in India-administered Kashmir where a Pakistani militant was brought for treatment, an official said, escaping with the high-profile prisoner and killing a police officer in the daring assault.
Kabul has 'undeniable' evidence attacks planned in Pakistan
Afghanistan has handed "undeniable" evidence to Pakistan that it claims shows a recent spate of deadly attacks were planned on Pakistani soil, Afghan officials said Thursday, amid growing public anger over their impotence to protect civilians.
Nine dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school: officials
Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday when burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar as Pakistan marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, officials said.
Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse Islamist sit-in
Pakistani forces clashed violently with hardline religious protesters in Islamabad Saturday, with at least one person killed, more than 130 injured and small demonstrations spreading to other cities after police cracked down on an Islamist sit-in.
Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes India, Pakistan
Schools closed across large swathes of north India on Thursday as a hazardous fog of toxic pollution cloaked the region for a third day, with growing calls for urgent government action to tackle what doctors are calling a public health emergency.
Wife kills 15 in-laws in botched bid to murder husband
A wife has been arrested after allegedly killing 15 of her in-laws in a botched bid to poison the man she had been ordered to marry in Pakistan.
51 countries line up to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday lined up to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers.
Need a sacrificial goat for Eid? Pakistan has an app for that
Pakistan's cattle markets have been crammed for weeks as the Muslim country prepares for the sacrificial festival of Eid al-Adha this weekend, but in Islamabad and Karachi crowd-weary residents are ordering animals by app instead.
Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks, air show
Pakistan Monday celebrated 70 years of independence from British India with fireworks and plans for the country's largest air display, as the military's top brass vowed to wipe out terrorists days after a deadly blast.