A court in Pakistan has passed a death sentence on a man convicted under controversial blasphemy laws of insulting the Prophet Mohammed.
Jibran Ahmad Gunmen fired on a Pakistan International Airlines plane as it was landing in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday night, killing a woman on board and injuring three crew members in the...
Khurrum Anis and Andrew MacAskill Tariq Chaudhry had little time to react when a storm of bullets headed straight toward him as he piloted a Pakistan International Airlines Corp.
Mubasher Bukhari A young couple in Pakistan were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love, police said on Saturday.
A teenage girl has died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal had been rejected.
Pakistani fighter jets have launched air strikes against militant hideouts in the country's troubled north-west, killing more than 50 insurgents, the military says.
Rob Crilly Nobody knows who paid for them, printed them or tacked them to lampposts. But the message carried in large font on the posters is crystal clear, despite the clumsy English: "Pakistan loves ISI."
A soldier and 16 Taliban militants have been killed after an ambush on a border post in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area.
The exiled leader of Pakistan's Muttahida Qaumi Movement party has been released on bail in London after being arrested on suspicion of money laundering, a police source says.
Zia Ur-Rehman and Salman Masood In a ferocious terrorist attack that stretched into Monday morning, gunmen infiltrated Pakistan's largest international airport, waging an extended firefight against security forces in Karachi,...
A Pakistani court has thrown out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case provoking widespread ridicule.
Islamabad: A decision by an Islamic seminary for women to name its library after former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has caused a controversy in Pakistan's capital.
Mohammad Arif says he cooked and ate child after his brother stole the body from a graveyard, three years after being jailed for the same offence.
The Pakistani Taliban wants five well-known political and religious figures including ex-cricketer Imran Khan to represent them in peace talks with the government, according to a statement from the...
Peace talks between the Pakistani government and negotiators representing the Taliban were called off on Tuesday, amid widespread scepticism about their chances of success.
Salman Masood Pakistani government representatives failed to appear for the start of peace talks with the Taliban, forcing the postponement of the talks and drawing a sharp rebuke from the militants’...
Karen DeYoung The United States has sharply curtailed drone strikes in Pakistan after a request from the government there for restraint as it pursues peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban.
Khurram Shahzad After seven years, the two sites meet for the first ever formal dialogue, urging an end to hostilities.
Rob Crilly A triple grenade attack on a cinema showing pornography in northwest Pakistan killed 12 people as government and Taliban negotiators met for a second round of peace talks.
Masked gunmen have kidnapped a six-member polio vaccination team - a doctor, two local employees of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and three guards - in north-west Pakistan, an official said.