- Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards Updated: Sep-02-15 1:49 pm
ISLAMABAD - Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan's top intelligence agency obtained by The Associated Press.
- Suspected US drone strike kills 6 in northwest Pakistan Updated: Sep-02-15 8:44 am
ISLAMABAD - A suspected U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan killed six men, Pakistani intelligence officials said Wednesday.
- Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle Updated: Aug-31-15 5:02 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group's leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.
- US envoy discusses Afghan peace efforts on Pakistan visit Updated: Aug-30-15 2:05 pm
ISLAMABAD - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met with Pakistani leaders during a visit to the country on Sunday to discuss efforts to revive peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban which were suspended after the announcement of the death of longtime Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar.
- The Latest: Canada asks for release of Al-Jazeera defendant Updated: Aug-29-15 7:47 am
CAIRO - Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):
- Ex-deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan heads to US prison Updated: Aug-28-15 5:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge on Friday and was sent to begin his time in U.S. prison.
- Indian and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 9 killed Updated: Aug-28-15 10:16 am
ISLAMABAD - Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 wounded, authorities said Friday.
- India, Pakistan blame each other for cancellation of talks Updated: Aug-23-15 8:38 am
NEW DELHI - India and Pakistan blamed each other for the cancellation of talks between their national security advisers that were scheduled for this week, with the rivals squabbling over the agenda.
- Planned high-level Pakistan, India talks falter over Kashmir Updated: Aug-22-15 8:46 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's national security adviser said Saturday he was ready to travel to New Delhi for the first-ever direct talks with his Indian counterpart, though India warned his trip must be restricted to discussing security issues amid tensions over him meeting Kashmir separatists.
- Afghan ties with Pakistan sour as Taliban gain strength Updated: Aug-21-15 4:29 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - One of the world's testier strategic relationships is deteriorating by the day as Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of meddling in its affairs and prolonging a 14-year war by aiding Taliban militants in a cynical quest for influence.
- Pakistan court bans film after suspected militant complains Updated: Aug-20-15 11:40 am
ISLAMABAD - A lawyer for a suspected Pakistani militant wanted by the U.S. said Thursday a court has banned an upcoming Bollywood movie that imagines his client being assassinated.
- Indian authorities detain, then release Kashmiri separatists Updated: Aug-20-15 7:34 am
SRINAGAR, India - Indian authorities detained and later released two key Kashmiri separatist leaders Thursday ahead of talks between Indian and Pakistani security advisers, while a third remained under house arrest.
- Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir, killing 2 Updated: Aug-19-15 10:39 am
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan - Border guards from Pakistan and neighboring India continued trading fire Wednesday in the divided region of Kashmir, violence that killed two Pakistani villagers, officials said.
- Pakistani intel: Shootout kills 2 al-Qaida suspects, officer Updated: Aug-18-15 7:52 am
KARACHI, Pakistan - Pakistani intelligence officials say a shootout in the southern port city of Karachi has killed two suspected al-Qaida members and an intelligence officer.
- Civilian, policeman killed in rebel attack in Indian Kashmir Updated: Aug-18-15 6:43 am
SRINAGAR, India - Suspected rebels opened fire at a police post in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Tuesday, killing a police constable and a civilian, authorities said.
- Hamid Gul, a Pakistan spy master tied to militants, dies Updated: Aug-16-15 2:53 pm
ISLAMABAD - Hamid Gul, who led Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency as it funneled U.S. and Saudi cash and weapons to Afghan jihadis fighting against the Soviets and later publicly supported Islamic militants, died late Saturday of a brain hemorrhage. He was 78.
- NY man gets 16-year sentence for trying to support jihadists Updated: Aug-13-15 9:46 pm
NEW YORK - For the second time, an Albanian man living in New York was been sentenced to prison after admitting he tried to support terrorists in Pakistan.
- Afghan officials in Pakistan to discuss peace efforts Updated: Aug-13-15 12:56 pm
ISLAMABAD - A high-level Afghan delegation arrived in Pakistan on Thursday to discuss security cooperation and peace efforts after Afghanistan's president said Pakistan was involved in a spate of devastating Taliban attacks that rocked Kabul last week, killing dozens of people.
- Iran FM discusses gas pipeline project on Pakistan visit Updated: Aug-13-15 8:19 am
ISLAMABAD - The Iranian foreign minister says he has discussed the possibility of resuming work on a stalled Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline during a visit to Islamabad.
- Blast in mosque wounds 9 people in Indian Kashmir Updated: Aug-12-15 11:48 pm
SRINAGAR, India - An explosion outside a mosque prayer hall early Thursday wounded nine worshippers in the insurgency-wracked Indian portion of Kashmir, police said.
- Pakistan police officers, spy fired over child abuse case Updated: Aug-12-15 5:53 am
LAHORE, Pakistan - A top government official in eastern Pakistan says he has fired a provincial intelligence chief and three senior police officers for failing to act against a gang that blackmailed the families of children it sexually abused.
- Pakistan mob attacks power station in NW, cuts off supply Updated: Aug-07-15 12:31 pm
ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani government minister says a mob angered by long, rolling blackouts in the country's northwest stormed a power station in the area and cut electricity to several towns and a famous tourist resort popular with local and foreign tourists.
- Pakistani minister says Mullah Omar didn't die in Pakistan Updated: Aug-07-15 10:38 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's defense minister says the former head of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mohammad Omar, did not die in Pakistan as Kabul announced last week.
- Police: Indian forces fire at protesters, wound 2 in Kashmir Updated: Aug-07-15 7:26 am
SRINAGAR, India - Government forces on Friday fired tear gas and bullets at anti-India protesters who broke from a funeral procession of a suspected insurgent killed in the Indian portion of Kashmir.
- Suspected US drone strike kills 4 militants in Pakistan Updated: Aug-07-15 3:41 am
ISLAMABAD - Two Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed four militants in a troubled tribal region near the Afghan border.