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Pakistan arrests two for spreading Islamic State propaganda

Police arrested two men suspected of distributing pamphlets for Islamic State (IS) following a raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said on Wednesday, amid lingering fears that the Middle East militant group was making inroads in Pakistan.

UN opens new centre in Pakistan for safe return of Afghan refugees

The UN on Wednesday inaugurated its second voluntary repatriation centre in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to facilitate safe return of up to 10,000 refugees daily.

ISIS claims responsibility for killing three Pak soldiers in Peshawar

Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in an ambush in Peshawar city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province yesterday in an attack, for which both the Islamic State and Jamaatul Ahrar, a Pakistani Taliban faction, have claimed responsibility. Senior police officer Shaukat Khan said the gunmen struck in Garhi Sohbat Khan on the outskirts of Peshawar, attacking a private vehicle carrying the three soldiers, reports the New York Times.

Afghan refugees leave Pakistan over tougher measures on visits home

More than five times the number of Afghan refugees returned home from Pakistan in August than in July, the United Nations` refugee office said on Tuesday, seeking to escape harassment in the host nation and stiffer measures on visits home. 

Terror strikes Pakistan: 12 dead, 52 wounded in blast at court; 4 suicide bombers killed in Peshawar

Terror strikes Pakistan: 12 dead, 52 wounded in blast at court; 4 suicide bombers killed in Peshawar

The Pakistani Taliban faction Jamaat-ur-Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on a Christian colony in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial capital of Peshawar.

`Not just Pakistani military, leaders too embracing jihadis`

`Not just Pakistani military, leaders too embracing jihadis`

British journalist Owen Bennett-Jones said the jihadis, if circumstances permitted, would like to see the politicians, with whom they shook hands, not only out of power but dead and buried too. 

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

A tussle has erupted between Pakistan's powerful military and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over a sprawling piece of land in the garrison city of Abbottabad where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden lived and was killed in 2011.

Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit parts of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and west Punjab provinces on Thursday afternoon.

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility of Sikh legislator Soran Singh's killing

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in a statement on Saturday claimed the responsibility for "successfully" targeting Sikh politician Sardar Sooran Singh.

Bizarre! Smoking dead scorpions new fave for Pakistani addicts?

Bizarre! Smoking dead scorpions new fave for Pakistani addicts?

Sohbat, who started smoking dead scorpions at the age of 20, used to buy them from a vendor at Jalil Kabab house for just Rs1 or 2.

Landslides cut-off Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan, over 100 dead

The Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) has been cut off from the remaining country due to several landslides triggered by massive rains that has killed over 100 people so far.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets former Pak cricketer Imran Khan, talks politics

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets former Pak cricketer Imran Khan, talks politics

Former Pakistani cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi on Sunday.

Terror must not be allowed to win: Pakistani daily

Terror must not be allowed to win: Pakistani daily

Terror must not be allowed to win, said a leading Pakistani daily following a terror attack at a university that left over 20 people dead, and called for a resolve to fight terror.

PM Narendra Modi condemns Pakistan university attack

PM Narendra Modi condemns Pakistan university attack

At least 15 people, including four gunmen, were killed when terrorists stormed the university campus earlier on Wednesday.

Indian girl ties knot with Pak boy after meeting on Facebook

A 22-year-old Indian girl has tied the knot with a Pakistani boy here after their Facebook friendship turned into a love affair.

Blast at government office in Pakistan kills 12

About 30 people were wounded in the blast in the northwestern town of Mardan, a district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a doctor at a hospital told GEO TV.

Over 8,500 killed in Pakistan due to terrorism in five years: Govt

Over 8,500 civilians and security personnel have been killed in Pakistan due to terrorism in the last five years, according to the Interior Ministry.

Death toll in Pak quake rises to 272

The death toll in Pakistan's 7.5 magnitude quake on Thursday rose to 272.

Three day anti-polio drive starts in Pakistan

A three-day polio immunisation drive kicked off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, Pakistan on Saturday.