Political stalemate continues, as Khan, Qadri want Sharif`s head

Pakistan`s political stalemate continued amid political discussions by the government to find a solution and protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri refusing to give up until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns.

Pakistani designer Zara to showcase vintage floral prints at LFW

Pakistani designer Zara Shahjahan will showcase vintage floral prints with traditional embellishments at the upcoming edition of Lakme Fashion Week.

Pakistani Islamist group condemns `terror` label

The leader of a Pakistani Islamist organisation that was labelled a terror group and slapped with economic sanctions by the United States denied having any links to militancy on Thursday and vowed to hold protests.

Pakistani forces kill 47 militants in airstrikes

Pakistani fighter jets Tuesday bombed hideouts of militants in two tribal regions killing 47 terrorists, the military said.

Three killed in Pakistan`s Khyber Agency airstrikes

At least three militants were killed and six injured Saturday during airstrikes in Pakistan`s Khyber Agency region, a media report said.

41 injured in bomb blast at Islamabad shrine

At least 41 people were injured when a bomb ripped through a Sufi shrine on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital, police said on Saturday.

Kidnapped Pakistani woman found hanging from a tree

A woman who was kidnapped in Pakistan`s Punjab province was found Friday hanging from a tree, an official said.

Pak Christian lawmaker gunned down by bodyguard

A Pakistani Christian lawmaker, on saturday was shot and killed by his own bodyguard in Balochistan province`s capital city Quetta.

Pakistan brothers sentenced to 12 years in jail for cannibalism

Two Pakistani brothers, who spent two years in jail for cannibalism in 2011, were on Wednesday sentenced to 12 years rigorous imprisonment by an anti- terrorism court in a fresh human flesh eating case that shocked the nation.

Zardari acquitted in corruption case

The accountability court Wednesday acquitted former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari in the polo ground corruption case, a media report said.

Pakistani Taliban kidnap Chinese cyclist

The Pakistani Taliban have kidnapped a Chinese tourist on a cycling tour of the country, police and Taliban sources said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of abductions aimed at raising money for rival Taliban factions.

Vans mow down 15, injure 20 in Pakistani Punjab

At least 15 people were killed and over 20 others injured as two passenger vans ran over people waiting at a bus stop in Pakistan`s Punjab province Thursday.

Pak national jailed for five years for support to terrorists

A Pakistani national in the US was on Thursday sentenced to five years of imprisonment on charges of providing material support to terrorists.

2,000-km march for `missing` nears end in Pakistan

After 2,000 gruelling kilometres on the road, a band of families led by a 72-year-old marching in protest over missing relatives reached the edge of the Pakistani capital on Friday.

No military operation under way in FATA: Pakistani minister

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Friday said no military operation was going on in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and only targeted action was being carried out.

Pakistani jailed for assaulting Indian girl in Dubai

A Pakistani domestic help has been sentenced to one year in prison for sexually assaulting a six-year-old Indian schoolgirl.

Musharraf exempted from appearance by court

Pervez Musharraf was on Monday exempted from personal appearance by a Pakistani anti-terror court that is hearing a case against the embattled former dictator over the detention of judges in 2007.

Taliban say Pak military convoy attack in revenge for Mehsud`s death

Twenty soldiers were killed when a bomb hit a Pakistani Army convoy in Bannu near North Waziristan on Sunday morning.

Seven rescued from Pakistan lawmaker`s `private jail`

Seven people, including two women, were rescued during a raid on a "private jail" of a Pakistani provincial lawmaker, a media report said.

Probe into Benazir Income Support Programme graft cases

The Pakistani government has decided to investigate alleged cases of financial mismanagement and corruption committed in the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).