Blasphemy accused Scot shot by prison guard in Pak jail

A 70- year-old Scot awaiting execution in Pakistan over blasphemy charges was shot by a prison guard inside a jail.

Briton on death row shot in Pakistan prison

A 70-year-old British national, sentenced to death in Pakistan under controversial blasphemy law, was today shot and critically wounded by a police commando inside a prison in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

Mumbai attacks case: Defence lawyers oppose 'video-link' trial

Defence lawyers in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case on Wednesday opposed the plea before a Pakistani anti- terrorism court to hold the trial of?the seven accused through a video-link or allow witnesses to submit their recorded statements.

Pakistan to resume capital punishment after six-year moratorium

After observing a six-year 'informal' moratorium on capital punishments, Pakistan is all set to hang a death row prisoner on September 18, amid outcry by human rights activists demanding abolition of the death penalty.

Temple demolition: Pakistani Hindus seek redress

As Pakistani authorities are all set to raze a 79-year-old temple in Rawalpindi, anger and disappointment prevail among the country`s Hindu minority that is seeking protection and freedom to practise their religion in an Islamic state.

Hindu temple may be razed in Pakistan's Rawalpindi

A 79-year old Hindu temple in Rawalpindi may be razed to make way for an educational and housing complex, a media report said Thursday.

Historic Hindu temple facing demolition in Pakistan

A historic Hindu temple in Pakistan`s garrison city of Rawalpindi is facing demolition to make way for barracks for soldiers, outraging the minority community in the country.

Imran Khan-led PTI given permission to hold sit-in on Kashmir Highway

Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party has been given permission by the Islamabad administration to hold a sit-in on the Kashmir Highway near Aabpara Chowk.

Pak, China begin joint military exercise

A two-week joint military exercise between the armies of Pakistan and China began today near the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

Two killed in Pakistan court firing

At least two people were killed and several injured Friday after armed attackers opened an indiscriminate fire at a local district court in Rawalpindi.

Pakistan Army Chief advises govt to let Musharraf go abroad: Report

Pakistani Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif is said to have advised the government to allow former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, indicted for treason, to go abroad for treatment and to look after his ailing mother.

Benazir Bhutto murder case adjourned till March 22

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday adjourned till March 22 the hearing in Benazir Bhutto murder case after the federal prosecutor failed to turn up citing security concerns.

Pakistan celebrate team's victory over India in Asia Cup

The moment Shahid Afridi's shot off Ravichandran Ashwin's bowling soared over the boundary ropes, entire Pakistan went delirious with joy as fireworks and gunshots were blazing in the air.

Pervez Musharraf served with arrest warrant at hospital

Former Pakistani dictator General Pervez Musharraf was on Tuesday served with an arrest warrant by the police at a military hospital where he is hospitalised.

Bailable arrest warrant issued against ex-Pak president Pervez Musharraf

A special court constituted for the treason trial against Pakistan`s former president Pervez Musharraf has issued an arrest warrant against him rejecting his plea to be allowed to go abroad for treatment, reports said.

Thousands flee Pakistan`s tribal belt

Amidst fears of a military offensive against militants, thousands of people have fled Pakistan`s North Waziristan tribal region, which has witnessed heavy bombing by the air force in retaliation for a string of terror attacks targeting security personnel.

Pakistan court sentences Briton to death for blasphemy

A 65-year-old British national of Pakistani origin was today sentenced to death under the controversial blasphemy law by a court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.

13 killed in Pakistan, Taliban own bombing

At least 13 people, among them six soldiers, were killed Monday and 17 others injured in a suicide bombing attack on security forces in Rawalpindi city, for which the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility.

Pakistan court rejects plea to arrest Musharraf

The Pakistani special court conducting the treason trial of Pervez Musharraf on Friday rejected the prosecution`s plea to order the "symbolic arrest" of the former military ruler.

2 cops killed in shooting in Rawalpindi

Two policemen, assigned to guard a Shia prayer hall, were killed in a shooting in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi on Monday.