Pak-Afghan security initiatives should be fast-tracked: COAS

Pakistan's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Friday called for an early operationalisation of all agreed security initiatives with Afghanistan, nearly a week after the two countries pledged not to allow militants to use their soil against each other.

Pakistan elderly couple with 4 children hacked to death for honour

In another incident of honour killing, an elderly couple, who had a love marriage 55 years ago, was brutally killed along with four of their children in Pakistan's Punjab province, media said on Wednesday.

Imran Khan booked under terrorism act

Pakistan's Opposition leader Imran Khan has been booked under terrorism act for allegedly inciting violence against Punjab's former law minister Rana Sanaullah during a rally in Faisalabad.

US drone strike kills four in NW Pakistan

A US drone strike killed at least four militants and wounded two others in Pakistan`s restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Sunday, security officials said.

Pakistan asks Imran Khan to end anti-government protests

Pakistan government has asked opposition leader Imran Khan to end his anti-government protests before heading for talks and make an atmosphere conducive to resumption of dialogue.

Imran Khan attacks Sharif, threatens to shut down major cities

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Sunday announced his plans to bring major cities in the country to a standstill, while pressing for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

Bombers may target Imran Khan's rally on Sunday: Pak intelligence

Pakistani intelligence agencies have warned that suicide bombers may target cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan during a rally in Islamabad on Sunday.

Indo-Pak talks not at the cost of dignity, self-respect: Nawaz Sharif
Indo-Pak talks not at the cost of dignity, self-respect: Nawaz Sharif

A day after a handshake with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that talks with India should not be at the cost of his country's "dignity, self-respect and reputation".

I’ll visit only if you clear mess: Obama tells Sharif

US president Barack Obama has assured Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif that "he would undertake a visit to Pakistan at an early date, as soon as the situation normalizes in the country."

Pak police arrest suspected militant in Islamabad

Pakistani police on Monday claimed to have arrested a suspected militant from a busy marketplace in the capital and seized suicide bomb making material from his possession.

No general election in Pakistan before 2018: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday that a general election would not be held in the country before 2018.

SAARC panel decides to dissolve 3 regional centres

The SAARC committee on Saturday decided to dissolve three regional centres, including one in India, and merge four others to end the duplication of work and reduce its budget.

Husband of Pakistani Christian on death row for blasphemy begs for pardon

The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy four years ago has written to the president to ask for her to be pardoned and allowed to move to France.

Pakistan, Russia sign defence cooperation agreement

Pakistan and Russia on Thursday signed a military cooperation agreement to deepen their defence ties and vowed to translate their relationship in "tangible" terms during the first-ever visit of a Russian defence minister in 45 years.

No bilateral meeting planned between Sharif, Modi: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday said that no bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi has been planned on the sidelines of SAARC summit in Kathmandu, but noted that leaders do interact informally during such events.

Airstrikes in Pakistan kill six suspected militants

Islamabad: At least six suspected militants, including an alleged key commander, were killed in military airstrikes carried out in Pakistan on Tuesday.

Two killed in school van blast in northwest Pakistan

Islamabad: An 11-year-old boy was among two persons killed Tuesdayin a bomb attack on a school van in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region.

Afghan refugees in Pakistan to be repatriated by end-2015

Islamabad: Afghanistan has promised to take adequate steps to repatriate over 1.3 million Afghan refugees living in Pakistan by the end of next year.

Pakistan's Tahirul Qadri ends alliance with Imran Khan's party

Islamabad: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has parted ways with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), PAT chief Tahirul Qadri said Tuesday.

Pakistan's Musharraf warns of proxy war with India in Afghanistan

Islamabad: The departure of Nato combat forces from Afghanistan could push India and Pakistan towards a proxy war in the troubled state, Pakistan's former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf warned in an interview with AFP.