At least 60 killed in attack on Pakistan police training college

Dozens of people have been killed in an attack on a police training college outside Quetta in north-western Pakistan, a local police official confirmed Tuesday.

3 civilians, trooper killed in India-Pakistan border clashes

Three civilians and a trooper were killed while several were injured in cross-border firing between the forces of India and Pakistan, officials said Monday.

Taliban members visit Pakistan to discuss possible Afghan peace talks

A three-member delegation of the Qatar-based Taliban this week travelled to Pakistan to discuss the resumption of peace talks with the Afghan government, a senior Pakistani intelligence official...

Pakistan top court rules schizophrenics can be executed

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled that schizophrenia is not categorized as a mental illness, meaning the appeal of a death row prisoner suffering from the disorder is effectively denied, reported...

Pakistan bans Indian media content amid Kashmir tensions

A blanket ban on Indian content in Pakistani media came into effect Friday, a Pakistani regulator said, as tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours about the disputed region of Kashmir showed...

Uber launches 50-cent rickshaw rides in Pakistan

Global taxi-hailing giant Uber has begun offering rides for the equivalent of as little 50 US cents in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore with its new rickshaw service.

Pakistan approves strict punishments for "honour" killing, rape

The Pakistan parliament on Thursday approved a new law to curb the killing of women by relatives on the pretext of saving saving family honour, a practice on the rise recently. 

Pakistan reaffirms support for Kashmiri separatists amid violence

Pakistani leaders on Monday vowed support for Kashmiri separatists as militants killed an Indian soldier in the second attack in a fortnight on an army camp in the Himalayan valley.

Border guard killed as militants attack army base in Indian Kashmir

Militants attacked an army camp in India-administered Kashmir on Sunday night killing one border guard, according to local police.

South Asian summit called off amid India-Pakistan tensions

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, which Nepal currently chairs, had been scheduled for November 9 and 10 in the Pakistani capital Islamabad.

India, Pakistan exchange small arms fire, rhetoric over Kashmir

Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged fire across a border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, violating a ceasefire.

Calm at border as India, Pakistan reel from deadly Kashmir clashes

Political tensions were high but guns remained silent at the border between India and Pakistan on Friday, as the nuclear-armed neighbours reeled from deadly clashes in the disputed region of...

India confirms Kashmir operation amid high alert on Pakistan border

Several teams from the Indian Army's special forces entered Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in a four-hour operation overnight, an Indian official says.

India to boycott South Asia summit in Pakistan as tensions mount

India on Tuesday decided to pull out of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Islamabad amid tensions with its neighbour following a deadly attack on its army base...

Pakistan to hang mentally ill man for murder

Pakistan's Supreme Court dismissed an appeal to stop the hanging of a death row prisoner diagnosed with a mental illness, officials said Tuesday.