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Fragile Pakistan democracy faces key "military appointment" challenge

Appointing an army chief would be business as usual anywhere in the world but not in Pakistan, a country ruled by powerful generals for nearly half of its existence. A miscalculation can cost...

At least 43 killed by explosion at Pakistan shrine

At least 10 people died and scores were injured on Saturday when a bomb exploded at a shrine in southern Pakistan, local media said.

At least 10 killed in Pakistani oil tanker fire

At least 10 people were killed and nearly 50 others injured when an oil tanker docked in southern Pakistan caught fire after an explosion, officials said on 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.

India vows to teach Pakistan "lesson" over Kashmir militant attack

India and Pakistan were embroiled in a war of words on Monday as ministers in New Delhi vowed to teach the country's neighbour "a lesson" following a weekend attack on a military base which they...

Taliban suicide bombing kills 23 at mosque in north-west Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up among worshippers at a mosque in north-western Pakistan on Friday, killing 23 people and wounding scores others, officials said.

Islamic State claims deadly attack on Pakistan lawyers

The Islamic State militant group claims responsibility for an attack on Pakistani lawyers in Quetta that killed 66 people.

Suicide bomber targets children's play area in Pakistan park; 65 dead

 A suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd at a public park in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 65 people and wounding over 315, officials said.

Uber car-sharing service launches in Pakistan, with modifications

Car-sharing service Uber launched in Lahore on Thursday, with a few key modifications for the market.

Pakistan parliament building first to be fully solar-powered

“I am happy that parliament is producing its own electricity," Sharif said in a brief address. "It is a very good initiative as power shortage is a big issue which we are trying to resolve."

Militants blow up newly built girls' school in Pakistan

Taliban-linked militants destroyed a newly built primary school for girls in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal region, officials said Saturday.

Valentine's Day under fire in Pakistan

Valentine's Day celebrations were slammed by authorities in Pakistan, where officials said the practice was not compatible with the country's Islamic values.

Man behind Pakistani campus massacre threatens more school attacks

The Taliban commander behind this week's massacre of students at a Pakistani university threatened more attacks on schools Friday, calling them nurseries of “non-believers.”

Gunmen kill at least 19 in Pakistan university attack

At least 19 people were killed by gunmen who stormed a Pakistani university on Wednesday, hospital officials said.

Ten dead in bombing on Pakistan-Afghan highway

A bomb exploded at a checkpoint in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 10 people and wounding over 30, local officials said.