Pakistani lawmakers have strongly condemned the US assassination drone strikes in their country, describing them as a violation of international law and the UN Charter.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:39AM
Members of two political parties in Pakistan, which are opposed to US drone attacks in their country, have blocked a supply route for the US-led NATO forces stationed in neighboring Afghanistan, Press TV reports.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 2:25PM
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has held talks with senior Pakistani officials amid growing tensions over continued US drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal regions.
Fri Dec 6, 2013 6:54PM
Pro-Taliban militants have shot and killed a prominent regional Sunni leader in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, security sources say.
Fri Dec 6, 2013 8:29AM
At least six people are killed during an exchange of fire between suspected pro-Taliban militants and security forces in southwestern Balochistan Pakistan.
Fri Dec 6, 2013 7:21AM
A Pakistani immigrant has filed a lawsuit against the US government in a federal court in Miami, saying he was kept for over ten months in solitary confinement after being falsely arrested on ‘terrorism’ charges.
Fri Dec 6, 2013 1:5AM
Young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban last year for promoting education for girls and women, is among the winners of the 2013 United Nations Human Rights Prize, the UN has announced.
Thu Dec 5, 2013 4:36PM
More than 100 Pakistani legislators have staged a protest against US assassination drone attacks in the country's northwestern tribal areas.
Thu Dec 5, 2013 8:5AM
One policeman has been killed and another wounded in a militant attack carried out in northwestern Pakistan.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 6:28PM
Armed militants have abducted at least 13 worker of a power plant in the restive southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan, security sources say.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 5:10PM
A political party opposed to US drone attacks in Pakistan has claimed "tactical success" after its supporter blocked supply routes for the US-led NATO forces stationed in Afghanistan.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 2:2PM
Thousands of demonstrators have staged a protest rally in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi to protest the killing of a senior Shia leader.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 9:33AM
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has arrived in Iran’s capital, Tehran, to discuss regional and international issues with senior Iranian authorities.
Wed Dec 4, 2013 9:25AM
The US military has temporarily suspended ground shipments of cargo from Afghanistan through key Pakistan supply route, citing anti-US protests and security risks to truck drivers in Pakistan, officials say.
Tue Dec 3, 2013 6:51PM
Mullah Fazlullah, the fugitive new chief of the Pakistani Taliban, has returned to his tribal homeland from a secret mountain hideout in neighboring Afghanistan, local intelligence militants sources say.
Tue Dec 3, 2013 4:23PM
Armed men have killed a Shia Muslim leader and his security guard in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, security sources say.
Tue Dec 3, 2013 1:33AM
Pakistan’s opposition parties have denounced US assassination drone strikes on the country’s tribal areas, calling on the government to adopt measures to halt the attacks, Press TV reports.
Mon Dec 2, 2013 11:41AM
An Iranian parliamentary delegation is to take part in an upcoming conference of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
Sun Dec 1, 2013 7:16PM
Thousands of Pakistanis have staged a fresh massive anti-US rally to protest against the killing of innocent civilians by US assassination drone attacks.
Sun Dec 1, 2013 6:41AM
Pakistan’s main opposition group has called on the government to officially block the supply routes for foreign forces in Afghanistan, citing US assassination drone attacks.
Fri Nov 29, 2013 7:13PM
US drone strikes are causing outrage in Pakistan where thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in the latest show of public anger at the attacks.
Fri Nov 29, 2013 2:9AM
A large number of Pakistani tribal elders, known as the jirga, have strongly condemned US assassination drone strikes on the country’s tribal areas, calling on the government to adopt measures to halt the attacks.
Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:38AM
The United States has conducted another drone strike in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area, which borders Afghanistan.
Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:31AM
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul on Saturday to stimulate the peace process in the neighboring country, Islamabad has said.
Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:44PM
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been forced to call back its station chief in Islamabad after he was accused of killing civilians in killer drone strikes.
Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:6AM
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has named General Raheel Sharif as the nuclear-armed country's new army chief.
Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:19PM
Pakistan's main opposition party has sought legal action against the CIA and its station chief in Islamabad over “murder” and “waging war” against the South Asian nation.
Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:50PM
Pakistan ambassador to the United Nations has strongly condemned the US assassination drone strikes in his country, describing them as a violation of international law and the UN Charter.
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:2PM
Four policemen have been killed and two others injured in shootings by gunmen on motorcycles in southern Pakistan, police says.
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:3PM
Pakistani government has released at least three jailed Afghan Taliban leaders in a bid to help the ongoing peace process in neighboring Afghanistan.
Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:43AM
Thousands of Pakistani demonstrators have held a protest against the US drone strikes in the country's southern city of Karachi, Press TV reports.
Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:25AM
Mexico says it will award its 2013 International Prize for Equality and Non-Discrimination to young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban last year for promoting education for girls and women.
Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:29PM
Large crowds of protesters in northwestern Pakistan have sought to stop trucks carrying supplies for the US-led NATO forces deployed in neighboring Afghanistan.
Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:31PM
Chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Party Altaf Hussain has urged the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to shun the politics of deceit and launch an all-out operation against militant groups operating across the violence-wracked country.
Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:53AM
Militants in Pakistan have kidnapped eleven teachers working in a polio vaccination campaign for schoolchildren along the border with Afghanistan.
Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:37AM
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis protesting against US assassination drone strikes have blocked a road used to truck supplies for US-led troops occupying neighboring Afghanistan.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:21PM
Thousands of Pakistani demonstrators have held a protest against the US drone strikes in their country, threatening to block NATO supply routes if the attacks continue.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:55PM
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says it is vital for India and Pakistan to mend their relations and become good friends after the recent jump in violence.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:10PM
Pro-Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for recent twin bombings that targeted a predominantly Shia neighborhood in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:26AM
Two explosions in a busy area in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi have claimed at least seven lives.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:10AM
Several political and religious parties in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar have blocked the NATO supply line for US-led forces stationed in neighboring Afghanistan.
Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:23AM
At least five people have been killed and several others injured in a twin bombing in the Pakistani city of Karachi.
Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:48PM
Moderate religious parties have staged mass rallies against a recent deadly attack on Shia Muslims that left a number of people dead in the volatile city of Rawalpindi.
Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:0PM
Pakistani officials have strongly condemned a US assassination drone attack that has killed five people in the country’s northwestern tribal region.
Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:29AM
Three people including two security forces have been killed and over two dozen others wounded in a bomb explosion in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Baluchistan.
Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:18AM
Six people have been killed in a US assassination drone attack that targeted Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region.
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:36PM
A series of bomb explosions have killed at least two people and injured several others in the troubled southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, security sources say.
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:53PM
Pakistani authorities have fired several senior police officers of Rawalpindi for failure to prevent clashes during Ashura processions in the city.
Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:6AM
Two people have been killed in the latest militants’ attack on a security checkpoint in Pakistan’s troubled northwestern province of Waziristan, officials say.
Tue Nov 19, 2013 6:36PM
At least seven militants have been killed and several others severely injured when their explosive devices went off prematurely in the troubled northwestern Pakistan, security sources say.