Pakistan has kicked off a day of celebrations marking the country's 70 years of statehood and independence.
The Pakistani Taliban has launched a women’s magazine aimed at encouraging women to take up arms and practise jihad.
Pakistani lawmakers on Tuesday elected former petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's new prime minister, replacing ousted veteran leader Nawaz Sharif.
Nawaz Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz (pictured right) has been lined up to take over as prime minister, but he will first have to be elected to parliament. Sharif loyalist Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a former oil minister, will serve as interim PM.
Pakistan's top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth, cutting short his third stint in power.
A suicide bomber killed at least 16 people, many of them police, in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, officials said, shattering a period of relative calm in Pakistan's second-largest city.
A suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying members of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) in Pakistan's northwest Monday, killing two and wounding six others, police said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban.
A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames.
Stiff penalties for people caught eating, drinking or smoking in daylight during Ramadan have sparked controversy in Pakistan, where critics warn of a health hazard and an infringement on minority rights.
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled there was insufficient evidence to order Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the opposition and ordered further investigations.
An explosion apparently targeting a mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Parachinar, in a remote area bordering Afghanistan, killed at least 22 people on Friday and wounded dozens, officials said.
After nearly 20 years, three aborted attempts and plenty of wrangling between politicians, feudal chiefs and government officials, Pakistan kicked off a national census Wednesday under tight security.
Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence.
The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday that killed at least 70 people.
A large bomb blast ripped through a protest rally in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding nearly 60 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban faction.
There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said.
A fire at a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least 11 people and injured dozens on Monday, media reported.
Aware Girls, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that advocates for women’s rights in Pakistan, was awarded a prize for conflict prevention on Thursday by the Jacques Chirac foundation.
An explosion claimed by militant group Islamic State ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 43 people and wounding scores, officials said.
Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late on Monday night, killing at least 48 people and wounding more than 100, hospital officials said.