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Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto delivers a speech during an election campaign rally in Nawazshsh, Pakistan in this Dec. 19, 2007 file photo.
UNITED NATIONS - Pakistan's top diplomat Wednesday rejected the idea of any foreign troops operating inside Pakistan, reinforcing its refusal to accept U.S. military aid in battling insurgents near the Afghan border.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Police rounded up hundreds of opposition leaders and rights activists Sunday after Pakistan's military ruler suspended the constitution, ousted the top judge and deployed troops to fight what he called rising Islamic extremism.
In the course of a weekend, Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf has gone from a valued U.S. ally to a significant U.S. embarrassment. The leader President Bush fulsomely praised as “a strong defender of freedom and the people of Pakistan” has cracked down on both.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Unofficial results showed Pakistan's Gen. Pervez Musharraf sweeping Saturday's presidential election, but the Supreme Court could still disqualify the military leader.
Tenuous hopes that democracy would take root again in Pakistan have faded with Wednesday’s assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
LAHORE, Pakistan -- Bombings in two Pakistan cities killed 46 people Monday, as militants struck back in the wake of an army offensive against a Taliban stronghold in the northwest near the Afghan border.
ISLAMABAD — A week of terror strikes across Pakistan, capped by a stunning assault on army headquarters, show the Taliban have rebounded and appear determined to shake the nation's resolve as the military plans for an offensive against the group's stronghold on the Afghan border.
ISLAMABAD — An audacious weekend assault by Islamic militants on Pakistan's army headquarters is again raising fears of an insurgent attack on the country's nuclear weapons installation. Pakistan has sought to protect its nuclear weapons from attack by the Taliban or other militants by storing the warheads, detonators and missiles separately in facilities patrolled by elite troops.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The assassination of the leader of a renegade Pakistani Taliban faction by one of his own men Tuesday underscores a growing rift in the ranks of the militant group as it braces for an impending army assault in the volatile northwest.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Peshawar, then set off a huge blast that killed at least five people and wounded dozens more Tuesday in the latest of a string of suicide attacks in Pakistani cities, officials said.
ISLAMABAD - Taliban militants ambushed a convoy of vehicles carrying at least 400 students, staff and relatives from a boys' school Monday, taking dozens - possibly hundreds - captive in northwestern Pakistan, officials said.
A local resident examines a damaged shop after a bomb explosion in Kohat town, Pakistan. June 1, 2009.
QUETTA, Pakistan - Kidnappers threatened on Friday to kill an American employee of the United Nations within 72 hours and issued a grainy video of the blindfolded captive saying he was "sick and in trouble."
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistan agreed Monday to suspend military offensives and impose Islamic law in part of the restive northwest, making a gesture it hopes will help calm the Taliban insurgency while rejecting Washington's call for tougher measures against militants.
America was blindsided yet again. Only, this time some in the mainstream U.S. news media were a bit slow to grasp the perilous impact that U.S. policymakers instantly understood.
Martin Schram / Scripps Howard News Service
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan understands it must take quick action against any terrorists connected to the Mumbai attacks that are living in the country, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday after meeting its leaders.