- 2 dozen children die in drought-hit south Pakistan Updated: Mar-08-14 3:46 am
- AP PHOTOS: Women brick-makers in debt in Pakistan Updated: Mar-07-14 3:06 am
- 66 students expelled for cheering Pakistan cricket Updated: Mar-06-14 10:21 pm
- Pakistani woman on a mission to educate children Updated: Mar-06-14 5:05 am
- Pakistan resumes Taliban talks as 6 soldiers die Updated: Mar-05-14 8:21 am
- AP PHOTOS: Portraits from a long march in Pakistan Updated: Feb-28-14 10:58 am
- Pakistan poised for offensive in North Waziristan Updated: Feb-25-14 6:10 pm
- Hospital of last resort in Pakistan faces closure Updated: Feb-24-14 2:26 am
- Taliban says it suspends talks on held US soldier Updated: Feb-23-14 11:56 am
- AP PHOTOS: Life of a trained monkey in Pakistan Updated: Feb-21-14 8:22 am
- Consul brings relief to Pakistani family in Minn. Updated: Feb-20-14 3:38 pm
- Afghan Taliban shot dead in Pakistan's northwest Updated: Feb-17-14 1:43 pm
- Iran says may send forces into Pakistan territory Updated: Feb-17-14 6:40 am
- Pakistani polio strain threatens global campaign Updated: Feb-17-14 2:32 am
- Pakistani students clash over Valentine's Day Updated: Feb-14-14 6:47 am
- Pakistan-Taliban peace talks: What's at stake? Updated: Feb-12-14 1:56 pm
- Afghan capital sees 1st polio case since 2001 Updated: Feb-11-14 3:50 pm
- IMF: Pakistan economy improving, reform on track Updated: Feb-09-14 11:53 am
- 13-year-old arrested for deadly arson in Germany Updated: Feb-08-14 9:04 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani officials say authorities are investigating whether malnutrition is responsible for the deaths of nearly two dozen children in the country's drought-hit desert south.
MANDRA, Pakistan - Amna Bhatti has spent half a century shaping mud into bricks in a huge kiln south of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. She started by paying off her parents' debt and now she's on to her late husband's. She'll probably spend the rest of her life here.
SRINAGAR, India - Dozens of Muslim students from the disputed Indian territory of Kashmir were expelled from their university and briefly threatened with sedition charges because they cheered for the Pakistani cricket team during a televised match against archrival India, police said Thursday, while the Indian state's elected leader called for leniency.
KARACHI, Pakistan - Humaira Bachal knows firsthand how lack of education hurts her community. She had a cousin that died because his mother couldn't read the expiration date on a bottle of medicine. She knows women in her neighborhood who died giving birth at home because their families didn't know to send them to the hospital.
PARACHINAR, Pakistan - The Pakistani government pushed forward with Taliban peace negotiations on Wednesday, despite recent militant attacks that include a roadside bomb in the country's northwest that killed six soldiers.
ISLAMABAD - They carried photographs of their loved ones and signs protesting their disappearance across Pakistan, a march of nearly 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) to demonstrate against security forces they alleged are responsible.
WASHINGTON - Pakistan is poised to launch a full-scale offensive in its lawless tribal region North Waziristan if talks with Taliban insurgents fail, a senior Pakistan government official said Tuesday.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Mohammed Aqeel spent weeks at home in Pakistan waiting for death after suffering a debilitating spinal cord injury in a car crash before friends suggested he come to St. Joseph's Hospice on the outskirts of the capital, Islamabad.
ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban said Sunday they had suspended "mediation" with the United States to exchange captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, halting - at least temporarily - what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old soldier's freedom since his capture in 2009.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Performing monkeys are a common feature of life in many Pakistani cities where they can be seen doing tricks and entertaining people while dressed up in sparkly outfits and clothes.
MINNEAPOLIS - A diplomat who visited the family of a Pakistani student who's been hospitalized for three months said Thursday they were relieved by details of a deal that resolves his visa and insurance issues to ensure he can stay in the U.S. and get the long-term care he needs.
ISLAMABAD - A former Afghan Taliban minister who was among a powerful faction of the Taliban calling for direct talks with President Hamid Karzai's government was shot and killed Monday in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, on the border with Afghanistan.
TEHRAN, Iran - Tehran's interior minister has warned Pakistan that Iranian forces may enter Pakistani and Afghan territory to released border guards seized by a rebel group.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Just a few weeks ago, 11-month-old Shaista was pulling herself up, giggling as she took her first wobbly steps with the helping hand of her teenage mother.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistani police say two rival student groups have clashed at a university in the country's northwest over celebrating Valentine's Day.
ISLAMABAD - The Pakistani government has recently opened negotiations with domestic militants called the Pakistani Taliban designed to end years of fighting in the northwest that has cost thousands of lives and forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes. A look at some of the main issues involved in the talks:
KABUL, Afghanistan - A young girl from Kabul has been diagnosed with polio, the first case linked to Afghanistan's capital since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, according to officials.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The International Monetary Fund said Sunday that Pakistan has met nearly all of its quantitative performance markers, that its economy is showing signs of improvement and that its reform program remains broadly on track.
BERLIN - German police say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested for setting fire to an asylum home in Hamburg that killed a woman from Pakistan and her two children.