Pakistan

Fighting between Afghan, Pakistani forces on border kills one

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Border clashes between Pakistani and Afghan security forces broke out on Wednesday morning, officials said, killing at least one person and potentially undermining efforts by both sides to improve relations.

Pakistan police kill four suspected Taliban militants in Punjab: officials

LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistani police and intelligence officials shot and killed three suspected Islamist militants in a raid on their hideout in eastern Pakistan early on Monday and a fourth blew himself up, police and intelligence officials said.

29 Jun 2015

British PM calls for dealing with Islamic State threat at 'source': The Telegraph

- British Prime Minister David Cameron said that Friday's attack at a Tunisian hotel demonstrated the "level of evil" Britain is dealing with and drew parallels with previous attacks at magazine offices in Paris and in schools in Pakistan.

World, Tunisia 28 Jun 2015

Air strikes in northwest Pakistan kill 20 militants: officials

BANNU, Pakistan - Air strikes killed at least 20 suspected militants in Pakistan's northwestern Shawal Valley on Sunday, intelligence officials said, more than a month after security forces moved in on Pakistani Taliban strongholds in the region.

28 Jun 2015

Challenge to U.S. warrantless surveillance on tap after guilty plea

NEW YORK - A U.S. appeals court in New York is expected to consider a rare challenge to the government's controversial warrantless wiretapping program, after an Albanian man on Friday pleaded guilty in Brooklyn to U.S. terrorism charges of aiding a Pakistani militant group.

26 Jun 2015

Italy arrests suspected al Qaeda bomber at Rome airport

ROME - Italian police said on Friday they had arrested a suspected al Qaeda militant accused of participating in a 2009 bombing in Pakistan that killed more than 100 people and providing shelter for another man suspected of planning a suicide attack in Italy.

World, Italy 26 Jun 2015

Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die

KARACHI - Sea breezes brought lower temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

26 Jun 2015

Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die

KARACHI - Sea breezes brought cooler temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people over a week around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

26 Jun 2015

Pakistan morgues run out of space as heat wave kills more than 1,000

KARACHI - The worst heat wave to hit Pakistan's southern city of Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as morgues ran out of space and residents rushed to supply over-stretched public hospitals. | Video

25 Jun 2015

Pakistan heat wave deaths reach 780; lawmakers trade blame

KARACHI - A heat wave has killed nearly 800 people in Pakistan's financial hub of Karachi and piled pressure on a beleaguered provincial government, as rivals blame it for severe blackouts and crumbling public services that have added to the woe.

24 Jun 2015