Pakistan


Pakistan seeks FBI help to investigate fake diploma scandal

2015-05-27 16:03

Pakistan has asked US authorities to help it investigate Axact, a software firm accused of earning millions of dollars from the international sale of bogus university degrees online, officials say.

3 dead in attack targeting President's son in Pakistan

2015-05-25 09:14

Three people have been killed and four others were injured when Baluch separatists targeted a convoy carrying the Pakistani president's son in the southwestern province of Baluchistan late on Sunday night, police said.

Pakistan raids fake degree factory - officials

2015-05-19 19:54

Pakistani investigators have carried out raids on a firm accused of running a global fake degree empire, officials say.

Indonesian envoy dies after Pakistan helicopter crash

2015-05-19 11:43

An Indonesian ambassador who was on a Pakistani military helicopter that crashed this month killing two other foreign envoys died Tuesday after battling severe burn injuries, Indonesia's foreign minister said.

US drone strike kills 3 militants

2015-05-19 07:02

Pakistani intelligence officials say two missiles fired from a US drone hit a compound in a troubled Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, killing three militants.

US drone strike kills 4 in Pakistan

2015-05-16 22:33

A US drone strike has killed at least four militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border.

Body of Filipino envoy killed in Pakistan arrives home

2015-05-13 12:50

The body of the Philippine ambassador who was among those killed in a helicopter crash in Pakistan last week has arrived in his home country.

Pakistan police say 41 killed in bus attack in Karachi – media

2015-05-13 11:21

Gunmen on motorcycles have killed 41 people in an attack on a bus in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi, police say.

Bomb kills 6 in Pakistan tribal area

2015-05-11 11:30

A bomb explosion has killed at least six people including a pro-government tribal elder in a restive Pakistani region near the Afghan border, officials say.

Taliban releases video, claiming helicopter crash

2015-05-10 16:07

Taliban fighters have released a video, claiming they used a surface-to-air missile to shoot down a Pakistani helicopter carrying diplomats.

 

Pakistan executes 11 prisoners - officials

2015-05-26 18:02

Pakistan has hanged 11 prisoners, bringing the total number put to death since executions resumed last December to 128, officials say.

Bid to reunite bin Laden and son before deadly raid – documents

2015-05-21 08:04

Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistan hideout in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents show.

Pakistan says its spies will co-operate with Afghanistan

2015-05-19 14:36

After years of antagonism and accusations, spy agencies in Pakistan and Afghanistan will now share information, the Pakistani military says, in another sign frosty relations between the neighbours may be gradually thawing.

Pakistan to probe 'fake degree factory'

2015-05-19 11:42

Pakistan will investigate a firm accused by the New York Times of earning tens of millions of dollars by running a global fake degree empire, officials say.

Fire engulfs building in Pakistan, killing 6 children

2015-05-17 13:17

A Pakistani police officer says six siblings have died in a fire in a residential building in the eastern city of Lahore.

Mass funeral for 45 bus attack victims in Pakistan

2015-05-14 10:43

A mass funeral has been held for 45 people from a minority community killed in a gun attack on a bus, with flags at half-mast at official buildings.

ISIS-linked group claims Pakistan bus attack

2015-05-13 11:40

A group affiliated with Islamic State militants has claimed responsibility for a gun attack on a bus carrying members of a minority community in southern Pakistan.

Pakistan pledges support in fight against Taliban

2015-05-12 17:05

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged support to Afghanistan in its fight against the Taliban during a visit to Kabul, the latest sign of a thaw in their once-frosty relationship.

Pakistan was in on bin Laden raid - report

2015-05-11 10:59

The White House version of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden was false, and senior Pakistani military officials were in fact aware of the mission, according to a new article.

Bodies of Pakistan crash victims brought to capital

2015-05-09 12:51

Pakistan's military has brought the bodies of two ambassadors and two ambassadors' wives to Islamabad, a day after they were killed in a helicopter crash.

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