Pakistani society is likely to become more Islamist and increasingly anti-American in the coming years, complicating U.S. efforts to win its support against militant groups, a think-tank report has said.
Pakistan has renewed calls for an end to U.S. drone aircraft strikes, an issue that could strain ties as the CIA hunts down Muslim militants after one of the deadliest attacks in its history in neighbouring Afghanistan.
U.S. senators have defended American drone aircraft strikes in ally Pakistan, an issue likely to become more volatile if Washington intensifies the attacks to hunt down enemies after the bombing of CIA agents in Afghanistan.
An explosion at a house in Karachi today has killed at least six people.
A bomb at a military school in Pakistan-ruled Kashmir killed three cadets and wounded 11 today, police said.
Five Americans suspected of using the Internet to contact militant groups to carry out terrorist attacks told a Pakistani court today they had only wanted to give fellow Muslims financial and medical aid.
A bomb attack in northwest Pakistan killed a former minister today, officials said.
Pakistan's government came under renewed pressure today to bring stability to the country after one of the bloodiest bombings in more than two years killed at least 89 people.
A suicide vehicle bomber has blown himself up at a volleyball game in northwest Pakistan, killing 88 people.
A suicide bomber in a vehicle blew himself up at a volleyball game in northwest Pakistan today and a television station said more than 70 people were killed.
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Pakistan's commercial capital nearly shut down today as religious and political leaders called for a strike to protest against violence after a suicide bomber killed 43 people at a religious procession this week.