Pakistan's parliament today has taken a key step toward renaming the country's Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP) as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
A colleague was doing some research for a story about hermaphrodites in Pakistan and came across this December 2009 article from a conservative Rawalpindi-based daily "Nawa-e Waqt":
Iran says a diplomat kidnapped in northwestern Pakistan has been freed.
A U.S. drone has fired missiles in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border.
Pakistan's military says five soldiers and at least 21 suspected militants have been killed in clashes in Pakistan's northwest, in a region near the Afghan border.
U.S. Secretary of State Clinton and Secretary of Defense Gates seek an extra $37.5 billion for operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq.
Visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi emerged from the first of two days of strategic talks with U.S. officials to say the two countries' relationship is now a full partnership.
For years, the United States and Pakistan have had a rocky relationship that's left each country leery of the other. Now the U.S. administration is reaching out to Pakistan, aware that its war in Afghanistan relies on mutual trust.
Visiting top Pakistani officials and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are due to open two days of talks aimed at strengthening what officials are calling a "strategic" partnership between the two countries.
Pakistan's Army chief Ashfaq Kayani has met with the top U.S. defense leadership in Washington.
Gunmen have shot dead the widely respected rector of a top private school in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
Pakistan's government has sought court permission to investigate disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan on charges of illegally transferring nuclear know-how to Iraq and Iran.