Intelligence officials say a drone strike has killed six militants in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border.
Pakistan's embattled president has flown to Dubai, reportedly to attend a wedding, just weeks after a visit to the United Arab Emirates prompted extensive media speculation of a pending military coup.
Pakistan's defense secretary, a retired general, has been dismissed in a move expected to increase already heightened tensions between Pakistan's powerful military and its civilian leadership.
Security officials in Pakistan have been quoted as saying a suspected missile strike by a U.S. drone aircraft has killed up to four suspected Islamist militants in Pakistan's tribal area near the border with Afghanistan.
A total of 779 detainees have been incarcerated at the U.S. military detention camp for terrorist suspects at the U.S. naval base in Cuba since the first group of captives arrived on January 11, 2002.
A local official said the explosion happened in the Jamrud area of Khyber Agency and there were reports that local pro-government militia were filling their vehicles at a nearby gas station when the blast occurred.
Pakistani authorities say they have recovered the bodies of 10 soldiers in an exchange with Taliban militants following a clash last month in the northwestern tribal region.
Musharraf, a former general who seized power in a 1999 coup and went on to rule Pakistan as a military dictator and later as a civilian president, left to live in exile in 2008.
A Pakistani regional assembly has passed a law making it illegal for parents not to extend property rights to female family members.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari says his civilian government is not at "war" with the country's powerful military, as reports continue to focus on tensions between the two.
For six weeks, Pakistan has blocked NATO supply trucks from entering Afghanistan. Now, as Islamabad looks to reset ties with NATO, there is still no certainty about when the border will reopen.
A Pakistani man has been sentenced to more than four years in jail in the United States for trying to smuggle into the country someone he thought was a member of the Pakistani Taliban.