Police in Pakistan say a bomb blast has killed at least 19 people in the city of Peshawar, in the country's restive northwest.
A new report by the United Nations Children's Fund says pneumonia and diarrhea are among the top causes of childhood deaths around the world.
The United Nations has voiced concern over allegations of "very grave" rights violations and forced disappearances during Pakistani military operations against insurgents and militants.
A human rights activist has told the Pakistani Supreme Court she met with two of the five females who were allegedly sentenced to death and executed after a video of them dancing with men who were not their relatives was posted online.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced trip for talks with military leaders.
Officials in Pakistan have failed to reach a remote northwestern region of the country to investigate whether four women who appeared singing and clapping in a video with men who are not related to them have been murdered in an honor killing.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says the United States and India need to find ways to work with Pakistan.
The U.S. Embassy in Pakistan says it has terminated funding for a $20 million project to develop a local version of the American children's program "Sesame Street," amid reports of corruption.
The White House has confirmed the death of Al-Qaeda's second-in-command, calling it a "major blow" to the terror network.
The European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, has held talks with Pakistan's foreign minister to launch a "strategic dialogue" aimed at boosting economic, security, and political ties.
Reports say a U.S. drone strike has targeted a senior Al-Qaeda leader, but it was unclear whether Abu Yahya al-Libi was among those hit in the northwestern Pakistan incident.
European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is headed to Pakistan to open a wide-ranging "strategic dialogue" covering security, development, and trade issues.