The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism, Ben Emmerson, is formally launching an inquiry into the effects of drone strikes on civilians.
Pakistan's powerful security service has admitted to holding seven suspected militants for more than a year without sufficient evidence to try them.
A Bangladeshi court has sentenced an Islamic cleric to death for collaborating with Pakistani forces during the country's war for independence 41 years ago.
About 150 members of Greece's Pakistani community gathered outside Athens City Hall to say prayers for a Pakistani man who was stabbed to death by suspected right-wing extremists.
Jalil Jilani, Pakistan's foreign secretary, said at a news conference in Abu Dhabi that Islamabad was coordinating the release of all Afghan Taliban prisoners still in Pakistan's custody.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has given the government's top anticorruption official six days to further investigate corruption charges against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
Islamic cleric Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, the organizer of antigovernment demonstrations in Islamabad, has reached an agreement with the Pakistani government to end a four-day rally of his supporters.
A Pakistani government delegation has opened talks with Islamic cleric Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, the organizer of this week's antigovernment demonstrations in Islamabad.
Pakistan's top anticorruption official has refused an order by the country's Supreme Court to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
Pakistani police fired bullets into the air and used tear gas to disperse demonstrators protesting killings they blame on Pakistani security forces.
India and Pakistan have agreed to ease tensions in disputed Kashmir and observe a decade-old cease-fire.
He calls himself Sheikh-ul-Islam and gets his supporters to swear allegiance to him on the Koran, but he hates to be called "maulana," a term regularly used to refer to religious scholars in Pakistan.