Twin bomb explosions in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi have killed four people and injured nine others.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered a second investigation against the prime minister.
Attorney-General Irfan Qadir told the Supreme Court that the roughly 700 suspected militants were arrested in the western tribal regions where the army has been battling Islamist insurgents for years.
Brahma Chellaney, a professor at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research, has sounded alarms about the potential for conflict over water resources in Asia. RFE/RL talks to Chellaney about where the potential conflicts lie.
Pakistan's chief justice has ordered an investigation into the death of an official probing a corruption scandal involving the prime minister.
Pakistani police say an opposition politician has been assassinated by unknown gunmen in the city of Karachi.
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.