Afghan and Pakistani defense officials are discussing bilateral military cooperation, including the prospects of having the Afghan National Army trained by Pakistani military specialists.
Casualties were reported as fighting between Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) and Ansar-ul-Islam militant groups entered its fourth day in Pakistan's Khyber tribal district near the Afghan border.
Reports from northwestern Pakistan say clashes between two Islamic militant groups over control of a valley near the Afghan border have killed at least 24 people.
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.