Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has been discharged from the British hospital where she was treated after being shot by the Taliban for her work in promoting girls' education.
Pakistan has announced it will convene a United Nations Security Council debate on the effectiveness of the international community's counterterrorism policies.
The Pentagon said the death of Mullah Nazir would mark a "significant blow" against militants.
British authorities have extradited to the United States a Pakistani man accused of being an Al-Qaeda operative.
Authorities in a district in Pakistan's troubled northwest have resumed a polio-vaccination campaign that had been halted after a wave of attacks last month on health workers involved in the program.
Pakistan's government has given a diplomatic job to the father of the teenage girl who was seriously wounded when she was shot in the head by a Taliban militant over her work in support of girls' education.
Security officials in Pakistan say a senior Islamic militant commander has been killed in an apparent missile strike by a U.S. drone.
Military officials said on January 2 the soldiers were kidnapped from a bus in Jand, a small town in Punjab Province.
Pakistan is offering insurance coverage to foreign businessmen to attract investment in the country threatened by extremist violence.
Hundreds of mourners attended the funerals on January 2 of seven Pakistani aid workers and teachers killed by militants.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says that measles cases surged in Pakistan in 2012, with 306 children dying of the disease last year.
Afghan peace negotiators are welcoming the release of eight Taliban prisoners who were being held in Pakistan.