A Pakistani special court has summoned former President Pervez Musharraf to appear on a charge of high treason.
In a new report, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) documents censorship that is being exercised in the name of religion and God.
At least three people, including two police officers assigned to protect the health workers, have been killed in Pakistan's tribal areas after the resumption of an polio-eradication campaign.
Pakistani military officials say at least four soldiers were killed when a military convoy struck a roadside bomb in a northwestern tribal area near the Afghan border.
The three-day campaign started on December 12 and should see some 727,000 children under the age of 5 receive antipolio drops.
Samiullah Afridi, the lawyer for the doctor who collected DNA samples for the CIA to help find Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, has fled Pakistan after receiving death threats.
Pakistani officials say an angry mob killed a man and wounded three others in the southwestern city of Quetta over the desecration of a Koran.
Iftikhar Chaudhry, the head of Pakistan's Supreme Court who helped oust President Pervez Musharraf in 2008, is retiring.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the release of 35 so-called "missing persons" allegedly being held at a military detention center without charge.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN General Assembly 65 years ago, on December 10, 1948.
One of Pakistan's most prominent seminaries has publicly expressed support for the distribution of the antipolio vaccine.
A statement from Pakistan's Foreign Ministry on December 10 said experts from both sides would meet soon to review the gas-pipeline project, designed to link Iran's South Pars gas field with consumers in South Asia.