The Pakistan military says its forces have killed 55 Islamist militants as part of a offensive following a deadly school massacre.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on authorities to halt executions and restore a moratorium on the death penalty
Pakistani officials say two suspected U.S. drones fired missiles at militant hideouts in the country’s northwest, killing at least seven militants.
The head of a banned extremist group in Pakistan who was expected to be set free from jail will be held for two more weeks in a murder case.
Authorities in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta say a bomb exploded in a crowded bazaar on December 24, injuring at least 28 people.
The European Union has condemned Islamabad’s decision to lift the moratorium on the death penalty and demanded its immediate restoration.
The military chiefs of Afghanistan and Pakistan have agreed to coordinate military operations targeting Taliban bases along the two countries’ border.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says at least 60 journalists have been killed in 2014 in connection with their work.
Pakistan says it will begin executing nearly 500 prisoners convicted on terrorism-related charges in the coming weeks.
Authorities in Pakistan say they made several arrests on December 21 in the case of a school massacre by the Taliban in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
Pakistan on December 21 hanged four Islamic militants -- including a Russian citizen -- in the second set of executions since Islamabad lifted a death-penalty moratorium in the aftermath of a school massacre by the Pakistani Taliban.
A U.S. drone strike has killed at least five militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border.