Pakistani security forces have rescued a provincial lawmaker who was abducted in an area bordering Afghanistan and held captive for six months.
The U.S. military in Afghanistan says it has handed over three Pakistani detainees to Islamabad.
A U.S. drone strike has killed at least four suspected militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border.
The Pakistani military claims it killed a senior Al-Qaeda leader Adnan El Shukrijumah in the country's northwestern tribal areas.
Militants attacked an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir on December 5, killing 11 Indian troops and police.
A Pakistani rights group has criticized the government for restricting Internet access, a day after a global survey ranked Pakistan among worst in the world in terms of Internet freedom.
A U.S.-based rights watchdog says Internet freedom around the world has deteriorated for the fourth consecutive year, with the steepest declines in Russia, Ukraine, and Turkey.
A new study by the antigraft group Transparency International (TI) suggests that corruption remains rampant across much of the former Soviet Union and the Balkans.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said that he had a "productive meeting" in Washington with Pakistan's visiting Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif.
Dozens of young Pakistani girls have been transferred from Karachi to their home region, the Bajuar tribal agency, after a madrasah owner and two teachers where they were studying allegedly used them as bargaining chips to settle a debt.
Police said a prominent Sunni Muslim leader from a pro-Taliban religious political party was shot dead in Pakistan's southern Sindh Province on November 29.
A European Parliament resolution backed by all the main political groups has slammed the recent activities of accused Serbian war criminal Vojislav Seselj.