A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) has announced the creation of a five-member delegation to represent the militant movement at talks with the government.
A group of ethnic Baluch women have staged a rally in the city of Quetta, in southwest Pakistan, to protest a recently discovered mass grave in the nearby Khuzdar district.
Police came under attack, they said said, while conducting a search operation for suspected militants in the area.
A court trying Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason has refused to allow him to go abroad for medical treatment.
At least three Pakistani paramilitary soldiers have been killed in Balochistan after their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb.
Pakistan's prime minister has quashed speculation he would launch an offensive against the Pakistani Taliban, vowing that instead his government will pursue peace talks.
Officials at the University of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province have cited security concerns as the reasons behind the cancelation of an event celebrating a book by teenage activist Malala Yousafzai.
Senior U.S. and Pakistani officials have met in Washington for their first "strategic dialogue" session in more than three years.
In a reversal of position, a majority of lawmakers from Pakistan's governing Muslim League Nawaz party now say they back a military offensive against the Pakistani Taliban.
Police in northwestern Pakistan say six children have died after they reportedly played with an explosive device that blew up.
Residents of North Waziristan are reportedly fleeing the region ahead of an expected army operation after a series of military strikes during the past week.
A Pakistani court has sentenced a British national of Pakistani origin to death for blasphemy for claiming he was a prophet of Islam.