A new video released online shows a group of Pakistani and Afghan militants beheading a Pakistani soldier after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State jihadist group.
In Pakistan, at least 65 people have been killed in a pair of accidents invovling passenger buses.
A faction of the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the city of Rawalpindi, which killed seven people.
Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shi’ite mosque in the city of Rawalpindi, near Islamabad, killing at least five people.
Gunmen in Pakistan have killed a man who had been acquitted two weeks ago on blasphemy charges and freed from prison after a court ruled he was mentally unstable.
Pakistan on January 7 hanged two men sentenced to death by an antiterrorism court, bringing to nine the number of executions since last month's lifting of a moratorium on capital punishment.
Tajikistan's government has expressed concern over young Tajiks receiving education at Islamic religious schools abroad.
Pakistan's parliament has approved a constitutional amendment enabling military courts to try civilian terrorism suspects.
Indian and Pakistani troops have traded fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, killing five people.
A U.S. drone strike targeting a Pakistani Taliban commander in northwest Pakistan has reportedly killed at least six militants
Pakistan's military says fresh air strikes in restive tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan have left 31 militants dead.
Pakistani and Indian border guards exchanged fire along the disputed border region of Kashmir, killing four people, including a teenage girl.