U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Pakistan on an unannounced visit to discuss security cooperation in the fight against militants.
Pakistani officials say seven paramilitary soldiers have been killed in a large-scale attack on a security checkpoint in southwestern Balochistan Province.
The Pakistani school that was the site of a Taliban massacre last month has reopened amid tight security.
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.